Tourism and Travel



Tourism is one of the most promising sectors of the economy in Slovenia.
Every year 1.2 million foreign tourists visit Slovenia. The largest number of tourists comes from Italy, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, Croatia, the Netherlands and other European countries. In addition, the number of tourists from the United States is steadily growing.

The foreign currency inflow from tourism in 2004 amounted to EUR 1,311,746 (10.6% more than in 2003).
In 2005, a total of 2,389,220domestic and foreign tourists visited Slovenia (the share of foreign visitors was 64.9%).
In 2004 nineteen locations in Slovenia had more than 100,000 overnight stays: Ljubljana, Maribor; nine spas (Čatež, Banovci, Moravske Toplice, Podčetrtek, Rogaška Slatina, Radenci, Zreče, Dobrna and Topolšica); four seaside resorts (Portorož with over 970,000 overnight stays, Izola, Ankaran and Strunjan) and four mountain resorts (Bled, Kranjska Gora, Bohinj and Bovec).

Related Links:
Wikitravel guide to Slovenia
Slovenian Tourist Board - www.slovenia.info
Slovenia Life - A Guide to Travel, Culture, and the Good Life in Slovenia
Slovenia-Guide.com - a complete guide to travelling and living in Slovenia
Slovenia on lonelyplanet.com
SloveniaHotels.com
Ljubljana Tourist Information Portal