Why Slovenia has to be on your travel bucket list in 2021?

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Lake Bled - Slovenia's largest lake ambassador
Lake Bled - Slovenia's largest lake ambassador

Planning a trip to Slovenia in the near future once the global pandemic comes to an end? If the answer is yes, then we got just the right article for you!

Check out why Slovenia has to be on your bucket list in 2021.

Not only is Slovenia one of the cleanest countries in the world it is also one of the safest and sustainable countries out there. In 2020, Lonely planet named six reasons to visit Slovenia, however, you can mark our words that there are more than six reasons as to why Slovenia has to be on your bucket list in 2021.

With so many amazing sights, putting together a compilation of top tourist attractions in Slovenia is no easy task. On the plus side, Slovenia is a relatively small country, therefore, exploring it will be easier, to plan day trips to different parts of the country. We have gathered a list of top days trip ideas for while visiting Slovenia here.

If you are planning a trip to Slovenia in 2021 we advise you to read our article on how to spend holidays in Slovenia, here.

While spending your holidays in Slovenia one must try some of the traditional Slovenian dishes. Slovenia was named Gastronomic European regions of 2021. One more reason for you to travel to Slovenia in 2021 and taste some of the best culinary creations of our award-winning chefs.

With good food, one can elevate the dish with a good glass of wine. Slovenia has been recognized as one of the top wine-growing countries in the world as there are plenty of opportunities to taste and toast with an amazing glass of wine. Taste Slovenian wines from the best Slovenian winemakers.

Those who had the opportunity to visit Slovenia in the past know that our gem on the sunny side of the Alps looks like a storybook destination filled with treasures, which are just waiting to be uncovered. Discover stories from Slovenia and learn interesting things about the most unique Slovenian treasures here.

To spice up your Slovenian holidays in 2021 we recommend you spend a night in one of the top glamping resorts in Slovenia. Nothing better than to spend a night under the beautiful night sky with shining stars.

Do you seek adventure on your travel? Do you like exploring and trying out new things while visiting a new country? If the answer is yes, then Slovenia should be on your travel bucket list for 2021. From adrenaline-filled Slovenian adventures to more mellow outdoor activities, Slovenia has you covered in the adventure department.

Slovenia is known for its amazing and picturesque lakes. If you are looking for an amazing photo opportunity at Slovenian Lakes, here are our top 5 most photogenic lakes. Not only, lakes but also Slovenian waterfalls are one of the reasons why you should place Slovenia on your travel bucket list in 2021. Explore the most beautiful and majestic waterfalls in Slovenia on your next holidays in Slovenia in 2021.

What places you simply have to visit in Slovenia in 2021?


BLED LAKE: Simply put, Bled Lake is one of the most romantic destinations on the continent. A crystal blue lake, protected by a castle overlooking the waters with a none-more-idyllic island in the middle, Bled Lake is a Disney scene come to life. No wonder Lake Bled is one of the best places to visit in Slovenia.

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LIPICA STUD FARM: Lipica is famous worldwide for its Lipizzaner horses, and the stud farm here has over 400 years of history behind it. The horses are as elegant as can be, and modern presentations (be they interactive displays or classical exhibits) showcase this clearly. That is why Lipica is one of the best places to visit in Slovenia as it is filled with cultural and historic heritage.

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PIRAN: It is said that Piran is to the Adriatic what Bled is to the Alps and what Slovenia as a whole is to Central Europe: tiny, friendly and overwhelmingly picturesque. With Slovenia’s nest square and one of Europe’s most dramatically situated churches, there is plenty to fall in love with here. No wonder Piran is one of the best places to visit in Slovenia. You will fall in love with Piran just like us!

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POSTOJNA CAVE: With more than 20km of galleries already found within, Postojna is home to the most visited show cave in Europe. Open every day all year long, only a fraction of these galleries are open to the public, but it is di cult to do justice to the majesty of the caves with mere words. The amazing Postojna cave is without one of the best places to visit in Slovenia. Postojna cave is also home of the little dragon-like creatures called human fish. Learn more about human fish here.

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LJUBLJANA CASTLEArguably the capital’s most recognizable sight, Ljubljana Castle sits atop the hill around which the city grew. It has gone under many reconstructions over the centuries and is chock-full of points of interest, but the panoramas of the city it provides are worth the trip alone. That is why Ljubljana castle is one of the best places to visit in Slovenia.

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LOGAR VALLEY: A truly stunning glacial alpine valley, Logar Valley is located deep in the heart of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. An excellent starting point for many gorgeous hikes, the natural sights of this area take the breath away. If you are looking for some amazing sights and hiking trails then Logar Valley will be one of the best places to visit in Slovenia.

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ŠKOCJAN CAVES: A UNESCO World Heritage site, Škocjan caves are one of only three caves in the world to gain such distinction. Located just outside the town of Divača, a plethora of sites within the caves are waiting to be discovered.

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TRIGLAV NATIONAL PARK: Covering some 4% of Slovenia’s landmass, Triglav National Park is a stunning landscape of jagged peaks, lush valleys, and forests. It comes to no surprise really that Triglav National Park is one of the best places to visit in Slovenia. Slovenia’s tallest mountain, Triglav, is the centerpiece, summiting at some 2864 meters high.


SOČA RIVER: With its emerald green waters, the Soča River gains new admirers with each passing year. The Soča is a haven for those who like their water sports to veer onto the adventurous side, yet also relaxing enough for an afternoon’s fishing. With plenty of amazing outdoor activities, one can try on the Soča river is one of the best places to visit in Slovenia.

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