Slovenia - Blejsko jezero


Slovenia is a European country between Alpes, Adriatic Sea and Pannonian Basin.

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Source: Public information of Slovenia,
The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia,
State map in measure 1 : 1.000.000, 1995

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Bled is by far the country’s most popular destination. Thanks to its placid fairytale lake and the island in the middle, this small town is the top choice for travelers who want to spend relaxing holidays in Slovenia. The castle is perched 120 meters on a craggy bluff on the northern shore. The first trace of human settlement dates from the Stone Age. Bled is today a modern resort with many hotels, pri ... arrow


Ljubljana is a vibrant and modern capital of Slovenia, one of the largest cities in Europe. It has been the capital of the Republic of Slovenia since 1991, when Slovenia became an independent state. The symbol of Ljubljana is represented by the Ljubljana dragon, which is visible on the Dragon Bridge and in the coat of arms. Throughout its diverse history, the city has been influenced by several differe ... arrow


Piran is an old port town in Slovenian Istra. The town is bilingual, Italian and Slovenian. The Italian name for the city is Pirano. It is situated at the cape of the Piran peninsula. Piran has kept its medieval appearance with narrow streets and closely built houses, which gives it a typical Mediterranean character and a special charm. On a hill above the houses, the church of Saint George is situated ... arrow

Velika Planina

Velika Planina is the high mountain plateau located in the foothills of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, where the best preserved herdsmen settlement in Europe is located. The fastest and most common access is by cable car from Kamniska Bistrica, where parking is located. When you arrive at the top, it is possible to us a chair lift that will convey you to the Gradisce. A little further on, one can see the wonde ... arrow



Ajdovscina is the economic, cultural and industrial center of the Vipava Valley. It is located at the confluence of the Hubelj and Lokavscek streams and lies at the steep edge of the Trnovo forest. Ajdovscina has a rich and rich historical past. From Roman times the walls with fourteen Castro towers have been preserved. On the ground floor of the new market building and on the small square we can see the ... arrow

Areh with neighbourhood

Areh is the Alpine flat land, which is by road connected to Ruse and Maribor. It is well know tripper and tourist place in Ruse Pohorje, which attracts many visitors all over the year. In the winter there are spacious ski slopes and in the summer time will expect you fragrant woods with many mountain paths. The church of Saint Areh (Henrik) is the most famous building in this part and the place also got ... arrow

Babic Mill on the Mura

Babic Mill on the river Mura is the combined floating mill. It is situated near the place called Verzej. Water mill is on the river and the milling house is on the land. Babic Mill is the monument of the Slovenian heritage and it has invaluable value, because it is the only floating mill on the river of Mura. The owner of the mill is the family Babic. It was built in the year 1890. It was floating and ad ... arrow


Bistra is a village, which belongs to the Municipality of Vrhnika. The village with a carthusian monastery is named by karstic springs which spring here. Bistra is well known by the monastery and later Castle Bistra, which is today a Technical Museum of Slovenia, the source of Ljubljanica River, a castle park and a forest educational path. The beginnings of the monastery began in 1220, when duke Bern ... arrow


Brezice is the administrative, economical and cultural centre of Brezice country and surrounding hills. It is located near the confluence of Krka and Soca Rivers. As the administrative centre of Salzburg archbishops the city developed by the Castle Brezice, where is today the museum. In the beginning the castle was only the wooden stronghold. The settlement was first mentioned in the year 1322. Through t ... arrow


Brezje in Gorenjska is famous as a pilgrimage place of Slovenian Cristians. Brezje is visited across all year, but the main meeting is at the festival of Maria Pomagaj in 24 th of May. Brezje are situated in outstanding beauty of Slovenian land, because they lie in Gorenjska flat country under rich woods of Karavanke, Jelovica and Pokljuka under powerful Triglav. Brezje are first mentioned in 11th centur ... arrow

The Lake of Bukovnik

The Lake of Bukovnik is located in Goricko, southern from the village Bukovnica. It is ranging amongst the artificial lakes. It was made against flooding precaution. Lake is ecologically very sensitive region. It is part of the Goricko Nature Park. It belongs amongst the national natural values. The average depth of the lake is about 2 meters and in some places up to 5 metres. The surface of the lake is ... arrow


