Slovenia

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Travel Info

Travel info

Tourism

Slovenia tourist attractions have allured enthusiastic travelers from all corners of the world. With a rich cultural heritage, every aspect of the country portrays a healthy blend of traditionalism and modernity.

Visas

Nationals of EU countries as well as Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand and the USA do not require visas to visit Slovenia for stays of up to 90 days.

For more information www.mzz.gov.si

Major cities

Ljubljana, Maribor, Celje, Kranj, Velenje

Top tourist attractions

  • Postojna Cave
  • Piran
  • Lake Bled
  • The Slovene Coast
  • Mysterious Karst 
  • Koper
  • Kranjska Gora
  • Ljubljana

Activities

Slovenia offers tourists a wide variety of landscapes in a small space: Alpine in the northwest, Mediterranean in the southwest, Pannonian in the northeast and Dinaric in the southeast. Important parts of tourism in Slovenia include congress and gambling tourism.

Relief

Slovenia's highest peak is Triglav (2,864 m/9,396 ft); the country's average height above sea level is 557 m (1,827 ft).

Climate

In general, Slovenia is temperate with four distinct seasons, but the topography creates three individual climates. January is the coldest month, with an average annual temperature of -2°C, and July is the warmest (19°C to 23°C). The mean average temperature is around 10°C in Ljubljana, 7°C in the mountains and 13.5°C on the coast.

Taxes

Standard Rate 20%. Reduced Rate 8.5%.

Public holidays

  • 1–2 January – New Year
  • 8 February – Culture Day
  • (variable) Easter and Easter Monday
  • 27 April – National Resistance Day
  • 1–2 May – International Labour Day
  • 25 June – National Day
  • 15 August – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
  • 31 October – Reformation Day
  • 1 November – Remembrance Day
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Independence Day

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Source: www.wikipedia.org