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Slovenia Flag The Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Republika Slovenija) is a country in central Europe. It is bordered by Austria, Croatia, Hungary, and Italy, as well as having a coast on the Adriatic Sea (an arm of the Mediterranean Sea).

As of 2009, the population of Slovenia was estimated to be 2,054,199. The country's capital and largest city is Ljubljana, which, as of 2009, had an estimated population of 280,000, with a total of about 550,000 people living in the combined city and surrounding metropolitan area.

Slovenia Country Details


Country Name Slovenia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central Europe
Flag Slovenia Flag
Principal Language Slovenian
Capital Ljubljana


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Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia
By Rick Steves

Steves Rick
Released: 2016-06-07
Paperback (848 pages)

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Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations on what's worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Slovenia
By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-07-18
Paperback (252 pages)

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Your in-depth guide to the very best of Slovenia. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful destination with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.

Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to Slovenia's stunning architecture and its scenic drives that lets you experience the best hotels, bars, and shops that the country has to offer. Try local delicacies at fantastic restaurants, bars, and clubs, and enjoy the great views in spots that will take your breath away. We have the best hotels for every budget, plus fun activities for the solitary traveler or for families and children visiting Slovenia.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia:

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia truly shows you this place as no one else can.

Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Slovenia, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Slovenia, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time and experience the best of everything.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide. Visit TravelDK.com to learn more.

Lonely Planet Slovenia (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet & Steve Fallon

Lonely Planet
Paperback (288 pages)

Lonely Planet Slovenia (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Slovenia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll the leafy streets of Ljubljana, dive into the great outdoors at Lake Bled or sip some of the world's best Merlot in Vipava; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Slovenia and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Slovenia Travel Guide:

  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, sport, cuisine, wine, customs
  • Over 30 maps
  • Covers Ljubljana, Skofja Loka, Lake Bled, Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Triglav National Park, Soca Valley, Vipava Valley, Lipica, Piran, Postojna, Rogaska Slatina, Prekmurje and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Slovenia , our most comprehensive guide to Slovenia, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe, Central Europe or Mediterranean Europe guide.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Slovenia (National Geographic Adventure Map)
By National Geographic Maps - Adventure

National Geographic Maps
Multicoloured Map (2 pages)

Slovenia (National Geographic Adventure Map)
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  • Waterproof and tear-resistant.
  • Hundreds of points-of-interest and thousands of place names.
  • Index for easily locating them.
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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map

National Geographic's Slovenia Adventure Map is designed to meet the unique needs of adventure travelers with its detailed and accurate information. This map includes thousands of cities and towns with an index for easily locating them, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for highways, major roadways, scenic routes, and more. Transportation within and beyond the country is also made easier with the locations of airports, airfields, railroads, ferry routes, and border crossings. Myriad points of interest are noted including national parks, museums, castles, archeological sites, churches, and more.

Slovenia's western half is shown on the front side of the print map including the cities of Kranj, Ljubljana, Nova Gorica, Postojna, Litija, and Kocevj. The reverse side of the map covers the eastern portion of the country, and shows the cities of Velenje, Celje, Novo Mesto, Crnomelj, Maribor, Murska Sobota, Ptuj, Slovenska Bistrica, and Brezice.

Once a founding member of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Slovenia declared its full sovereignty in 1991 and is now the richest Slavic nation in the European Union. It is the third most forested country in Europe and over a third of the area is protected. Its picturesque mountain ranges are popular with hikers and skiers while some of its most unique attractions include over 9,000 karst caves, thermal spas, the world's oldest grapevine, and a large number of casinos. One of the most biodiverse countries in the world, Slovenia offers travelers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy breathtaking natural wonders and a wide variety of diverse experiences in a relatively small region.

Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.

  • Map Scale = 1:205,000
  • Sheet Size = 25.5" x 37.75"
  • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
The Rough Guide to Slovenia (Rough Guides)
By Rough Guides

ROUGH GDS
Released: 2017-06-13
Paperback (328 pages)

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This in-depth coverage of Slovenia's local attractions and sights takes you to the most rewarding spots—from the Julian Alps to caves and lakes to Tivoli City Park—and stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages. With a beautiful new cover, amazing tips and information, and key facts, The Rough Guide to Slovenia is the perfect travel companion.

