Solo Female Travel in Slovenia

Nestled in the heart of Europe, Slovenia is a captivating country renowned for its diverse and scenic landscapes, encompassing the majestic Alps, idyllic coastline, charming medieval towns, and mesmerizing caves. This versatile gem lies in South Central Europe, wedged between Italy, Austria, Hungary, and Croatia. Slovenia is globally recognized for Lake Bled - a picturesque spot with an island church and a towering medieval castle, and Postojna Cave, one of the world's largest karst landmarks. This green country also boasts of rich vineyards and the unique honey-loving Carniolan bees, enhancing its reputation as an eco-friendly and gastronomic paradise. With a blend of Mediterranean warmth and Alpine cool, Slovenia offers a distinctive and rich travel experience that intertwines nature, history, and culture.

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Is Slovenia good for solo travel?

Safety:

Safety:Very safe

Slovenia is widely regarded as one of the safest countries in the world. Crimes rates are very low, and violent crimes are extremely rare. Solo female travelers often report feeling at ease, even when traveling alone at night or in remote areas. The people are friendly and helpful, and nearly everyone speaks English. As with any travel setting, it's wise to be aware of your surroundings, but in Slovenia, safety concerns are minimal.
Transport:

Transport:Easy

Navigating Slovenia is relatively straightforward. The country is small and well-connected, making every notable location accessible. There are convenient and reliable transport systems such as buses, trains, and taxis. Although most of the street signs and instructions are in Slovenian, many locals are conversant in English and are always willing to help. However, during peak tourist seasons, there might be a slight delay in transportation.
Things to do:

Things to do:Interesting

Slovenia presents an array of activities for solo female travelers. Boasting natural beauty, it offers hiking trails in the Julian Alps, exploring the mesmerizing Lake Bled and the caves of Postojna and Škocjan. The country also has a rich historical and cultural landscape with sights such as the Ljubljana Castle or Predjama Castle. Adventure lovers can go paragliding, zip-lining, or white-water rafting. Foodies can meet locals through food and wine-tasting experiences in the wine hills of Maribor or the coastal town of Piran. The safety of the country also adds to its attractiveness. However, it may not be as buzzing or diverse as some larger European nations.
Food:

Food:Above average

Slovenia offers a rich and varied culinary scene, representing a blend of Mediterranean, Alpine, and Central European influences. From Carniolan sausage, potica, and Kranjska klobasa, to the famous wine and honey, food diversity is quite impressive. However, vegan and vegetarian options might be slightly limited in smaller towns.
Budget:

Budget:Affordable

Slovenia is relatively budget-friendly compared to many other European destinations. Accommodation, eating out, and public transportation are quite affordable, although popular tourist traps could be a bit pricier. Make sure to plan and budget accordingly to make the most out of your trip.

Is Slovenia worth visiting?

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 22 experiences

Things to do

4.9/5

Safety

4.8/5

Food

4.5/5

Budget-friendly

3.9/5
Katie

Katie (18)

Albania

Couple travel experience

It's the most amazing country I have been to yet! I felt so safe, the people were absolutely lovely 😍 The views were insane, the water was so blue! There was so much to see, and I just loved every minute of it 💗

Posted: April 17, 2024Experienced: February, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Rebecca

Rebecca

United Kingdom

Couple travel experience

Slovenia is such a beautiful country. The people are incredibly friendly and it has some of the most beautiful mountains views and waterfalls I have ever seen!! I feel this is a country for everyone: you like hiking? Triglav national park is your place. You like spa breaks? There are hundreds of thermal spas around the country. You like sight seeing? Lots of historical sights for you to visit !! The only downside is the food. I must say in bled (where I stayed) the food wasn’t that great. However when we visited the city there were loads of cute cafes and nice restaurants there

Posted: January 7, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

I visited Ljubljana first, and then I stayed in a hostel near Lake Bled, setting out each day to explore Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge, and Bled. The people are incredibly friendly. I felt completely safe at all times, even though I didn't really venture out in the evenings. Overall, it was an amazing trip. If you love natural beauty and hiking, add Slovenia to your wish list.

Posted: January 1, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

I spent 18 days alone in Slovenia and felt very safe. I stayed in Ljubljana for 3 nights, then rented a car and went to Lake Bled, then to Lake Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Bovec, to the coast to Piran, and back to Ljubljana, with many stops along the way. I met the kindest people and saw some of the most beautiful landscapes.

