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Domačija Majerija

Domačija Majerija – No. 2 on Top 10 Restaurants Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia 2019 The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 Slovenia, placed on the culinary map of the world! Carrying out a professional, independent and national selection of the best slovenian restaurants. One of The Best 10 Restaurants in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia. This villa outside …

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Top 10 Restaurants Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia

The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 Slovenia, placed on the culinary map of the world! Carrying out a professional, independent and national selection of the best slovenian restaurants. The Best 10 Restaurants in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia: The Best 10 Restaurants in Mediteranean & Karst Slovenia 1. Gostilna Pri Lojzetu — Dvorec Zemono Also WINNER: Best …

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Bužinel Wines / Goršika Brda / Slovenia

Winemaking and producing top quality wine Vintners’ society called Brajda The Bužinel family have a long tradition of winemaking, grandfather Karlo first started producing wine in the mid-sixties and began supplying restaurants in Ljubljana and Domžale. In 1985, together with a few other wine producers from the Brda region, they established a vintners’ society called Brajda. Brajda’s aim was for …

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Cows Ball Bohinj 2019

62ND TRADITIONAL COWS’ BALL 15. September 2019,  Ukanc, Bohinj The summer season in Slovenia’s alpine region officially ends in mid-September with one of the country’s most unique traditional festivals Cow’s Ball. Held in Bohinj since 1954, the event celebrates the return of local shepherds and their cattle to the valley after a summer of grazing …

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Top 10 SLOVENian Dishes

1. Belokranjska pogača – Bela Krajina Flat Bread Belokranjska pogača is a delicious savoury round flat cake and has recently been granted the European Union’s Traditional Specialty Guaranteed designation. Before it is baked, it is coated with egg, cumin seeds and salt. Served warm, it is similar in taste to freshly baked bread. 2. Blejska …

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Top 10 Restaurants Thermal Pannoinan Slovenia

The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 Slovenia, placed on the culinary map of the world! Carrying out a professional, independent and national selection of the best slovenian restaurants. The Best 10 Restaurants in Thermal Pannoinan Slovenia: The Best 10 Restaurants in Thermal Pannoinan Slovenia 1. Hiša Denk Also WINNER: Best Gostilna & WINNER: Mediterranean & Karst …

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Golden Drum Festival 2019 – Top Marketing Event

Top Marketing Competition Creativity 4 change The 26th International Festival of Creativity Golden Drum, taking place in Portorož, Slovenia, 17-18 October 2019, has revealed its first program schedule, which will be led by the slogan “Creativity 4 Change”. Entrants have 8 days left to participate in the official competition of the Festival, which is also …

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Russian Dacha brand with new Caviar and Champagne

Russian Dacha brand strenghtened with boutique selection Russian Dacha a beautifully restored suburban villa, which is listed as protected cultural heritage, is a powerful, intriguing story in itself. Due to its architectural peculiarity, the villa is an unusual, but due to its interior and furnishings, probably the most authentic preserved symbol of Slovenian bourgeois life …

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Bukovniško lake

Energy par with 26 marked energetic points 46.672803, 16.336582Bukovniško lake lies in the middle of a forest of chestnut and beech. It is a real gem of Pomurje, for it offers a plethora of options for resting, hiking, biking, picnics in nature, playtime for children, organizing activities in the cabin, fishing and gathering life’s vital …

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Top 10 Restaurants Alpine Slovenia

The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 Slovenia, placed on the culinary map of the world! Carrying out a professional, independent and national selection of the best slovenian restaurants. The Best 10 Restaurants in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia: The Best 10 Restaurants Alpine Slovenia 1. Hiša Franko – Aslo WINNER: Vox Populi & WINNER: Alpine Region Also WINNER: …

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Kabaj Wines / Goršika Brda / Slovenia

The Kabaj Homestead The White Queen of Brda The Kabaj Homestead (pronounced kah-BYE) has been producing some of Slovenia’s most prized vintages since the early 1990s. The award-winning winery owes its fame to a literal and figurative marriage of French winemaking know-how and traditions with Slovenia’s unique terroir, climate and grape varieties. The literal marriage …

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Bled Strategic Forum 2019

(Re)sources of (In)stability The Slovenia / Bled / 30. August – 3. September 2019 Resources, their availability and regional dispersion are shaping strategic relations in the international community. The effective management of strategic resources maintains stability, reduces security risks and contributes to improving living standards, whereas uneven and unjust distribution lead to inequality and the …

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Vote for The Best Restaurants in Ljubljana 2019 By IYP

Best LJ Restaurant 2019 / In Your Pocket In recent years Ljubljana has truly turned into something of a paradise for food-lovers, with countless features published in the international press, locally-run food tours and food-walks becoming increasingly favoured, and food-related events such as Restaurant Week, Odprta Kuhna and November Gourmet Ljubljana turning into some of …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 36 / 2019 / Dom na Joštu

