•  The photographic exhibition »I Feel Slovenia. I Feel Culture.« draws on the cultural heritage of Slovenia. 
    •  In 2017, Slovenia marks the 60th anniversary 
       of the death of the great  
       Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik. 
    •  By raising awareness of how 
       dependent we all are on bees, 
       Slovenia has been striving to 
       have the UN proclaim 20 May as 
       World Bee Day. 

Islands have a certain something about them. Perhaps this is because they are surrounded by water, which shapes, changes and creates them anew every day. A boat trip, a walk across a bridge and you are on an island, where a whole...

Geography abounds with examples of particular landscape types taking their names from particular natural phenomena. Various branches of science owe their names to a specific phenomenon or form – volcanology, for example, being...

For centuries, forests have propelled our development and figured prominently in the progress of Slovenian society. Slovenia takes great pride in its vast meadows, clean rivers and forests, which paint the country in every...

Do you long for a pleasant escape in the woods without having to forego comfort? Lushna eco villas are made from natural materials and offer everything you ever felt was missing in a hotel stay and much more besides. Experience...

Cheese making has a long tradition in Slovenia. It started first on the Alpine dairy-farms and later also in the valleys. The areas of Bovec, Tolmin, Bohinj and Velika Planina are particularly known for their cheeses. More and...

A story has it that the Habsburg Emperor Franz-Josef (1830-1916) stopped for a meal at the renowned carriage drivers’ inn called Marinšek in Naklo near Kranj. The innkeeper told him that he could offer only ordinary house...

Slovenians are well known for their fondness for good cuisine. Now the challenge is to tempt diners into the most unusual of settings. Dinner in a coal mine or in gondola, anyone?

Towards the middle of the windswept Vipava Valley, Zemono Manor sits atop a little hill. It is famous for its Gostilna pri Lojzetu, a restaurant managed by an exceptional host, Tomaž Kavčič. Recently, the Dining Guide presented...

Combine tradition and quality with exclusive and inspiring design and a unique shoe collection is born. The new line just launched is the second joint project by the Draž dress designers and Alpina Footwear. The first limited...

Slovenia’s sea, lakes and rivers provide much needed cool refreshment on hot summer days, and health resorts and spas welcome guests throughout the year. Such a vast array of opportunities for swimming has inspired Slovenian...

Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Filip Flisar, Slovenian free-style ski cross competitor and the owner of the most beautiful moustache at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, wrote on his Facebook profile that he has designed his own clothes for this winter...

What is the secret of the success of those major Slovenian companies which have continued growing and developing for the past several decades? Krka, Gorenje, Kolektor, Adria Mobil, Elan - in spite of the difficult economic...

A selection of 38 photographs by well-known Slovenian photographers, chosen by the Slovenian Government Communication Office and the Ministry of Culture, presents the cultural diversity of this country, and culture in the...[more]

Over the last few years Slovenian audiences have been captivated by the musicals Cvetje v jeseni (Flowers in Autumn), Vesna and Veronika Deseniška. These are notable as the first Slovenian musicals,at least one of which has...

Pia and Marko. She has a warm personality and is a little restrained, but is very determined when on stage. He is energetic and effervescent. To count the many awards they have received so far would be too time-consuming and...

Slovenia is truly a fairy-tale country. Its landscape is dotted with castles, manor houses and fortresses that conceal stirring stories of the past behind their walls. Some castles have been renovated and converted into museums,...

Slovenia - Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022

November 2017

The Slovenian Book Agency (JAK) prepares Guest of Honour Appearance at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022. Official agreement to be signed in early 2018.

The Traditional Slovenian Breakfast campaign becoming increasingly popular, brings results

November 2017

The Slovenian national campaign promoting locally produced food and stressing the importance of eating breakfast is showing positive results. Moreover, several other European countries have decided to follow Slovenia's example,...

Ljubljana awarded WTM Responsible Tourism Award for communication

November 2017

Ljubljana has been recognised as the best for communication at London's World Travel Market (WTM), one of the biggest events of the travel industry. According to the city's tourism board, the Responsible Tourism Award makes...

Brdo hotel named best luxury country hotel in the world

November 2017

Hotel Brdo at the Brdo pri Kranju estate has been named the Luxury Country Hotel of the Year by international tourist portal Luxury Travel Guide. Špela Munih Stanič, who is in charge of running the estate, accepted the award at...


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Quick Facts

capital: Ljubljana
language: Slovenian
population: 2.064.188 (2016)
currency: Euro
area: 20,273 km2

The Republic of Slovenia lies at the heart of Europe, where the Alps face the Pannonian plains and the Mediterranean meets the mysterious Karst. To the north borders to Austria; Hungary is to the east; Croatia to the sout and Italy to the west.

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