Among Europe’s best kept secrets, Slovenia has all you can look for in a country. It has a vibrant capital city. What’s more? The city is a center of youthful art scene and outstanding architecture, magnificent Alpine mountain ranges, first-class ski slopes, exceptional wine and cuisine and lots of fun. Read on for the things to do on holiday in Slovenia.
The Dragon Bridge found in Central Ljubljana is among the oldest reinforced concrete bridges found in Europe. It’s guarded by ferocious statues of dragons at either sides of the bridge’s entrance. This is a site to see. Then there’s Ljubljana Castle which is ideally preserved and imposing medieval fortress overlooking the city that it once ruled. Its view from Castle Hill is incomparable, taking in this city, Ljubljana valley as well as the remarkable mountain range and beyond. For those who are interested in contemporary art, then a visit to Metelkova is a must. This is a former army barracks, but was taken over by Bohemian artists in 1994. It has art installations, live music, studios and many nightclubs.
Who does not like taking a hike through the mountains? For holiday lovers, this is normally one of the most memorable experiences. Well, Slovenia provides for all that. The whole of Slovenia is described as a hiking paradise. It has a trail that leads through deep forests and idyllic national parks and past magnificent lakes. However, when you need serious mountaineering, why not head up into Julian-Alps? You sure are going to have a wonderful experience there. A great choice is the Triglav National Park, with the soaring peak of Mount Triglav 2, 864 meters high. Those who love adrenaline-based experience during their holidays can take to hiking in these amazing Slovenia Mountains!
There are also numerous activities that you can take part in during your Slovenia visit. Horse riding is very popular here, and with attractive countryside on offer, it’s simple to see why! There are many excellent cross-country trails appropriate for all levels across the country. The most renowned one is Lipica, found on the Italian border. This is the original home of Lipizzaner breed of horses. The country’s wide-ranging landscape makes it perfect location for cycling tours. For those who are experienced in cycling, tough trails via the Alps may be befitting. For a relaxed holiday experience, you can take your tours through Slovenia’s attractive vineyard region.
Taking the water sports
Slovenia is also an ideal place or holiday destination for those who love water. Well, when you need action-packed water-sports holiday. There are numerous traditional water sport activities down the coast in the warm Adriatic waters. There are also many rivers, and here you have the offer of canoeing, kayaking and exhilarating white-water raftering down waterfalls and rapids. Quite thrilling, is it? On the other hand, you can just head to the scenic Lake Bled, and revel in some sailing during your summer holiday. You can also skate across it during the winter!
Anyone travelling to another country needs a visa. After taking an exciting holiday in Slovenia, seeing its remarkable sites like the mountains, and taking part in varied activities, you would just like to head to another place with equally exciting experience during your next holiday. Australia. Well, when you plan to visit Australia for another thrilling holiday, you can start applying for your Australia visa in earnest!