Slovenia is a small Balkan nation, which is nestled in the stunning Julian Alps and has been experiencing increasing prosperity since 1991 when the country divorced itself from Yugoslavia. Boasting outstanding ski resorts, charming lake resorts, historical settlements, and a wonderful karst region, Slovenia is one of the most popular destinations in the Adriatic.
Slovenia’s sole significant city is its capital, Ljubljana, which resembles Prague housing gorgeous buildings and a hilltop castle. Absolutely Slavic in the atmosphere but romantic as well, Ljubljana’s old town can conveniently be explored on foot and still displays its Roman origins’ evidence, but the largest part of this city’s grandeur dates back to the Habsburg era.
For decades providing a popular holiday destination among Europeans, Lake Bled is blessed with a postcard-perfect position beneath the mighty Alps. Similarly, Lake Bohinj’s surrounding land remains untouched and breathtakingly beautiful, with hiking trails following a route up to Mt Triglav – a pivotal icon in Slovenian folklore. The renowned Karst region, Skocjan Caves, offer scenic tours.
Ljubljana perhaps represents the widest selection of lodging options with everything from affordably-priced, intimate family-run accommodations to luxury four-star rated hotels such as the Grand Hotel and Best Western. With numerous of the Alpine regions featuring lodging for winter sports enthusiasts, that are available in a variety of quality standards.
Airports in Slovenia
Ljubljana Airport (LJU), also known as Joze Pucnik Airport, is situated about 12 miles from the Slovenian capital. It is the main air gateway into and out of Slovenia. Ljubljana Airport offers links with a number of cities throughout Europe and several international destinations as well. Slovenia’s national airline, Adria Airways, operates the majority of flight services at the airport covering destinations, such as Zürich, Warsaw, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London and Brussels.