Travel Blogs from Slovenia
On Saturday we went for another beautiful morning walk in the country before being picked up by my brother-in-law to go to Maribor. It was a very pretty and slightly sketchy drive on fairly narrow Slovenian roads but we got there in one piece. We walked to the town square and checked out a really neat market with local vendors selling their art, food and clothing etc. Maribor is filled with old buildings that have many stories to tell, and I had great fun exploring ...
Both up bright and early for the hostels free continental breakfast, Nath was keen for us to make sandwiches to save buying anything. Typical. We started the day with a quick dash to the walking tour after changing from the private twin room to a 12 bed dorm. The tour was good but there wasn't many exciting facts about the city / country.
After the tour we scoured the local market as we were keen to try some local ...
... and we were amazed to see a road high above us curving right out of the cliff on tall thin legs. We found ourselves up there after going round some very tight bends.
We were back into Slovenia, part of old Yugoslavia. After we turned off the motorway Willow had to slow down suddenly as quite a large snake was slithering across the road!
We followed Serena on and on and were just wondering where she was taking us when ...
... Stupid decision. It involved a ride up a hill and all we saw was lawn. The flowers in the local gardens have been beautiful, yesterday I saw poppies that were as big as saucers, so I was probably expecting too much. Fortunately, we rolled down hill to the town square, had a coffee and all was right again. (Have I said yet how much we love Ljubjlana?)
We had a gentle ride along the Sava river before we hit the ...
After 24 hours of flying (or alternatively sitting in airport lounges) we have arrived in Lake Bled.
Woo hoo! Slovenia looks beautiful, lots of snow covered mountains and lots of green. (Unfortunately lots of wet green - which doesn't bode well for cycling... But we can face that challenge on Sunday.)
Lake Bled is even more picturesque than any photo - and we have a beautiful view from our room of the island and church.
So far we have ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Igloo Village Slovenia
Other places to stay in Slovenia
Vosnjakova ulica 1, Ljubljana | 5 star hotelfrom $114
Dunajska cesta 154, Ljubljana | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Wonderful Hotel
- Brilliant Hotel - Best I have stayed at
- Good Hotel
Obala 2, Portoroz | 4 star hotelfrom $181
Slovenska cesta 34, Ljubljana | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Miklosiceva 1, Ljubljana | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- A really nice hotel, but nothing out of this world
- Great location, great hotel
- Agree with other reviewers =)
Cesta Svobode 15, Bled | 4 star hotelfrom $153
- Great Hotel
- Highly delighted.
- Great lake and mountain view
Dalmatinova 15, Ljubljana | 3 star hotelfrom $108
- Beware builders!
- Pretty good
- Not perfect but perfectly adequate
Obala 45, Portoroz | 5 star hotelfrom $253
Obala 33, Portoroz | 4 star hotelfrom $161
Obala 33, Portoroz | 5 star hotelfrom $182
Derceva 4, Ljubljana | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Miklosiceva 3, Ljubljana | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Cankarjeva 4, Bled | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- We loved it!
- Fantastic Golf Hotel
- Excellent Hotel
Pohorska ulica 59, Maribor | 5 star hotelfrom $134
Pot za Brdom 4, Ljubljana | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Zdraviliska Cesta 4, Lasko | Hotelfrom $169
C Svobode 12, Bled | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Top marks for Toplice
- Beautiful view
- Panorama Restaurant
Trg svobode 1, Lasko | Hotelfrom $81
Obala 77, Portoroz | 3 star hotelfrom $124
Obala 2, Portoroz | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Obala 77, Portoroz | 3 star hotelfrom $110
Cesta Svobode 8, Bled | 3 star hotelfrom $104
Ljubljanska 7, Bled | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Obala 77 , Portoroz | 4 star hotelfrom $172
Strunjan 148, Strunjan | 4 star hotelfrom $194