If you visit Slovenians cities and towns, you will also experience the diversity of the landscapes. The distances between towns are small, so you only need a brief time to see a wide spectrum of architectural, natural, and special local features. Also try the excellent local culinary delights and visit cultural events in towns that offer a wide variety of such occasions.
The capital of Slovenia and European Green Capital 2016. This charming and vibrant city will captivate and fascinate anyone keen to explore it.
In Slovenia, visitors only need a brief time to experience a number of adventures in towns! One third of Slovenian towns are preserved as historical monuments. Their architectural heritage shows the diversity of culture from prehistoric times, through the Middle Ages, to the Baroque period and today. Old Slovenian towns are proud of their peculiarities, they make sure to conserve and revive these distinguishing features, and to organise events throughout the year.
Experience culture and nature
Numerous Slovenian towns provide surprising contemporary culture. In them, cosmopolitan festivals and performances meet traditional events. No matter where you are, you will be able to find landscape parks, mighty forests, areas with endemic plants, and age-old vineyards. The connection with the surrounding area enables visitors to experience the pulse of the city and nature at the same time.
Wherever and whenever
Slovenia’s advantage is that everything is so easily accessible. No matter what town you are in, it only takes you a few minutes of walking to reach the green surroundings, and other towns are only a short drive away. In Slovenia, you’ll only need a few days to experience more towns and cities than you will anywhere else. Go on a themed journey of discovery or a tour of Slovenia! Simply because it's beautiful!
Taste local food
In Slovenia, no matter if you are in towns or in their surroundings, traditional culinary delights with naturally produced ingredients await you. Extravagant culinary, craft, or other traditions are revived by local holidays and fairs in many towns around Slovenia.
Many Slovenian towns and cities boast rich, age-old histories and unique cultural heritage. Visit the charming historic towns scattered across Slovenia, reflecting the way our ancestors lived through history. Behind the medieval city walls that have managed to remain to this day you’ll discover what craftsmen were up to in the Middle Ages. In many towns people still maintain the legacy of their master craftsmen, they play music from times long past, and prepare traditional dishes passed down by their elders. On your tour of the cities and surroundings make sure you stop at a local inn, sample some traditional homemade food, and wash it all down with a fine drink.
Towns are a great starting point for many destinations where various activities in nature are available. You can learn about the natural and cultural attractions of individual landscapes.
Spend your holiday in the heart of mountainous Slovenia. Walk through vibrant and untouched nature that is criss-crossed by 10,000 kilometres of marked and arranged hiking trails. You can choose from 175 mountain huts or spend your nights in hotels and camps for hikers.
Explore Slovenia by bike. Riding amid the hills and plains, mountain peaks and forests, along the coast and the karst landscape and along the rivers and lakes of Slovenia is a lushly verdant fairy tale. Different trails are suitable for on-road and off-road biking.
Equestrianism and horseback riding in Slovenia have a centuries-old tradition thanks to the Lipica Stud Farm, the cradle of the world-famous Lipizzaner horses. Equestrian centres, tourist farms and ranches offer various options for horseback riding in fenced areas around farms, in meadows, and in forests.
Treat yourself to a swim in some of the many thermal spas and swimming pools. In summer, take a dip in the sea, lakes or rivers. Slovenia is rich in natural water resources. Visit Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj or one of the many natural swimming areas located on the coast.
Do you enjoy special experiences? Take a look at Slovenia from a different perspective. Paragliding, canyoning, rafting, adrenaline parks, etc. Fun and exciting adventures that will transform your holidays into an unforgettable life event.
Towns and cities are full of various events, both modern and traditional. Only a few steps lead you from the city to the countryside. See the special local features that are different in different parts of Slovenia.
In the green heart of Slovenia, your view stretches from the mountainous Alps to the tranquil beauty of the Pannonian plains in the east. Mediterranean Slovenia with its coastal towns and the stunning Karst are waiting for you to discover them in all their beauty.
Why visit just one town or city? In Slovenia, visitors only need a brief time to experience a number of adventures in various towns. Look through this catalogue of historical cities and towns, pick a place and go for a visit!