Ljubljana & Central Slovenia are a great starting point to fall in love with Slovenia's special features. The capital, whose name sounds like beloved in Slovenian (Ljubljana–ljubljena), lives with a thousand faces of urban culture and art, festivals and events. It is joined with the marsh where the oldest wheel in the world was discovered. Green trails around Central Slovenia lead to places of UNESCO heritage of humanity and primeval forests.
Destinations with a hint of urban and mysterious nature
Idrija with the heritage of the mercury mine, the Škofja Loka Passion Play, the Ljubljana Marshes and the Krokar primeval forest in the Kočevsko region have been inscribed on the UNESCO lists of the heritage of humanity. More
Ljubljana swears by its green strategy and prides itself on having obtained the golden Slovenia Green label. More
Destinations Bela krajina, Novo mesto, Kamnik, Škofja Loka and Idrija were awarded the Slovenia Green label. More
The River Kolpa and Idrija were awarded the title of the European Destination of Excellence by the European Commission. More
TOP 5 experiences in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia
Walk around the green capital of Ljubljana, learn about the life of herdsmen on Velika planina, explore the natural and cultural treasures of the UNESCO heritage of humanity and surrender yourself to the humming of ancient forests in the Kočevsko region and of the River Kolpa, the warmest Slovenian river.
Slovenia writes a green story. Feel it at every step.
With over 542 m² of public green areas per capita, Ljubljana is one of the greenest cities of Europe. Almost half of the green areas are covered with forests.
The largest beast in Slovenia, the brown bear, is the undisputed king of these forests and a protected species to boot.
The area of Krvavec is a part of the conservation area of the Kamnik and Savinja Alps and the Natura 2000 nature protection network.
Only one step from the city to nature
Enjoy the exciting vibe of the Slovenian capital and take a stroll among the masterpieces of the architect Jože Plečnik. Green nature and popular hiking destinations await you just a short distance from the city centre. In southern Slovenia, have some fun by the country’s warmest river.
Visit popular hiking destinations in Central Slovenia
Discover the beauty of the hills and plateaus of Central Slovenia. Put on your hiking shoes and head to popular destinations where you can relax and have a great time.
Take a tour of Jože Plečnik's architectural heritage! His masterpieces will not leave you indifferent.
Jump into Slovenia's warmest river
Spend your family holiday along the River Kolpa. Beautiful nature, well-maintained camp sites, and the hospitality of the locals are just some of the reasons why you’ll keep coming back.
Velika Planina, with its prominent huts, boasts the largest shepherds’ settlement in Europe.
Book your experience
Take a break in the heart of Slovenia! Surrender to the busy flow of the Slovenian capital and other towns – Celje, Žalec, Novo mesto, Kamnik, etc. Enjoy the beauties of green nature, from the high mountains to idyllic hills, all just a few steps away. Choose and book your holiday today!
Experience a snow fairy tale surrounded by your loved ones and spend active holidays in the Notranjs
To be able to listen to yourself, restore your well-being and harmonise the energies of your body, m
Holidays for wine lovers. Learn about the best Slovenian wine-makers and their wines. Enjoy the tast
Experience Slovenia actively and enjoy wine and culinary delights. Visit Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj, Bov
Discover other regions
If you go north or north-east, you will come to the world of the highest mountaintops of the Alpine Slovenia. In the east, you will feel the power of the healing waters of Thermal Pannonian Slovenia. West and south-west of Central Slovenia, you will be able to discover the secrets of the karst world, the wine-growing Vipava Valley and Brda as well as the attractive blue colours of the sea on the Slovenian coast.
@FeelSlovenia on Instagram
Share your photos and videos of Central Slovenia and Ljubljana with #ifeelslovenia.