From castles to caves...
Last minute deals to Slovenia also offer many lakes and mountains in the north east regions of the country which have magnificent views, lush landscapes and many natural spas. Holidays to Slovenia must take in an excursion to the Skocjan Caves which are in the south-west of the country. The caves have many underground halls and gorges and comprise a network of eleven caves, with swallow holes, natural bridges and hollows which make many of them geological features. The cave has a mild constant temperature of twelve degrees Celsius. The Skocjan Caves have unique features and so much cultural heritage that they have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1986.
The Triglav National Park is also worth a visit when booking late deals to Slovenia. This is the only national park in Slovenia and is named after the highest mountain in Slovenia which is in the heart of the park. Triglav National Park is located in the north-east of Slovenia in the south-eastern section of the Julian Alps. Triglav Mountain is a true national symbol and features on the countries coat of arms and the national flag.
Olive groves cloak the hills which rise from the glittering Adriatic
Last minute holidays to Slovenia have different climates depending on your location. The majority of the country will encounter warm summers with temperatures reaching the late twenties in degrees Celsius and the cooler winters with temperatures dipping down to almost freezing. The Julian Alps resorts, has a climate that plunges to minus five in the heart of winter making it a haven for skiers. Holidays to Slovenia possess a wealth of history and culture to discover.
Recent history has determined the present state of Slovenia. Having survived two world wars and a civil war, Slovenia finally gained its independence in June 1991. The generous and welcoming population of Slovenia have built strong Western relations enabling the country to become a modern state with a sturdy and strong economy and stable democracy. Holidays to Slovenia have a wide variety of cuisine and wines.
There is no such thing as traditional uniformed national dish of Slovenia as there are so many regions accumulating over 1200 different national dishes between them including many soups, pork-based dishes and various types of bread. There are three main wine regions of the country which are not available to buy in the UK so make sure you buy a few bottles to bring home as their wines are top quality and are a special delight. If you want a beach holiday, city break, lakes and mountains holiday or even a skiing holiday Slovenia has it all and will defiantly be the place for you to discover. Why not step away from the traditional holiday resorts and try something different instead, book late deals to Slovenia at Latedeals.co.uk
Places to Visit
The kocjan Caves
Recognized as one of the most beautiful underground phenomenon in Slovenia, the The kocjan Caves are truly breathtaking. Archaeological research has shown that people lived in these caves during prehistoric times. These caves have been on UNESCO’s list of natural and cultural world heritage sites since 1986 and are definitely worth a visit on holidays to Slovenia.
One of the largest saltpans in the world can be found at Piran, close to Portoroz, and the healing qualities of the mud, brine and salt here have led to Slovenia becoming well known for its spa treatments and therapeutic centres.
Whether you stay here or just visit for the day, Lake Bled is beautiful, serene and perfect for discovering the stunning Slovenia countryside.