Balkans in detail
The build up to Christmas is a jolly time, often marked by gift-giving, family get-togethers and midnight mass on the 24th of December. In the mountains, the ski season kicks off mid-month.
Held throughout Slovenia, but the most famous are in Postojna Cave, where you can also attend the Live Christmas Crib, a re- enactment of the Nativity. Held early to mid-December.