Keeping pace with sustainable tourism
The European Destinations of Excellence Network or EDEN for short is a European network of relatively unknown, but substantively exceptional places and regions that invite tourists with new experiences and discoveries. The European Destinations of Excellence are boutique and mysterious and committed to sustainable and responsible tourism. They are selected within the framework of a topic determined by the European Commission every two years. The network includes seven hidden gems of Slovenia that are waiting to be uncovered and experienced. Let them charm you. Explore their rich natural and cultural heritage and breathe in the freshness of green nature.
Meet Slovenia’s eight destinations of excellence
Slovenia prides itself on exceptionally picturesque nature and diverse culture and flavours, which is seen also in the diversity of the European Destinations of Excellence.
On the good path to excellence
Learn about other places and destinations which — with their efforts and commitment to sustainable and responsible tourism — invite you to discover and experience them.
Find your experience of nature and culture
The European Destinations of Excellence await you with rich contents, themes and programmes focused on sustainable and socially-responsible tourism. Become part of it and find your destination on the interactive map.
Anchor the beauty of Slovenia in your heart
No matter which Slovenian region you stop in, you will encounter wonderful natural and cultural gems, hospitable locals and culinary specialities.
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