Lipica is one of the main tourist attractions of Slovenia’s Karst region. It is known for the Lipica Stud Farm, the origin of the horse Lipizzaner. Lipica is the oldest European stud farm and it has an outstanding importance for the international reputation of Slovenia. There are available many experiences, such as presentation of classical riding school, carriage-ride, taking the Stud Farm Tour, visiting the Lipizzaner Museum Lipikum, meeting the lipizzaner, romantic weddings and many other. Hotel Maestoso offers a pleasant and comfortable accommodation to Lipizzaner lovers.
Grand Hotel Toplice is a 5 star luxury hotel in Bled. It is the oldest and most elegant hotel in Bled. The hotel is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels chain, in which are included many hotels from all over the world. Grand Hotel Toplice is located on the lake shore overlooking the small Bled island and beyond towards Bled Castle with the Julian Alps in the distant. With elegant rooms and suites, two bars, three restaurants, saunas, massages, an indoor thermal pool and a small private beach, this is absolutely one of the most romantic spots in the world. It is a very popular choice for amazing weddings and big scale celebrations. The hotel has hosted many eminent guests, such as Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Agatha Christie, British Author, Hussein I, King of Jordan and many others.
Portoroz is the largest Slovenian seaside resort with a very favorable climate, lush vegetation and a centuries-old tradition. Sheltered sunny position in winter Portoroz defends against the cold weather. The beginnings of tourism date back to the middle of the 19th century. Portoroz has many bars, restaurants and hotels. The most famous hotel is a five – star deluxe Kempinski Palace Portoroz.
Koper is the largest town on the Slovenian coast. It has a picturesque old town, where the main attractions are the Praetorian Palace, the City Loggia, the Cathedral of Mary’s Assumption, the Town Tower, Taverna and many other. The area suburs Žusterna is intended primarily for tourism, entertainment and recreational activities. Marina Koper is located close to the old town. It is a popular port of transit, because it has a good location and is protected from the winds.
The Church of St. Primus and St. Felician in the small village of Jamnik is considered as one of the most beautiful and picturesque Slovenian historical monuments. It is located on the verge of a prominence, which, on account of its visibility throughout the Gorenjska region, also served as a non-fortified signaling post in the time of Turkish invasions. The church consists of a rectangular nave, a trilatteraly coupled presbytery and a bell tower, leanded against the nave and covered with pyramid-shaped roof. The facade of the nave with painted graphite grey comerstones of Renaissance and Baroque conceals older, medieval core.
Planina above Vrhnika is about 745 metres high hill, which is located in the vicinity of the town Vrhnika. It is a destination that is very popular among local people. At the top there is a mountain hut and a wooden lookout tower. In the hut they offer a variety of local dishes and refreshing drinks. There you can also get a cup of Cankar’s Coffee. The first cup of coffee in Vrhnika arose from the pen of the famous Slovenian writer named Ivan Cankar. Centuries late, they designed a new story about delicious coffee. It is roasted in a family company in Vrhnika.
Piran is one of the three towns of Slovenian Istria. It has medieval structure narrow winding streets, numerous squares and churches, old houses huddled close together, rising in cascades and the contact with the sea. In the centre of Piran is located the Tartini Square, which was named after the famous composer and violinist Giuseppe Tartini. Piran is surrounded by a circular wall. This amazing town is a national historical monument.
Valentine’s Day is the most special day, which is celebrated in many countries. It is the most romantic day for couples. There is a tradition of sending flowers, cards, chocolates and many other sweet gifts. The Valentine’s Day is also connected with the beginning of the spring. So, what are you waiting for…send kisses to your love
The Ljubljana Castle is an imposing medieval fortress and represents a symbol of Ljubljana. It stands on the edge of the hill, just above the medieval Ljubljana. It is a very attractive tourist destination and place of many concerts, cultural events, exhibitions, theatre and dance performances. Inside the castle we can see the palatium, the Frederic’s Tower, the Estates Hall, the Chapel of St. George, a shop Rustika Gallery, a Viewing Tower and many other. There are also a Castle Coffee House and a restaurant. From the castle is a wonderful view to Ljubljana.
Rogaška Slatina is one of my favourite places in Slovenia. I like it, because my dear friend lives here. These photos are taken from a marvellous place just about three kilometres away from the centre of Rogaška Slatina. Here is some nice fish pond with a great view.