Slovenia: What to Do and What to See

Slovenia (Slovenija) is a country in Central Europe that dwells in the eastern Alps at the northeastern end of the Adriatic Sea, with Austria to the north, Italy to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast and Croatia to the south. Although small in size, Slovenia has a surprising diversity of landscapes, passing from the beaches of the Mediterranean to the tops of the Julian Alps, to the winding hills of the south. The sizing of this small country makes it simple to research as attractions are placed close together. It is possible to see Slovenia’s high spots in a day or two.

Boat on Lake Bohinj 2

Slovenia’s Top Attractive Features

Slovenia is filled with natural attractiveness with rolling hills, the Julian Alps, the Adriatic coastline and limestone caves.Slovenia’s must views include the Postojna Caves, Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj, Piran and the capital city of Ljubljana.

Postojna Caves Slovenia

Postojna cave

The most seen cave in all of Europe and the second biggest in the world, Postojna Caves is twenty kilometers of passages, galleries and chambers. This karst underground has hundreds of stalagmites, stalactites and calcite formations in a mixture of shapes and colors. Your Postojna Caves guided tour begins on an electric train through the cave passageways. After the train, a walking Postojna Caves tour will take you to the concert hall which can hold up to ten thousand individuals. A guided Postojna Caves tour endures an hour and a half. Better you bring something to wear as the temperature in the Postojna Caves ranges from 8–10 Celsius.

Predjama Castle