Discover Slovenia's highlights, with expert advice on exploring the best sites, participating in festivals, and exploring local landmarks through extensive coverage of this fascinating area.

Easy-to-use maps; reliable advice on how to get around; and insider reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops for all budgets ensure that you won't miss a thing. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Slovenia.

Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.

Moon Croatia & Slovenia (Moon Handbooks)
By Shann Fountain Alipour

Fountain Alipour Shann
Released: 2016-05-10
Paperback (432 pages)

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Join world traveler Shann Fountain Alipour for an unforgettable experience. With her unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Croatia & Slovenia has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience.

With their the sun-washed towns, sparkling coastlines, thick green forests, and snow-topped mountains, Moon Croatia & Slovenia shows you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Sample the local vintages along the best wine routes and explore the breathtaking scenery while basking in the Mediterranean sunshine. Along with trip ideas like “Dalmatian Islands Getaway” and tips on how to make the most of short stays in Zagreb, Dubrovnik, and Ljubljana, Alipour knows exactly where to find authentic experiences off the beaten track.

With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience.

Moon Croatia & Slovenia includes areas such as:
Zagreb
Inland Croatia
Istria
Kvarner Gulf
Northern and Southern Dalmatia
Dubrovnik
Ljubljana
Inland Slovenia
Coastal Slovenia and the Karst Region

Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip!
Touring Europe for longer? Try Moon Iceland, Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast, and Moon Prague & Budapest.

Insight Guides Pocket Slovenia (Insight Pocket Guides)
By Insight Guides

Guides Insight
Paperback (144 pages)

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Slovenia is a diverse and varied country, with some of Europe's most pristine and dramatic landscapes. From its friendly capital city, Ljubljana, to its snowcapped mountains, azure lakes, dense forests and fragment of jagged coastline, Slovenia has much to offer. The new edition of Insight Pocket Guide Slovenia, a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography, brings this enchanting country to life.



Inside Insight Pocket Guide Slovenia:

Where To Go details all the key sights in the country, from its charming capital, Ljubljana, to spectacular scenic spots like Lake Bled.

Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip, including the arresting Soca Valley and the medieval splendour of Koper old town.

A Perfect Day provides an itinerary for the best things to do in one day in Ljubljana.

What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from an array of outdoor sports to shopping in Ljubljana's upmarket boutiques.

Essential information on Slovenian culture, including a brief history of the country.

Eating Out covers the country's best cuisine.

A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.



'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia
By DK Publishing

DK Travel
Released: 2012-01-30
Paperback (256 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia
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From the peaks of the Alps to the Adriatic coastline, experience the very best of Slovenia with this brand-new addition to the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guide series. Whether you seek tranquility in one of the country's national parks or forests, or want to participate in one of the many outdoor activities Slovenia has to offer — including skiing, snowboarding, caving, kayaking, rafting, and hiking — this guidebook covers every aspect of this fascinating country.

Rick Steves' Croatia & Slovenia
By Rick Steves

Rick Steves
Released: 2014-05-13
Paperback (836 pages)

Rick Steves  Croatia & Slovenia
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With this guide, you'll explore charming towns and undiscovered natural wonders. Stroll atop the walls that encircle romantic Dubrovnik, wander through the Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split, and set sail to the islands of Korcula and Hvar on the glimmering Adriatic. Feel the spray from the waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Drive mountain passes in Slovenia's idyllic Julian Alps. And take side-trips to Montenegro's dramatic Bay of Kotor and the Turkish-flavored city of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations on what's worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
Greater Than a Tourist – Ljubljana Slovenia: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
By Andreja Dintinjana

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Greater Than a Tourist – Ljubljana Slovenia: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
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Are you excited about planning your next trip? Do you want to try something new? Would you like some guidance from a local? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this Greater Than a Tourist book is for you. Greater Than a Tourist by Andreja Dintinjana offers the inside scoop on Ljubljana. Most travel books tell you how to sightsee. Although there's nothing wrong with that, as a part of the Greater than a Tourist series, this book will give you tips from someone who lives at your next travel destination. In these pages, you'll discover local advice that will help you throughout your trip. Travel like a local. Slow down and get to know the people and the culture of a place. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

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