Slovenia holidays

Everything you need to know about holidays in Slovenia

Koroška

A major part of the Carinthia region was given to Austria after the plebiscite in 1920, but Slovenian boys are still living by the Drava River, as their folk song says. Our ancestors enthroned the dukes of Carinthia at the Zollfeld. They were the successors of Slovenian principality of Carinthia ? the cradle of Slovenian […]

Dolenjska and Novo mesto

Lower part of the former Carniola is now called Dolenjska; recently, it has been often named only as southeastern Slovenia. It extends from the Ljubljana Basin to the border with Croatia. It is separated from Styria with the river Sava on the north, from Croatia with the river Kolpa on the south and with the […]

From Ribnica to Bela Krajina

Dolenjska has many warm springs and health resorts: Dolenjske Toplice, Šmarješke Toplice, Terme Čatež. It is also known for its monasteries, like Cistercian monastery in Stična (manuscript ?stiški rokopis? from the 12th century) and in Kostanjevica na Krki, and the only active monastery of Carthusian monks Pleterje with the gothic chuch of the Holy Trinity, […]

Gorenjska – Kranj, Kamnik

Eastern of the road Kranj ? Mengeš we pass the airport of Jože Pučnik, and if we turn towards Kamniške planine at Moste near Komenda, we soon arrive at Kamnik, which was already mentioned before. Famous intellectual Peter Pavel Glavar lived and worked in Komenda and Moste, and also Plečnik left his mark there. We […]