Total area: 20,273 km2
Population: 2,048,951(2010 estimate)
Official language: Slovene
Governement: Parliamentary republic
Internet TLD: .si
Calling code: +386
Variety and cultural richness along with splendid natural landscapes make Slovenia an attractive country. Alps Mountains offer excellent possibilities for hiking and skiing, while the Adriatic beaches lure surfers and swimmers.
Slovenia offers tourists a variety of landscapes from the Alps in the northwest, the Mediterranean area in the southwest, to the Pannonian plains in the northeast and Dinaric mountains in southeast. A tourist attraction that has been visited by over 28 million visitors is the Postojna Cave.
If you plan to visit Slovenia, here are the main attractions that you should include in your rute: Adriatic coast offers many resorts with sandy beaches, the Julian Alps -with the highest peak, Ljubljana -the capital of the country considered a small "Prague", Bled Castle, National Gallery, Predjama Castle, Skocjan Cave - a renown cave in Slovenia, Postojna Cave, Triglav National Park.
September is the best month to travel to Slovenia –it is the perfect time for climbing and the crowds of tourists disappear. July and August are to be avoided because prices are high and the main tourist sites crowded.
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