DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Slovenia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 075669129X
  • ISBN-13: 9780756691295
  • DDC: 949.73
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This title in the award-winning Eyewitness series shows Slovenia at its best, from the peaks of the Alps to the Adriatic coastline. Whether you seek tranquility in one of the country's national parks or forests or to participate in one of the many outdoor activities Slovenia has to offer-including skiing, snowboarding, caving, kayaking, rafting, and hiking-this guidebook covers every aspect of this fascinating country. Using the unique cutaway maps and 3-D models, explore the museums and castles of Slovenia's capital Ljubljana, admire the beautiful old towns of Koper and Celje, and marvel at stunning Lake Bled. Full-color maps, city plans, thematic tours, and walks enable you to discover the capital and the regions in depth, and with special features explaining everything from Slovenia's history and cultural heritage to local cuisine and where to sample its delicious wines, you'll have all you need for an unforgettable stay.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Slovenia.
2: Discovering Slovenia.
3: Putting Slovenia on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Slovenia.
5: Landscape and Wildlife.
6: Architecture.
7: Folk Art and Music.
8: Slovenian Art.
9: Skiing in the Slovenian Alps.
10: Slovenia through the Year.
11: The History of Slovenia.
12: Ljubljana Area by Area.
13: Ljubljana at a Glance.
14: Old Town.
15: Street-by-Street: Ljubljana Old Town.
16: New Town.
17: Around the Centre.
18: Further Afield.
19: Shopping in Ljubljana.
20: Entertainment in Ljubljana.
21: Street Finder.
22: Slovenia Region by Region.
23: Slovenia at a Glance.
24: The Alps.
25: Exploring the Alps.
26: Coastal Slovenia and the Karst.
27: Exploring Coastal Slovenia and the Karst.
28: Southern and Eastern Slovenia.
29: Exploring Southern and Eastern Slovenia.
30: Travellers’ Needs.
31: Where to Stay.
32: Choosing a Hotel.
33: Where to Eat.
34: The Flavours of Slovenia.
35: Choosing a Restaurant.
36: Shopping in Slovenia.
37: Entertainment in Slovenia.
38: Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays.
39: Survival Guide.
40: Practical Information.
41: Personal Security and Health.
42: Banking and Currency.
43: Communications and Media.
44: Travel Information.
45: Getting Around Slovenia.
46: Travelling by Road.
General Index.
Phrase Book.