It?s possible to dive in all Slovenian rivers and lakes with an exception of Lake Bohinj. Diving is popular in Lake Bled, Ankaran, Portorož and many other tourist spots in Slovenia. But this time we aren?t talking about normal diving – we are going to talk about special type of diving – cave dive.
Slovenian mountain passes are getting more and more popular among tourists because of beautiful views and intact nature at their fingertips. They are easy accessible and the roads are well maintained. Slovenian mountain passes are interesting for bikers, motorcyclists, car drivers and even for many campervan travelers searching for some thrilling drive. So I decided to present some of the most famous Slovenian mountain passes to my readers (you) to help you decide which one is the most suitable for you.
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.
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.
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).
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 is already where you are). But, in Ljubljana, many taxi
In my previous article I described three out of seven most beautiful Slovenian seaside spots. In part II. it?s time for other four ones. 4.) Strunjan Next spot moving from north to south is Strunjan. It?s famous for attractive Strunjan cliffs. Strunjan cliffs are part of Strunjan Nature reserve, also famous for being the highest flysch cliffs at the Adriatic Sea. Strunjan cliffs look like this: As you may notice, there isn?t much space between the sea and the cliff, but there is enough space for many wild beaches, appropriate for naturists as well. Strunjan also has one big settled
Slovenia has 46 kilometers of its own coast. It borders on Italian coast in the north and on Croatian coast in the south. Despite the fact that the coast it self is rather small it has quite many towns and interesting spots, worth mentioning and visiting on your Slovenia holidays. I will describe seven of them (of course most important and tourist interesting ones), sorted from north to south. 1.) Ankaran Ankaran is a village only few meters away from Italian border. It is interesting because of very fine sand in the sea (you don?t have to walk on rocks
Postojna cave, in Slovenian language called “Postojnska jama” is second greatest Slovenian tourist attraction (first place belongs to Bled). Postojna cave is a name for a system of caves, typical for unique Slovenian landscape called Karst (Kras). The caves were hollowed out by the river Pivka. Postojna cave is with its 20.570 m also the longest cave system known in Slovenia and the most visited tourist cave in Europe. Postojna cave was opened to the public in 1819.