Slovenia, once part of the former Yugoslavia, shares its history with Venezia Giulia. Its westernmost part once Italian, shares with the Friuli Venezia Giulia history and traditions. The city of Gorizia has been divided in two parts during the war, the Slovenian side of it is called Nova Gorica. The Collio wine area of the highest quality continues after the border in Slovenia becoming Brda.
Koper the most Mediterranean of Slovenian towns offers Venetian and Habsburg atmosphere of the past.
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is a vibrant city with a historic center in Renaissance and Baroque style.
Bled offers a wonderful lake and at its center a small island with a church.
Maribor, university center, is famous for its therms and for the vast vineyards.