Guidebook Updates for Slovenia

When we learn of critical changes to the information in our guidebooks on Slovenia, we post them here. (Of course, it's still smart to reconfirm critical transportation and sightseeing details locally.) Armed with a Rick Steves guidebook and these late-breaking updates, you're set for a great trip!

Julian Alps

  • Apartmaji Lia in Korbarid has closed.

Lake Bled

  • Tito's Vila Bled is no longer open to the public.


  • An extensive renovation of the City Museum of Ljubljana is planned for 2018.
  • The number for Intertours taxi is +386 (0)9704080-311-311 or +386 (0)31-311-311.
  • B&B Petra Varl has a new phone number: +386 (0)41-389-470.

For books printed before December 2017, the following may also apply:

  • The National and University Library's reading room is now open to the public on Saturday afternoons (14:30–18:00) year-round (€2).
  • The Emonec launderette no longer serves the general public, but is now available only to guests of the Hotel Emonec.
  • Pri Vitezu restaurant has closed.

For books printed before July 2017, the following may also apply:

For books printed before June 2016, the following may also apply:

  • The Jože Plečnik House has reopened after substantial renovations.
  • Harambaša restaurant, in the Krakovo district, has closed.
  • Šnopc o'tecca (the store specializing in Slovenian spirits and liqueurs) has closed.

Maribor & Ptuj

  • The Štajerc brewpub in Maribor has closed.
  • The Kurent Youth Hostel in Ptuj has closed. There is a new hostel but it's not conveniently located.


  • Travelers can take advantage of a free "electric car" shuttle service in summer. Call Maestro (mobile +386 (0)31-288-574) and tell them where you want to go.
  • The Hotel Tartini view terrace is no longer open to the public.