Everything you need to know before you set off!
FACT FILE TRAVEL SLOVENIA
The Slovenian capital city of Ljubljana is located at the center of all four landscape groups. The small distances in Slovenia allow you to swim in the sea in the morning and climb a mountain in the afternoon.
Position: Slovenia is a Central European union country
Area: 20,273 km2
Currency: Euro (€)
Capital: Ljubljana (population: 279,756)
International phone code: +386
Frequently spoken foreign languages: English, German, Italian
Drives: on the right
To Slovenia by car
Slovenia is situated in Central Europe and borders Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. It is only a few hours drive away from Venice, Vienna or Munich. Slovenia is easily accessible from all neighboring countries, as it has good road and rail connections, with daily flights from many European cities.
· Ljubljana (capital of Slovenia) → national airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana: 26km
· Trieste, Italy → Ljubljana: 94 km
· Venice, Italy → Ljubljana: 229 km
· Zagreb, Croatia → Ljubljana: 138 km
· Vienna, Austria → Ljubljana: 384 km
· Munich, Germany → Ljubljana: 406 km
To Slovenia by plane
In addition to daily flights to many European cities, there are two low-cost airlines flying to the main Slovenian international airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana.
EasyJet and Wizz Air fly to London and Brussels. Most flights to Ljubljana are operated by Adria Airways, the only Slovenian airline. You can also fly to one of the foreign airports nearby, and access Slovenia from there by bus, train, rental car, or the transport service GO-OPTI.
In Slovenia, the sun shines for more than 2,000 hours a year, therefore every season offers a pleasant break. The weather in Slovenia is different in each of the four seasons and regions. An alpine climate prevails in the mountain region, the coastal areas are influenced by a sub-Mediterranean climate, and the northeast lowlands have a continental climate.
The average temperature is above 20°C in July and around 0°C in January. You can choose what suits you. If it’s too hot for you, you can go to the alpine area. If you love summer temperatures – the Slovenian seaside is waiting for you!
Climate: Alpine, Pannonian, Mediterranean
Average temperatures: July 21°C, January 0°
· The months May, June, July, August and September have nice weather with a good average temperature.
· On average, the warmest month is August.
· On average, the coolest month is January.
Be ready for new adventures and travel Slovenia now!