Why Green Slovenia?

We are often asked, whilst standing outside Lipizzaner Lodge, with views to beautiful mountains and forests, surrounded by lush green countryside with biking & hiking tracks leading off in every direction, why we decided to live in Slovenia!.. Very few people know anything about Slovenia, or could even find the most beautiful country in Europe on the map! So we created this page to explain just a few more reasons why you really should visit Green Slovenia!
  • Slovenia is the biggest GREEN nature adventure park in Europe..
  • 13 times bigger than London with way less than a quarter of the people..
  • Yet so small, you can drive across in 2 hours..
  • So many micro climates, where the terrain or weather completely changes within just a few km..
  • Fantastic choice of simple, tasty home produced food in fab restaurants..
  • Climb an Alpine mountain in the morning, have lunch at a castle then swim in the sea for sunset..
  • Europe's third most forested country and the oldest forest on the continent, with the cleanest air..
  • Four different Alpine regions.. (Dinaric, Julian, Karavanka and Kamnik) with mountains everywhere..
  • Crystal clear rivers and Europe's most beautiful river, the Soća..
  • Lakes that make you imagine you are in Italy or Switzerland..
  • Home to the unique Lipizzaner horse, visit the show at Lipica..
  • The most fantastic & the most visited caves in the world..
  • Resting place of the last French king..
  • Mysterious Fortress Churches.. medieval churches protected by a castle built around them..
  • Only Slovenia has a secret network of WW2 forest hospitals to find and explore..
  • 7 different wine regions, each one producing completely different and often unique wine in each..
  • Pretty Venetian seaside towns beside the Adriatic sea..
  • We have the only forest area in Europe still with ALL the Big 3.. Bears, Lynx AND Wolves..
  • the home of Beekeeping, instructed the rest of the world for centuries..
  • Smallest and cutest capital city in Europe, Ljubljana..
  • Largest disappearing lake in Europe, Cerknica..
  • Hidden sleepy villages on top of mountains and at the bottom of Green valleys..
  • Fantastic different mini micro museums all over the place..
  • Home to Slovenia's own Robin Hood legend, Martin Kirpan..
  • See where huge Slovenian timbers were transported to build the foundations of Venice.
  • More castles than you could shake a stick at..
  • Predjama castle, the most unique & beautifully located castle in the world..
  • Bursting with hiking, biking and riding tracks everywhere you go..
  • Oldest discovered musical instrument in the world, 60,000 years old..
  • Secret cheese making villages on top of mountain plateaus..
  • Gorgeous gorges, wonderful waterfalls..
  • Largest span stone bridge in the world..
  • Tragic scene of the largest mountain battle ever, wiping out over 1 million soldiers in WW1..
  • Delicious food choices influenced by neighbours Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary..
  • Dragons sleep in underground caves...
  • A different local festival somewhere every weekend..
  • On the Sunny side of the Alps!
  • A little Switzerland with a little coast!
  • First ever Vampire story written by the owner of yet another amazing castle to visit at Bogensperk..
  • One of the few countries where more people live in villages than towns..
  • Bubbling with hot natural thermal spas everywhere..
  • Our own Jeruzalem, so named for it's beauty by returning Crusaders..
  • Ancient battlefields trodden by Argonauts, Venetians, Romans, Ottomans & Napoleon's armies..
  • Remains of a 2 million year old Volcano with yet another cool micro museum..
  • More shades of green than you could ever hope to imagine..

So now you can visit Green Slovenia.. See you soon!

Email: info@lipizzanerlodge.com

Address: Landol 17, Postojna 6230, Slovenia

Phone: +386 5620 3443
Mobile: +386 40 47 0239 or +386 40 37 8037