Let's take a trip to the Central Slovenia!

Fancy a trip? Somewhere nice, uncrowded and interesting? Here are 5 excellent trip recommendations to enjoy nature, learn something new, take wonderful photos and indulge in delicious food. To make things even more appealing, we have prepared a prize competition for social network users. At the end, 5 winners will receive attractive awards.

Take a trip and discover Central Slovenia

In addition to Ljubljana, Central Slovenia comprises 25 towns surrounding the capital city and offering numerous beautiful sights, attractions and adventures which we would like to present to domestic and foreign visitors. The aim of the competition which took place by the end of September 2018, was to highlight quality tourism services in the region and inspire visitors to take a trip.

Every week until the end of September, one place in Central Slovenia was presented. In five weeks, the following trips were promoted:

  1. Kamnik: 20 August to 26 August.
  2. The Ljubljana Marshes (Ljubljansko barje): 27 August to 2 September.
  3. Vrhnika: 3 September to 9 September.
  4. Polhov Gradec: 10 September to 16 September.
  5. Grosuplje: 17 September to 23 September.

We provided you with recommendations for exciting experiences, the most photogenic locations, suggest good restaurants and other useful information to enrich your trip.

Prize winners have been announced! View the winning photos here. >>

Your ideas are welcome

We invite you to join us and post your photos from the respective locations and their surroundings on Instagram and draw our attention to places attractive to take photos or trips which we might have overlooked.

The best photo from each of the five locations was awarded, and we also took note of your ideas. Keep presenting your ideas for new locations when posting a photo on Instagram, or write a comment below the presentation of an individual location on Facebook or Twitter. Don’t forget to use #CentralSlovenia.

The best ideas and presentations were included on our website, while the author of the major discovery received a special award.

How will the prize competition take place on Instagram?

In the joint campaign of Ljubljana Tourism (@visitljubljana) and @igslovenia, we invited you to post your photos from the Central Slovenia which are collected on the hashtag #CentralSlovenia. We were looking for the best photos from the respective locations, as well as your discoveries and ideas.

How was it possible to participate?

  1. Take a trip to Central Slovenia.
  2. Be a tourist and check out our recommendations, while at the same time try to find something new.
  3. Take photos of what excites you.
  4. Post your photo on Instagram. Don’t forget to add the hashtag: #CentralSlovenia and write down the precise location of where the photo was taken.

What were the prizes?

We have announced and awarded the photographers of the five best photographs posted on the #CentralSlovenia hashtag (one photograph for each trip) on 24 September 2018. View the awarded photos. >>

The winner will receive an opportunity to meet one of the remaining four trips with a delicious lunch for two persons in one of the local restaurants.

Main prize

With this campaign, besides the photographs from the above mentioned five trips we are also looking for the hidden gems of Central Slovenia, i.e. Ideas for the best undiscovered hidden photo spots or other suggestions for great trips, which have not mentioned.

The best photograph considering this condition will receive the main prize, which is:

A stay at the Slovenia Eco Resort for two persons with breakfast included.

The recipient of the main prize was selected at the end of the campaign, on 1 October 2018View the awarded photos. >>

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Instameet in the Central Slovenia

The highlight of the competition will be a special event in September – the so-called instameet, where the selected Instagramers will be invited to discover the Central Slovenia with us.

It’s an open invitation: take a trip to the Central Slovenia, share your discoveries on Instagram, and don’t forget to add #CentralSlovenia and precise location. Win attractive awards.