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Lake Cerknica, Cerknica, The Lož Valley, Postojna and Ilirska Bistrica

Lake Cerknica The largest Slovene karst polje is Cerkniško polje or Lake Cerknica. It is the largest European intermittent lake with a surface of 24 square kilometers. During rainy periods in the autumn and spring, when numerous springs from the edge of the polje and underground streams collecting water under the surrounding plateaus, rash into …

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Slovenian History

History Centuries ago, Slovenia was inhabited by Illyrian tribes. Around 400 BC they were joined by the Celtic tribes. In 200 BC they were ruled over by the Romans, who built military fortifications along new roads all the way to the Danube. The Germanic Langhobards only settled in the territory when the power of the …

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SLOVENIA

General Information about Slovenia Central European country covering an area of only 20.256 km2 and with some two million inhabitants. It lies between the latitudes of 46°53’ and 45°25’ north and between the longitudes of 12°23’ and 16°36’ east at the crossroads of the Alps, South-Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean. It borders Austria ( 330 …

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Oktoberfest 2016

About 6 million people are expected to attend the official Oktoberfest celebration in Munich, Germany. The world’s largest beer festival begins Sept. 17, 2016, and runs through Oct. 3. Festive program of events Grand entry of the Oktoberfest landlords and breweriesDate: Saturday, 17th September 2016, duration about 45 minutes. Oktoberfest Costume and Riflemen’s ParadeDate: Sunday, …

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DOLENJSKA

Dolenjska Dolenjska is like the softness of an enchanted song and such are its people, too. Its low hills scattered with castles, country crisscrossed by green rivers, streams, and forests, and facetiousness and hospitality of the locals can be met at every step. Magic birch groves of Bela Krajina sing a different tune. They leave …

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Tourism in Slovenia

Tourism For such a small country, Slovenia boasts an extremely varied landscape. There is just a short pop from snow-capped mountains and glacial lakes in the Alps to evergreen olive plantations on the coast. And a drive to wine-growing hills, golden wheat-fields, or mysterious karst caves will not take us more than an hour, either. …

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ŠTAJERSKA (Styria)

Štajerska ( Styria )  Štajerska is a land of friendly people, noblest wines, and excellent traditional dishes. Numerous thermal springs attract travelers. It abounds in cultural monuments and merry events. Extremely rich cultural and historical heritage can be enjoyed at every step. Numerous castles, manor houses, monasteries, and famous churches greet visitors at every comer. …

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Traditional Slovene Crafts

Slovene Crafts Traditional crafts have always provided man with household utensils, personal equipment, and things he needed at work. All these products were also important to market merchandise. As for the locals, their work offered them possibilities to pave routes to distant lands and broaden their horizons. Today traditional crafts hold a significant place in …

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