Why Slovenia should be at the top of your list

So many great things in Slovenia make it worth visiting in 2023. Allow us to guide you through some of the highlights, which will surely convince you to put it at the top of your list. For more inspiration, check out the 10 reasons to Feel Slovenia on our website.

Slovenia is synonymous with diversity

At every step, 365 days a year, Slovenia offers diverse authentic experiences. Unique stories, pristine nature, superb cuisine, top wellness and spa resorts and short distances between them are the main assets of this Central European country. You will find mountains, rolling hills, rivers, lakes, and waterfalls, a number of caves, and even a saltwater coastline — the icing on the cake are our two additional UNESCO listings.

Put a soothing spa in Slovenia on your list for 2023
Put a soothing spa in Slovenia on your list for 2023, © Slovenian Tourist Board.

2023 is the year of exciting events

2023 will be a year of exciting events in Slovenia, especially for sports fans. In the winter, six venues will host World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and ski jumping, culminating in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Planica. This is the biggest sports event in the history of the Republic of Slovenia and runs from February 22nd – March 5th. The warmer months will be marked by cycling and running competitions and European Championships in rowing and women’s basketball.

Get vicarious thrills at Slovenia's winter sports events
Get vicarious thrills at Slovenia’s winter sports events, © Slovenian Tourist Board.

Apart from sports events, a number of festivals and cultural events will take place in Slovenia, primarily during the spring and summer. Culture lovers will have several opportunities to experience Slovenian traditions and customs, listen to vibrant music and watch top theatre, dance, and art performances.

Mix with locals and watch exciting performers at festivals
Mix with locals and watch exciting performers at festivals, © Slovenian Tourist Board.

Splendid cuisine awaits you on every step

The ratings in renowned dining guides, including Michelin and Gault&Millau, prove that Slovenia is an intriguing gastronomic destination, offering a cornucopia of exceptional culinary experiences that masterfully combine tradition with modern trends. The current edition of the Michelin Guide includes 58 Slovenian restaurants, nine of which were crowned with one Michelin star and Ana Roš‘s Hiša Franko with two!

Green by heart

Slovenia is GREEN. Thanks to the establishment of the Slovenia Green National Certification Scheme it has become a leading example of sustainability. World-renowned media continuously highlight Slovenia’s efforts in this area. Just recently, National Geographic brought it to the spotlight by including it on its annual “Best of the World 2023” list of the 25 most inspiring destinations for the coming year.

Will you be among the ones who will discover Slovenia this year? We truly hope so!

Go green when you visit Slovenia
Go green when you visit Slovenia, © Slovenian Tourist Board.

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