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4 Reasons to Make Slovenia Your Valentine’s Day Destination

by Aoife O’Riordan

Jan 30, 2024

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Celebrate affections of the heart in the heart of Europe this Valentine’s Day. Slovenia gears up for a romantic celebration of Valentine’s Day, welcoming traveling lovebirds to experience its landscapes, cities and traditions.

Not sure where to start? Here are four reasons to set your sights on Slovenia this romantic season:


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Immerse Yourself in the Magic of Ljubljana’s LUV Festival

Starting Feb. 8, the city’s renowned LUV Fest in Ljubljana celebrates love in all its forms, from romance; to friendship; to shared passions for the arts, nature or culinary delights. This festival runs until March 12 and features art installations, photo spots, creative workshops to make souvenirs, concerts, exhibitions and more.

Stroll Through Charming Town Centers

Slovenia is home to several town centers rich with love and history. Historical towns waiting to be explored include Ptuj, Idrija, Piran, Skofja Loka, Kamnik, Celje and Metlika. For instance, in Metlika, you’ll find museums, galleries, a pilgrimage complex flanked by three Gothic churches and a town square. Up in Kamnik, you can take in this medieval city through castles and a monastery, while Idrija, a UNESCO World Heritage site, features one of the oldest preserved mine entrances in Europe, a 16th-century castle and more. Wherever you go, expect cozy cafés and cobbled streets.


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Couples’ Retreats and Romantic Spa Experiences

Many Slovenian spas and wellness centers offer pampering experiences tailored specifically for couples. Popular retreats include Terme Ptuj; Terme Olimia; Terme Dolenjske Toplice; Terme 3000, Moravske Toplice; and Talason Strunjan, Terme Krka. At any of these sanctuaries, couples can enjoy rejuvenating treatments.


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Unique and Immersive Dining Delights

Enjoy an original and romantic dining experience in both Slovenia’s most-popular and lesser-known destinations. Unique food and beverage experiences include taking a vintage van to discover Istrian olive trees in Koper; embarking on a beer and culinary journey with Kamnik brewers; going on a boat ride to a sustainable fish farm in Seča with the best sea bass, dining 160 meters below ground in Velenje; and visiting some of the country’s renowned winemakers to taste premium wines, olive oils, honey and fruit in Brda.





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