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Travel destinations in Slovenia! Here you will find inspiration for Slovenia's best travel destinations. Do you like beautiful nature, interesting cities or perhaps exciting caves? Here are our top tips for travelling to Slovenia!

Why travel to Slovenia?

Slovenia is a green and very beautiful country. You can sunbathe and swim along the short coastline or visit the popular Lake Bled. There are also several caves to visit, of which the large Postojna Cave is the most famous.

If you like adventure, you can also try rafting. Slovenia's capital Ljubljana is also well worth a visit. Find articles about Slovenia here.

Travel destinations in Slovenia - inspirational reading

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Helena Bergström (right) in Slovenia, the travel magazine FREEDOMtravel
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Info and facts about Slovenia

  • Capital city: Ljubljana
  • Language: Slovenian, and in some parts also Italian or Hungarian.
  • Residents: 2 million (2017)
  • Currency: Euro
  • Religion: Christianity (mainly Roman Catholicism)
  • Flag: The flag of Slovenia is white, red and blue, with the Slovenian coat of arms at the inner edge.
  • National anthemThe name: Zdravljica

Good to know about Slovenia

  • Price mode: Slightly cheaper than Sweden
  • Time difference: None
  • Emergency number: 112 (and 113 for the police)
  • El: Like Sweden
  • Water: Drinkable

Food and drink in Slovenia

  • Food culture: Slovenia is where the Alps and the Mediterranean meet, and Slovenian cuisine has influences from Italy as well as Austria, for example.
  • Food: Common ingredients include cereals, vegetables, olives, dairy products, meat and fish from both the sea and lake.
  • In a restaurant: One way to experience Slovenian cuisine is to sneak into a 'gostilna' - an inn or local pub.
  • Dishes: A classic Slovenian dish is štruklji, a kind of dumpling with various fillings. These can be sweet fillings for dessert, or more savoury fillings, such as cream cheese, meat or vegetables. Soups are also popular, including 'Goveja juha' (oxtail soup).
  • Wine: Slovenia produces wine, but hardly exports any. However, you can take the opportunity to taste the wine on site!

Accommodation in Slovenia

  • Hotel: Slovenia has plenty of hotels and other forms of accommodation, especially in popular tourist areas. For example, check
  • Camping: If you are travelling by motorhome or camping in another way, check out our page on campsites and pitches in Slovenia, where we have also collected information on roads and driving.

Travelling to Slovenia

  • Flight: Several airlines fly between Stockholm (Arlanda) and Ljubljana, with a stopover in Frankfurt, for example,
    Munich or Vienna.
  • Car: It is also possible to travel to Slovenia by car. It takes about 21 hours (203 miles) to drive from Stockholm to Ljubljana, calculated in pure driving time.

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  1. Alexander Jausovec Magnell says:

    They export wine all over the world but there are only four wines in the absolute top class 🙂 it is niche to fine restaurants around the world. They do not mass produce to supply our system companies, however.

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