17 Reasons Why Slovenia is The Perfect Travel Destination of 2022
1. Spectacular hiking destination
Also known as the Green Heart of Europe, Slovenia is praised for its diverse topography and sustainable tourism. Named after the country's highest peak, in Triglav National Park you will find countless hiking trails that will take you deep into the mountains where you can enjoy the unbelievable scenic landscape. If you want to see the incredible Alpine attractions in a safe and stress-free way, we recommend you opt for a walking holiday in Slovenia.
2With over 10 000km of trails, Slovenia is a hiking paradise.
2. Easy to get to
Slovenia is situated in Central Europe and borders Italy, Croatia, Hungary and Austria. If you are traveling by plane you can fly directly to the main Slovenian international airport Jože Pučnik, located on the outskirts of Ljubljana. You can also fly to one of the foreign airports in the near vicinity, like Zagreb or Venice, and access Slovenia with a bus, train, or a shuttle transport like GoOpti.
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3Because of its convenient location, Slovenia is easily accessible by land, plane or even sea.
3. World-famous attractions
There are many to choose from, but one of the most beautiful ones is without a doubt Lake Bled. It is famous for the picturesque island in the middle of the lake. You can board the famous traditional Pletna boat that will take you to the church located on the island. It takes only about an hour to drive there from Ljubljana, so it is a perfect day trip if you are staying in the capital city.
4Enjoy countless sport and leisure activities at the picturesque Lake Bled.
4. Tasty Local Cuisine
From the Mediterranean to the Alps, the Pannonian flats, and beyond, in Slovenia, you will find many remarkable authentic dishes. It is also known as a prime wine destination with top-quality wines and beautiful local wineries. An idea for a great culinary experience is to explore the unique Karst region when you taste the famous local dried meat known as Kraški Pršut in Slovenia and pair it with some award-winning wines.
You can visit Food & Wine Holidays Slovenia and embark on an unforgettable culinary journey.
5Rich gastronomic offer in Slovenia is a guarantee for a unique culinary experience.
5. UNESCO World Heritage sites
Slovenia is a country with a very rich history and for it to be preserved for future generations, some of the most unique natural and cultural attractions are under the protection of UNESCO. We recommend taking some time to discover the monumental legacy of the renowned architect Jože Plečnik that was included on the heritage list in 2021. The selected works are located in the capital Ljubljana and include sites like the famous Triple Bridge over and the lively Central Market.
6With its compact size, excellent city public transport and road network, it’s easy to get around Ljubljana.
6. Cycling paradise
One of the best ways to discover Slovenia and all of its beauty is to go on a cycling tour. With such a diverse landscape it is no wonder that cycling is so popular in this region. If you seek adrenaline then you should visit the single trails on Krvavec or Golovec. But if you want to spend your holidays in Slovenia sightseeing and exploring the country, a cycling trip from the Alps to the Adriatic might be the one for you. To find the perfect tour for you, visit Slovenia Cycling Holidays and get ready for an unforgettable experience.
7The dynamic landscapes of Slovenia are ideal for a cycling holiday.
7. Budget-friendly ski fun
Winter is a great time to visit Slovenia, especially if you enjoy skiing on unspoiled Alpine slopes. Slovenian ski resorts offer an amazing alternative to the extravagant ski resorts of France, Switzerland, and Austria. The ski season in Slovenia generally runs from November through to February but depending on the winter you can even ski deep into march.
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8The diverse terrain is suitable for beginners and children as well as experienced skiers.