Slovenia is located in the middle of Europe, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean landscape. The small country covers about 20,273 square kilometres and has 2.06 million inhabitants.
Slovenia is one of the greenest countries in Europe: 60% of its territory is covered by forests. There are also more than 24,000 animal species. UNESCO has recognised the Sečovlje Salina Nature Park as the only Slovenian wetland area. Because of the unique climatic conditions, there is a wide variety of leisure activities available within 24 hours: pick autumnal fruits in the morning, bathe in the Adriatic Sea while waiting for lunch, and go skiing at night. Where else is this possible?
Slovenia has a variety of areas: the Julian Alps, Pohorje, the Carst or the Istria. All destinations are worth visiting.
The capital city of Slovenia is Ljubljana, which is also the largest city. Ljubljana is well known for its beautiful historic city centre. The Tivoli Park, the castle of Ljubljana and the national museum of Slovenia are just a few of the highlights. Ljubljana has a university with over 60,000 students from all over the world. The nightlife is also a highlight of Ljubljana – you can find lots of bars, pubs and clubs there.
No matter what you are interested in, there’s something for everyone!