Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Slovenia is among Europe’s smallest countries, it is jam-packed with amazing places to explore. These Slovenia destinations are among the most beautiful off the radar sites in Europe. they should definitely be on Central Europe itinerary. It’s a gravely beautiful land of imposing green mountains, shimmering glacial blue lakes, and charming towns, there’s just so much to discover in this fascinating Balkan country. A list of the 10 most beautiful places in Slovenia that should give you some inspiration for planning your own dream trip! You’ll surely wish you had more when you leave.

01. Lake Bled

Lake Bled - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

 Lake Bled is one of the most picturesque spots to visit in Slovenia. This small lake has all of the ingredients for the perfect getaway…a castle perched high on a hillside, a pretty little island to visit, hiking trails, secluded swimming spots, and a fantastic sweet treat.  

02. Ljubljana

Ljubljana - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Ljubljana is the green capital of a green country. The area on either side of the river with its picturesque bridges and the central market owes its distinctive appearance to the great architect Jože Plečnik. The city of thousands of events is surrounded by parks and areas of protected nature.


03. Maribor

Maribor - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Maribor is located along the Drava River, surrounded by the green forests of Pohorje and picturesque wine-growing hills. Ski slopes and hiking and mountain trails abound in the green hills of the Eastern-most part of Alpine Slovenia – and all just a stone’s throw from the city. The centre of the city boasts the oldest grapevine in the world.


04. Piran

Piran - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Piran is ridiculously picturesque. Situated on a long, narrow peninsula jutting out into the Adriatic, this small town is particularly pretty around sunset. Piran is the perfect place to spend a few days to relax after exploring the ins and outs of the rest of the country.


05. Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

The most visited tourist cave in Europe is a place where the proteus or olm offspring are once again hatching. The cave railway has been operating at the cave for 140 years. Predjama Castle is located close to Postojna Cave and is the largest cave castle in the world. 

06. Predjama Castle

Predjama Castle - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Predjama is one of the most extraordinary castles in the world, built in the mouth of a cave complex at the end of a valley in southwest Slovenia. 

07. Soca Valley

Soca Valley - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

The Soča Valley is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Slovenia. The region is particularly well-known for its emerald-blue river, the Soča River, which makes its way through breathtaking landscapes, green valleys and narrow gorges.


08. Velika Planina Plateau

Velika Planina Plateau - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Velika planina is the site of one of Europe's few surviving high mountain herdsmen's villages where traditional Alpine herdsmen's culture is still alive. This scenic high mountain plateau, part of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, is famous for its stunning natural beauty.


09. Vintgar Gorge

Vintgar Gorge - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

Vintgar Gorge is one of the most magical places to visit in Slovenia. The Radovna river cuts the Vintgar gorge deep between the hills of Hom and Boršt. It is flanked by steep slopes overgrown with beech forests. Experience the most unspoilt nature of Bled and enjoy in the unmissable scenery of the gorge.


10. Vršič Pass

Vršič Pass - Beautiful Places to Visit in Slovenia

 The highest Slovenian road pass, which connects Bovec with Kranjska Gora, is an excellent starting point for mountain tours in the Julian Alps. In the northwest of Slovenia is the Vršič Pass, a mountain pass with majestic views. While the pass offers magnificent views and awesome hikes, the drive to get to Vršič Pass from Ljubljana or Lake Bled is spectacularly scenic as well.

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