Come Cycle the new Slovenia Green Pannonian Route
The country’s best secret combines three green destinations in the northeastern four-border area. 3-day cycling […]
Discover destinations that have obtained the Slovenia Green certificate.
The Green Scheme of Slovenian Tourism is an award winning national tool for the development of sustainable tourism in destinations and tourism businesses that operate under the umbrella brand Slovenia Green.About Slovenia Green
Slovenia is also one of the most environmentally-friendly countries in the world. According to the Good Country Index, it ranks fourth among 153 countries in terms of its positive contribution to the planet and the climate.
There are more than 22,000 animal and plant species in Slovenia, making it one of the most biodiverse countries in Europe.
Some 60 % of Slovenia is covered in forest, making it the third most wooded country in Europe. It is also one of the few areas where bears, lynx and wolves still roam the forests.
As much as 37 % of Slovenia’s surface area is included in Natura 2000, an EU network of nature protection areas.
Slovenia has numerous protected parks: the Triglav National Park, three regional parks and 46 natural parks.
Slovenia is one of the most water-rich European countries. It also boasts potable water of incredible quality.
Slovenia has about 28,000 kilometres of watercourses and some 300 lakes.
Slovenia has the highest density of apiary enthusiasts in the EU – there are five beekeepers for every 1,000 residents. On Slovenia’s initiative, the United Nations proclaimed 20 May as World Bee Day.
The UNESCO World Heritage List includes four Slovenian natural and manmade wonders.
Slovenia is one of the safest countries in the world, having received the highest possible safety mark from the World Economic Forum.
Tiny Slovenia encapsulates the culinary and winemaking heritage of Europe, boasting 24 culinary and 13 winemaking regions of the highest quality.