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Read up on all the basic and essential information about travel to Slovenia, so it can be as relaxed and worry-free as possible. You can find out the easiest way of getting from your home to Slovenia and how to travel around in the country. Frequently asked questions include tips on how to get by in Slovenia, and in this section you can also learn more about arranging health insurance and you can get in contact with the local tourist centre.

Tourist travel information centres

Visit one of the numerous tourist information centres throughout Slovenia for free assistance, advice and ...

Basic information on Slovenia

A brief overview of basic information. Who runs the country, GDP per capita, average age of the population and so ...

Vignette - Toll Stickers

From 1 July 2008, motor cycles, private cars and vans whose maximum permitted weight does not exceed 3.5 tons must ...

Public and school holidays

In 2013 there are 11 national and bank holidays, and they are ranged between Monday and Friday.

Opening times

When are the banks, post offices, museums and galleries open? When can you get medication at pharmacies? When can ...

How to get to Slovenia

Slovenia lies in the heart of Europe and is easily accessible by all means of transport. Find out which is the ...

Mobile phones

The mobile network covers all of Slovenia. Slovenia is in the EU, and prices for outgoing and incoming calls and ...


Slovenia uses 230 volts with a frequency of 50 Hz. Slovenia uses the standard European two-pin round plugs.

Water and food

In Slovenia the tap water is clean, while the food is produced without GMOs.

Radio stations

All the necessary current traffic and weather information is also given on certain radio stations in English and ...

Anti-smoking law

In Slovenia, smoking is banned in all closed public and work premises. You must be at least 18 years old to buy ...

Important telephone numbers

Numbers worth memorising, since you never know when you might need them. Police, firefighters, ambulance…

Accessible tourism

Slovenia is becoming a more disabled-friendly country. Wheelchair access has been provided to numerous attractions.


Slovenia has a high level of health care and it is easily accessible in all parts of the country. There are no ...


Slovenia is a safe country. Wherever you are, even late at night in the cities, you can have no cause for concern.

How to say in Slovene?

English Slovene Pronunciation Good morning Dobro jutro [doh-broh you-troh] Good day ...

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