Green Slovenia swimming

Slovenia ranks top Greenest Countries in the World

Slovenia is a small EU country, located in the heart of Europe between Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia. It is also known as the only country in Europe that combines the Mediterranean, the Alps, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst.

Quite often people say you can ski in the mountains in the morning and swim in the Adriatic sea in the afternoon. Everthing is so close in this pocket size country. Slovenia is very green and placed as the 3rd most forested country in Europe. A big part of the country (around 60%) is covered by forest which makes it very environmentally friendly and attractive for ecological tourism. Tourism is also one of the main industries in Slovenia.

Every year American Yale makes a report of top-performing countries for the environment based on how they have fared at protecting human health and vulnerable ecosystems. This year all countries are European and Slovenia is one of them.

1. Finland

2. Iceland

3. Sweden

4. Denmark

5. Slovenia

Well done Slovenia! If you on plan on coming to visit this stunning green country, why not think about coming to swim with us on our beautiful Slovenian lakes and river. Read more about our 4-day swimming holidays in Slovenia.

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