There are many fantastic holiday destinations throughout the world, but one special undiscovered location is Slovenia. It has many unique sites to see, here are 5 of the secret must see sites you should visit: 1. Postojna Caves These are a network of interconnecting passages over 20 kilometres in length. Professional guides take visitors into the largest cave the ?classic karst? and is the most visited cave within Europe. In 1872 electricity lines were laid and powered trains and lights allowed visitors to view the amazing rock formations inside. Current tours last 90 minutes and they have translated information in
Slovenia is a beautiful country in central Europe, bordering Italy to the west, the Adriatic Sea to the southwest, Croatia to the south and east, Hungary to the northeast and Austria to the north. The official language in Slovenia is Slovenian language.The highest mountain in Slovenia is Mount Triglav (2864m). The capital city is Ljubljana (300.000 citizens). Slovenia is a member of European Union, the Eurozone (?), the Schengen area, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the Council of Europe, NATO, UNESCO, WTO and UN. According to Global Peace index ranking, Slovenia is 9th safest country in the
Under the authority of Austria, Notranjska was part of Carniola, which extended from Ljubljana Basin to Kras and Istria. Borders of Notranjska are not simple to define at all. The best way to do this is probably to follow the borders of former municipalities, today administrative units. Notranjska consisted of municipalities Vrhnika, Logatec, Postojna and Ilirska Bistrica, while Idrija has always been specialty in administrative and language respect. It has been considered as a part of Severna Primorska, Notranjska and even Ljubljana. Also the municipality Ilirska Bistrica wants to become a part of the new coastal province, instead of Notranjska.
This breath taking cave has taken more than 31 million visitors (That makes this cave the most visited cave in the history of mankind.) in the last 185 years or so. It was the first cave that was opened to the public, only the first part of the cave was opened in 1945 but it still is the longest accessible cave system in the world.
Ljubljana This place should be on your list, if you are going to go to Slovenia make sure that you include this place it is a must see and you sure won?t regret it. It is absolutely not Slovenia?s capital for nothing. They offer young people and tourists big parties and concerts of popular celebrities. It is a place where the fun just won?t stop! But even if it offers that much fun it is still considered as the sixth safest city in the world. During daytime it is very peaceful in Slovenia and the atmosphere is perfect for families
In this article I would like to present you the river Ljubljanica – the river flowing through Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. Hopefully you will discover some interesting hidden spots to visit on your Slovenia holidays. Ljubljanica rises in Močilnik (beautiful place near Vrhnika you might want to visit) and its journey ands in Podgrad, where it outfalls in the river Sava (which flows through Zagreb, Belgrade and then outflows in the river Danube). It is 41 km long.
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.
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.