DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 30, 2012 - Travel - 256 pages
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This title in the award-winning Eyewitness series shows Slovenia at its best, from the peaks of the Alps to the Adriatic coastline. Whether you seek tranquility in one of the country's national parks or forests or to participate in one of the many outdoor activities Slovenia has to offer-including skiing, snowboarding, caving, kayaking, rafting, and hiking-this guidebook covers every aspect of this fascinating country. Using the unique cutaway maps and 3-D models, explore the museums and castles of Slovenia's capital Ljubljana, admire the beautiful old towns of Koper and Celje, and marvel at stunning Lake Bled. Full-color maps, city plans, thematic tours, and walks enable you to discover the capital and the regions in depth, and with special features explaining everything from Slovenia's history and cultural heritage to local cuisine and where to sample its delicious wines, you'll have all you need for an unforgettable stay.
  

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Contents

Discovering Slovenia 10
10
Putting Slovenia on the Map 12
12
A Portrait of Slovenia 14
15
Slovenia Through the Year 28
28
The History of Slovenia 32
33
Ljubljana at a Glance 42
42
Old Town 44
45
New Town 56
57
The Alps 104
105
Coastal Slovenia and the Karst 126
127
Southern and Eastern Slovenia 156
157
Where to Stay 186
186
Where to Eat 198
198
Shopping in Slovenia 212
212
Entertainment in Slovenia 214
214
Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays 216
216

Around the Centre 70
71
Further Afield 82
83
Shopping in Ljubljana 92
92
Entertainment in Ljubljana 94
94
Ljubljana Street Finder 96
96
Slovenia at a Glance 102
102
Practical Information 224
224
Travel Information 234
234
General Index 240
240
Acknowledgments 252
252
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