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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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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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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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Kranjska Gora: Slovenia‘s top mountain resort

Kranjska Gora is, not surprisingly, famous for its skiing and other winter sports. People from the area are often excellent skiers, as parents have their kids racing down the toughest runs as soon as they learn how to walk. Slovenia’s professional skiers have enjoyed a significant amount of success in World Cup and Olympic competitions …

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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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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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Ana Roš / The World’s Best Female Chef / No. 38 of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Ana Roš 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 inn that Valter’s parents used to run into a world class fine dining restaurant and guesthouse that is helping put Slovenia on the …

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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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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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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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Hiša Raduha

Opened in 1875, Hiša Raduha has been passed down through generations, with it now being head chef Martina Breznik’s turn to take the reins. Breznik places special emphasis on imaginative and innovative approaches when crafting dishes, while also balancing a deep admiration for tradition. The bountiful nature found right outside Hiša Raduha, the exquisite Raduha …

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Hiša Franko

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 Roundly regarded by gourmands, amateur foodies, tourists and locals alike as one of best restaurants in the country, it’s not uncommon …

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Danilo – Gostilna & Vinoteka

Danilo – Gostilna & Vinoteka, is a charming restaurant and winery found in 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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Top Five Hotels Outside Ljubljana

You’ve enjoyed a few days exploring Ljubljana and are now ready to move on, but with so many sights and activities for tourists to choose from, where should you go next? North, East, South or West? For most visitors that come to Slovenia, Ljubljana will be their first stop. With its relaxed, cafe culture along …

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The Slovenia idea for lunch Julijana Restaurant, Bled

Exclusive gastronomy, an exclusive location and an exclusive ambience – exclusive tends to be a word that best describes Julijana Restaurant. The views of the lake and the castle are enchanting, and the gourmet delicacies on offer are sure to impress. The restaurant can only accommodate some 20 people, which gives it a uniquely intimate character.. …

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The Slovenia idea for lunch Restaurant Kotlar, Kobarid

A hint of the sea is to be found in the Alps, specifically at Kotlar in the centre of Kobarid. A restaurant in the conventional sense of the word, there’s an elegant ambience that’s best enjoyed after dark. For dinner, whether it be romantic or celebratory in essence, the specialities include a mixed seafood entree, …

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THE Slovenia Sunday lunch idea Gostilna Kunstelj, Radovljica

First opened in 1873, this friendly family-run guesthouse can be found in the centre of Radovljica’s old town, just north of Linhartov Trg.  The menu is focused on traditional Slovene favourites and also includes a number of house specialities as well as set multi-course menus for groups, all of which can be viewed in advance …

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THE Slovenia Sunday Lunch Gostilna Pri Planinskem Orlu, Stahovica

Some years ago we got lost trying to take a shortcut through the mountains in a heavy rain storm and ended up following a convoy of cars, which serendipitously led us to this traditional family-run restaurant on the road to Kamniška Bistrica. Seeing that the parking lot was packed despite the weather, we vowed to …

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The Slovenia TRIP TIP VELIKA PLANINA – A hiker‘s paradise

Covering some 577 hectares of pastureland, Velika Planina is the catchall name for a number of plateaus that come together to make the highest alpine pasture plateau in Slovenia. Just a short drive outside of Kamnik, hordes of herdsmen’s cottages sit at an altitude of over 1500 metres surrounded by pine forests. It is a …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia

The many colours of autumn. #lakejasna#kranjskagora #triglavnationalpark #autumn  #colours #theslovenia #igslovenia#igslovenia_mountains Photo credit: Instagram: Dragan Gavranovic Photography,  Facebook: Dragan Gavranovic Photography WE: October 16 to October 22. Follow us: FACEBOOK: The Slovenia INSTAGRAM: @the.slovenia  Tag your photos @the.slovenia or use #theslovenia to be featured on INSTAGRAM www.instagram.com/the.slovenia/ and www.the-slovenia.com To discover other unique places in Slovenia, check out THE SLOVENIA BOOK – AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO THE …

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Kranjska Gora: Slovenia‘s top mountain resort

Kranjska Gora is, not surprisingly, famous for its skiing and other winter sports. People from the area are often excellent skiers, as parents have their kids racing down the toughest runs as soon as they learn how to walk. Slovenia’s professional skiers have enjoyed a significant amount of success in World Cup and Olympic competitions …

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THE SLOVENIA Photo of the week featured on INSTAGRAM @the.slovenia

