Appropriately dubbed ‘Europe in Miniature’, the tiny central European country of Slovenia offers dramatic snow capped alps, exquisite Mediterranean coastline, striking emerald-green lakes and rivers, historic churches, and medieval castles that look like they're straight from a fairy-tale. Travellers seeking some exhilarating outdoor adventure in this natural wonderland will be spoiled for choice with plenty of skiing, cycling, hiking, canyoning, rafting, ballooning, caving and boating on offer. If all this sounds like a bit too much activity for your liking you can escape to the coast to sunbathe on the beaches overlooking the Adriatic or head to the capital of Ljubljana where you can cafe hop along the river bank and explore countless museums.



Kranjska Gora


Tucked in the Julian Alps in northern Slovenia, Kranjska Gora lies near the triple border point of Austria, Itay and Slovenia. This alpine resort town serves as a great base from which to explore the exceptionally scenic surrounding landscapes. Visitors can look forward to visiting an array of attractions in and around the town such as the historic 17th-century Liznjek House, the Zelenci Nature Reserve, the Nordic Centre Planica and the wooden Russian Chapel. Highlights in the beautiful surrounding area include: the glistening refective still waters of Jasna Lake, the incredibly majestic Mount Triglav, and magnificent cascading waters of the Pericnik Waterfall. Visitors can also look forward to an array of activities in the scenic area including hiking, fly-fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and skiing. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the beautiful glacial lakes of the Triglav National Park.




Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital and largest city, is set on the magnificent Ljubljanica River that gently meanders through the Old Town, providing a picturesque backdrop to the quaint cafes and tempting restaurants that line the banks. This tranquil setting belies a dynamic and fast-growing capital packed with compelling sights and a lively nightlife bolstered by its vibrant student population. Ljubljana is known for its many fascinating museums. These include the National Museum of Slovenia, displaying historical exhibitions, and the Museum of Modern Art, home to 20th-century Slovene paintings and sculptures. While seminal Slovenian architect Joze Plecnik shaped the city’s overall appearance, Ljubljana has also been heavily influenced by the Hungarians, Austrians and Italians. These eclectic influences permeate many aspects of city life, including its food, drink and its myriad architectural styles.



Located on Slovenia’s Adriatic coast, the medieval city of Piran is set on a tiny sliver of land that extends into the sea. This seaside resort city boasts stunning Venetian architecture, red-tiled roofs, winding lanes, and an old-world atmosphere. The surrounding landscape features snow-capped mountains, undulating hills and turquoise waters. Take a scenic stroll along the pier, enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures and sample Slovenia’s mouthwatering cuisine. Other highlights include the St. George’s Cathedral, the frescoed Tartini House, the Gothic red Venetian House, Tartini Square and the ancient city walls of Piran.




There’s a small sliver of Adriatic coast on the southeast corner of Slovenia, without which the country would be landlocked. Here you’ll find Portoroz, the Port of Roses, one of the gems of the Slovenian Riviera. Much like it’s French counterparts, a five-star heritage hotel fronts the beach boulevard, giving the town a sophisticated air. The main public beach is patterned with papaya-coloured umbrellas and deck chairs for hire. If you’re spending a few days here, book a specialist spa treatment using mud from the nearby salt pan, visit Strunjan, the former monastery on the hill or head to Forma Viva, an outdoor sculpture garden in the most peaceful surroundings.

Bled Castle

Built on a three hundred foot rock one hundred meters above Lake Bled since 1004 it has stood as the protector and sentinel of the people and township of Bled. To get the clearest vistas of the surrounding landscape it is best that you visit the castle first thing in the morning or at night.


River Sava

On the right bank in the suburb of Ljubljana there is a kayaking course that you can try if you enjoy this type of sport. This is also the river where the summer regattas take place. There are also places where you can go swimming, sport fishing and white-water rafting in the Sava River.



You need to make sure that you visit the town of Bled where there are many quaint little shops along with the modern shopping centre. While there you must try the cream cake which is a combination of vanilla cream, whipping cream in a crisp butter crust with a ducting of icing sugar. You can also relax in the thermal springs located at the Grand Hotel Toplice.


Triglav National Park

The largest and only national park in Slovenia it was established in 1924. It is named after the highest mountain located in the heart of the park. In the park there are many different trails you can hike along with guided tours and even a bicycle route that can take from two and a half to almost four hours to complete. When hiking through the national park you can see unique animals magical lakes, and picturesque valleys.



You can visit this city by taking a bus from Bled. While you’re these visit the Triple Bridge, the Bishops Palace, the Dragon Bride, the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. There is also the central market, which makes for a great shopping experience. There is a walking route that you can take or you can make your own route.


Soca Valley

Great if you enjoy hiking. It is carved into the Julian Alps and is comprised of canyons and ravines that are interspersed with waterfalls and pools.


XXL Sports

This is the place for people who love to raft and even for beginners who have never rafted before. You can take an all morning/afternoon trip down the river. For beginners there are Grade 2 rapids, which are easy rapids to manipulate through. For those that are pros this river may not seem too scary or challenging but it is a great experience. There is even a spot where you can get out and jump off a bridge into the river from seven meters up.


Water Park Treme 3000 Moravske Toplice

Aqualoopthe world’s first waterslide with a 360-degree loop The highest point of the Terme 3000 adventure pool complex is a 22 m tower with several waterslides, among which 170 m and 140 m waterslides with visual and sound effects. A special highlight is the Aqualoop, one of the most spectacular waterslides in the country and the first in the world to feature a 360-degree loop. An average slide takes around 7 seconds, during which time you can reach a speed of up to 80 kmph. The Aqualoop is the fourth fastest waterslide in Europe. For the bravest visitors looking for an even bigger challenge, there is the Kamikaze freefall waterslide. The pool complex also offers a number of water adventures: a fast-flowing river with rapids, inflatable water loungers, geysers, waterfalls, water and air massage, swimming against the current, swimming pool lanes, water currents, whirlpools and more. There is also a special pool where diving is permitted from a height of 1 or 3 m.


The Terme 3000 adventure pool complex offers plenty of room for toddlers, teenagers, parents and grandparents. While children can enjoy the entertainment programme hosted by Viki the Stork, parents and grandparents are free to relax under tall trees that provide plenty of natural shade. In addition to the pools, the resort offers a wide range of gastronomy services, sports activities and wellness services.  Year after year, the Terme 3000 water park ranks among the best large thermal resorts in Slovenia as chosen by the visitors.


When in comes to water park holidays in Slovenia, Terme 3000, Moravske Toplice is the best there is. It is not just outdoor but indoor water park as well. It comprises the adventure pool complex, as well as the indoor and outdoor pools of the individual hotels. Guests and visitors can enjoy a total of 30 outdoor and indoor pools with black thermal mineral water and plain water. The Terme 3000, Moravske Toplice, black thermal mineral water has a beneficial effect on the skin. Additionally, research shows that it is effective at alleviating rheumatism and other health issues.




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