Another terrific way of spending the nights in Slovenia is camping. Not just budget conscious travellers might find staying at campsites appealing during their Slovenia holiday.
Slovenia blessed with ample natural attractions, from mighty, snow covered mountains to sandy Mediterranean seaside is just the perfect country to go for camping.
Half of Slovenia is covered with forrest with nice groves amidst the woods which make fine places for camping.
Look for designated campsites (Slovenia has around 50 official camping grounds) where numerous facilities (shower, barbecue, table tennis,make your Slovenia camping experience comfortable. And if you're not comfortable with sleeping in a tent some camp sites have cheap bungalows for rent.
Campsites usually close around mid-October and open in mid-April.
When camping in Slovenia you'll be close to the great outdoors. Most campsites offer or can arrange for a range of outdoor activites like biking, hiking, boating, rafting and more. See more tips on active holidays in Slovenia.
Price of camping in Slovenia (varies according to season and site): expect to pay between 5 € -15 €/adult,
The Best Sites for Camping in Slovenia
If you plan to climb Mount Triglav and than Kamp Triglav in Trenta village 18 km from Bovec can be a good starting point. The nearby Soca River is a beautiful emerald green river. You can explore the area by following the Soca trail. The Klin Lepena Camping is another good palce to stay at in the Soca valley. It has a resturant, play ground for children and you can buy fishing licence.
At the Slovene Coast
Another area in Slovenia ideal for camping is along the coast by the Adriatic sea. The autocamp in Strunjan Portoroz or Camping Belvedere in Izola located on a slope facing the Bay of Trieste can accommodate around 500 guests. A pleasant walking path connects the camping with beach.
Kamp Lucija overlooks the Portoroz Bay and most tent sites have views to the sea. Very good facilities for handicapped guests, restaurant, children's playground, washing machine, drier. Pets are welcome. The place is usually jam-packed in July-August and a waiting list has been introduced for summer 2008.
Campsites in Ljubljana
Ljubljana Resort Camping is one of the nicest campsites in Europe. Situated in a resort centre in a green belt, on the northern part of Ljubljana the 4-star campsite is equipped with modern facilities and it's open throughout the year.
Other Campsites in Slovenia
The small Camp Pohorje at the foot of the Pohorje Mountain is open all year round. It ahs 20 pitches for tents and 10 for caravans.
Camping Terme Catez is part of the Terme Catez spa and wellnes complex. The site is situated next to the Winter Riviera Thermal centre. Nice flat grassy pitches for tents.
Naturists can stay at the Soncni Gaj campsite near Terme Banovci spa resort. Find more spa resorts in Slovenia.