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The Village Of Vače Is The Heart Of Slovenia

The village of Vače, about 20 kilometers east of Ljubljana, may look unremarkable at first glance, but its unique position within Slovenia has made it a popular tourist attraction – and a symbol of Slovenian nationhood. In 1982, a group of enthusiasts, led by Jože Dernovšek and Peter Svetik, came up with the idea of building a monument just outside ...

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European Green Capital of 2016 Ljubljana Listed on Top Ten Cities

Winning the well-deserved accolade of European Green Capital of 2016, the elegant Slovenian capital boasts a wealth of green spaces. If you’re feeling green yourself, the car-free centre is perfect to explore by bicycle, or else you can navigate a stand-up paddle-board along the gorgeously green Ljubljanica river that flows through the centre. Low prices mean you can find brilliant ...

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Slovenia Expects Another Tourist Record In 2015

Slovenia may see another record tourist season this year, according to the Slovenian Tourism Board (STO). Data from the central bank show a 10.7% annual increase in spending by foreign tourists in the first nine months of the year, reaching EUR 1.77bn. STO acting director Maja Pak has told a recent event organised by journalists focusing on tourism that for ...

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Expert Travel Consultants at Wine Tasting Event hosted by Ambassador Dr. Cerar

Yesterday, Ambassador Dr. Cerar hosted in his residence a wine tasting event for the Connoisseur’s team of expert travel consultants. Slovenian wines were presented by sommelier Ms. Andreja Košir Gažovič and Ms. Polona Brumec (Sanctum Wines), Slovenian beer by Marta Rojnik of the Rojnik Hops Brewery and best Slovenian features by Luxury Slovenia travel agency.   Source: Embassy of Slovenia in ...

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Slovenia Presented at World Travel Market in London

Slovenia was presented as a green, attractive and healthy tourist destination at the World Travel Market (WTM) event in London on Tuesday as tourism officials met representatives of British and global media houses. Head of the Slovenian Tourism Board (STO) Maja Pak told the press that WTM London was an excellent opportunity to inform the global tourism and media public ...

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Mobile Apps Slovenia’s Top 50 and Slovenia’s Top 100

The mobile apps Slovenia’s Top 50 and Slovenia’s Top 100 offer a selection of the most popular Slovenian tourist attractions according to the number of visits to the web portal www.slovenia.info. As the names imply, Slovenia’s Top 50 contains 50 attractions while Slovenia’s Top 100 contains 100. Mobile apps enable guests in Slovenia to see which tourist attractions can be found in ...

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Summer Brings More Flights, Destinations to Ljubljana Airport

As air transport switches to summer schedule today, Slovenia’s main airport brings several changes, such as new routes to Stockholm, Helsinki and Berlin, more flights to Istanbul and Swiss Air as a new airliner. Slovenian flag carrier Adria Airways has added Stockholm to its list of European capitals where it flies from the Letališče Jožeta Pučnika Ljubljana airport, or Ljubljana ...

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