Slovenia Tourism Board

Slovenia is the only country in Europe that combines the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst. The changing landscape is constantly surprising, time and again. You can have one eye on the sea, then look in the other direction and be surrounded by high mountains. Heading up into the forests, you can see the green plains below you. From upland meadows your view stretches into river gorges. This proximity of opposites and contrasts is a hallmark of the country.

In Slovenia you can still walk through virgin forest, or watch the grapes ripen on the oldest vine in the world. You can hear tales of bears, and eat forest fruits that you have foraged yourself on a brief walk out of town. Here you can uncover the secrets of the land, and what lies beneath it. Here you are part of nature.

Slovenia has numerous sites of special natural interest, with features of all four main areas: the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Karst and the Pannonian Plain. It also has a wealth of diverse architecture and urban design. You can truly feel at home in Slovenia’s towns.

Slovenia is a land of greenery, which offers great opportunities for activity holidays. Its high-quality accommodation guarantees a comfortable stay. It is perfect for a summer holiday, a winter break or a weekend away.

Slovenia is famed for its excellent food, accompanied by one of its fine wines.

The friendly, hospitable and attentive locals will guarantee you a pleasant stay. You can feel Slovenia.


Getting to know Slovenia

Slovenia lies in the heart of Europe, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain meets the Karst. This small country is home to sincere, hospitable people of great diligence. …more


Practical information

Read all the basic information and essentials about travelling around Slovenia to make your trip relaxed and stress-free. …more


9 Hot Facts

URBAN IMAGES The architecture of the famed Plečnik inhabits the capital city of Ljubljana. — Architectural Heritage  — RING THE BELL AND MAKE A WISH Fascinating Lake Bled with its island, where you can ring the bell at the church and make a wish.  — Bled — ROCKING …more


Weather and Climate in Slovenia

The weather in Slovenia varies from season to season. There are also three climatic influences that meet in the country. …more



Nature has woven a host of riches in this small piece of Europe, giving Slovenia an exceptional diversity. Even in the outskirts of the towns, there is direct contact with the wild. …more


History and culture

Not only is the landscape diverse and varied in Slovenia, but so is its past. Independent since 1991, it does not have a majestic history like many larger European nations, but the past is nevertheless important. …more


Slovenian landscapes

The exceptionally diverse landscapes of Slovenia have some common features that link a specific area into a whole. The various landscapes have been divided into five groups to help you decide which part of the country to visit. …more



Using our interactive map you can quickly find out what you can do in various Slovenian locations, what accommodation is available and where the main attractions of Slovenia are located. …more