Celje is the third largest city in Slovenia. The remains of a material culture histrically bear witness to wealthy and stormy centuries. In Roman times Celje was named Claudia Celeia and it was a rather strong and wealthy town. When people migrated, Celje was ruined. In the Middle Ages it is mentioned again in the year 1125, but its its unpredictable success reached its zenith in the 14th and 15th centur ... arrow

Road to Mangart Saddle

Mangart is 2679 meters high mountain in Julian Alps. It is the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia. It lies on the border with Italy, so it attracts many mountaineers from both countries. We can come to Mangart Saddle from different directions: from direction Lake Predil (Trieste), from direction Trenta (Vrsic) or from direction Bovec. Branch for the road to Mangart Saddle is in the nearness of the new v ... arrow

Sticna Abbey

Sticna Abbey is situated among Dolenjska hills. Among the rare working cloisters is the only one, which belongs to Cistercian monks. The Cistercian order originates to the year 1098 to Burgundija in France. It got the name by the place called Citeaux. The founders were three saints, which were the benedictine monks from the monastery in Molesme. The Sticna Abbey is today the important cultural and religi ... arrow

Lake Crno jezero (Black Lake)

Crno jezero is situated in Pohorje on the forest ridge between Osankarica and Trije kralji. The lake was artificially made and is about 50 hectare large. It is from around 6000 BC, when the inhabitants deepen the swamp region and changed it to the lake. In the middle of the 19th century the lake was increased because of the timber which was put into the valley. The crystal clear lake is home of rare vege ... arrow

Golica - Koca na Golici Mountain Hut

Golica is a border mountain in Karavanke. It is situated in the height 1835 above sea level. The most proper time to visit it is from May to October, but the most beautiful is at the end of the May and in June, when it is covered with narcissuses. At that time the meadows look like as they are white like snow. The people's tale says that narcissuses got their name because of the bees. The mountain is acc ... arrow

Gonjace - Lookout tower

The Lookout Tower is located on the hill Mejnik above the village Gonjace. It is a central point in Goriska brda and the belvedere which in nice weather offers wonderful views to Goriska brda, Furlanija, Carnian and Julian Alps, Trnovo forest, Dolomite, Karst, Trieste bay and Vipava Valley. The Lookout Tower is 23 meters high, has 144 steps and was built in 1961. The plans did the architect Marko Slajmer ... arrow

Gornja Radgona - Radgona Castle

Radgona Castle is located in the Gornja Radgona, which lies in the right bank of the river Mura. The city is situated by the main road from the Murska Sobota to Maribor, at the border with Austria. Gornja Radgona is lying in the hill Grajski gric. It is famous by annual agricultural fair. Radgona Castle was first mentioned in the 12th century. It stands in the hill from there is a beautiful view to the s ... arrow

Castle Bizeljsko (Wisell)

Castle Bizeljsko (Wissel) is situated on a rocky hill above the village Bizeljsko. Castle gives the village its characteristics appearance. In written sources is first mentioned in 1404, when the region was inhabited by knights Wissell. The castle has a medieval layout. Throughout the centuries has played an important role as a defensive post. Today the Castle Bizeljsko has Renaissance and Baroque featur ... arrow

Bogensperk Castle

Castle Bogensperk is one of the most significant Renaissance castles in Slovenia. It was also home of the celebrated polymath Johann Weichard Valvasor. The castle was built by the Wagen family, feudal lords of the near by Lichenberg castle. The first documented records date back to 1533 when Jorg Wentschitsch is mentioned as the castellan. The castle remained the property of the Wagen family until 1627, ... arrow

Grad Castle in Goricko

Grad Castle is located in the village Grad in Goricko. The village Grad is the biggest and the oldest settlement in Goricko. The castle is a cultural memorial and it is very important in the state level. It is protected with its surroundings and castle park as the artistry, architecture and cultural memorial. The castle is the big trump for the touristical resuscitate of the village Grad. The local peopl ... arrow