Adventure awaits in Gozd Martuljek. Thank you @sasacrocy.loves for sharing this beautiful photo. #kranjskagora #theslovenia #forest #adventure #autumn #autumn #colours#stream Photo credit: Instagram: @sasacrocy.loves WE: October 23 to October 29. Source: www.instagram.com/sasacrocy.loves Follow us: FACEBOOK: The Slovenia INSTAGRAM: @the.slovenia  Tag your photos @the.slovenia or use #theslovenia to be featured on INSTAGRAM www.instagram.com/the.slovenia/ and www.the-slovenia.com To discover other unique places in Slovenia, check out THE SLOVENIA BOOK – AN INSIDER’S …

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Triglav National Park: Slovenia’s highest peak and only national park

Triglav National Park, the only one of its kind in Slovenia, covers only 4% of the landmass, yet what a spectacular proportion it is. The park’s breathtaking landscape, including jagged peaks, expansive spruce forest, lush valleys and harmonious ecosystem has all been protected since the Alpine Conservation Park was founded back in 1924. Located in …

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Best regional restaurants North news-picture

RESULTS ARE IN! THE Slovenia is proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 Restaurant Awards. With over 165 restaurants and establishments taking part this year, competition has been high and participants have excelled themselves in giving voters an outstanding selection of top class foods to sample. Don’t forget to check in on Tuesday 27 …

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TRIGLAV NATIONAL PARK: Slovenia’s highest peak and only National Park

Triglav National Park, the only one of its kind in Slovenia, covers only 4% of the landmass, yet what a spectacular proportion it is. Located in the southeastern section of the Alps, the Eastern Julian Alps stretch across much of northwestern Slovenia, bordering Austria to the north and Italy to the west. The park’s breathtaking …

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STRMOL CASTLE: Luxury accommodation and events in a beautiful Medieval setting

THE Slovenia Book present’s Slovenia’s Top 100 Destinations, tons of interviews and Top 10 lists, hundreds of amazing photos and lots more! Click for more info. Lying along the edge of Dvorjanski Hrib (Mansion Hill) on the road connecting the villages of Češnjevek and Dvorje, Strmol Castle’s roots go all the way back to the …

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ŠKOFJA LOKA: A picture perfect medieval town packed with sights

One of the oldest settlements in Slovenia, Škofja Loka (Slovene for Bishop’s Meadow) is a picture-perfect medieval town that is both one of the easiest and most rewarding day trips from Ljubljana. The incredibly well-preserved old town is the main attraction here, followed by the great museum collection contained in the enormous castle ensconced on …

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GORENJA VAS – POLJANE: A rest stop on the Vienna Trieste road

The central settlement in the Pojanska Valley, Gorenja Vas (which makes up half of the municipality of Gorenja Vas – Poljane) is roughly halfway between Škofja Loka and Žiri. For years it was a popular place to stop on the road from Vienna to Trieste, but saw much less traffic with the opening of the …

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CERKLJE NA GORENJSKEM: A small town with big attractions

Favourably located on the passage from the Ljubljana Basin to the mountainous area of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, the municipality of Cerklje na Gorenjskem (as it is properly known) boasts natural diversity and a rich historical and cultural heritage. The municipality itself consists of 30 villages, of which the majority are spread out on the fertile …

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BRDO ESTATE: The embrace of nature and history

Just 30 minutes away from both Ljubljana and Bled, the spectacular Brdo Estate has a rich history dating back over 500 years. Crowned by the Renaissance Brdo Castle, home to numerous noble families over the centuries, in more recent history, the 500-hectare estate served as one of the favourite residences of Yugoslav leader Josip Broz …

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KAMNIŠKA BISTRICA VALLE: The lungs of the Heart of Slovenia

The heart of Slovenia is a heart lined with some incredible valleys, none more so than the Kamniška Bistrica Valley.   A hike, cycle or even just a stroll through the valley presents the prospective visitor with a vast array of sights and sounds. Right next to Planinski Dom Kamniška Bistrica, the source of the …

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KAMNIK: A medieval gem at the foothills of the Alps

In a country that prides itself on charming villages, elegant squares and some of the most gorgeous towns in Europe, the word ‘beautiful’ can perhaps be overused to the point of redundancy in Slovenia. When talking about Kamnik however, a medieval town some 23km north-east of Ljubljana, avoiding the word and its synonyms is nearly …

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Best Restaurants in Slovenia: Hiša Franko

THE Slovenia Restaurants Hiša Franko: Winner of Best Restaurant in Slovenia for 2017 Roundly regarded by gourmands, amateur foodies, tourists and locals alike as one of best restaurants in the country, it’s not uncommon for diners to make the trip to Slovenia for the express purpose of eating here Run by a husband and wife …

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Best regional restaurant North

RESULTS ARE IN! THE Slovenia is proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 Restaurant Awards. With over 165 restaurants and establishments taking part this year, competition has been high and participants have excelled themselves in giving voters an outstanding selection of top class foods to sample. Don’t forget to check in on Tuesday 27 …

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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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