Despite the fact that this country has an area of less than half of Moscow Region, tours to Slovenia are in high demand among tourists from Moscow and other regions. Wellness holidays in Slovenia are several levels higher than in other European countries: the unique thermal spas of Radenci, Rogashka Slatina, Strunjan provide enjoyment of health and youth throughout the year, and the seaside towns of Izola, Piran and Portorož give the freshest air near Alpine lakes Bohinj and Bled.
A journey to a country of medieval color (the cities of Ljubljana, Celje and Maribor), clean pebble beaches with cozy coves and an original coastal landscape, comfortable modern hotels and impeccable restaurants and a high level of “restoration” – Slovenia is able to fall in love with itself at first sight!
- Currency: Euro
- Language: The official language is Slovenian. Many are fluent in Italian, German and English, understand Russian.
ABOUT THE COUNTRY
According to directoryaah, Slovenia is the slopes of the Alps and the Adriatic coast, ancient cities and castles, monuments of folk culture, an abundance of tourist pearls and beauties of nature.
You can travel to Slovenia all year round: in winter, ski holidays are offered in Slovenia at the resorts: Bled, Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Krvavec, Maribor; in summer – on the sea, in autumn and early spring there is a large selection of medical resorts with mineral springs. In the sea and in mountain lakes, the swimming season starts from the beginning of June and lasts until the beginning of October. Favorable climate, developed tourism infrastructure, comfortable living conditions, many restaurants with amazing traditional cuisine, effective treatment. Excellent opportunities for outdoor activities are offered: surfing, scuba diving, sailing, water skiing, kayaking and rafting, fishing on clear emerald rivers, horseback riding, hiking, cycling, hiking trails. There is practically no language barrier.
Geography. Slovenia is a small country located in the Eastern Alps. It borders with Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. In the west, Slovenia has access to the Adriatic Sea (in the Gulf of Trieste). The area of Slovenia is 20.3 thousand sq. km. Slovenia is predominantly a mountainous country. In the north, there are the ridges of the Eastern Alps – Pohorje, Karavanke, Savinj Alps, Julian Alps with the highest point of Slovenia, Mount Triglav, 2863 m high. The south of the country is occupied by the northern outskirts of the Dinaric Highlands. Here is the limestone plateau Kras (“Karst”) with karst relief and the world-famous Postojnska Pit Cave. The lowlands are located only in the west, off the coast of the Adriatic Sea, and in the east of the country.
Climate. Moderate continental. Slovenia has 3 different climatic zones: Central European, Alpine and Mediterranean. In summer, the average air temperature is +21°С, and in winter – 0°С. The best months in the mountains are September – May. Summer usually lasts from the beginning of June to the end of October. This is the period of the swimming season on the sea and lakes of the country.
Language. The official language is Slovenian. Many are fluent in Italian, German and English, understand Russian.
Time. Behind Moscow for 2 hours.
Currency. Since January 2007, the legal tender in the country has been the euro (Euro), equal to 100 cents. In circulation there are banknotes in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros, as well as coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents. The remaining tolars can be exchanged for euros at most banks in the country.
Currency exchange: Banks are open from 8:00 to 18:00 with a break (usually from 12:30 to 14:00) on weekdays and from 8:00 to 12:00 on Saturdays. Day off – Sunday, and in some banks – and Monday. You can exchange currency at banks (the commission is usually 1%), post offices, hotels (the highest commission is up to 5%), exchange offices and travel agencies, as well as at the train station in Ljubljana (around the clock and without commission). The course can vary considerably in different places.
Customs regulations. Duty-free importation of cigarettes is allowed – 200 pieces, strong drinks – 1 liter, dry wine – 2 liters, perfumes, food, jewelry – within the limits of personal needs. Import of weapons, objects of art, products made of precious metals in quantities exceeding personal needs, only with the permission of the competent authorities of the RS. The amount of currency that you must have at the time of entry is not defined. The import and export of foreign currency in Slovenia is not limited by law and is not controlled by customs officers.
stay mode. A visa regime has been introduced for citizens of the Russian Federation to enter the territory of Slovenia. There are no restrictions on movement within the country.