Otocec Castle

The Otocec Castle is situated near the city Novo mesto in Dolenjska. It is the only water castle in Slovenia and it stands on one of the island of the Krka River. Its image was formed through the centuries. The beginning of the castle goes back to the 13 th century, in the year 1252. The name Otocec originates from the Freizing bishops. The owners of the castle were named knights from the island – de Wer ... arrow

Podsreda Castle

Podsreda Castle is situated in the Kozjansko Regional Park. It lies in the northern slope Orlice. From the castle is a wonderful view to the valley Bistrica and Sotla, medieval square Podsreda and Hrvasko Zagorje. It was built in the 12th century. Many owners exchanged, but the medieval kernel of the castle remained almost undamaged through the centuries. The present image got in the 19th century. They s ... arrow

Sneznik Castle

Sneznik Castle is the best preserved castle in Notranjska region. It is located under the mountain Sneznik near the place Kozarisce. The castle is built on a rock at the source of the Brezno Spring and the Obrh. Below the castle is the spring dammed into a large pond. In sources the Sneznik Castle was first mentioned in the year 1268 as the hunting post. The formation of the present castle goes to the ye ... arrow

Hrastovlje - Church of the Holy Trinity

Hrastovlje is a village in the Commune Koper. It is located in the northwestern part of the Slovenian Istra under the Karst edge (limestone region). Houses in the village are markedly mediterranean or karstic type with many portals and archs of the limestone. Lots of houses is under memorial protection and because of that the procedures of the renovations are more complicated and they impede the aestheti ... arrow

Idrija - Castle Gewerkenegg

Castle Gewerkenegg is located on a small hill in the old town centre of Idrija. The renaissance castle was built in the 16th century for the mine management and the storage of mercury. Castle Gewerkenegg was also a centre of trade with mercury in Idrija. The castle was through the centuries rearranged and upgraded. Courtyard facades were painted in the other half of the 18th century with frescoes, which ... arrow

Source of the Krka River

The River Krka springs in the Krka Cave in the 268 height above see level and then it flows into the river Sava at Brezice. To the spring you can come after the pleasant walk throug the village Gradicek. The Karst spring is under the rock, where is the the entrance to the original Krka Cave. The examination of the cave is possible only with the tourist guide, which will accept you before entering to the ... arrow

Javorca-Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit

The most beautiful World War I monument is a wooden shrine that rises high above the Tolminka riverbed – the memorial church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca. The church in the walley of Polog was built by Austrian soldiers in 1916, to the design of the Austrian architect Remgius Geyling. The outside of the church is decorated with stylised coats-of-arms of all the monarchies and lands of Austria-Hungary. ... arrow


Jeruzalem is a wonderful view point, which is located in Prlekija. It borders Prekmurje and Austria on the north and Croatia on the south. Jeruzalem is a place where we can see the following: the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, energy points, a botanical garden, guesthouse Brenholc, the Manor House Jeruzalem, wine shop, Apartments Kuhar and other. The wine road on the Jeruzalem and Ormoz hills has south ... arrow


Kamnik is one of the oldest towns in Slovenia. It is an administrative, cultural, tourist and industrial centre on the southern slopes of the Kamnik Alps. It has a partially preserved medieval core to the city. It was the most influential town of the Carniola country in the 12th century, however, it was comquered by Ljubljana in 13th century. Through centuries there were home of smithery, nailery, leathe ... arrow


Koper is the main center of the Koper Municipality. The city has two official languages, the Slovenian and the Italian. Koper has an architecturally very rich old city center. It was built on a rocky island which the Romans called Insula Capraria (goat’s island). Koper saw great economic and cultural blossoming in the years from 1279 to 1797, when it was under the rule of the Venetian Republic. The re ... arrow

Kostanjevica Castle - Bozidar Jakac Gallery

The Bozidar Jakac Gallery is situated in Kostanjevica na Krki. It was established in the year 1974. Most of the pictures are from expressionists. The first starts of the gallery goes back to the year 1956, when was in the places of the elementary school established The Gorjup Gallery. The Gallery Bozidar Jakac is situated in the rooms of the former Cistercian monastery, which the local people also call i ... arrow


