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The top five regions of Slovenia - a city guide

Slovenia is a country with many aspects; a mosaic of natural beauty in the centre of Europe. Due to its geographical location between the end of the Alps, the beginning of the woody Dinaric Mountains and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, the country comprises Alpine peaks, beautiful lakes, quiet woods and wavy seas, and makes the perfect location for any kind of traveler. Although not a huge country, Slovenia is split into 11 regions, each with unique and exciting characteristics. If you’re planning a long stay, it’s worth visiting them all. However, if you’re looking for a short but varied visit, here are the regions we think are the best. 

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Where to stay in Slovenia - from hotels to shepherds huts

Who doesn’t like a room with a view? And lucky for you, Slovenia offers some pretty spectacular views. Whether you want to wake up to glistening sea, Slovenian Alps, wild forests, or sparkling lakes, there’s something to suit every budget and taste. 

Where to shop in Slovenia - market stalls and traditional shops

Whether you go out with the intention of splashing the cash or simply happen upon a street full of boutique stores, you’re sure to find shelves of knick knacks, clothing and even art work that will inspire you to spend your holiday money. 

Where to eat in Slovenia - sauerkraut, sausages and stew

Slovenia has over 20 distinct culinary regions, and having gained its independence in 1991, the past has shaped its cuisine, which has become a fusion of Mediterranean, Austrian, Hungarian and more; guaranteed to satisfy even the most critical food connoisseur. 

From castles to ski slopes – what to see and do in Slovenia

Due to the variation in geography, Slovenia has a vast array of outdoor and indoor activities, cultural hotspots and sporting adventures to keep any traveller endlessly entertained. Whether you’re a thrill seeking snowboarder, a culture vulture looking to soak up some of Slovenia’s intriguing past, or simply fancy pottering round a museum of an afternoon, there is plenty to keep you occupied. 

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