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