DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia (Google eBook)
Penguin, Jan 30, 2012 - Travel - 256 pages
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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The Alps 104
Coastal Slovenia and the Karst 126
Southern and Eastern Slovenia 156
Where to Stay 186
Where to Eat 198
Shopping in Slovenia 212
Entertainment in Slovenia 214
Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays 216
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