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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

Avalon Travel Pub
Released: 2016-06-07
Paperback (848 pages)

Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling to Croatia and Slovenia.

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

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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.

The Rough Guide to Slovenia
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.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia
By DK

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Released: 2015-08-04
Paperback (252 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia is your in-depth guide to the very best of Slovenia.

Enjoy all that Slovenia has to offer with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide. Experience the tranquility and beauty of Slovenia, including the peaks of the Alps, the gorgeous Adriatic coastline, and the country's wonderful forests. Get active and enjoy skiing, snowboarding, caving, kayaking, rafting, or hiking, or relax and discover Slovenia's best restaurants and cafes. Our Eyewitness Travel Guide has recommendations for hotels at any budget, plus fun trips for children and families.

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.
  • 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 country as no one else can.

Insight Pocket Guide Slovenia
By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
Paperback (144 pages)

Insight Pocket Guide Slovenia
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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.

Croatia: Istria: with Rijeka and the Slovenian Adriatic (Bradt Travel Guide Croatia: Istria (W/ Rijeka & the Slovenia)
By Rudolf Abraham

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Croatia: Istria: with Rijeka and the Slovenian Adriatic (Bradt Travel Guide Croatia: Istria (W/ Rijeka & the Slovenia)
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This new 2nd edition of Bradt's Croatia: Istria, with Rijeka and the Slovenian Adriatic has been fully updated and remains the only full-length guide to the region including background and practical information. Istria has some of Croatia's most famous sites, including Pula's Roman amphitheatre, UNESCO protected Byzantine mosaics in Poreč, picturesque medieval hilltowns and frescoes, and the Brijuni Islands national park, home to Tito's summer residence. This guide also includes the transport hub and gateway city of Rijeka in the neighbouring Kvarner region, which is set to become European Capital of Culture in 2020. Istria makes a great base to explore the nearby Capodistria region of Slovenian coast and Karst areas, including beautiful coastal towns, Lipizzaner horses and UNESCO-listed caves, all of which are given expanded coverage in this new edition. Also new is increased coverage of the Parenzana cycling route.
With detailed sections on trekking, cycling and diving, plus information on windsurfing, paragliding, wreck diving (including sites such as the Coriolanus and the Baron Gautsch) and sailing, Bradt's Croatia: Istria, with Rijeka and the Slovenian Adriatic is ideal for adventurous people of all ages and on all budgets, who are curious about this well-heeled part of the former Yugoslavia. There is also a comprehensive wildlife section.
Croatia is renowned for its cuisine (and particularly its truffles) and there is plenty of pampering on offer, too, with some excellent luxury and boutique hotels and restaurants, as well as cheap spas and treatments compared to the rest of mainland Europe. Festivals, music, travelling with children, buying and maintaining property in Croatia, dinosaur tracks and ancient history are all included, as are inland areas which often receive comparatively little attention (and with the exception of Motovun see far fewer visitors than the coast).

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