Slovenia caves ? 3 very interesting, but not well known caves in Slovenia

As you may already know, Slovenia has more than 85.000 caves and many more are discovered every year. The possibility of discovering stalactites, stalagmites, flow stones, halls, natural windows and many more absorbing underground sights are the reason for Slovenia caves being more and more popular among tourists. Two most known Slovenian cave systems are described in the articles about Postojna cave and Škocjan caves. In this article I will concentrate on three other, ?hidden? caves in Slovenia that are interesting from different perspectives. Županova jama is located near beautiful…

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Slovenia caves ? Škocjan caves

Škocjan caves are under UNESCO protection Škocjan caves (?Škocjanske jame?), the series of limestone caves are the second most known cave system among Slovenia caves (the first one is Postojna cave) and are located in southwestern Slovenia. Škocjan caves and surrounding Regional Park are under UNESCO protection since 1986. Škocjan caves are located 1.5km from highway Ljubljana-Koper. Nearest town is Divača, which is about 5km away. Divača has train and bus station as well. Škocjan caves have been popular among tourist since 18th century and are getting more and more…

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Planning Slovenia holidays ? Slovenia by car

In this article I would like to inform you about some important facts you must know if you are planning your holidays to Slovenia by car. 1.) Vignette In 2008 Slovenia has changed its toll system. From 1.7.2008 vignettes must be placed on all vehicles driving on all highways in Slovenia and some other mayor roads (all tolled roads are recognizable by the warning with the picture of vignette). Vignette warning Vignettes are obligatory for vehicles up to 3,5t (maximum mass). Heavier vehicles are tolled normally at the toll stations…

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Ljubljana ? 5 tips on using the taxi service in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, as Slovenian capital city, has quite many taxi services, but unfortunately not all of them are worth your money. In this article I will describe some tips how to choose your taxi service in Ljubljana in order to save money and avoid difficulties. 1.)    It’s better to call taxi than to stop it on the street You might think that this is strange, but it is cheaper in many cases to call a taxi and wait for it (I admit, it?s strange, because taxi has fewer expenses if it…

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Slovenia Terme – Relaxation for peace lovers

My previous article was about family friendly thermal spas. But, not all of you are planning to visit Slovenia Terme with your family. Maybe you are traveling by your self or with partner, friend, brother, sister or someone else and your main reason for visiting thermal spas isn?t fun, but just relaxation. I will describe some major thermal spas in Slovenia that will be appropriate for you. Dolenjske toplice – one of the oldest thermal spas in Europe Dolenjske toplice are situated in the pleasant environment of vineyard overgrown valley…

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Slovenia terme – Three best Slovenian thermal spas for families

Enjoying the water is one of many relaxation and adventure possibilities in Slovenia. Slovenia terme are perfect for those of you who don?t like crowded coast or want something more than just water (sauna, toboggans, wellness, ?). Slovenia has 16 thermal spas, but they aren?t all the same. Some of them are more appropriate for people who want peace and relaxation, other ones are more family friendly, owing to facilities, more interesting for kids and teenagers, combined with relaxation facilities for their parents. In this article I will concentrate on…

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Slovenia wine – Viticulture in Slovenia

The first record of viticulture in Slovenia is from 5th century BC. The viticulture has been present through the Middle Age, Austro-Hungarian Empire and also through Yugoslavia (despite the fact that Slovenia had a strong competition in the low cost wines from southern countries of Yugoslavia, especially Macedonia). The viticulture is still present in Slovenia and is getting more and more important for Slovenian economy and interesting for tourists as well. Wine regions in Slovenia Slovenia has three smaller wine regions and not one big region because of the landscape…

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