Slovenia

Capital Ljubljana

Population 2,064,188

Area 20,273 km2

Key facts

Slovenia is a member state of the European Union located in Southern Europe. There are 4 countries (Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy) that Slovenia shares its borders with. The official language of Slovenia is Slovene.

The national currency in Slovenia is Euro (EUR). The euro (€) is subdivided into 100 cent (c).

With today's currency rate, 1 USD is worth 1.02 EUR.

Slovene
Banknotes

€5€10€20€50€100€200€500

Slovene
Coins

€1€25c10c20c50c1c2c

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Slovenia is 142.99 Mbps and mobile is 84.86 Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density Slovenia has more ATMs than most other countries.78.89 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration You can buy a SIM card in Slovenia without having to register it with your ID or passport.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Slovenia. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type F 230 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Public holidays

In the year 2022, Slovenia will celebrate 15 national public holidays. The next one Reformation Day will take place on October 31.

DateHoliday name
January 1, 2022New Year's Daynovo leto
January 2, 2022New Year's Daynovo leto
February 8, 2022Prešeren DayPrešernov dan
April 17, 2022Moving holidayEaster Sundayvelikonočna nedelja in ponedeljek
April 18, 2022Moving holidayEaster Mondayvelikonočna nedelja in ponedeljek
April 27, 2022Day of Uprising Against Occupationdan upora proti okupatorju
May 1, 2022May Day Holidaypraznik dela
May 2, 2022May Day Holidaypraznik dela
June 5, 2022Moving holidayPentecostbinkoštna nedelja, binkošti
June 25, 2022Statehood Daydan državnosti
August 15, 2022Assumption DayMarijino vnebovzetje
October 31, 2022Reformation Daydan reformacije
November 1, 2022Day of the Deaddan spomina na mrtve
December 25, 2022Christmas Daybožič
December 26, 2022Independence and Unity Daydan samostojnosti in enotnosti

Food & Hotels

What hotel chains are present in Slovenia?

There are no Mariott hotels in Slovenia.

There are no Hilton hotels in Slovenia.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Slovenia.

The Best Western hotel chain operates in Slovenia.

There are Radisson hotels in Ljubljana.

There are no Accor hotels in Slovenia.

What fast food chains are present in Slovenia?

Ajdovi žganci, Belokranjska povitica, Obara are some of the most well-known delicacies to come out of Slovenia. If none of these foods appeal to you, check out the list of fast-food restaurants in Slovenia below.

The McDonald's chain operates in Slovenia.

The KFC chain operates in Slovenia.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Slovenia.

The Subway chain operates in Slovenia.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Slovenia.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Slovenia.

Weather

Today the sun in Ljubljana, rises at 7:04 AM and sets at 6:36 PM. The climate of Ljubljana may be categorized as a Marine west coast (Cfb), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodayOct 5FogLow: 9.7°C (49.46°F)High: 20.7°C (69.26°F)
ThursdayOct 6FogLow: 8.5°C (47.3°F)High: 21.2°C (70.16°F)
FridayOct 7FogLow: 9.4°C (48.92°F)High: 20.6°C (69.08°F)
SaturdayOct 8FogLow: 8.7°C (47.66°F)High: 21.4°C (70.52°F)
SundayOct 9FogLow: 8.1°C (46.58°F)High: 19.1°C (66.38°F)
MondayOct 10FogLow: 5.5°C (41.9°F)High: 19.5°C (67.1°F)

Weather data for Ljubljana (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Slovenia.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are all available in Slovenia.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  With a score of 5.2, Slovenia is placed 58th out of 129 nations.

Driving Side In Slovenia traffic is right-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  772.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2020.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 5.10 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Slovenia

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

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Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public places excluding entertainment and restaurants. Local limitations may apply in some areas.

Cananbis legality Recreational usage is decriminalized, and medical use is legal in certain circumstances.

Travellers under 17 years of age shall not be entitled to relief at import of tobacco products and alcohol or alcoholic beverages.

Alcohol allowance

Travellers from EU countries:

  • 90L of still wine (60L of sparkling wine)
  • 110L of beer
  • 10L of alcoholic beverages stronger than 22%
  • 20L of fortified or sparkling wine or other liqueurs up to 22%.

Travellers from non-EU countries:

  • 4L of wine
  • 16L of beer
  • 1L of spirits over 22% volume or 2L of alcoholic beverages less than 22% volume

Tobacco allowance

Travellers from EU countries:

  • 800 cigarettes or 400 cigarillos or 200 cigars or 1kg of tobacco

Travellers from non-EU countries:

  • 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco

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Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Slovenia?

Currently, citizens of 92 countries can enter Slovenia without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Slovenia.

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