11 Reasons To Stop What You're Doing And Visit Slovenia

 

Despite its breath-taking beauty, Slovenia remains somewhat off the radar for many holiday makers. Welcome to a destination bursting with staggering natural beauty, with an incredible mixture of climates that breathes warmth into its cities and snow upon its mountains. It has it all. Don't believe us? See for yourself...

 

 

1. You can wander through beautiful Ljubljana...

Slovenia's capital is absolutely gorgeous and also happens to be one of Europe's greenest and most liveable capitals. 

Gorgeous town of Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

2. Beautiful, right? Wait until you're exploring its streets...

Whilst its name is widely unknown to many, this is a capital full of wonderful museums and architecture, coupled with an infectious university culture that runs through its streets and squares.

Gorgeous town of Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

3. And if you're a foodie, you've certainly come to the right place..

With Italy, Austria, Hungary and the Balkans as it's neighbours, Slovenian cooking consists of a delicious blend of cultural cuisines - it even hosts Open Kitchen food festivals every year in its capital.

Food market in the town of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia

 

4. Rather a coastal retreat? Head to Piran, a gorgeous city that looks over the Adriatic...

While there is an abundance of treasures to be found inland, its handful of coastal cities are well worth a visit, with post-card perfect landscapes and lovely little beaches.

Old Town of Piran on Peninsula in Adriatic Sea, Slovenia

 

5. Whilst Slovenia boasts many cities well-worth seeing, it's natural escapes are really what set it apart from it's European neighbours...

But don't worry, you won't have to travel far to venture out into this countries beautiful forestry and mountain-scape. 

Panorama view Kranj in Slovenia.

 

6. Why not start with Lake Bled, its most famous landmark...

Offering truly remarkable views, this post-card perfect picture features an emerald-green lake with a church on a tiny islet, with the Julian Alps serving as a backdrop. From honey-mooners to backpackers, this is a place you just have to experience for yourself...

The famous and popular lake bled in Slovenia

 

7. And it's not just nice to look at, there is plenty to see and do here...

Slovenia is a favourite amongst adventure seekers, with a landscape ideal for hiking, trekking, cycling... even paragliding.

Paraglider in the Alps, Slovenia

 

8. Paragliding not your thing? That's okay...

If flying solo isn't quite for you, how about a family hot-air balloon ride over Slovenia's most famous Lake?

Hot air balloon in Slovenia

 

8. Sure, these land activities are great, but what about the water?

Slovenia is full of gorgeous national parks and lakes to see and you certainly can't visit without seeing the beautiful Soča river.

Soca River in Slovenia

 

9. And if you're up for it, you could even go white water rafting...

Fun for all ages and abilities, rafting down this stunning river is an unforgettable experience.

Wonderful Soca River in Slovenia

Photo by: Pecold

 

9. After a busy day full of great activities and sights, you'll be glad to head back home...

At Clickstay we have over sixty great great properties in Slovenia, like this gorgeous country house.

Slovenia Clickstay property

 

10. This cottage looks lovely, but we won't be surprised if you opt for something with very different view...

Slovenia is home to some of Europe's best ski slopes, with year long snow around the Alps. See our chalet's here.

Skiing in Slovenia

 

11. Oh, and before we forget, it looks like this in autumn...

Known for it's lush environment, Slovenia showcases gorgeous shades of browns and golds over Autumn... so what are you waiting for!

Slovenia in Autumn

 

We're sure you agree that Slovenia really is one of Europe's most captivating escapes, and there's no better time than now to see it for yourself...