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Slovenia tailor-made holidays


Small but spectacular, Slovenia punches well above its weight in terms of looks and attractions. Often thought of as a fairy-tale kingdom full Sound of Music style scenery, it has far more to distract and delay the casual visitor.

The capital Ljubljana boasts fine Baroque and Hapsburg architecture and is guarded by an imposing hilltop castle. Pleasant riverside cafés and a fun night scene provide a nod to the present.

Lipica is home to the famous Lipizzaner horses that were originally bred by the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy for the Spanish riding School in Vienna. Only 3,000 remain in the world but you can visit to see a performance of classical riding or even saddle a horse of your own.

Lake Bled is the setting for an idyllic island church and atmospheric castle where you can take a dip in the blue-green waters, go boating or stroll along the water's edge in summer and skate or curl on the frozen ice in winter. Lake Bohinj is less visited but just as serene.

Outdoor enthusiasts should go white water rafting on the Soca River or head to the Julian Alps, one of Europe's least spoilt mountain ranges, with walking trails to appeal to both novices and hardened mountaineers. Skiing is another popular pastime and there are some 20 ski resorts throughout the mountains; Kranjska Gora is one of the best known.


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At a glance

Flying time from UK
2 hours

Time zone
GMT +1

Euro (€) = 100 cents

Slovenian and Serbo-Croatian

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Special offers in Slovenia

Crystal Symphony

Orient Express, Adriatic & Greek Isles Rendezvous on Crystal Symphony

10-day rail & cruise from £6,115 pp incl. flights

cruise offer

Exclusive tailor-made cruise holiday with Orient Express.
Book by: 31 October 2019

Join the world’s greatest train with a “6-star” cruise, indulging with open bars and all-inclusive fine dining between Venice, Croatia and the Greek islands.

Oceania Cruises in Kotor

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Gems of the Mediterranean on Riviera

15-day rail, stay & cruise from £5,460 pp incl. flights

cruise offer

Exclusive tailor-made rail & cruise holiday
Book by: 30 August 2019

After the old-world glitz of the Orient Express and a stay in Venice, take in the finest Adriatic ports with a small-ship cruise, from Croatia and Greek islands to Italy and Spain.

Top itineraries in Slovenia

Lake Bled, Slovenia

Gastronomy and History of Slovenia

5-day tailor-made self-guided journey from £1,300 pp incl. flights

A five-day tour of the beautiful alpine landscape and delicious cuisine of Slovenia, visiting Ljubljana, Lake Bled and the Julian Alps

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Best of Croatia & Slovenia

11-day tailor-made journey from £1,025 pp incl. flights

Image a magical, sun-kissed coastline, dotted with islands and medieval towns. Imagine an unspoilt landscape of craggy, limestone cliffs and sparkling, sapphire lakes.

Zagreb, Croatia

The Golden Eagle Danube Express Balkan Odyssey

9-day luxury rail journey from £6,555 pp incl. flights

Sit back, relax and enjoy all the comfort, luxury and first-class service and dining of the Golden Eagle Danube Express on this magical nine-day journey from Venice to Budapest, travelling through the heart of some of Europe's most intriguing destinations.

Top places to stay in Slovenia

Antiq Palace Hotel and Spa, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vander Urban Resort Hotel, Slovenia


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