Slovenia is a place where the Alps meet the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain meets the Karst. The whole country is known for the variety and diversity of its landscapes. In the so-called »Heart of Europe« nature has combined various landscapes in order to create mighty alpine mountains, beautiful rivers, the crashing waters of the sea and the green forests.
The Triglav National Park, which is located in the north-west of Slovenia, in the Julian Alps, is named after Triglav (2864 metres), the highest mountain of Slovenia. Lake Bled is also one of the most beautiful lakes in the park along with many waterfalls. Two most famous are the Savica and the Peričnik.
Slovenian towns are full of history, monuments, churches and museums. Although they are small, you will still find a lot of interesting things which will impress you and maybe become a part of you. Beside quality sightseeing you will also find terrific local cuisine and beverages, another thing which will help you keep Slovenia in a special memory.
Slovenian coast, Karst
Slovenia has one of the shortest European coasts, which is surrounded by Piran, Koper/Capodistria and Strunjan bay. Between towns of Koper/Capodistria and Izola runs a road, right beside the seaside. It makes a pleasant experience.
Between the Trieste bay and Vipava valley you will find a land called Karst, a unique landscape in the world. It is full of different types of caves; some of them are one of the most amazing in Europe. The most beautiful ones are Postojna cave and Škocjan caves, which are also listed in the world heritage list of UNESCO.