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia Best 100 Slovenian Restaurants 2019 To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 THE Slovenia Lakes THE Slovenia Book: Top 100 Destinations (3rd Edition) THE …

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Top 10 Restaurants in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia

The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 Slovenia, placed on the culinary map of the world! Carrying out a professional, independent and national selection of the best slovenian restaurants. The Best 10 Restaurants in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia: 1. Restavracija JB WINNER: Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Region ​ JB restavracija 2. Restavracija Strelec Restavracija Strelec 3. Restavracija Cubo …

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Top 10 Startups Slovenia

Best Startups from Slovenia Bitstamp Now offi cially based in Luxembourg, Slovenia-founded Bitstamp is currently the world’s second largest bitcoin exchange by volume. In April 2016 the company became the fi rst bitcoin exchange to receive a regulatory licence to trade in all 28 EU member states. www.bitstamp.net Celtra Founded in 2006, Celtra is one …

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Fairbnb alternative to Airbnb starts in September 2019

Fairbnb – sustainable, short-term rental platform Fairbnb is launching a platform for short-term rentals aimed at helping local communities. The platform plans to work with neighbourhoods to make short-term rentals sustainable. Like Airbnb, Fairbnb is a virtual meeting place for hosts and guests to connect. Unlike Airbnb, the cooperative says that it is focused on ustainable …

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Top Wine Tours in Slovenia

Unique Wine Tours – Best of Slovenia Savor the Experience We’ve known Andrew (the exceptional character behind Savor the Experience tours) for years, so we’re perfectly comfortable plagiarising the following description of his highly recommendable bespoke tours: ‘If you want to enjoy a 5-course lunch without busloads of tourists, sample a dozen kinds of goat …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 35 / 2019 / Jamnik

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 THE Slovenia Lakes THE Slovenia Book: Top 100 Destinations (3rd Edition) Products made with love in Slovenia …

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Taste Posavje 29.8. – 7.9. 2019

Best Posavje culinary specialists, wines and farm delicacies In Posavje region we have designed one-week events under the common brand TASTE POSAVJE, which brings together the best culinary specialists, wines and farm delicacies. Under the vision “fresh-local-tasty”, top chefs, winemakers and producers in the region, who appreciate the local ingredients and goods produced in Posavje, …

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Hotel and restaurant Planinka with Chef Robič / Michelin restaurant La Truffe Noire

In the gorgeous Upper Savinjska region, surrounded by nature In the gorgeous Upper Savinjska region, surrounded by nature, more precisely in the town of Ljubno ob Savinji, the runner-up of the Slovenia GREEN destination competition, hides a boutique hotel and restaurant Planinka, whose story is more than a hundred years old. The conservation of tradition …

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Untouched by Light – the world’s first sparkling wine made, sold and tasted in complete darkness

Untouched by Light made from the selected Chardonnay grapes Research shows that the exposure of wine to daylight or artificial lighting results in light-struck aromas. For that reason Radgonske Gorice have turned to the dark side and started producing Untouched by Light made from the selected Chardonnay grapes by using the famous inside-the-bottle French fermentation …

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The lake on Mounth Zvoh / Highest sailing regatta in Europe, at 2.000 m

The highest lying artificially made lake in Slovenia 46.308252, 14.541420 The lake on mount Zvoh is the highest lying artificially made lake in Slovenia. Veliki Zvoh is also the highest point of the trendy ski resort of Krvavec. Therefore the lake can be considered full of hyperbole. The lake was created to aid in the …

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Slovenian Viljamovka – the recipient of a prestigious award

The William’s pear spirit Zima winner of the prestigious international competition IWSC Zima, a spirit made of William’s pear, of the Slovene producer Evrosad, is the winner of the prestigious international competition IWSC. The William’s pear spirit, Zima, of the producer Evrosad, has won first place in the prestigious international competition IWSC. It is a …

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Top Slovenia tourism results for the first six mounths of 2019

Top Slovenian tourist destinations and providers, especially campsites, report good occupancy and excellent results for 2019 According to provisional official statistical data, more than 2.5 million arrivals and more than 6 million overnight stays were recorded in the first half of 2019, which is 6 % more compared to 2018 in arrivals and 4 % more in …

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Daiquiri – for hot summer days, refresh yourself with this simple three ingredient cocktail!