Posted: December 28, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

I really fell in love with Slovenia. I was there last fall in Maribor, and this summer I went to Bled and Vintgar Gorge. The prices were affordable, and for what I paid, I received good quality. People were nice and friendly, and the nature there was amazing.

Posted: December 28, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

One of the safest and most friendly countries I have visited in Europe, plus it's relatively cheap and not as crowded as other main "tourist" attractions. We stayed in Bled and visited the Vintgar Gorge, and I also spent a night in Ljubljana and made a day trip to the caves in Postojna and Predjama Castle. Both of these cities can be explored on foot, and in Ljubljana, I used the TaxiMetro app when needed. As a solo female, I felt very safe there.

Posted: December 3, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Dijana

Dijana

Republic of Serbia

Group travel experience

I just came back from Slovenia. Was there with my best female friend for 10 days. We were in Ljubljana and Bovec. Ljubljana is capital (small capital of 2-3 hundreds people) but very cute and bike friendly. Bovec is small town surrounded with mountains and incredible nature. This is a hub for outdoorsy people, you can practice plenty of activities: trekking, hiking, climbing, ferratas, rafting, kayaking, canyoning, cycling etc. What is the most important are people and hospitality. We’ve never met anywhere in the world so amazing and kind people like here.

Posted: October 18, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 4/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

I highly recommend Slovenia. I felt very safe there. I spent 3 nights in Ljubljana, then rented a car and went to Lake Bled, then to Lake Bohinj, then to Kranjska Gora, Bovec, down to Piran on the coast and back to Ljubljana, making many stops on the way back. I met the kindest people and saw some of the most beautiful nature. I can't wait to go back.

Posted: August 14, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Slovenia was the perfect place for my first solo trip. It was safe, inexpensive, and easy to get around. I visited Ljubljana and Bled, as well as took a one-day tour with Viator to Triglav National Park. I loved every moment in this beautiful country. There were plenty of sightseeing and adventure opportunities, but I also spent a lot of time in cafes, reading and trying delicious Slovenian wine.

Posted: August 4, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

I had an incredible experience during my first solo trip to Slovenia. The scenery was breathtaking, the cuisine delicious, and I felt safe at all times. It was particularly fascinating for me, because this country has undergone many changes over the last few decades, being passed between different states, yet Slovenians managed to preserve their language and culture. I also had the opportunity to visit some medieval castles, which turned out to be very enjoyable for me.

Posted: July 31, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Meet locals in Slovenia

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Ayşenur

Ayşenur

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Hii ı am ayşenur,ı am erasmus student in ljubjlana.I would like to know different persons and to travel some places🌝

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Metka

Metka

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I love the feeling traveling gives me. How free and expandable you feel. The love each person and a place can offer.

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Local tips

Lake Bled is absolutely beautiful! You should also visit the Vintgar Gorge when you're there - it's located a few kilometers from Bled and is absolutely stunning. Also, Lake Bohinj is wonderful and much quieter than Bled, with a beautiful waterfall at the far end (Slap Savica). As for caves, Skocjan is very interesting, or you can go to Postojna and combine a cave tour with a trip to Predjama Castle (it was built in a cave and is amazing!). If you have time, take the bus through the mountains to Bovec, there are more gorges and outdoor activities there (for example, the longest zipline routes in Europe!). The Vrsic mountain pass offers amazing views and is worth visiting, even if you don't want to use the zipline!

Posted: July 16, 2022
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Stay with locals in Slovenia

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Metka

Metka

Koper

Can host for:

6 days

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Sara

Sara

Gorenja vas-Poljane

Can host for:

5 days

About me

Hi!, I'm Sara and I'm interested in art, books, cinema, cycling, food & cuisine, hiking, history, languages, live music, nature, running and writing.

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Upcoming visitors to Slovenia

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Tannaz

Tannaz

About Me

Whenever I'm traveling around, I love to explore both big and small citities (and ending up in random, but amazing stores and cafés), as well as a little bit of nature every now and then. In my spare time, I love baking and singing 😊

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Johanne

Johanne

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Heyyy. My name is Johanne, and min a 18 year old girl living in Denmark, Vejle. ✨ I am right now in second year of gymnasium, and i like hanging with friends and going for runs.🏃‍♀️

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