Known as ‘Europe in Miniature’, tiny Slovenia has a huge heart and a wealth of diversity

The soaring Julian Alps capture a touch of Switzerland, the radiating coastline oozes Mediterranean charm and Bled’s sweet island church appears to have come straight out of a fairytale. There is plenty of action for adrenaline junkies, from cycling, hiking and skiing, to canyoning, caving and boating. For those who prefer a slower pace, just sit back and take in the postcard-perfect views.

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Tipping in restaurants is becoming more common in Slovenia - leave around 10 per cent.

Internet access is good in Slovenia. Internet cafes can be found all over the country.

Slovenia has excellent mobile phone coverage. Ensure you have global roaming activated with your carrier if you wish to use your phone.

Slovenia has western-style flushable toilets. Keep loose change handy to pay for public toilets.

Coffee = 1.50 Euro
Can of soft drink = 2 Euro
Beer = 2.40 Euro
Short taxi ride = 2 Euro
Three-course meal = 15 Euro

Yes, tap water is considered safe to drink.

Credit cards are widely accepted in major towns and cities.

There's good access to ATMs in nearly all towns and cities.

Absolutely. All passengers travelling with Intrepid are required to purchase travel insurance before the start of their trip. Your travel insurance details will be recorded by your leader on the first day of the trip. Due to the varying nature, availability and cost of health care around the world, travel insurance is very much an essential and necessary part of every journey.

For more information on insurance, please go to: Travel Insurance

  • 1 Jan New Year's Day
  • 8 Feb Culture Day
  • 16 Apr Easter Sunday
  • 17 Apr Easter Monday
  • 27 Apr Resistance Day 
  • 1 May May Day
  • 2 May May Day Holiday
  • 25 Jun National Day
  • 15 Aug Assumption Day
  • 31 Oct Reformation Day
  • 1 Nov All Saints' Day
  • 25 Dec Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec Independence and Unity Day

Please note these dates are for 2017. For a current list of public holidays in Slovenia go to: http://www.worldtravelguide.net/slovenia/public-holidays

Responsible Travel

Intrepid is committed to travelling in a way that is respectful of local people, their culture, local economies and the environment. It's important to remember that what may be acceptable behaviour, dress and language in your own country, may not be appropriate in another. Please keep this in mind while travelling.

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How we're giving back

In Slovenia, we stay in locally run accommodation including guesthouses, smaller-scale hotels and homestays in an effort to support the local economies. We also visit locally-run restaurants and markets where travellers will have opportunities to support local businesses and purchase handicrafts created by local artisans.