Slovenia on the list of best places to retire
Travel + Leisure, a renowned American outlet, placed Slovenia and the city of Ljubljana on the list of destinations recommended for living after retirement. When choosing these destinations, climate, culture and environment were taken into account. The European countries are becoming ever more popular for seniors.
Ljubljana, with about 295,500 inhabitants, is acquiring a reputation as a retirement destination for both Europeans and Americans. Slovenia gained independence in 1991 and has been an EU Member State since 2004. The country has a long history of wine producing and several UNESCO World Heritage sites. Spas, casinos and resorts provide opportunities for various activities. Ljubljana, in particular, combines contemporary modern living and has excellent access to the sea, ski resorts, golf courses and mountains.
In addition to Slovenia’s Ljubljana, the list of most popular destinations also features Algarve in Portugal, Bordeaux in France, Budapest in Hungary, Split in Croatia, Alicante in Spain, Valletta in Malta, Kinsale in Ireland, and Prague in the Czech Republic.