STATEMENT: Slovenia is safe and open to tourists

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, Aug.

STATEMENT: Slovenia is safe and open to tourists

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, Aug. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The peak tourist season in Slovenia is in full swing despite last weekend's floods, which affected certain destinations and impacted travel. However, most of Slovenia is still fully functional, ensuring a pleasant getaway. Destinations and tour providers are doing their best to offer guests a safe and comfortable stay, and the best travel experience Slovenia is known for.

While severe flooding last weekend caused localized outages, it's important to note that most of Slovenia remains fully operational, eager to welcome guests and ensure unforgettable vacation experiences. The STB is in constant contact with tourist destinations and does its best to provide our guests with up-to-date information on the current situation in specific destinations, as well as numerous practical tips and useful links, to make their stay in Slovenia the best it can be.

If you are thinking of exciting travel stories to write, Slovenia is ready. The summer season is ideal for exploring cultural treasures, embarking on the Slovenian coast, enjoying wellness retreats or savoring exquisite culinary delights. The various attractions and the warm hospitality of Slovenia will leave lasting memories and the desire to return.

Don't miss Slovenia's picturesque coastline, dotted with sun-kissed seaside towns, also known for producing wine, olive oil, and salt, or stroll among Brda's orchards, vineyards, and romantic villages. Be sure to include a visit to the renowned Lipica Stud Farm, the historic birthplace of the world famous Lipizzaner horses, listed on UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

The captivating Karst region is another must-see. With around 13,000 caves, including the impressive Postojna Cave, the largest cave system in Europe, and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Škocjan Caves, Slovenia is a paradise for cave enthusiasts.

Also explore the charming cities: the capital, Ljubljana, invites you to stroll through its picturesque streets, while Maribor, the second largest city, boasts the oldest vine in the world, symbolizing the city's rich wine-growing heritage. If your heart beats for more nature, the Pohorje Hills will captivate you with extensive forests, peat bogs and lakes.

For those seeking spa experiences, numerous natural spas such as Rogaška Slatina, known for its revered mineral-rich springs, Dobrna Spa with its blend of modern treatments and historic charm, and Terme Olimia Spa with luxurious pools, offer a rejuvenating wellness escape. holistic.

In the eastern part of Slovenia, the Pomurje region offers a serene refuge with rolling hills, vineyards and picturesque villages. Visit Expano, an interactive pavilion, to explore the wonders of the region through cutting-edge technology, interactive exhibits, and exciting events. Further south, you can visit Dolenjska and enjoy idyllic moments among the vineyards or create unforgettable romantic memories at the enchanting Otočec Castle.

Lastly, don't overlook the amazing outdoors of Slovenia. Immerse yourself in the Soča Valley for exciting adventures and soak up the natural beauty of Slovenia's nature lover's paradise. In addition, the valley has become a gastronomic hub under renowned chef Ana Roš, the world's best cook in 2017. She has masterfully fused the valley's natural splendor with exceptional gastronomy, earning Hiša Franko two stars. Michelin. Or immerse yourself in the wonders of Slovenia's famous alpine areas: Bled, Bohinj, which promise to create lasting memories. The current situation in the camps in Slovenia can be found here.

As a travel tip, we recommend that travelers heading to certain areas (parts of the upper Savinja Valley, Koroška, ​​Kamnik and Škofja Loka) keep up to date on the latest conditions by checking local sources and accommodations before embarking on their adventures. . Some areas may still be in recovery, and it is important to be well informed to ensure safe and smooth experiences.

For essential tips and advice, the Slovenian Tourist Office has compiled all available information HERE.

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