Kranj is Slovenia's fourth largest city and the largest in Gorenjska. It is an economical, mercantile, transport, educational and cultural centre. The city is constantly expanding. New shops and apartments are being built, old buildings and streets are being renovated and the city is looking more pleasant. Kranj was developed on the flat area above the confluence of the Sava and Kokra rivers, between the ... arrow


Krsko is the central and commune town of Posavje region. The city has developed on both banks of the longest Slovenian river Sava. It also has varied historical past. The old town centre was renovated. New part of the town is situated in Videm. This part was arranged at the same time with the finishing of the nuclear power station Krsko and the largest paper factory in Slovenia. The city is the cultural ... arrow


Krvavec is a mountain, which is situated in Kamnik-Savinja Alps. It belongs to Cerklje Commune in Gorenjska Region. Krvavec RTC is very well known wintersport centre, which is visited by many admirers of skiing and other sport activities. Before development of skiing and cable railway Krvavec was in summer time a mountain pasture for cattle. The first double seated ski chair lift from the valley to Gospi ... arrow


Laško is situated only 10 kilometres from Celje in the valley Savinja. Laško is the city with rich cultural and historical heritage, natural surroundings and vivid cultural, sporting and tourist pulse. Important buildings are church saint Martin, castle Tabor and Šmihel. Laško lies 228 heigh above sea level. River Savinja divides Laško to left and right bank. In the left side is hill Hum, on right side i ... arrow


Lipica is situated in the wonderful Karst environment, close to the Italian border. It was founded in the year 1580 and it is the centre of the all Lipizzan hourses (400 lipizzan hourses today in Lipica). The Stud-farm of Lipica is one of the most beautiful cultural and historical monuments of the Republic of Slovenia. Here, the tradition of selection and breeding of pure Lipizzan hourses has been alive ... arrow

Logar Valley

Logar Valley is located in the centre of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. It is considered for one of the moste beautiful glacial valleys in Europe. Logar Valley was created in the last Ice Age. The Logarska dolina Valley was already inhabited in the 13th century, but the road was built only in 1930. Logar Valley is 7 km long and it is divided into three parts, which are lower grassy Log, middle woody Plest and ... arrow

Maribor - Old Town Centre

Maribor is the centre of Stajerska Region and the second largest Slovenian town. It has varied historical past. As the city was first mentioned in the year 1254. Already one year later the local people began to built two kilometres long town walls, which limited the old city kernel. The walls were additional strengthen with defensive towers, which are Judgement (Port) Tower, Celigij Tower and Water Tower ... arrow

Menina Planina

Menina planina is the spacious and wooden plateau. It extends over 10 kilometres by length and 5 kilometres by width. The northern part is higher and is hanging to the south. The height is between 1200 and 1500 metres. Menina planina is part of the Kamnik-Savinjske Alps. It got the name by monks from the upper castle cloister, which part was in the past. Vivodnik (1508 metres) is the highest top of the p ... arrow

Plansar Lake (The Pasture Lake)

Plansar Lake is situated in Zgornje Jezersko, against boundary, where is the branch marked with a signpost. At the lake is the restaurant Gostisce ob jezeru, where they have good local food. Around the lake goes a nice walking way. The lake has a shape of a heart. It was damed up in the memory of the big ice lake. It is the most known tourist point in the village and their symbol. We can visit it in any ... arrow

Pokljuka Gorge

The Pokljuka Gorge is one of the most beautiful gorges in Slovenia. Now is possible to visit gorge only in your own responsibility, because everywhere lies the remains of trees and branches. In spring time is also dangerous because of falling stones. Some parts of the Pokljuka Ravine are ruined. It is accessible from the road of Bled, over villages Zgornje Gorje, Krnica and also from Zatrnik. It belongs ... arrow

Polhov Gradec

Polhov Gradec is a village, which belongs to the Dobrova – Polhov Gradec Municipality. It lies in the shelter of Polhograjska Gora and Old Castle or Calvary. Most famous sights are Polhov Gradec Mansion and the Church of the Birth of Mary, which give the village the picturesque image. In the Polhov Gradec Mansion is a local museum and there are places for romantic weddings, which are also organized in th ... arrow