The king of simplicity, the Daiquiri is one of the best examples of strong, sweet and sour. But with this drink balance is key.  Ingredients for Daiquiri cocktail: 50 ml Rum Diplomatico 20 ml Lime juice  15 ml Sugar syrup Glass: Coup Ice: Straight up Method: Add all ingredients to a stirring glass, fill with …

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Top Slovenia Wine Events

Top Annual Wine Events in Slovenia February Salon of Sparkling WineTaking place each year during the week of Valentine’s day, the Salon of Sparkling Wines is a reflection of the increased interest in bubbly amongst both Slovene winemakers and wine drinkers, and the celebration at the Grand Hotel Union lasts well into the night.Ljubljana, www.radost.si …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 34 / 2019 / Bohinj Lake

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia THE Slovenia Lakes BOHINJ: A breathtaking alpine lake Best 100 Slovenian Restaurants 2019 To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 Products made with love …

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Gin Monologue – made by chef Tomaž Kavčič from restaurant Pri Lojzetu at Zemono Castle

Reddot award 2019 winner Gin Monologue is  made by one Slovenian best known chef from restaurant Pri Lojzetu at Zemono Castle. According to Tomaž Kavčič, Monologue is gin with a new taste, character and likeness. It is gin that envelops the story and the rhythm of Slovenian from Alps to the Adriatic See. Monologue Gin …

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ORGANIZED.SI Simply Useful

Uniquely designed under the most talented Slovenian designers and architects Organized is not just a brand, it is a way of life. With using our products you can save time, money and definitely reduce your stress. Products are uniquely designed under the management of one of the most talentedSlovenian designers and architects. The creators of Organized are environmentally …

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Darrel Joseph

Distinguished wine journalist and competition judge Darrel is an American-born international wine writer, judge and lecturer living in Vienna. He specialises in the wine regions of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, including Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and many Balkan countries, and his writing has appeared in international publications. With his extensive tasting experience, Darrel judges in international wine competitions …

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Gostilna Ančka

One of the best traditional restaurant While it would be all but impossible to find a consensus choice for the label of Best Traditional Restaurant in Slovenia, Ančka is definitely one of the names on the short list. Known first and foremost for its štruklji – a typical Slovenian dish akin to a dumpling, but …

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Bohinj Night 2019

The Biggest party in Bohinj 10. 8. 2019 at 8 p.m. Pod Brezo Skalco, Ribčev Laz, Bohinj Experience the highlight of the summer season in Bohinj with fun for all generations. Evening program includes several music guests and attractive performances-In addition to the famous Slovenian singer Jan Plestenjak, CoverLover and DJ JOHNY will also take care for the biggest party …

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Pristava lake

A top-rated fishing destination 46.565805, 15.766537 Lake Pristava, also known as Šikerjev pond, because of the famous Šiker inn, which has called the lake’s surroundings home for quite a couple of centuries. The owners of the land on which the lake stands were the dukes of Herberstein, and the lake itself was meant for fishing. …

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JEMDOMAČE Online Marketplace with Homemade products

Wide range of homemade products Online marketplace jemdomace.si offers a wide range of homemade products made by local farmers and producers from Slovenska Bistrica and its vicinity. In our offer you can find excellent Styrian specialties such as home-made pumpkin oil, wine, honey, marmalades, liqueurs, herbal teas, pasta, cookies, variety of milk products, salami, etc. …

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Slovenia Top 10 Unique Things

THE Slovenia Book: Top 100 Destinations (3rd Edition) 1. Baby Dragons Already one of Slovenia’s top attractions and one of Europe’s most famous caves, Postojna Cave made international headlines in 2016 with the birth of its ‘baby dragons’, small cave-dwelling creatures more properly known olm or proteus, or locally as ‘human fish’. 2. Churches, Chapels …

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Finding a suitable house or apartment for buying or renting

Stoja Trade Real Estate Agency Finding a suitable house or apartment for buying or renting on a mid and long-term basis in Slovenia was not easy especially in the early 90’s. Long-term rental options, particularly outside the main tourist centers, were rare. Real estate market has changed significantly in recent years. For newcomers to Slovenia, …

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Krško

Pleasant town along the Sava River This pleasant town along the Sava River is the meeting point for many business trips, accompanied by cultural, culinary, educational and rich experiences.  Krško Municipality stretches over almost 300 km2 and provides home to some 26,000 inhabitants. The landscape is quite fit for agricultural activities, which is also reflected …

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WINNERS of SLOVENIA RESTAURANT AWARDS 2019

Ljubljana, May the 7 th , 2019 – Selecting Slovenia’s best restaurants – The Slovenia Restaurant  Awards 2019 by Dines Club – whose award ceremony was held on May the 7 th , 2019 in the Evergreen restaurant in Smlednik, Slovenia, declared the winners of the awards for the year 2019. THE WINNERS OF THIS …

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Best 100 Slovenian Restaurants 2019

TOP 100 Slovenian Restaurants 2019 by The Slovenia Restaurant Awards. TOP3 Gostilna Pri Lojzetu — Dvorec Zemono Also WINNER: Best Gostilna & WINNER: Mediterranean & Karst Region Gostilna Pri Lojzetu, Dvorec Zemono Hiša Franko Also WINNER: Vox Populi & WINNER: Alpine Region Hiša Franko Vila Podvin   Vila Podvin To find out other unique places …

