Slovenian Cities

In one of the most touristy regions of the country, Slovenian Istria is where you'll dinf the Adriatic Coast.

Ljubljana is the capital and the most important city in the country. With its monuments, cultural richness, castle, churches, cathedrals, make it an interesting place to visit.

Other places of interest are Celje or Ptuj. Neither city is very populated, but they have such and incredible historic interest. Ljubljana is one of the oldest and historic cities in the country. The second most populated city is Maribor, a place with over 130,000 inhabitants, which provides an important industrial area, the motor of the region's economy.


For Portoroz sometimes say that it is Slovenian Monaco. There are a lot of hotels and probably the most popular beach in Slovenia. In the evening there are many possibilites where to go something to drink or eat. Alaya is a very popular bar right near beach. It is open through all day but more crowded in the evening. Popular sights around Portoroz are Secovlje Salt-Pans, Forma Viva sculptures and Cacti Garden on Cape Seca and of course very scenic city Piran.

Skofja Loka

Skofja Loka is old mediaeval city that is about 25 km from Ljubljana so you don't have to spend whole day to visit it. It is nice to walk around old town centre squares, streets, maybe sit down to drink something. Then I suggest you to walk to the Loka Castle that is located just right above old town, so you can't miss it. Inside the castle is museum.


Among the top attractions of Slovenia lies the capital Ljubljana, which is the confluence of cultural institutions. The National Museum, the City Museum, Plecnik's House, the Modern Art Gallery and the National Gallery, you can visit all these in Ljubljana.

Of course, the twin towers of Ljubljana Cathedral (1708) embellished with impressive frescoes is one of the finest ecclesiastical works. Ljubljana encloses the residual of all the five millenniums of Slovenian history.   

Murska Sobota

Situated in Northeastern Slovenia, in the Prekmurje region, Murska Sobota is a town and municipality. It has in total 22000 inhabitants. The town was once under the Hungarian sovereignty between 1941 and 1945. The town offers on the Lendava stream offers strange combination of architectural styles. A good base point to explore the folk treasures of the Pomurje region and indulge in the nearby spa and wellness resorts.


Maribor is the 2nd largest city in Slovenia. It is located in the north east part of Slovenia. Maribor has interesting old town centre with many squares worth to visit (Slomsek Square, Castle Square, Main Square ...). Must see place is Lent near river Drava where every year occures Festival Lent. In the Maribor neighbourhood (Maribor Park, Pyramid Hill, Pohorje, Calvary ...) are many places for hiking and other activities.


The most charming town of the Stajerska region lyes on the bank of the Drava river. The oldest town in Slovenia has its roots in the Stone Age. It played an important role in Slovenia's history that's showed in the rich architecture and cultural heritage of the town.


Tucked in the eastern side of the Carniolan region of Slovenia, city Domzale boasts with its agricultural richness, small businesses and industries in the domain of Tosama, Kolicevo paper mill, Helios. The city is an animated cultural counter of art and music.


Piran is an old seaport at the terminus of Piran peninsula with a medieval pattern. Piran is Slovenia's coastal jewel. Here is where you can behold the flurry of Venetian architecture and relish the seafood at the waterfront restaurants; else you would love to take a plunge into the Adriatic, shadowed by a tremendous hilltop church.


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