Hidden away at the very heart of Europe, Slovenia is where the mighty Alps meet the Mediterranean, where verdant forests and snow-capped peaks meet the Adriatic coast. This is a country that offers the opportunity to experience Europe at a slower pace.
Why you need to visit Slovenia in 2014
The 2,000th anniversary of the foundation of Emona – Emona is the Roman city that stood on the site of the present Ljubljana city centre. In celebration, the historic capital will host Roman food, drink and events.
Ljubljana, a leading city-break destination – Ljubljana, the Slovene capital city, is becoming one of the top European city-break destinations with overseas travelers.
A city that never sleeps – The capital will host over 10,000 events in the coming year, including the International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Advent Christmas festivals, Ljubljana wine festival and the 55th annual Ljubljana Jazz festival.
One of Europe’s most diverse countries – From the majestic Alps, to vast forests, to the glimmering Mediterranean, experience one of Europe’s most beautiful and diverse destinations.
Home to stunning natural scenery – Ski in the verdant Julian Alps, gaze at the unbelievably clean waters of the SoČa River and take a dip in the picture-perfect lakes of Bohinj and Bled.
Skiing made easy – This year, the introduction of the new ‘ESSV AS’ ski pass will give access to the majority of Slovenian ski resorts, and make booking that much easier.
Brand new flight routes – 2014 will see the announcement of brand new flights between the British Isles and Slovenia. Between May and September Adria Airways have two weekly flights scheduled between Ljubljana and both Manchester and London Gatwick.
There are countless options for your trip to Slovenia, including:
- Ljubljana and beyond. Take in the city’s sights before exploring the surrounding countryside, wine regions, Lake Bled and the Postojna caves.
- Slovenian indulgence. Visit some of Eastern Slovenia’s top hotels, while also enjoying luxury spas as well as the country’s best food and wine.
- Adriatic to the Alps. Follow the Slovenian section of the famous Alpe Adria Trail, taking in the Julian Alps and the Adriatic Coast.
- Active Slovenia. Slovenia is a natural playground. Come and try your hand at hiking, cycling, kayaking, fishing, golfing and of course skiing.
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