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Sourdough mania

Anita Šumer is a passionate, 100% self-taught sourdough baker I’m a passionate, 100% self-taught sourdough baker from Slovenia. I’m a translator and teacher by education and previous career, but I found my greatest passion and obsession in sourdough. I started baking in 2012, when my husband Sašo had his gallbladder removed and could no longer eat …

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Rex Chair

The collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City The “REX” Chair is a Slovenian wood chair design that is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art MOMA in New York City and was designed by Slovene architect and designer Niko Kralj (1920-2013) in 1952. In 2012, it was given …

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Gradiško lake

Lake is dotted with some 20 marked energetic points 46.571795, 15.871801 Gradiško lake, also known as Trojiško lake, calls the village of Sv.Trojica v Slovenjskih Goricah its home.  The pilgrimage church of the Holy Trinity makes for a unique backdrop to the lake, which is otherwise known for healing locations scattered on the hillside under …

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Q&A Just A Corpse / Valerija Kelava and Uroš Belantič / Fashion Talks

Published in Vogue, Grazia, Marie Claire, Elle, Numero, Cosmopolitan … A top model and a fashion designer, the co-founder of Just A Corpse. Non partisan think the luxury leisure and body-wear brand Just A Corpse draws inspiration from dance, the art deriving form the most primordial of our belongings: our bodies. Just A Corpse fine garments …

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Marjan Batagelj / director of Postojna Cave Park

Postojna Cave has become one of the top touris tourist destinations Source: THE Slovenia Book 2017 With the Postojna Cave celebrating their 39-millionth visitor in 2019, ensuring that the caves are kept in their pristine condition while continuing the Postojna Cave Park’s exponential growth as a tourist destination might seem daunting. Luckily, the director of the …

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Safe in SLO mountains / tips

Safety precaution tips for mountains Slovenian mountains are stunning. But what most people forget is that great views demand a well-prepared mountaineer with experience and knowledge and what is most important: appropriate equipment. It is of great importance to be appropriately equipped when heading to high mountains. In the recent years, Slovenian mountains are gaining …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 30 / 2019 / Dom na Joštu

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 THE Slovenia Book: Top 100 Destinations (3rd Edition) THE Slovenia Wine: Top 125 Experiences Products made with …

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The Slovene Language – How to say …?

ENG / SLO Vocabulary Slovene is a Southern Slavic language with a 25-letter alphabet. It is closely related to Serbian and Croatian, and also shares many words with other Slavic languages. Although some words and letter combinations may appear unpronounceable at first glance, Slovene is actually a fairly phonetic language with very few irregularities – although the …

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Slovenia Wonders

The Slovenia Wonders project The Slovenia Wonders project is based around the development of an integrated tourism project (ITP) that will present the best of Slovenia all in one convenient destination for both foreign tourists and locals. Visitors will literally be able to feel Slovenia through all five senses at a single location, as well as find …

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Celje

Where history comes alive Aquaint central European town that proudly celebrates its long turbulent history and rich cultural heritage, with 50,000 inhabitants Celje is the third largest city in Slovenia and an increasingly popular destination for both domestic and international tourists. Over the past two millennia the city has seen its fair share of ups …

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AirPod Smart Napping Pod

Slovenia’s smart napping pod coming at the European airports AIRPOD is Slovenian company which is developing an advanced napping pod with incorporated smart functions packed in the eye-catching design, offering complete privacy – AirPod Smart Napping Pod. They are creating a product by implementing the advantages of high technology with a purpose to serve people …

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Negovsko lake

Carries within its depths, as well as on the surface 46.595062, 15.961723 Found in the landscape park of Negova, Negovsko lake carries within its depths, as well as on the surface amidst flowers of white lotus, numerous incredible stories. It came to be some 400 years ago, with combining no less than 14 castle ponds, …

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Radomir Stojanovič / Ljubljana’s top wine event organiser

We were the first in Slovenia to launch these types of events Radomir is the man behind several of the most notable wine events in Slovenia, including the Slovenian Wine Festival and the Ljubljana Wine Route, whose aim is to raise the drinking culture, promote quality wines,winemakers and cuisine, and make Slovenian products more widely known both at home …

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Portorož

A top resort destination With only 47km of Adriatic coast Slovenes have to make the most of every centimetre. The result is a coastline dotted with half a dozen or so notable towns, each with its own unique character, strengths and weaknesses. The poetically named Portorož, or Port of Roses, is home to one of …

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Bovec

Valleys of inspiration THE Slovenia Book: Top 100 Destinations (3rd Edition) Still on the sunny side of the alps, Bovec is a real green piece of Europe, a must if you really want to feel sLOVEnia! Catchy ofcial slogans aside, Slovenia’s supreme summer and winter sports town really ofers a lot. Lying in the magnifcent …

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New flight / july 2019: London Heathrow – Ljubljana

