Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and its economic, cultural, educational, and political centre. It is the smallest European capital, situated roughly in the centre of Slovenia, about an hour ride away from the Adriatic sea, Croatia, the Alps, Italy, Austria, and other popular tourist destination in central Europe.
Slovenia offers a wide variety of landscapes and is a perfect holiday destination for many types of tourists. Alpine landscapes in the northwest, Mediterranean in the southwest, Pannonian in the northeast, and Dinaric in the southeast. Each offers its own natural, geographic, architectural, and cultural features. Slovenia has mountains, meadows, lakes, caves, and the sea, making it an attractive holiday destination in Europe.
Among the most interesting places to visit in Slovenia are the stunning underground caves, hosting a number of natural tourist attractions, such as the human fish (olm) of the world renowned Postojna cave, which features another one of the best tourist attractions in Slovenia, the unique underground cave train ride. In the Škocjan cave, that is listed among UNESCO’s natural and cultural sites, you can see the largest underground water canyon in the word. With over 10 thousand registered caves, some open and entirely accessible to tourist with disabilities, your visit to Slovenia must for sure include at least one subterranean wonder.
If you are planning to travel to Europe to enjoy the beauties of the Adriatic Sea, there are numerous interesting places to visit in Slovenia, with a plethora of tourist attractions and stunning historical tourist cities on the Slovenian Adriatic coast.
If you are planning to visit Europe and experience its casino tourism, one of the best places to visit in Slovenia is the town of Nova Gorica. Along with the biggest casinos in Slovenia, Nova Gorica also offers several tourist attractions. Dubbed the city of Roses, it hosts the Rose Festival every spring. The main event is located in the garden of the Kostanjevica Franciscan Monastery, where Europe’s second largest collection of bourbon roses is located. The underground catacombs of Kostanjevica Monastery hosts the remains of the French royal family of the Bourbons, making it one of the most interesting places to visit in Slovenia.
Tourism in Europe has been flourishing in the past years, with a plethora of amazing holiday destinations offering choice holiday tours and numerous international tours for tourists.
If you are visiting central Europe or even just spending a week in Slovenia or one of its neighbouring countries, the intercity Vienna to Venice tour is a popular choice if you are trying to experience various cultures in a single visit.
The emerald Soča river is one of the most beautiful rivers in Slovenia and as such among the most popular places to visit in Slovenia.
Soča river flows through the Triglav national park of Slovenia and thus offers numerous beautiful natural riverside locations, such as the Soča gorges, confluence of Soča and Tolminka, lake at Most na Soči.