Potocka zijalka Cave

Potocka Zijalka Cave is situated by the path from the mountain village Podolseva to the top of the Olseva mountain. Olseva is about 5 km long rocky ridge, which is the last part of the southern range of Karavanke. On the ridge goes the old regional frontier between Styria and Carinthia. Potocka Zijalka Cave is 115 metres long and from 20 to 40 metres wide karst cave, which was in 1928 discovered by Sreck ... arrow

Preddvor - Lake Crnava, Hotel Alma & Grad Hrib

The Lake Crnava and Hotel Alma & Grad Hrib are situated in Preddvor. They are popular places for many local people. They are also starting-points for trips to the saint Jakob, Potoska gora, Kalisce, Javorjev vrh, Srednji vrh, Cemsenik, Storzic and Hudicev borst. The Preddvor manor in the middle of the village was between second world war private hotel for holidaymakers. Today is youth house. The Castle H ... arrow

Predjama Castle

The Predjama Castle is located under the overhanging rock in the region Podgora, which is only 9 kilometres from Postojna, beside the village of Predjama. It is also called eagle nest of the robbery knight Erazem Predjamski, about who exists lots of legends. The Predjama Castle is carved in the vivid rock. It was existing already in the 13th century, probably sooner. It was managed by Jamski, which belon ... arrow


Ptuj is a picturesque town, which lies by the River Drava in the northeastern part of Slovenia. It is the oldest city in Slovenia and the centre of the Ptuj Municipality. The city was already settled in the minor stone age. The medieval old town centre is protected and is located on the foothills of the Castle hill. In the interesting old town centre we can see Drava Tower, City Hall, City Tower, Dominic ... arrow

Rakov Skocjan

Rakov Skocjan is situated between Planinsko and Cerknica field. Skocjan was first mentioned in the 15th century. It got the name after St. Kancijan Church. In the book The Glory of the Duchy of Carniola from the year 1689 we trace the first noted description of the Rak valley. After the second world war, when the territory was still under Italy, they built barracks and circular road and made plans for th ... arrow


Rogla is located on Pohorje, about 15 km from the village of Zrece, which is known mainly for Terme Zrece. Rogla is a natural climatic health resort and recreation center. Lovrenc Lakes, Klopni vrh, Lookout tower, Osankarica, Sumik and others are available for hiking enthusiasts. They also have marked bike paths. In winter, Rogla turns into one of the most popular and visited ski resorts. Skiing pleasu ... arrow

Secovlje Salt-pans

The Secovlje Salt - pans are one of the rare saltpans, where the salt is still produced in compliance with several centuries old procedures. They are extending at the mouth of a river Dragonja in Secovlje at about 650 ha of surface. In 2001, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia proclaimed the area of Secovlje Salt – pans a nature park and the Museum of Salt - making a cultural monument of national ... arrow

Selo in Prekmurje -  Rotunda

Romanic rotunda of Saint Nikolaj is located about two kilometres to the west from the Slovenian - Hungarian border. It was built in the 13th century in the valley of Kobilje brook by the medieval traffic road from the Alps to the Panonska lowland. In 19th century they added to rotunda bell tower, covered dome with tinplate and gave the Gothic wing altar to Budapest. The circular sanctuary is architecture ... arrow

Sezana - The Botanic Gardens of Sezana

The botanic gardens of Sezana are situated in the north – eastern part of the town. Sezana has been the administrative centre of the Upper Carst since 1848, and was a commercial and traffic centre already before the date. The trader family Scaramanga from Trieste was so enthusiastic about the location and the significance of the town that it build a summer residence. In the period between 1848 and 1880 ... arrow

Skocjan Caves

Skocjan Caves are located in the wonderful Karst in the nearness of Divaca. With the spacious halls and underground gorges they have a special place among caves in Slovenia. Skocjan Caves consist of eleven caves, sinks, natural bridges, sinkholes and many other. They are part of the World Heritage Register by UNESCO from the year 1986 because of its unique cultural and natural heritage. In the cave we ca ... arrow