From the 15th of July to the 2nd of September 2019 The long awaited flight connection between London Heathrow and Slovenia’s capital city, Ljubljana, will run from the 15th of July to the 2nd of September with a flight time of just 2 hours, 20 minutes. Growth in numbers of the British travelleres visiting Slovenia, …

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Blaguško lake

Near the town of Sv. Jurij ob Ščavnici 46.564634, 15.997987 Blaguško lake, located near the town of Sv. Jurij ob Ščavnici was constructed as a reservoir for collecting spring and autumn rains, which were to be used for irrigation in the hot summer months. Today, it is considered a fishing and hiking spot. THE Slovenia …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 28 / 2019: Lake Jasna / Kranjska gora

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia Kranjska Gora: Slovenia‘s top mountain resort THE Slovenia Lakes To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 Products made with love in Slovenia Products made …

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Velika planina – breathtakingly hiker’s paradise 30 min from Ljubljana

Only a stone’s throw away from the Slovenia capital The charming Velika planina. Only a stone’s throw away from Ljubljana lies the breathtakingly beautiful (but easily accessible by a cable car) Velika planina mountain plateau. The place itself is magical and one gets a feeling as if one stepped directly into the fairy-tale. THE Slovenia …

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Dolenjske Toplice Spa with new water slides

A perfect holiday destination for families Only an hour away from Ljubljana lies Dolenjske Toplice spa, which is primarily known for their Medical Rehabilitation Centre, which successfully treats rheumatic diseases of the locomotor system, conditions after injury and surgery as well as pain in the spine, joints and muscles, and osteoporosis-related pain. THE Slovenia Book: Top …

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Petra Stušek is new President of the ECM

Great privilege and responsibility at the same time At the European Cities Marketing ‘s General Assembly in Ljubljana which took place in Ljubljana, M.Sc Petra Stušek, managing director of Ljubljana Tourism, was elected President of the European Cities Marketing. This high-level position within the reputable organisation will raise Ljubljana’s profile even more as a successful …

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Gajševsko lake

The largest man-made lake in the area Gajševsko jezero 46.533241, 16.120072 Gajševsko lake is situated near the village of Gajševci in the Pomurska region. It is the largest man-made lake in the area and is most popular amongst fishermen, who fish the its waters for enormous carp. The lake’s surroundings are home to a plethora …

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Danilo / Restaurant and winery / Reteče / Škofja Loka

Danilo – gostilna & vinoteka, is a charming restaurant and winery found near Škofija Loka. The third generation that has inherited Danilo, brother and sister duo, Gašper and Nina Čarman, continue the establishment’s long tradition of producing delicious traditional dishes with a modern twist, more than living up to its motto ‘tradition, local, modern’. Its …

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Women & Wine / Ljubljana / Fužinski grad / 4.7.2019

120 wines, 37 wine producers, 7 food corners Wine and culinary testing from the Women&Wine Assotiation from Slovenia and Italy. More then 110 wines to taste, olive oil and top Slovenian culinary drills. With some nice summer music. – 28,00 Eur presale on brikevmestu@gmail.com – 35,00 Eur on the event day The event is for …

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Aleš Kristančič – The artist of Goriška Brda

The man behind Movia The man behind Movia, Aleš Kristančič, has been described as ‘the wine ge-nius of Slovenia, ‘star of the Slovenian wine scene’, ‘a visionary’, ‘a genuine and complete showman’, ‘intensely focused, passionate and unpredictable at once’ and ‘oddly loveable’ – and that was only in a single article from Food & Wine …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 27 / 2019

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 Products made with love in Slovenia Products made with love in Slovenia ALL PRODUCTS

Good & cheap lunch in Ljubljana

Odrta Kuhna – Open Kitchen Are you trying to decide where to take your loved ones, friends, or even business partners for lunch or dinner? Are their tastes and wishes too different to only go to one place? Then experience the diversity of Slovenian and world cuisine in the street! The Open Kitchen is the …

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Citypark Ljubljana – biggest shop center in Ljubljana

A city within a city Šmartinska 152g Tel. +386 (0)1 587 30 50 info@citypark.si, www.citypark.si Open 09:00-21:00, Sat 08:00-21:00, Sun 09:00-15:00 The magic of travel lies in getting to know local people, their habits and favourite places. For the people of Ljubljana the epicentre of good shopping is certainly Citypark, the biggest and the most …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week 26 / 2019

featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best in Slovenian dining, chefs and restaurants all over Slovenia, check out our THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANTS BOOK  THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 Products made with love in Slovenia Products made with love in Slovenia ALL PRODUCTS

Slovenia is Crypto Country

Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary A short new documentary on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel highlights the thriving cryptocurrency ecosystem in Slovenia. The video features some of the places where you can pay with bitcoin cash (BCH), different Slovenian startups developing technologies for the market, as well as Roger Ver going shopping to test out the country’s now famous crypto-friendly …

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​Romerquelle Relive – Non carbonated natural mineral water

