Uploaded on Nov 17, 2007
This video presents the country of SLOVENIA. Slovenia is a small, but wonderful country in middle Europe. Slovenia has 4 neighbour countries: ITALY, AUSTRIA, CROATIA and HUNGARY. Although Slovenia is a small country it has sea, lakes, mountains, caves, most beautiful river Soča, good roads and friendly people.
This video presents 43 different places, beautiful cities, attractive locations and adventures you can visit in Slovenia.
Music used in this film is Slovenia"s national (folk) music.
Cities, locations and adventures presented in this video:
PORTOROŽ (PORTOROSE) - beautiful marine town on peninsula with hotels, beaches and camps
IZOLA - marine town with camps and small hotels, you can hire boats
PIRAN - the oldest marine town in Slovenia with church on hill, looking to sea (beautiful view)
KOPER - it has one of the biggest harbours in middle Europe; old buildings and streets with modern style
RIVER SOČA - most beautiful river in Slovenia and Europe because of its green colour and beautiful valley
RAFTING ON RIVER SOČA - attractive adventure with boat on river; you can go self exploring small lakes, waterfalls and green pools
KOBARID - town in the valley of river Soča; beautiful mountains on left and right side of the river
POSTOJNA CAVE - one of the biggest caves in Europe, you are driving with train in the cave, see the "human fish", stalactites and stalagmites
LIPICA - it has one of the first stud farms in Europe, Lipica has purebred white horses (and also others) and they are known all over the world
LAKE BLED - Slovenia has only 2 Alp lakes and lake Bled is one of them, you can drive on the lake with boat called "pletnja" or you can hire your own boat, swimm in summer and skate on ice in winter
BLED ISLAND - this is natural island on lake Bled; on the island is a church with a bell called "the bell of wishes"; they say if you ring the bell, your wish might come true
BLED CASTLE - the castle was built on the "live" rock, rising just above the lake
LAKE BOHINJ - one of the second Alp lakes in Slovenia, this lake is the longest; you can swimm in summer, stay in hotels and camps
PLANICA - it has one of the longest ski jumps on the world (250m), every year it has ski jumps for world cup
KRANJSKA GORA - it is near Planica, Kranjska Gora has beautiful mountains and valley and one of the biggest ski centers, you can stay in hotels, Kranjska Gora in english means "The mountain of Kranj"
POHORJE - every year it hosts the women competition called "The Golden Fox", also one of the biggest ski center; it lies near Maribor
TRIGLAV - is the highest mountain in Slovenia (2864m), evry year more thousand people visit Triglav
ALJAŽ TOVER ON TRIGLAV - this tover is on the highest point on Triglav, it is the real symbol of Slovenian nationality
TOLMIN - it lies in the valley of river Soča, beautiful views on mountains and greeen surroundings
TOLMIN CHURCH - it is one of the oldest churches in Slovenia built in ancient design
IDRIJA - it lies in the valley of river "Idrijca", it has hills on left and right side
VOLČJI POTOK - this is the biggest park in Slovenia, it has huge numbers of different trees from all over the world, in spring and summer it has beautiful flowers (tulipans...)
MOZIRSKI GAJ - the second most beautiful park in Slovenia, colourful flowers and beautiful surroundings in spring and summer
KOČEVJE - you can walk and enjoy in the forrest with tall trees, city with small rivers
KOČEVSKI ROG - you can drive with bike or you can walk in this forrest
LJUBLJANA - is the capital town of Slovenia; you can walk in the center in Ljubljana or drive with hired bike, enjoy and take photos of beautiful buildings; you can stay in hotels, go shoping, drive with small train in Ljubljana, drive on boat on river Ljubljanica; you can also visit the Ljubljana castle and enjoy in the view ...
WATERFALL SAVICA - it is the most famous waterfall in Slovenia and Europe, thousands of people visit this waterfall every year; water from this waterfall goes to Bohinj and Bled lakes and this river is the second spring of Sava
ŠKOFJA LOKA - beautiful city with ancient style and many differnt shops
ŠKOFJA LOKA CASTLE - the castle just above Škofja Loka, beautiful view from castle, it has ancient design
ŽELEZNIKI BLAST FURNACE - it lies in the Selška valley, it has 1 of 4 blast furnaces in Europe
PTUJ - the oldest town in Slovenia, beautiful streets, lots of shops, restaurants, touristic points
PTUJ CASTLE - one of the most beautiful castles with mistic and colourful rooms, beautiful view on Ptuj
THE WATER PARK PTUJ - water park with lots of polls outside and inside, termal water, sauna and hotel
ZELENCI - the spring of river Sava (the longest river in Slovenia