Slovenia, Slovenia Must-See Places in Slovenia Mini Guide by Dominik Horvat

Slovenia, the crossroads of main cultural and trade routes, is a country with unique medieval cities, mountain views, rivers, lakes and waterfalls, as well as plenty of other incredible places to visit.

 
Picturesque alpine capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana is a charming baroque city with stunning architecture and dynamic nightlife.

Ljubljana

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Postojna Cave is a 20,570 m long karst cave system near Postojna, Slovenia. It is the second-longest cave system in the country (after the Migovec Cave System) as well as one of its top tourism sites. The caves were created by the Pivka River.

Postojna Cave

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Lake Bled is a lake in the Julian Alps in northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. The lake is of mixed glacial and tectonic origins and is situated in a picturesque environment surrounded by mountains and forests. The medieval-era Bled Castle stands above the lake on the north shore. The Zaka Valley lies at the west end of the lake.

Lake Bled

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Mangart or Mangrt is a mountain in the Julian Alps, located on the border between Italy and Slovenia. With an elevation of 2679m, it is after Triglav and Škrlatica the third-highest peak in Slovenia.

Mangart

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Ptuj is the oldest city in Slovenia. There is evidence that the area was settled in the Stone Age. The city straddles the Drava River in the beautiful area that was traditionally part of the Styria region.

Ptuj

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Lake Bohinj covering 318ha, is the largest permanent lake in Slovenia. It is located within the Bohinj Valley of the Julian Alps, in the northwestern Upper Carniola region and is also part of Triglav National Park.

Lake Bohinj

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The Sava Bohinjka is a headwater of the Sava River in northwestern Slovenia. The Sava Bohinjka originates under the Komarča Ridge at an elevation of 805 m, featuring the 60-meter-high Savica Falls.

Savica Waterfall

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Lipica is home of the famous Lipizzaner horses which have been bred for more than 400 years.

Lipica

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The Triglav Lakes Valley is a rocky hanging valley in the Julian Alps in Slovenia. The valley is also called the Seven Lakes Valley (Dolina sedmerih jezer), although there are ten and not seven lakes in the valley. It is above the tree line and is geologically Alpine karst, therefore it has also been termed the Sea of Stone Valley (Dolina kamnitega morja).

Triglav Lakes Valley

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Piran lies on the Gulf of Piran on the Adriatic Sea. The town has a lot of medieval architecture, charming narrow streets, compact houses and a gorgeous Venetian port.

Piran

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Rinka Falls is a waterfall in the Logar Valley, in the Municipality of Solčava in Slovenia. It is the source of the Savinja River. It has been proclaimed a natural heritage feature. With its drop of 105m, it is the highest of the 20 waterfalls in the Logar Valley.

Rinka

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The Vipava Valley is a valley in the Slovenian Littoral that serves as the main passage between the Friulian lowland and central Slovenia, and thus also an important corridor connecting Northern Italy to Central Europe. The valley is also renowned for its quality wines, especially white ones.

Vipava Valley

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