Practical Slovenia

Where To Stay

Hotels and inns range from deluxe to budget. Countryside holiday farms welcome visitors. If you arrive without reservations, the local tourist office can make them.


Arriving & Departing: Ljubljana is connected by daily flights to many European cities. There are buses from the airport to Ljubl-jana and to Kranj. Maribor and Portoroz also receive European flights.

Getting Around: The railway offers a 30-percent discount for groups of at least two adults and one child; 50 percent for larger groups.

From mid-April through mid-October, a catamaran passenger ferry runs between Portoroz/Piran and Venice.


New Year’s Day, Slovene Cultural Holiday (Feb. 8), Easter Sunday and Monday (Mar. 30 and 31), Day of Uprising Against Occupation (April 27), Labor Day (May 1 and 2), National Day (June 25), Assumption (Aug. 15), Reformation Day (Oct. 31), All Saints Day (Nov. 1), Christmas, Independence Day (Dec. 26).

Money Matters

Banks are open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The tolar is divided into 100 stotins. $1 = 175 SIT as of Sept. 1, 1997.

Free Literature

General information is available, with maps and brochures for individual cities and regions.

Slovenian Tourist Office
354 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 358-9686
Fax: (212) 358-9025
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