Slovenia Tours

Discover the charm of Slovenia, a hidden gem in the heart of Europe. This gorgeous country, filled with lush forests and adorned with fascinating architecture and history, presents a variety of adventures and unique experiences. You can enjoy many of its traditional dishes, try exceptional wines, stroll through charming towns and experience stunning natural landscapes. There's always something new to explore. Slovenia escorted tours and private trips provide the perfect opportunity to dive into this beautiful mix of nature and culture ideal for any explorer.

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Best places to visit in Slovenia

Explore Slovenia's many gems, from vibrant cities to calm natural wonders. Here's a quick look at some top spots you shouldn't miss.

Fragment of Robba fountain in the historical center of Ljubljana
LjubljanaLjubljana is a charming Slovenia's capital and the largest city,, one of Europe's greenest and most liveable capitals. Car traffic in the centre is restricted, leaving the green Ljubljanica River banks free for pedestrians and cyclists. As a result, you will soon start to feel the relaxed and positive atmosphere of the city.
Lake Bled
BledBled is one of Slovenia's most popular and picturesque resorts. Although, the positive energy of this place was discovered very early. It became a pilgrimage site and later a health resort. Visit the quaint island in the lake by a typical boat called »pletna« and ring a wishing bell for good luck.
Logar Valley in Kamnik Mountains
Logarska ValleyLocated in the Kamnik Alps near the Austrian border, Logarska Valley has been a park since 1987. This 'Alpine gem' boasts over 40 natural wonders, including caves, springs, peaks, and waterfalls, enriched by unique flora and fauna. It's a splendid spot for day exploration.
Logarska Valley
Underground tourist train in Postojna cave, Slovenia
Postojna cavePostojna Cave is one of Slovenia's most popular attractions, and its stalagmite and stalactite formations are unequalled anywhere. Here you enjoy the underground karst world, where nature was the principal architect and has formed unique forms through the millennia.
Postojna cave
Sunset over the Slovenian Coast (Piran)
PiranPiran is everybody's favourite Slovenian coastal city, very picturesque and sitting at the tip of a narrow peninsula, one of the best-preserved historical towns anywhere on the Adriatic and a gem of Venetian Gothic architecture.
White water rafting on the rapids of river Soca
River Soca ValleyExperience the enchanting Soča Valley, Slovenia's hidden gem. Discover emerald green waters, majestic mountains, and idyllic villages. Enjoy thrilling outdoor activities or tranquillity amidst nature's spectacle.
River Soca Valley

Travel tips for Slovenia &FAQs

Slovenia is a year-round destination, and the best time to visit depends on the activities you wish to enjoy. The winter months are ideal for skiing in Slovenia's beautiful ski resorts. The summer months are perfect for hiking, cycling, and water sports, while spring and autumn present stunning natural scenery for photography.

  • Cycling: Slovenia's diverse landscapes make it an idyllic playground for cyclists of all levels.
  • Canyoning and Rafting: Experience thrilling adventures on Slovenia's scenic rivers.
  • Hiking: Slovenia is a hiker's paradise with abundant well-marked mountain trails and over 180 mountain huts.
  • Forest Walks: Enjoy the tranquillity of Slovenia's unspoiled forests through numerous peaceful walking paths.
  • Gastronomy: Explore the rich flavours of Slovenia's food scene, which range from street food stalls to top-notch restaurants, complemented by excellent local wines.

Depending on the activities and sights you're interested in, a week to ten days is sufficient to experience the major highlights of Slovenia. However, if you have more time, Slovenia has a wealth of hidden gems worth exploring.

Slovenian cuisine is a harmonious blend of diverse flavours, reflecting the country's geographic variety and crossroads position in Central Europe. From the Mediterranean's fresh seafood and olive oil to the Alpine region's hearty meat dishes and dairy products, Slovenia offers a culinary journey as varied as its landscapes. The country is proud of its approach to food, using locally-grown, seasonal ingredients in its dishes.
  • Potica: This traditional Slovenian pastry is a rolled delicacy, baked to perfection, and typically filled with sweet or savoury ingredients such as walnuts, poppy seeds, honey, or cottage cheese. It's a must-try for any food lover visiting Slovenia.
  • Kranjska Klobasa (Carniolan Sausage): Kranjska Klobasa is a traditional Slovenian sausage. Protected by geographical indication, this juicy and flavorful sausage is made from pork seasoned with garlic and pepper. It's often served with mustard and a slice of fresh bread.
  • Žganci (Buckwheat Spoonbread): This hearty, comforting dish is made from buckwheat or wheat spoonbread. Žganci is a versatile food served alongside meats or sweetened with honey or milk for a tasty and satisfying breakfast.
  • Prekmurska Gibanica: This layered pastry is a culinary gem from Slovenia's Prekmurje region. With layers of poppy seeds, walnuts, apples, raisins, and cottage cheese sandwiched between thin pastry dough, Prekmurska Gibanica is a deliciously sweet way to round off a meal.
  • Kraški Pršut (Karst Prosciutto): Similar to Italian prosciutto, Kraški Pršut is a dry-cured ham from the Karst region. It's often served thinly sliced as an appetizer.
  • Slovenian Wines: Slovenia is one of the oldest wine-producing countries in the world, offering a wide variety of excellent wines. Don't miss the opportunity to sample indigenous varieties such as the red Refošk or white Rebula.
  • Slovenian Honey: Slovenia has a long tradition of beekeeping and is known for its excellent honey. In particular, Slovenia is famous for its protected Carniolan honey bee, which produces honey of exceptional quality.

Slovenia hosts several cultural and arts festivals throughout the year. The summer Ljubljana Summer Festival and Maribor Theatre Festival are notable. Additionally, Slovenia has a rich tradition of wine festivals, such as the St. Martin's Day wine festival in November.

The official language is Slovene. However, English is widely spoken, especially by younger people and those working in tourism.

Yes, Slovenia is considered one of the safest countries in the world. As with any destination, it's always advisable to take standard precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

The currency in Slovenia is the Euro (€). Money can be exchanged at banks, post offices, and exchange offices, as well as via numerous ATMs widely available nationwide. Credit and debit cards are extensively accepted in most hotels, restaurants, and shops. However, do check with your bank about any foreign transaction fees that may apply when using your card abroad. Having some cash on hand for smaller establishments or local markets that may not accept cards is always a good idea.

In Slovenia, tipping is customary but not obligatory. It's a nice gesture to leave a tip if you're happy with the service you've received. Usually, customers leave a tip of around 10% of the total bill. However, in some restaurants and cafes, a service charge might already be included in the bill. In such cases, tipping is unnecessary unless you wish to leave an extra amount for excellent service.

Slovenia is a part of the Schengen area, so visitors from many countries, including the USA, Canada, and Australia, do not need a visa for tourist visits of up to 90 days. However, checking current visa requirements before planning your trip is best.

Slovenia operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz. Slovenia uses Type F power sockets. You'll need an adapter if your device uses a different plug type.

Internet access is widely available in Slovenia. Most hotels, restaurants, and cafes offer free Wi-Fi. Mobile data coverage is good throughout the country, with 4G widely available.

Slovenia is part of the EU's "Roam like at home" system so that EU residents can use their mobile phones at no extra cost. If you're visiting outside the EU, check with your service provider about roaming charges.

Slovenia has a high standard of healthcare. EU residents can use their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) for necessary medical services. If you're visiting from outside the EU, it's advisable to have travel insurance that covers healthcare. It's always a good idea to check with your health insurance provider about coverage before travelling.

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