Slovenia is an emerald in Europe’s jewellery box, glittering green and
turquoise with natural forests, rivers, and famous lakes.
Over 24,000 different animal species call Slovenia home, and many rare plant varieties too. Slovenia takes conservation seriously and is dedicated to protecting its natural wonders and beautiful environment, which it proves by taking a leading stance in the EU-wide Natura 2000 plans. Now around 12.6% of Slovenia’s entire territory is officially protected. Slovenia tourism is managed by Slovenia tourist board. STB is a national tourist board that has developed the green scheme of slovenian tourism, a national certification programme that brings together efforts towards the sustainable development of tourism in Slovenia. offers tools to destinations and service providers that enable them to evaluate and improve their sustainability endeavours and promotes these green endeavours through the slovenia green brand.
This destination participated in the 2020 Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards at ITB Berlin and was the 1st winner of the Best of Europe awards category together with 7 destinations