Slovenia is one of the most rustic and charming countries, located in the European regions. With beautiful and pristine landscapes all around the country and a cultural allure that would charm any outsider as one of their own, this country has a lot to offer when it comes to the perfect holiday adventure experience.
Begin your trip with the must visit city of Maribor, completely overbrimming with the rustic charm of the old town along the river of Drava. Move onto the city of Velenje and experience the endless green fields located in this modern city, before you travel to the country’s time capsule city of Celje. Next, travel to industrial city of Kranj after which, the dazzling and captivating capital city of Ljubljana is next on the destination. The old town of Novo Mesto has a lot to offer to visitors through its rustic charms and its captivating industries. Finally, finish of your journey in the largest coastal port city of Slovenia, with Koper which is home to the Italian ethnic community of the country.
Slovenia has a perfect blend of natural attractions as well as its modern monuments, each with a unique experience. The perfect and pristine waters of Lake Bled make for an ideal peaceful evening stroll around the shoreline. Take a trek into the deep dark caves of Postojna which is not only the second longest cave system but also hosts several orchestras, octets and soloists in the concert hall due to its exceptional acoustics. Visit the iconic and only national park of Triglav located at an elevation of over 2 thousand metres high amongst the highest peak of the Julian Alps. Take the Vršic Pass, where visitors can experience the local beauty when passing through the Julian Alps to the north of the country. The must see attractions of the Bled Caste and the Ljubljana Cathedral are majestic beauties that should be on the itinerary.
The cuisines found here are extremely diverse to satisfy the varied palate of any visitor. They have a strong cultural influence from its neighbours, to create some of the best meals in the country. Non – vegans will have plenty of choices right from air dried hams called kraški pršut to potato dumplings called Idrian. The other lip smacking choices also include žganci and ajdovi žganci made of buckwheat, contemporary filling dumplings called as štruklji and jota which is a kind of soup made with the local ingredients.
Visitors craving an adrenaline rush will not be disappointed here. The Julian Alps make for the perfect adventure for skiing, hiking and mountain biking amongst the many. The lively waters of the rivers here provide the best opportunities for almost heart stopping adventures like water rafting and kayaking. Cave trekking and exploring is also one of the most popular adventures here where one can take a walk amongst the towering stalactites and stalagmites.
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