Slovenia is a beautiful country with large mountains, breathtaking lakes, and unique castles. The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, is a small but exciting city with a lot to do and see. Road trip through Slovenia to see all the amazing nature this country has to offer.
Main language: Slovene (also known as Slovenian)
English is widely spoken
BEST TIME TO GO
Early fall (September-October) and late spring (April-May) offer good weather and less crowds than during the summer
Hotel or Guesthouse: The best site for booking hotels or guesthouses in Slovenia is booking.com.
Airbnb: There are a lot of Airbnb options especially in the capital, Ljubljana.
Hostel: You can find hostels typically in the cities. Look for hostels on booking.com or hostelworld. Note that if you are more than 2 people you might be able to find cheaper Airbnbs than the cost of the hostel for your group.
Rental Car: Renting a car is the best option to explore Slovenia and will allow you the most flexibility. You can rent a car when you arrive at the airport in Ljubljana. If you are renting a car in a different country and driving to Slovenia, make sure to check with the rental company that you have all the documents to cross the border.
Train: The train system within Slovenia is Slovenian Railways. You can access their site for their destinations and timetables and purchase the ticket at the train station. Note that since many of the incredible destinations in Slovenia are in the countryside, a car might be necessary once you arrive in the rural destination.
Bus: There is an extensive bus network in Slovenia. You can check this website for the bus routes and times. Tickets can be purchased at the bus station or directly from the driver. If you prefer to plan your transportation in advance, you should book your bus tickets in Slovenia with Bookaway.
Euro – View Conversion Rates
Voltage / Outlet Type
230V / 50 Hz, Plug type C, F
(Common for Europe)
Words to Know
Thank you= Hvala Vam
Good morning= Dobro Jutro
Good night= lahko noč
Beer = Pivo
Wine = Vino
Wifi: Wifi is present at most hotels, Airbnbs, and restaurants
Sim Card: Purchase an eSIM on Airalo to stay connected so you can more easily navigate Slovenia.