Wednesday, 21 January 2015

5 Photos that will make you fall in love with Slovenia

Tucked into a mountainous corner, between Austria, Italy, Hungary and the Adriatic Sea, Slovenia has been blessed with everything in abundance. From her majestic Julian Alps with its glacial valleys, sparkling rivers, crystal clear lakes and breathtaking waterfalls to the deep forests and mysterious Karst caves, fascinating medieval towns, beautiful castles and gothic churches. The fertile coastline of Slovenia explodes with every type of greenery and plant life imaginable including vast orchards of olive and cherry trees, rich and versatile, bathing in the hot summer sun rays.

With so much natural beauty on offer, it wasn't hard to find these breathtaking images we think just might make you fall in love with Slovenia in 2015. You can click on any image to enlarge it.

1. Summertime at Lake Bled

The stunning Lake Bled is famous for its island in the middle of the lake with its
baroque church whose bell when rung is said to make wishes come true.
 
2. Winter Sundown in Kranjska Gora

The picturesque resort of Kranjska Gora is Slovenia's oldest and most established
ski resort with a great base for exploring the Julian Alps.

3. Ljubljana in Spring

This beautiful capital city is a unique crossroad for Germanic, Slavic & Latin
cultures whilst managing to keep its historic centre intact.

4. Fishing at Lake Bohinj

Bohinj is the best known glacial valley of the Julian Alps. At its head, in an amphitheater
overshadowed by the sombre face of the Komarca, you can will the famous Savica waterfall.

5. The Piran Cape at Dawn, Portoroz

The stunning Piran Cape has much medieval architecture, with narrow streets and compact
houses providing a unique charm and feel to anyone who visits it.

To find out more about our summer and winter holidays to Slovenia visit the Balkan Holidays website today!