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Slovenia Travel Guide
Though only half the size of Switzerland, Slovenia brims with unique attractions and experiences, and visitors will never want for entertainment in this picturesque corner of central Europe. The country is sandwiched between Italy, Croatia, Hungary and Austria, and enjoys a coastline on the Adriatic Sea to the southwest. Its 2,000 hours of sunshine a year are more than enough to sample all that this gem of country has to offer. Drawcards range from primeval forests and thermal springs to the mysterious Karst limestone plateau caves, and a lively and architecturally beautiful capital.
The vibrant capital of Ljubljana sports a mixed heritage of Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau architecture. After belonging to the Austro-Hungarian Empire for many centuries, the city exudes an old-world charm and atmosphere not lost on those who visit its characterful streets, which are perfect for exploring by foot or bicycle.
Whether relaxing on the beach or skiing down alpine slopes, exploring the country's subterranean wonders or relaxing at a lavish casino, visitors to Slovenia can enjoy countless amazing and diverse activities in the space of one short holiday.
An up-and-coming European holiday hub, travellers are strongly urged to check out Slovenia before it is forever changed by the inevitable effects of mass tourism.