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Slovenia : the Bradt travel guide

Author: Robin McKelvie; Jenny McKelvie
Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Slovenia's epic scenery belies its compact size. It features magnificent Alpine mountains with surging rivers, fertile plains perfect for wine production, a stretch of warm Adriatic coastline, and wild forests where bears and wolves roam free." "Slovenia: The Bradt Travel Guide has all the background and practical information you'll need. It uncovers the country's little-known highlights - from hundreds of caves,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin McKelvie; Jenny McKelvie
ISBN: 9781841621197 1841621196
OCLC Number: 61259495
Notes: Map on inside cover.
Description: x, 278 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. General Information --
Chapter 1. Background Information --
Geography and climate --
Natural history and conservation --
History --
Government and politics --
Economy --
People --
Language --
Religion --
Education --
Chapter 2. Practical Information --
When to visit --
Red tape --
Slovenian embassies overseas --
Overseas embassies and consulates in Slovenia --
Getting there and away --
Health --
Safety --
What to take --
Money matters --
Budgeting --
Getting around --
Accommodation --
Eating and drinking --
Public holidays and festivals --
Shopping --
Arts and entertainment --
Media and communications --
Business --
Cultural dos and don'ts --
Gay and lesbian travellers --
Part 2. Guide --
Chapter 3. Ljubljana --
History --
Getting there --
Getting around --
Tour operators, tours and other activities --
Where to stay --
Where to eat --
Entertainment and nightlife --
Shopping --
What to see and do --
Chapter 4. Gorenjska --
Kamnik --
Ljubljana to Bled --
on the tourist trail --
Skofja Loka --
Around Skofja Loka --
Kranj --
Radovljica --
Kropa --
Brezje --
Bled --
Bohinj --
Activities around Bled and Bohinj --
Day trips around Bled and Bohinj --
Kranjska Gora --
Over the Vrsic Pass to Primorska --
Chapter 5. Primorska --
Bovec --
Kobarid --
Tolmin --
Goriska Brda --
Idrija --
Around Idrija --
Vipava Valley --
Kras (The Karst) --
Chapter 6. Slovenian Adriatic --
Koper --
Izola --
Piran --
Portoroz --
Chapter 7. Notranjska --
Postojnska Jama (Postojna Caves) --
Postojna Town --
Other caves --
Predjamski Grad (Predjama Castle) --
Predjama Cave --
Lake Cerknica --
Krizna Jama (Krizna Cave) --
Sneznik Grad (Sneznik Castle) --
Chapter 8. Dolenjska and Bela Krajina --
Kocevje and Kocevski rog --
Dolenjske Toplice --
Novo Mesto --
Back towards Ljubljana --
Abbeys and castles east of Novo Mesto --
Otocec Grad (Otocec Castle) --
Smarjeske Toplice --
Samostan Pleterje (Pleterje Monastery) --
Kostanjevica na Krki --
Kostanjeviska Jama (Kostanjevica Cave) --
Terme Catez --
Mokrice Castle and Golf Course --
Bela Krajina --
Metlika --
Crnomelj --
Chapter 9. Stajerska and Prekmurje --
Maribor --
Maribor Pohorje --
Zrece and Rogla --
Velenje --
Celje --
Lasko --
Logarska Dolina --
Robanov Kot and Matkov Kot --
Ptuj --
Stajerska castles --
Terme Radenci --
Prekmurje --
Murska Sobota --
Grad --
Moravske Toplice and around --
Terme 3000 --
Chapter 10. Koroska --
Slovenj Gradec --
Kope --
Dravograd --
Podzemlje Pece --
Appendix 1. Language --
Appendix 2. Where Next? --
Appendix 3. Further Reading.
Responsibility: Robin & Jenny McKelvie.

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This new Bradt guide explores this secret corner of the former Yugoslavia, with Alpine scenery and charming coastal towns. "Slovenia" thoroughly covers travel fundamentals as well as providing a  Read more...

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