A mix of events for every taste
Add Slovenia to your 2020 travel list. Why? Because of the many interesting things that will be happening. In the year of the Summer Olympics, you will be able to practice your cheering skills at important sporting events and feel some of the Olympic spirit through outdoor activities. Mingle and have a good time at various festivals and cultural events that will enrich your stay in Slovenia. Create the most beautiful memories of this green country at the crossroads of the Alpine, Mediterranean and Pannonian regions with experiences you will not find anywhere else.
Cheer with us
Before the 2020 top sporting event – the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, get caught up in the cheering frenzy at major competitions in Slovenia. It will be especially lively in the winter when world cups in alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and ski jumping will take place at six venues, culminating in the FIS Ski Flying World Championship in Planica. Cycling and running competitions will be at the centre stage of the sporting events in the warmer months of the year. Be a part of the sporting atmosphere!
Build your own cultural mosaic
We are offering you a taste of Slovenia's cultural mosaic in 2020.
Festivals for every taste
Festivals in Slovenia are spread throughout the year, but most take place in the warmer months. Get to know Slovenian traditions and customs at ethnological festivals, indulge in the vibrant rhythms of music festivals for every taste, and attend theatre, dance, fine art or other art festivals. Visit the festivals that will appeal to you with their uniqueness. Children can also have fun in the company of fairy-tale characters.
A diverse range of concerts
Experience unforgettable moments at concerts of world-renowned performers in Slovenia. Most major concerts will take place in Ljubljana. Book your tickets and take the time to explore the beauties of Slovenia before the concert.
Interesting concerts will also be held near Slovenia. Music pop diva Céline Dion will perform in Zagreb in early June. If you are looking for more wild rhythms, don't miss the concert of the German band Rammstein, which will be held in Klagenfurt in early May.
Celebrate major anniversaries with us
Slovenia will mark several major anniversaries in 2020. Among them, we will mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of Adam Bohorič, one of the key persons during the Reformation, who significantly contributed to the development and establishment of the Slovenian language. It will also be 30 years since the plebiscite, at which Slovenians decided to become an independent state. On both occasions, the Bank of Slovenia will issue commemorative and collector coins.
Have a delicious 2020!
The beauty of Slovenia's landscape is also reflected in its cuisine. In one day you can taste completely different dishes with a culinary character of the region they come from. You don't have to drive far, because you can experience the full taste of Slovenian cuisine in one place. If you like to eat well and try something new, here are few tips for pampering your taste buds in Slovenia, 2021 European Region of Gastronomy.
Bon appétit in the street!
Experience an explosion of flavours at numerous culinary festivals and events. Taste the best Slovenian wines, local cheeses, meat products, desserts and other delicacies at colourful stalls.
Book a table during Restaurant Week
Anyone who likes to eat well and is a bit of a culinary explorer is invited to Restaurant Week, where twice a year for ten days you can taste meals prepared by the very best Slovenian chefs at a unifo...
Slovenia – on the crossroads of culinary worlds
In March, the European top chefs will again gather in Slovenia. The European Food Summit will bring together the great minds of the gastronomy, the arts and the media world in one place to inspire the...
Adventures you need to experience
You will certainly not be bored when visiting Slovenia. You will always find something that will make your heart leap with joy and leave you with an unforgettable memory. Discover some of the best experiences in Slovenia that you must add to your travel list.
Experience something unique and authentic
Would you like to experience something you have never had the opportunity to experience before? Learn about unique, boutique experiences that you can only be experienced in Slovenia. Follow Slovenia Unique Experience signs and embark on an unforgettable adventure that you will remember for a lifetime.
From idea to product
Slovenians are inventive. And every year, inventiveness and innovation bring many new ideas and products that enrich the tourism offering. The Slovenian Tourist Board awards the best with the titles of Sejalec or Snovalec. Get to know this year's winners of these flattering awards, which are worth trying out in the new year.
Dinner of Three Lands
Dinner of Three Lands is a story that takes place in the sixty-kilometre diameter. It combines the culinary specialities of the Slovenian Upper Sava River Valley, the Austrian Carinthia and the Italian Friuli Venezia Giulia with Carnia. Experience the fusion of three lands, three nations and three cultures on a single plate. This experience, which takes place in Kranjska Gora, Tarvisio and Podkloštar, is the recipient of the 2019 Sejalec Award.
Experiences between nature and the city
Get to know the current Snovalec Award winners and see for yourself how innovative and unique they are.
Treetop Walk at Rogla
Would you like to have your own bird’s-eye view of the Pohorje forest? Walk the 1,000-metre-long Treetop Walk, rising 20 metres above ground. Along the walk, stop at adrenaline points that may seem li...
Visit to the Ljubljana central market with breakfast
Get to experience the typical morning of Ljubljana’s residents at the central market in Ljubljana. Take a stroll through the stalls of local producers, discover the architectural beauty of the central...
Explore Slovenia in your own way
Slovenia has a wealth of natural and cultural treasures. Discover them on winding paths and taste the diverse blend of natural ingredients, traditions and innovation on your plate. Take a deep breath and feel the flow of fresh energy in healthy waters.