Need to fresh up? Check out Römerquelle new flavour! A charming feeling of carbonated and non-carbonated natural mineral water. Relive the senses with the water of Römerquelle. From now on, the popular refreshing Römerquelle Emotion is also available in a new exciting taste – flavor of blackberries and limes. Strawberries in combination with a refreshing lime …

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Rebula wine cross-border protection

SLO-IT cooperation in efforts to jointly protect the Rebula wine from the cross-border area Goriška Brda, 6 May – Slovenian Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec and Massimiliano Fedriga, president of the Italian region Friuli Venezia-Giulia, urged cooperation in efforts to jointly protect the Rebula wine from the cross-border area, as they met in Slovenia’s Brda on …

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Kranj Top events july 2019

The Capital Of Slovenian Alps 2.-8.7., different locations Subart Festival, The uncompromising freshness of alternative music and creativity is present at these events that favour non-commercial artists on various stages in Kranj. 4.7., 20.30, Kavka bar Kranj Pia Nina, The intimate ambience of the Kavka Bar blends well with the acoustic program of local musicians. 5.7., …

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Plastika Skaza winner of the award for innovations 2019

Plastics maker Plastika Skaza honoured by German business Ljubljana, 5 June 2019 – Plastika Skaza, a fast-growing maker of plastic products, is this year’s winner of the award for innovations given out by the Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce. The company was honoured for its focus on synergies, sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. Plastika Skaza …

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Slovenia’s Smart Factory demonstration center opens

2 promote research of various Industry 4.0 Ljubljana, 4 June 2019 – The Ljubljana Faculty of Mechanical Engineering launched the country’s first Smart Factory demonstration centre on Tuesday. The facility will promote research of various Industry 4.0 technologies, which will ease companies’ digital transformation and thus improve their competitiveness. Niko Herakovič, who has come up …

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National Geographic & Slovenian Tourist Board partnership

15 million ads displayed, more than 222,000 unique users From 14 January to 21 April 2019, the Slovenian Tourist Board created a branded content partnership with National Geographic, one of the leading and most recognised media companies in the world. The campaign has had excellent results: more than 8.5m displayed ads on portals, close to …

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Puklavec & friends wines – the biggest winery in north-east Slovenia

13 million EUR turnover, half a million profit Puklavec Family Wines, the biggest winery in north-east Slovenia, turned the first profit last year after nearly a decade of intense investing. Director Mitja Herga calls it a breakthrough. The company has around 170 employees and runs wineries in Ormož and Ljutomer under the Puklavec Family Wines brand. …

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Bohinj Wild Flower Festival 2019 – example of sustainable tourism

13TH INTERNATIONAL WILD FLOWER FESTIVAL: 24 MAY – 9 JUNE 2019 Wild Flower Festival, held in Bohinj between 24 May and 9 June, aims to answer some of the key questions in tourism and society. It is an excellent example of how natural heritage can be preserved and included into tourism with the collaboration of …

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Hurra Studios’ Little Heroes is Start-up of the 2019

Creating personalised children’s books Maribor, 21 May – The company Hurra Studios’ Little Heroes start-up project, creating personalised children’s books, was declared the Slovenian start-up of the year at a ceremony during the Podim start-up conference in Maribor. Little Heroes’s customers can choose the name, gender and appearance of their protagonists as well as the …

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When vineyard cottages turned into hotel in Lendava

Vineyard cottages turned into hotel in LendavaLendava, 25 May – Lendava, a bilingual city in Slovenia’s northeastern Prekmurje region, has started to offer guests a unique accommodation experience as vineyard cottages been transformed into the dispersed Hotel Vinarium. Named after Vinarium, a hilltop observation tower that has made Lendava a major draw for domestic tourists, …

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Puklavec Family Wines presnets wine for memorable summer evenings – Muškatna

Summer is just around the corner and wine cellar Puklavec Family Wines is again suprising us with their sweet wines. Enjoy warm summer days and nights with cold drinks in the company of your favourite people! Muškat ottonel and Muškatna penina, two of the best selling wines from Puklavec Family Wines winery, will embellish this …

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The Wild Cats of Piran

Europe’s most magical cats battle for their nine lives! In this first chronicle, the wild cats encounter the ghosts of Piran–and the wicked General Rat! Join the beautiful Queen Felicia, faithful warrior Dragan, and the feral feline family for nine tales of adventure and enchantment. In our shop: €14.90 €9.90 The first in a series of …

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Business Angels’ time to shine in Slovenia

Published on 29/04/2019 Tax incentives for business angels and other private investors going into an investment cycle could redefine the innovation environment for start-up companies in Slovenia. “It is not in itself logical that private investors invest in riskier and less predictable start-up companies. To encourage them, there should be systemic incentives from the state,” …

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BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT 2019 AWARD by FIDUCIA

