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Tourism press news from Slovenia for September 2010

Stožice Sports Park
Stožice Sports Park
A unique modern centre of sport and entertainment Close to the centre of Ljubljana, just off the bypass and with direct access to it, sports fans and lovers of good music are sure to find something to interest them. Stožice Sports Park has already opened the doors of its modern stadium and sports hall. more...
World Rowing Championships next year in Bled
World Rowing Championships next year in Bled
The World Rowing Championships 2011 will take place on Lake Bled between 28 August and 4 September 2011. The World Championships will at the same time be the qualifying rounds for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. more...
The Ljubljana Marathon returns in October
The Ljubljana Marathon returns in October
The Ljubljana Marathon is the biggest running event in Slovenia. It gets bigger every year and the number of competitors is constantly growing. Last year almost 20,000 running enthusiasts took part and this record participation was followed by two new Ljubljana Marathon records, set by runners from Kenya. At the 15th Ljubljana Marathon, which takes place from 23 to 24 October 2010, runners will compete in the full marathon (42 km), the half marathon (21 km) and recreational runs over various distances. more...
Festival of the oldest vine in the world
Festival of the oldest vine in the world
13th Old Vine Festival Event starts: 17 September 2010 Event ends: 26 September 2010 Venue: Grajski trg, Trg Svobode, Glavni Trg, Old Vine in Lent, Maribor This festival of gastronomy, wine and culture is the biggest tourist event in Maribor in the autumn. more...
The new Slovenian Alpine Museum opens its doors
The new Slovenian Alpine Museum opens its doors
More than a hundred years after it was first proposed, the Slovenian Alpine Museum, an institution that presents the rich history of mountaineering in Slovenia, has opened its doors in Mojstrana. Over 1,000 climbers and mountain lovers were present at the formal opening of the Slovenian Alpine Museum in Mojstrana. more...
A new product at a Bled campsite is greeted enthusiastically
A new product at a Bled campsite is greeted enthusiastically
Camping Bled, which is part of the Sava Hotels Bled group, has introduced a new feature – two wooden `tents` which represent the start of the development of a new product at the campsite The project has already been chosen as a finalist of the Creator competition organised by the Bank of Tourism Potentials of Slovenia. more...
Golf in Slovenia
Golf in Slovenia
Golf is not a new sport in Slovenia and has been present in the country for over 70 years. Slovenia offers a big enough challenge to even the most demanding golfers to ensure that they will be happy to return. Another advantage of golf in Slovenia is that the distances between courses are not so great and in the space of a single week all golfing enthusiasts can play courses set in the midst of vineyards, in the plains of Prekmurje, on the hills of Štajerska and below the mighty Alps and Karavanke mountains. This great variety and diversity of landscapes also offers visitors unforgettable views and memories. more...


sLOVEnia GREEN
sLOVEnia GREEN
Slovenia currently has 10 charging stations Electric charging stations allocated in Ljubljana, Maribor, Kranj, Celje and the valley of Logarska Dolina and in five locations connected with the lakes of the Gorenjska region: Jezersko, Preddvor, Bled, Bohinj and Kranjska Gora. more...
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First six months show 2% rise in overnight stays
First six months show 2% rise in overnight stays
In the first half of this year Slovenia was visited by 4% more guests than last year. Compared to the same period last year they generated 2% more overnight stays. The month of June also contributed positively to the total balance, with 6% more tourist arrivals in that month compared to June last year. more...


Best countries to live in
Best countries to live in
Slovenia ranked 24th in the list of the best countries to live in The American weekly news magazine Newsweek has published its list of the best countries of the world to live in. Slovenia is ranked 24th, just after Italy and just before the Czech Republic. It scored highest in the political environment category and lowest in the economic dynamism category. more...

Lake Bled among the ten most beautiful in the world
Lake Bled among the ten most beautiful in the world
Budgettravel.com website has published a list of 10 most beautiful lakes in the world. These 10 lakes go to all the right extremes - highest, deepest, clearest and showcase nature at its most spectacular. Soak up the views from a boat, a cable car, a trailhead or a castle tower. The list is also ranked Lake Bled, which was described as simply amazing. more...

Canadian writes blog about Slovenia
Canadian writes blog about Slovenia
The winner of the `Give me three days of GREEN sLOVEnia` competition organised by the Slovenian Tourist Board and the Bank of Tourism Potentials of Slovenia was announced in May. The prize – a return flight to Slovenia for two people and reimbursement of the costs of the winning three-day package devised for the competition – went to Adam McRae. more...

E-shop
E-shop
Welcome to the Slovenian Tourist Board`s online shop. Our e-shop features a variety of official souvenirs of this small but beautiful country, which offers pleasure, kindness, beauty and opportunities in equal measure. more...


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