The nation of Slovenia lies in Central Europe, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, turquoise glacial lakes, and medieval cities. The small but mighty country, once part of Yugoslavia, is topographically diverse, touching both the Alps and Adriatic Sea at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe. A destination renowned for its stunning natural beauty, its verdant landscapes are dotted with hundreds of fairy tale castles and charming scenes of countryside life. Celebrated Lake Bled conjures postcard-perfect scenes of peaceful waters with a leafy islet and the towering mountains as its backdrop. When you embark on luxury holidays to Slovenia, don’t forget its humble capital of Ljubljana, home to picturesque waterways, traditional farmers’ markets and beautiful examples of baroque architecture divided between expansive green stretches of parkland.
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Built on the banks of the emerald green Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is Slovenia’s capital and largest city. Its rich history is characterised through its architecture with traces of the Renaissance, Baroque and Art Nouveau visible in the house fronts and ornate doorways of the city centre and the charming bridges dotted along the river. A cultural hub, Ljubljana is home to many theatres, museums, and galleries as well as one of the world’s oldest philharmonic orchestras.
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Luxury holidays to Slovenia are not complete without an in-depth exploration of the country’s culinary heritage. Head to the idyllic alpine village of Bohinj where you can indulge in a cheese tasting at an alpine cottage. After an adventure-filled visit to the Skocjan Caves, what better to refuel than at a local restaurant with a food & wine pairing? Head to the famed wine region of Gorizia to enjoy a wine-tasting at two of the best-known vineyards.
Best Time to Visit
Slovenia is glorious during the warm summer months and is the perfect time for hiking enthusiasts to explore the country’s mountainous environs. The best time of year to truly enjoy Slovenia’s unbridled nature is in spring or autumn, when the countryside colours are at their most dazzling. With a wide variety of pursuits on offer – including climbing, hiking and adventure sports, a luxury holiday to Slovenia can be enjoyed at pretty much any time of year.
The picturesque, bluish-green Lake Bled, featured on many a holiday postcard, without a doubt, ought to be top of your ‘must-see’ list during your Slovenian adventure. Surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the Julian Alps and the Karavanke, featuring a 17th-century Baroque church on an islet in the middle of the lake and overlooked by a rugged, medieval, cliffside castle, Lake Bled is arguably one of Slovenia’s most popular tourist destinations and should not be missed.