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Slovenia Travel Guide

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Plan Your Slovenia Vacation

Slovenia may be the best-kept secret in Europe. Just half the size of Switzerland, the country is often treated as fly-over—or drive-through—territory by travelers heading to better-known places in Croatia or Italy. That's good news for anyone choosing Slovenia as a destination, either in its own right or as a highlight during a visit to the region. It means fewer crowds—even

in the peak summer touring months—fewer hassles, and in many ways a more relaxed travel experience with a chance to get to know the friendly and sophisticated Slovenian people.

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Updated 1/20/2014

Top Reasons To Go

  1. In Kotor, limb to St. John's Fortress, following the medieval walls for postcard views.
  2. Indulge in a night at the luxurious Sveti Stefan Ama resort. Once a village of old stone cottages, it's now a private island.
  3. Charter a yacht for a private sailing trip round the Bay of Kotor.
  4. Visit Gospa od Skrjelo (Our Lady of the Rock), a lovely church perched on a tiny islet, opposite Perast, just outside Kotor.

When To Go

When to Go

The country offers things to do year-round so the best time to visit depends on what you plan to do during your stay. Ljubljana is vibrant the wh...

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