•  2000 years of Roman city  
       of Emona: A City of the Empire 
    •  Ljubljana Castle - a hard-to-miss symbol of the city and its most popular attraction.  
    •  Lipikum, museum dedicated 
       to the town of Lipica, its stud farm  
       and the famous white Lipizzaner  
       horses 

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...

Almost a decade ago, when Urša Kunz and Miha Pupis started farming, their pens housed ten goats. But they followed their goals and dreams. Their Country Estate Trnulja is located in Črna vas, in the heart of the Ljubljansko...[more]

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...

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...

Between 6 October and 6 November 2014, Ljubljana is hosting the eleventh consecutive Month of Design. This will be the second time that the event will be held at the premises of the former printing factory Mladinska knjiga on...

Donar brings together its own knowledge and design in order to manufacture perfect chairs in which your body does not feel the stress of prolonged sitting. It swears by ergonomic solutions and high-quality manufacturing...

Vita Mavrič. Photo: Nebojša Tejić

Twenty years ago Vita Mavrič – actress, singer, and activist – decided to have a go at theatre in a slightly different way: her cafe-based theatre developed into an active and social venue that hosted many aspiring as well as...[more]

Slovenia is scattered with numerous writers houses. They are connected by way of the Slovenian Writers Trail, which leads from Miško Kranjec’s birthplace in Velika Polana in Prekmurje across the entire country to the birthplace...

Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Cerkovna Ordninga (Church Order), written by Primož Trubar, a Slovenian Protestant writer, translator and priest, was published in 1564 in the German town of Tübingen and is considered to be one of his most important cultural...

The first references to the medieval town of Ljubljana were recorded in the twelfth century and the history tells us that, at that time, a small wooden fort was already located on the hill. However, the first explicit mention of...

Slovenian Wine in NYC

Photo: Tomo Jeseničnik/Mostphotos

February 2015

Winemaking has a long tradition in Slovenia. Numerous wine producers are proof of this, as on the basis of rich experience from the past and with the application of modern technological and marketing trends, they make wines which...[more]

World Literatures – Fabula 2015

Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

February 2015

The 12th edition of the Fabula festival will take place between 28 February and 8 March 2015. With more than 35 events at different locations in Ljubljana it is a literary harbinger of spring. The guests of this year's...[more]

Let’s snowkite!

February 2015

“Are we going? The conditions are excellent,” asked me Jernej Kastelec excitingly over the phone. He’s my instructor and guide into the world of snowkiting . “Hm - let’s go then,” I replied, somewhat unconvinced. My hesitation...

INTERVIEW: Jure Košir

February 2015

Jure Košir is one of the great legends of Slovenian Alpine skiing. He was competing on the white slopes in the 1990s and his successes had a significant impact on Slovenian national awareness at the time. He was the world youth...

events

30.5.2014 - 30.5.2015

30.5.2014 - 30.5.2015
City museum of Ljubljana

28.2. - 8.3.2015

28.2. - 8.3.2015

Sport

Vitranc Cup

14. - 15.3.2015

14. - 15.3.2015
Kranjska Gora

Quick Facts

capital: Ljubljana
language: Slovenian
population: 2.060.868 (April 2014)
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.

Sinfo Magazine

In Focus: Find the Joy of Winter in Slovenia

Interview: Viki Grošelj, Mountain Climber

Interview: Jure Košir, Alpine Skiing Legend

Gastronomy: Kranjska sausage

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Country Brand: I feel Slovenia

I feel Slovenia is the national brand of Slovenia. The brand's purpose is to increase Slovenia's competitiveness in different fields and enrich the image of Slovenia. Read more »

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