•  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]

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...

When you arrive in the courtyard of Ljubljana Castle, you are welcomed by a pleasant aroma of home-cooked food, including fresh homemade chicken soup, which is on the menu every day and is made from the same recipe as that used...

Gostilna Slovenija is a trademark: In Slovenia, restaurants have always played a special role. They have always been an important component part of the Slovenian heritage and culinary recognition. From now on, they will also be...

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...

The Slovenian company Riko will build a multi-purpose complex featuring a five-star Kempinski Hotel and 81 apartments and offices in the centre of the Belarus capital, Minsk. The construction of the hotel is valued at EUR 57...

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 centre – I feel Slovenia’ also in Doha

January 2015

The 2015 World Men’s Handball Championship will take place in Qatar over the following three weeks. In addition to matches, the Handball Association of Slovenia is organising a ‘Slovenian centre – I feel Slovenia’ in cooperation...[more]

Kranjska klobasa approved as protected Slovenian product in EU

Photo: Tomo Jeseničnik

January 2015

The European Commission has issued an implementing regulation entering Kranjska klobasa as the 22nd Slovenian product into the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications.[more]

Tina Maze, Peter Prevc, and the national hockey team named best athletes of 2014

Photo: Daniel Novakovič, STA

December 2014

Alpine skier Tina Maze and ski jumper Peter Prevc were named best athletes of the year for the second time running, and the Slovenian men's national ice hockey team was named country's best team. This is Maze's 5th time taking...[more]

Slovenian amateur minifootball team takes second place in Europe

December 2014

The Slovenian amateur minifootball team is returning from miniEURO in Herceg Novi as second-place winners. Under the coach Branko Kerčmar, the Slovenian team lost in the final 0:1 against Romania, who has taken home 1st place in...[more]

events

30.5.2014 - 30.5.2015

30.5.2014 - 30.5.2015
City museum of Ljubljana

17.11.2014 - 15.2.2015

17.11.2014 - 15.2.2015
Ljubljana, Cankarjev dom, CD Gallery

23.1. - 27.2.2015

23.1. - 27.2.2015
Cankarjev dom

2. - 17.2.2015

2. - 17.2.2015
Ptuj, streets of Ptuj

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.

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