Skofja Loka

Skofja Loka lies on the confluence of the Poljanska and Selska Sora Rivers under the slope of the Skofja Loka hills. The nearest villages are Stara Loka, Crngrob, Suha and Pustal. Skofja Loka was established by Freising bishops in the year 973 and they dominated the place to the year 1803 when it was nationalized by the Austrian emperor. Skofja Loka through the history survived attacks, plagues, fires an ... arrow

Boka Waterfall

The Boka Waterfall is situated in the nearness of Bovec, in the direction to Kobarid. If you arrive from Bovec, there is the parking place in the left side of the road. The Boka Waterfall is already seen from the road, when you drive over the bridge. If you go from the parking place to the footpath and you do not cross the bridge over the Boka River, you will after about one hour and half come to the nea ... arrow

Kozjak Waterfall

The Kozjak Waterfall is one of the greatest remarkableness in Kobarid region. It is part of The Kobarid historical trail, which also includes the Kobarid museum, The Italian Charnel House, Tonocov grad Hill, Soca Gorge and other. Kozjak Waterfall or also Veliki Kozjak is one the highest waterfalls in the brook Kozjak. It is 15 metres high. The brook goes through many water channels. It falls in six water ... arrow

Pericnik Waterfall

The Pericnik Waterfall is one of the most well known waterfalls in Slovenia. It consists of the Upper and Lower waterfall. The Upper waterfall is high about 16 meters and the Lower waterfall is high about 52 meters. The maximum water flow is in autumn and in spring time. In winter time both waterfalls turn into innumerable floes and icicles in delicate shades of green and blue. Near the waterfall is a mo ... arrow

Savica Waterfall

The Savica Waterfall is a wonderful waterfall in Bohinj valley. The best way to come to the waterfall is from the parking place by Koca pri Savici and Home Savica. We come there from Ukanc. Passing the Home Savica we follow the information sighns to the stony bridge over the Mala (Little) Savica. Here we pay in the wooden cottage contribution for maintenance of the road and we can also buy souvenirs. Aft ... arrow

Slovenska Bistrica

Slovenska Bistrica is one of the oldest towns in Slovenia. Spanheim family was in the first half of the 13th century the first known owner of this place. The original settlement developed at the juncture of roads in directions of present towns Ptuj, Maribor and Celje. Settlement goes back to antique and even in the earlier period. In the Middle Ages spread from the original Gradisce to the place of the t ... arrow


Socerb is an Istrian hamlet that lies in the Koper region. It is made from a series of homes that were formed nearer the Carst environment. Every home is a separate unit and its centre is a closed courtyard - Korta. Above the hamlet stands the ruins of the Socerb castle. The remains of the fortress lie on the edge of the Carst wall, on the border between Carst and Istria. Because of the extraordinary str ... arrow

Pekel Gorge - Pekel Waterfalls

The Pekel Gorge is situated near the village Borovnica. From Ljubljana is about 23 kilometres away. It was made with the sank of the Ljubljana swamp. The Pekel Gorge was excavated by the Otavscica brook. In summer months is here pleasant and refreshing coolness. Before the beginning of the road is the information table about the Pekel Gorge. In the gorge you can see five waterfalls, which are in the wint ... arrow

Vintgar Gorge

The Vintgar Gorge is situated in the road from the Bled over Spodnje Gorje, Podhom and the small village Vintgar. We can park car before the gorge, there is a big parking place. The Blejski Vintgar Gorge is open from the end of the April till the end of October but it depends on the weather situation. The gorge is open from eight to seven in the afternoon. It was discovered in the year 1891 by photograph ... arrow

Sv. Trojica v Slov. goricah - Church and Monastery

On the side of an old chapel the first church was built between 1636 and 1643. A bell from 1666, the bell-tower and a part of the nave, now exhibited in the presbytery, are the only remains of the original church. In 1663 the church was taken over by the Augustinian friars from Radgona. With the help of castellan Traumansdorf from Negova they had a monastery built along the southern part of the church wh ... arrow

Tolmin Gorge

Tolmin is the central point of the Tolmin landscape. It is situated on the balcony between rivers Tolminka and Soca. The city was between first world war, when in the nearness were taking place Soca fronts, very much demolished. In this place are the most remarkable river beds of Tolminka and Zadlascica. Tolmin river beds are the most southern entrance point to Triglav National Park, which is the only Sl ... arrow

