Slovenia has a surface of 20 251 km². The Republic of Slovenia has a border with Austria on the north, on the north-east with Hungary, on east and south with Croatia an on the west side with Italy. Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia and it’s spreads along the Ljubljanica river.
There are 28 peaks and mountains above 2.500 m of hight, the highest peak is the Triglav with it's 2.864 m. The Alpine world is divided in 3 mountanious groups: Julian Alps, Karavanke and Kaminsko-Savinjske.
Slovenia in all his Dinaric-Charsic teritory has approximately 6.500 large and small debris caves and pits, about twenty of theme were addapted for tourist visiting purposes. The most famous and visited caves are the caves of Postojna (19,50 km of cave galleries and pits); the most accessible are the Škocijanske jame (Škocijan Caves nad pits) which are signed in the UNESCO’s list of world natural heritage.
On the boundiaries of the Panonian valley there are many spring waters, creeks and rivers which create a numerous areas enriched with thermal water. Sixteen sources were addapted for thermal and welness centres, of which the most popular are the thermal resorts of Catez.
Slovenia is divided in this regions: Dolenjska and Bela Krajna, Gorenjska, Ljubljana and surroundings, Primorsko Kraska and Notarnje Kraska, Prekmurje, Stajerska.
Dolenjska and Bela(white) Krajna are more or less woody areas.
The territory of the south-east Dolenjska spreads from the bounduary on the south-east of Ljubljana, signed naturally from the Temenica river on the frontier with Croatia. The naturally bounduary on the north is defined by the Sava river and on the south by the run flows of the river Kupa.
Bela (white) Krajna spreads on the south east teritorry of Slovenia in the middle of Kočevski Rog and the river Kupa. This area was named by the characteristics of the local white costum. The cities most known in this region are : Novo Mesto, Kocevlje, Brezice, Krsko and Catez.
Gorenjska is a part of the former state of Kranj and geographycally this area belongs to the Alpine world. The spring waters of the Sava river are located on the highest peaks of the Julian Alps, Karavan and Kaminsko-Savinian Alps. The region of Gorenjska is the most developed one in the whole Republic of Slovenia, and here is where the winter season and the winter tourism are practicated mostly. In this region is situated the National Park of Triglav-the only National Park in Slovenia. The location of major signification are: Bled, Bohinj, Kranj and Kranjska Gora.
Ljubljana is the capital city and the largest town of the Slovenia Republic, the cultural, politic and economic centre of the state. It is sittuated in the center of Slovenia, on the coasts of the river Ljubljanica, near the estuary of the river Sava. Ljubljana is an
europeean city and a metropolis in which the conventional and business tourism has expanded the most. Ljubljana is an attractive touristic location. Many hotels, restaurants, tavrens and private accomodation in Ljubljana will satisfy any visitor of this city. The region of Ljubljana and it’s surroundings includes the locations in it’s sourrounds Domazle, Škofljica, Grosuplje, Kamnik till Grintavec.
The regions of Primorsko Kraska and Notarnje Kraska are the so called costal and debris regions of Slovenia, and are formed by: the coast of Koper with the towns of Piran, Portorož, Izola and the regions of Kras and Notarnja. For their mediterranean climate characteristics here are also Goriska, the Vipavska and the Soča valley.
Slovenia is formed mostly of calculus, and over the first part of Kras situated just above the Gulf of Triest the magnificent caves of all dimensions and beautyness, which are approximately 6.500, spreads in the first part of the central Slovenia in the Dolenjska region. Notranjska is nowdays the name for central Slovenia and of the inner side of the debris part of the Gulf of Triest. This is the area of the Ljubljanica river on the south of the Ljubljana’s valley, and the mountains of Nanos, Hruščica, Javornik and Sneznik and of the surroundings of the Pivka river. Notarnja is dominated with the most largest woods on the territory of Slovenia, with a debris camps with the windmills, with the valleys and caves(Postojna pit and Skocijan pits).
The debris characteristics are very keen as well as the red land, mother of the wine Terran.
Prekmurje is situated on the east side of the Slovenian Republic, characterized by the numerous wineyards and creeks. Numerous centres of wellness and therms blended in the natural enviroment and they offer a pleasant staying and many healthy advantages for your body, mind and soul. The Mura river, by which was given the name to the region, passes trought this area and creates a natural bounduary. The location most known are Prekmurje and Murska Sobota.
Stajerska is the region situated on the north-east of Slovenia, it’s the only region which has a frontier with the one of Prekmurje. It’s very famous because of it’s wines. The major centres of this region are Maribor, Celje and Ptuj.
One part of Stajerska is the historical region of Koroska which is situated on the rivers Drava, Mislinj and Mreža, the territory surrounded by those 3 rivers is called Koroska kotlina (Koroska Valley). At the west of the valley the region of Koroska spreads on the Karavan Alps and on the Kaminsko-Savinian Alps, while on the east goes till the Pohorje near Maribor.
The 75% of the territory is composed of mountains covered with ash-trees.
Slovenia is oriented on the winter tourism season. The most popular sport is the skiing and the most popular destinations for it are those on the Julian Alps where many ski-resorts are opened with a possibility to practice many winter sports, many hotels and inns with gastronomichal offers in the local restaurants and tavrens. During the summer season there is the possibility of hiking on 7000km of signed tracks.
The rafting and kayak are also popular on the rivers of Soča, Savinja and Sava.
In Slovenia You can enjoy on the therapeutical trips of the wellknown thermal resorts of: Catez, Smarjeske, Dolenjske, Olimia, Rogaska, Dobrana, Zrece…
The thermal resorts of Slovenia, and the accomodations in hotels, appartaments and private inns offer specific healing treatments for revitalizing from the daily stress brought by demanding jobs and the accelerated way of living in big Cities, diet therapyes, anticellulite therapy, aromathic baths in thermal waters, saunas and all the other modern beauty treatments.
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