GRAD OTOČEC received the award for BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT 2019 ABOUT THE WINNER: The restaurant is located in Castle Otočec, where exciting dishes of incredible tastes are developed under the guidance of chef Amel Balagić. THE Slovenia Restaurants: Top 163 Restavracija hotela Grad Otočec ABOUT THE SPONSOR: Fiducia is a company, that is rightfully proud …

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BEST INN AWARD 2019 by UNDERBERG

GOSTILNA PRI LOJZETU / CASTLE ZEMONO is the recipient of the BEST INN AWARD 2019. ABOUT THE WINNER: Zemono castle is a refined, 17th-century building that the family-run inn of Gostilna pri Lojzetu has called home for more than a decade. The founder’s descendant, master chef Tomaž Kavčič, is renowned for his innovative style of …

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BEST SERVICE 2019 AWARD by Diners Club Exclusive

ABOUT THE WINNER: CUBO restaurant – right ingredients, a versatile chef, and popular dishes. A minimalistic, modern ambient, reserved parking spaces, and gorgeous plate art. Their pasta is never overcooked, their ingredients retain their freshness, and their dishes are anything but boring. Their kitchen staff doesn’t make beginner’s mistakes – they make precisely what the …

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BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT AWARD 2019 by Bollinger

ABOUT THE WINNER: The Bazilika family of restaurants is the winner of the BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT award for the year 2019. Multiple teams, each in its corner of Ljubljana. Seemingly unconnected, but in reality of one body. They prepare new masterpieces every day – just for us. The most familiar sound emanating from the …

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NEWCOMER of the YEAR 2019 AWARD by Winterhalter

Domačija Belica received the award for the best newcomer of the year 2019 ABOUT THE WINNER: Restaurant Belica offers traditional cuisine, based on seasonal and locally-produced ingredients. The restaurant doesn’t provide a set menu, but changes it every week, as it is based on locally sourced ingredients, which are mainly grown by themselves or bought …

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BEST FOODIE INFLUENCER 2019 AWARD by BioSing

The blog JernejKitchen received the Best Foodie Influencer 2019 award. ABOUT THE WINNER: Maja and Jernej Zver – JernejKitchen. Even though the team currently consists of only two people, Maja and Jernej, the blog gets its name from Jernej, for it is he who creates original recipes and dishes. Because our last name is Zver …

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VOX POPULI 2019 Award by Römerquelle

HIŠA FRANKO won the 2019 VOX POPULI award About the winner: The story and the philosophy of Hiša Franko are tightly intertwined with the traditions and the environment of Posočje. An environment, that can be hard and cruel at times, but which is always breathtakingly beautiful. The restaurant, placed at the foothill of mountains and …

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Slovenian Incoming Workshop – SIW 2019

Slovenian Incoming Workshop (SIW) is the flagship B2B tourism event in Slovenia which offers time-efficient meetings with renowned Slovenian tourism providers. SIW is the perfect opportunity to establish and strengthen business partnerships between foreign tour operators and tour agencies and the representatives of Slovenian tourism industry. Slovenian Tourist Board was extremely proud to host in …

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PortoRose2 – Rose & Rosé Festival 2019

Take a stroll along the beautiful flower garden in the middle of Portorož. Enjoy the jazz and blues sounds surrounded by roses. Taste the renowned Rose’ Friday, May 24th 05.00 pm-10.00 pm Presentation and tasting of selected rosé wines with culinary offer06.00 pm-08.00 pm Concert with Band MC4 jazz/lounge08.00 pm-10.00 pm duo Portorosé Alen & …

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The Slovenia restaurant awards 2019 by Diners Club

7. 5. 2019 Another selection of the best Slovenian restaurants by The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 is in the books. This year’s ceremony for The Slovenia Restaurant  awards was something special. The all-day event encompassing educational lectures, culinary and social events, ended with a 16-course charity dinner. The magnificent location of the golf course and …

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Nagrada BEST SERVICE 2019 by Diners Club Exclusive

Restavracija Cubo Dobre sestavine, spreten kuhar in vsem znane jedi. Dizajnerski ambient, rezervirano parkirišče in lepi krožniki. Njihove testenine niso razkuhane, njihove sestavine niso ubite in njihove jedi niso dolgočasne. Njihovi kuharji ne delajo začetniških napak. Skuhajo točno to, kar jim avtor, Boštjan Trstenjak, določi. Restavracija Cubo O POKROVITELJU: Podjetje Diners Club je tudi v …

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Zmagovalci Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019

Ljubljana, 7. 5. 2019 – V okviru izbora najboljših restavracij v Sloveniji – The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 by Diners Club je 7. maja 2019 v restavraciji Evergreen v Smledniku potekala slovesna razglasitev dobitnikov priznanj najboljših restavracij za leto 2019. ZMAGOVALCI LETOŠNJEGA IZBORA THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANT AWARDS 2019 by Diners ClubLaskavi naziv zmagovalec regije za leto 2019 …

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TOP Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Restaurants – where to eat best?