Tax refund. Foreign citizens are entitled to a refund of value added tax if the price of goods purchased in stores and exported from Slovenia exceeds 15,000 Slovenian tolars.
Pets. When importing pets, it is necessary to have a veterinary certificate with a doctor’s notes about recent vaccinations against rabies, and for dogs – against distemper. The import of puppies and kittens under 3 months is prohibited.
Transport. The cheapest and most convenient intercity transport in Slovenia is the bus. Only by bus you can get to Bled, Bohinj, Istria. Koper, Rijeka, Zagreb can be reached both by bus and by train. In Ljubljana, you can buy a ticket for a day, but most prefer to pay on the bus. Public transport, also a bus.
Electricity. Mains voltage – 220 V, 50 Hz
Tips. Most restaurants include a 10% service charge on the bill.
Health care. No health insurance is required to stay in Slovenia
Country code – 386
International dialing code of Slovenia: 8-10-386(area code)-(subscriber number)
Police – 113. Fire service, ambulance – 112
Embassy of Slovenia in Moscow
Address: 103006, Russia, Moscow, st. Malaya Dmitrovka, 14, building 1
Phone/fax: +7 (495) 694-15-68
Embassy of Russia in Slovenia
Slovenia, Ljubljana, Tomsicev Street 9
Tel.: + 386 (1) 125-68-75, 125-68-80
Fax: + 386 (1) 125-6878
The Rogaška Slatina resort in Slovenia is one of the well-known health resorts, famous for its high professionalism. The resort is located in the north-east of Slovenia, at an altitude of 228 m above sea level. Distance from Ljubljana – 108 km. Thanks to the unique mineral water “Donat Mg” and the excellent location, as well as the experience and knowledge of specialists, this resort is considered one of the most beautiful, famous and professionally prepared medical tourist centers in Europe. The first mention of the healing properties of mineral water in Rogaška can be found in chronicles from 1141. The resort is focused specifically on spa programs, so evening entertainment is limited here.
The basis of treatment in the Rogaška Slatina spa are natural factors closely related to drinking mineral water, balneotherapy and dietary nutrition. Since 1985, the spa has been registered as a Center for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of the Body in Cases of Gastroenterological and Metabolic Diseases. One of the most important advantages of modern medicine is the ability to recognize and prevent diseases in time. In this regard, the resort offers special programs for preventive examinations, there are more general and specialized outpatient clinics in the field of gastroenterology, cardiology, physiotherapy, dermatology, psychiatry, gynecology, blood vessel surgery and plastic surgery.
On the territory of the Rogaška Slatina resort, the Terme Rogaška complex was built, consisting of several interconnected pools with thermal water, with an area of 860 m², with a water temperature of 30-36 ° C.
- chronic diseases of the liver, gallbladder, bile duct;
- chronic disease of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum;
- chronic disease of the pancreas;
- diseases of the small and large intestines;
- postoperative rehabilitation of the gastrointestinal tract;
- diseases of the digestive system;
- increased levels of fat in the blood;
- increased levels of uric acid in the blood;
- anorexia nervosa;
- various types of porphyria;
- psychosomatic diseases in the narrow sense;
- rehabilitation of degenerative rheumatic diseases;
- post-traumatic rehabilitation.
- drinking mineral water;
- hydrotherapy (hydromassage, Stanger’s galvanic bath, cellular bath, pearl, aromatized, herbal baths);
- kinesiotherapy (individual gymnastics, “stretching” gymnastics);
- magnetic therapy;
- massages (full, partial, Shiatsu, traditional Thai massage, foot reflex massage)
- inhalations (with mineral water or herbal)
- oncological diseases;
- inflammatory diseases in the acute stage;
- pregnancy with complications.