hisa franko. great wine. gorgeous hiking.
WHERE TO STAY
Ljubljana: Zlata Ladjica Hotel
Kobarid: Nebesa Chalets
Goriska Brda: Dvor Hotel
Lake Bled: Penzion Berc
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Shoulder seasons: April/May and September/October
June: wettest month
June- August: higher prices, bigger crowds
HOW TO GET AROUND
Rent a car with Atet
Who Will Love Slovenia
Wine lovers. High-quality, affordable wine. Don’t miss Goriska Brda, the Tuscany of Slovenia.
Foodies. Incredible farm-to-table food. Book Hisa Franko now.
Hikers. Stunning views with the Julian Alps as a backdrop.
Fly fisherman. Fast alpine rivers. Cold mountain-fed waters.
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