THE Slovenia recommends where to eat best in Ljubljana and Central Slovenia: Restavracija Cubo Restavracija Strelec Dvor Jezeršek Gostilna Skaručna Gostilna Mihovec Danilo / Restaurant and winery / Reteče / Škofja Loka Monstera bistro Gostilna Na Gradu Best 100 Slovenian Restaurants 2019 To find out other unique places in Slovenia and features the very best …

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The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 – Top 10 finalists

The guideline and core of THE SLOVENIA RESTAURANT AWARDS BY DINERS CLUB project are the international recognition of Slovenia as a gastronomic tourist destination, ensuring high quality of food and services, increasing visits to restaurants and the development of a healthy “foodie” culture of Slovenes. With many years’ experience in the field of international tourism literature, the organiser wants to contribute …

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Across the highest peaks Kamnik – Savinja alps

Looking at the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, a beautiful mountain range closest to Ljubljana, lit in vibrant early morning colors with veils of fog lingering below rugged peaks, I got an ingenious idea I just couldn’t shake off. In a weekend excursion, I would traverse a good part of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps across the peaks I hadn’t …

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Calendar of culinary and gastronomic events 2019

May 2019 The Slovenia Restaurant Awards, Smlednik  Evaluation of Upper Savinja Stomachs, Recica ob Savinji  Rebula and Olive Oil Festival, Višnjevik  Refošk Festival, Marezige  Delicacies of Slovenian Farms, Ptuj  Wine Spring, Metlika  Wine Fair, Ljubljana   June 2019 Cherry Festival, Dobrovo in Brda  Lent Festival, Sladolent, Maribor  Traditional Olive Festival, Dekani  Festival of Wine, Fish …

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Slovenia – European Region of Gastronomy 2021

Slovenia, alongside Portugal’s Coimbra, became the European Region of Gastronomy 2021 at a ceremony in Brussels on 8 October 2018, which was however a formality as the country’s bid was endorsed already in June. Slovenia has 24 gastronomic regions, and 365 dishes and drinks typical or a certain region or town, which sounds like heaven, as …

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Forget to cook, get a book! 163 Top Slovenian Restaruants

Ana Roš, The World’s Best Female Chef in 2017 is the amazing chef of Hiša Franko, who together with her husband Valter Kramar, who manages the front of house and is the restaurant’s sommelier, has turned a traditional country in that Valter’s parents used to run into a world class fine dining restaurant and guesthouse that is …

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Design Talks: Q&A Tokio Furniture & Lighting

Gorazd Malačič, founder and creative director of a contemporary, forward-looking design brand, named Tokio. The brand and Gorazd, they focus on technically well-crafted design products for today’s thinking individual that likes to see their surroundings furnished with an eye to the future. Number of pieces produced: several hundred, according to my quick guess 300. Establisehd in: 2011. Futuristic why: …

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The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2019 – About

The Slovenia Restaurant Awards (TSRA) is a national selection of best Slovenian restaurants. The increasing demand from tourists for reviews of Slovenian restaurants in foreign languages, and the fact that these reviews are a rarity even in Slovene, made us realise that the process of reviewing Slovene restaurants must begin as soon as possible.  Thus, in early autumn 2016 …

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Do we need national competition in gastronomy?!

Do we need professional awards – Steletovo, Murkovo, Valvazorjevo … if we have Europo Nostro, EMYA, UNESCO? Do we need a national football championship in sports, if we have the Champions League? Whether we need Boršnik’s meeting or the Festival of Slovenian Film in the field of culture, if there is Berlinale, the Venice International Film Festival, if we have …

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How to taste Slovenia?

Globally it has even become a part of politics, as some countries’ successes cannot be achieved without food, and the so-called gastronomic diplomacy is being strongly developed. The role of food shouldn’t be looked at solely through the lens of tourism, but as part of a comprehensive economic, social and spiritual endeavour. This should include …

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Planšarsko lake

Excellent choice for actively spending your free time 46.402896, 14.515978 Planšarsko lake, located in wonderful Jezersko, is a heart-shaped lake, made by the locals to commemorate a large glacial lake, which gave Jezersko its name. Cute, isn’t it? The lake is an excellent choice for actively spending your free time – apart from walking; there …

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Radehova lake

A unique feature of the lake is undoubtedly a lone tree that graces its shores 46.563115, 15.841145 Radehova lake is an artificial, man-made lake on the river Pesnica, which is incredibly popular with fishermen. Young families with small children also visit the lake, and make use of its banks for picnics and learning the secret …

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Soboško lake

46.640344, 16.176138 Soboško lake, also known as the Soboško sea, lies near Murska Sobota. The town is famous for its pavilion, which Slovenia used on the 2015 Expo in Milan, Italy. The shape of the pavilion symbolizes the Slovene geographical landscape, while its content was designed to resemble Expano, the regional promotional center for Pomurje, …

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