Slovenia Travel Guide

Slovenia Travel Guide

A Quick Intro to Slovenia

Sandwiched between Italy and Croatia in central Europe, Slovenia is a scenic country with lakes, mountains, caves and beautiful white horses. The country sits on the Adriatic Sea and has a very short stretch of coastline that measures just 47km.

While the coastline is short, it was my favorite part of Slovenia. I loved relaxing and eating seafood in the medieval towns of Piran and Koper.

The capital of Ljubljana is quirky and unique; it’s home to a hostel that was once a prison and an autonomous culture zone called Metelkova that’s filled with all sorts of colorful street art and bizzare buildings.

The most iconic attraction in Slovenia is Lake Bled – a picturesque lake with an island in the middle of it. Take a traditional 16th century Pletna boat out to the island, try a famous Bled cream cake and visit Bled Castle, which rises over the lake. Another Slovenia highlight is the Postojna Caves – a 24-kilometre-long cave system full of stalagmites and stalactites.

From Slovenia you can easily drive over to Croatia for a day trip or catch a train onwards to explore Venice.

I really loved this country and hope you will too! This Slovenia travel guide features lots of practical tips and suggestions to ensure you get the most out of your trip.

Lake Bled, Slovenia

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