Kluze Fortress

Kluze Fortress is situated near Bovec. It belongs to the most powerful and most interesting strongholds. It is lying above the deep gorge of the Koritnica River, in its most narrow part. Before the Kluze Fortress is a small park, where are also the information tables. The primary Venetian fortress was erected in the second part of the 15th century for defence before the Turks. The Venetians were banished ... arrow


Triglav is the highest mountain in Slovenia and the central part of Triglav National Park. Triglav is 2864 metres high and is located in the Julian Alps. It is a symbol of Slovenia and we can see it in the Slovenian arms. The first one who climbed to the mountain in the year 1778 were Luka Korosec, Stefan Rozic, Matevz Kos and Lovrenc Willomitzer from Bohinj, where we also can see their monument. In the ... arrow


Trojane is a small village that belongs to the Municipality Lukovica. It is situated by the main road Ljubljana – Celje. Trojane is famous by its restaurant, where they make and sell well known Trojane doughnut, which are also registered trademark. The restaurant consists of several buildings, which have a different purpose. In the old restaurant from the year 1849 is tradition wonderfully interwined wit ... arrow

Tromeja - The three-border area

The three-border area is situated on the border with Austria, Italy and Slovenia. It is also called Pec (1510 m). It connects German, Slavonic and Romance culture. On the top they organize meetings of all three nationalities every year. The three-border area is a popular excursion point for locals and tourists. The three-border area is located near Kranjska Gora, in the direction to the border passage Ra ... arrow

Velenje - Velenje Castle

Velenje castle is one of the most preserved castles in Slovenia. It lies in the steep rock under the city of Velenje. It is first mentioned in 1270. Velenje castle is one of the tenth Slovenian castles who existed in the Middle Age in Saleska valley. The castle is a tipical military and residental stronghold. After the centuries they built it and changed it several times. First owners were Kunsper gentle ... arrow

Arboretum Volcji Potok

Volcji Potok Arboretum is located near Kamnik. The word arboretum means the collection of the trees and bushes, which is designed for education and researching. In the base the Arboretum is the botanic garden for woody plants and it is the only one in Slovenia. In the earlier centuries was the mansion property, but from the year 1882 was in the property of the Ferdinand Souvan and later of his son. He ar ... arrow


Vrhnika is a town, which is a centre of Municipality of Vrhnika. It is located by the old road from Ljubljana to Postojna. It lies on the slopes of Pokojnik plateau and on the western side of Ljubljansko swamp. The beginning and development of the city is connected with ships and traffic on the Ljubljanica River, which springs here on several places. Vrhnika is also situated on area, where is the shortes ... arrow


Mountain pass Vrsic (1611 m) is the highest road passing in the Eastern Julian Alps. The pass is connecting Savska and Soska dolina or Gorenjska Region with Trenta. Vrsic is considerable part of the year closed because of the snow. The road was built by Russian prisoners between First World War. At that time Vrsic was strategically important, because it made the Austrian army the easier access to the Sos ... arrow


Zelenica is located in the left side of the former boundary frontier Ljubelj. You can leave car in the larger parking place under the lower station of the ski slope Zelenica. At weekends it can be crowded, so it is better if you come in the early morning hours. The ski centre Zelenica attracts many visitors, because the ski lines are good for experienced skiers and also for the ones who are just beginner ... arrow

Natural Sights/Attractions

Natural baths, beaches




Gorges, canyons, river beds (troughs)


Karavanken Mountains


Lakes, ponds


Triglav National Park

NP Triglav

Parks, arboretums, gardens


Rivers and confluences


Sources, springs




Cultural-Historical Sights/Attractions

Basilicas, churches, chapels


Castles, manors, towers, forts, fortifications


World War I Military Cemeteries


The biggest cities in Slovenia


Monasteries, abbeys


Monuments, statues, signs


Museums, galleries, exhibitions


The Old Town Centres

Old Towns

Town Halls

Town Halls




Places for wedding

Places for Wedding

Marinas, ports


Ski slopes

Ski Slopes

Health resorts, spas, wellness


Toboggan runs

Toboggan Runs