Activities

Bled

Bled is a picturesque town in Slovenia known for its stunning alpine lake, medieval castle perched on a cliff and the tiny island with a charming church nestled in the middle of the lake. It’s a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering activities like hiking, swimming and boating, all against the backdrop of the Julian Alps. Bled’s beauty and tranquility make it a must-visit destination for travelers seeking natural wonders and historic charm.

Ljubljana

Ljubljana, Slovenia’s vibrant capital, captivates with its blend of medieval charm and modern energy. Graced by the Ljubljanica River and overlooked by a castle-topped hill, it boasts picturesque bridges, lively cafes, and a thriving cultural scene. With its green spaces, historic architecture, and welcoming atmosphere, Ljubljana invites exploration and promises unforgettable experiences at every turn.

Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave is a mesmerizing underground wonder in Slovenia, renowned for its labyrinth of caverns, stunning rock formations, and the mysterious creatures that inhabit its depths, including the endemic olm, or “human fish.” With over 24 kilometers (15 miles) of passages to explore, illuminated by dramatic lighting, a visit to Postojna Cave promises an unforgettable journey.

Ljubljansko Barje

A unique wetland area near Ljubljana, Slovenia, characterized by its rich biodiversity, tranquil marshes, and ancient peat bogs. It’s one of Europe’s largest marshlands and serves as a vital habitat for diverse plant and animal species, including rare birds and amphibians. Visitors can explore its scenic trails, observe wildlife, and discover the area’s cultural heritage, making Ljubljansko Barje a hidden gem for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Velika Planina

Velika Planina, meaning “Big Plateau” in Slovenian, is a stunning alpine plateau located in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. It is renowned for its picturesque scenery, traditional shepherds’ huts and vibrant alpine flora during the summer months. Velika Planina offers visitors an opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature while exploring hiking trails, enjoying panoramic views and experiencing the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Krvavec

Krvavec is a popular ski resort in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, known for its excellent snow conditions and diverse terrain suitable for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Krvavec also offers various summer activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and paragliding, making it a year-round destination. Its stunning alpine scenery and convenient proximity to the capital city make Krvavec a favorite destination for both locals and tourists seeking adventure and relaxation in nature.

Škofja Loka

Škofja Loka is a charming medieval town nestled in the idyllic countryside of Slovenia, characterized by its well-preserved old town center, cobblestone streets, and picturesque architecture. Škofja Loka boasts a rich history with notable landmarks including Škofja Loka Castle, which offers panoramic views of the area. The town is also famous for its festivals, cultural events, and artisanal crafts, making it a delightful destination for visitors looking to immerse themselves in Slovenian heritage and charm.

Vršič and Mangart

This route offers a perfect blend of thrilling mountain drives, outdoor adventures, and cultural discoveries, making it an unforgettable road trip through the heart of the Alps.

  1. Begin your journey in Slovenia and head towards the town of Kranjska Gora.
  2. From Kranjska Gora, embark on the scenic drive through the Vršič Pass, known for its thrilling hairpin turns and breathtaking mountain vistas.
  3. As you descend from Vršič Pass, immerse yourself in the beauty of the Trenta Valley, part of Triglav National Park. Stop to admire the emerald waters of the Soca River and explore the surrounding nature.
  4. Continue your drive towards the Predel Pass, which marks the border between Slovenia and Italy. Enjoy panoramic views of the Julian Alps and take in the fresh mountain air.
  5. Upon reaching the Mangart Saddle (Mangartsko sedlo), park your vehicle and embark on a short hike to the Mangart Ridge. Marvel at the spectacular scenery of the surrounding peaks and valleys, with the option to climb Mangart, Slovenia’s third-highest mountain, for even more breathtaking views.
  6. After descending from Mangart, continue your journey towards the town of Tarvisio in Italy. Take some time to explore Tarvisio’s charming streets, sample local cuisine, or visit historical landmarks such as the Church of Saints Peter and Paul.
  7. Finally, head back to Slovenia, following the scenic route that takes you through the border crossing and back to your starting point, completing a memorable journey through stunning alpine landscapes and cultural experiences.

The Podpeč Lake

Podpeč Lake is a natural pearl that offers refreshment in the summer months. It is ideal for swimming, sunbathing and picnics in nature. Surrounded by green forests, the lake offers a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Lake Podpeč is the warmest lake in Slovenia. Its surroundings offer many walking and jogging trails. This calm and picturesque lake allows you to relax in nature and is a popular destination for families.

Iški vintgar - gorge of the river Iška

A picturesque valley that will enchant you with its rapids and calm pools. Walk along the marked paths and discover the hidden corners of this wonderful natural attraction. Iški Vintgar is the right choice for lovers of nature and peace. Trapped between high rocky walls the river Iška breaks through narrow gorges and creates natural pools and waterfalls. The area is ideal for hiking, observing plants and animals, and photographing beautiful scenes.

Rakitna

Famous for its lake and healing climatic spa, Rakitna is for those seeking relaxation and outdoor activities. The area is known for its healing mountain air and a beautiful lake that offers opportunities for fishing, walking and picnicking in a peaceful natural setting. Rakitna can be easily reached by car and the route leads through picturesque places that offer wonderful views of the surrounding landscape.

Krim

Krim is a 1,107-meter-high peak that offers beautiful views of Slovenia. The hike to Krim is rewarded with stunning panoramas of the Ljubljansko Barje, the Kamnik-Savinja Alps and on clear days even the Adriatic Sea and Triglav await them. In addition to hiking, Krim is also popular for cycling and paragliding, giving visitors various ways to explore the region. Perfect destination for those who seek peace in nature or want to spend an active day in the hills.

Polhov Gradec Hills

Discover the charm of the Polhov Gradec Hills also named Polhov Gradec Dolomites. With its green forests, picturesque villages and rugged landscape, it offers countless opportunities for exploration. Green valleys, picturesque peaks and viewpoints are ideal for hikers, cyclists and nature lovers. Among the most popular excursion spots are Polhograjska Grmada and Tošč, which offer wonderful views of the surrounding landscape and Polhov Gradec Castle.

Polhov Gradec Hills

Discover the charm of the Polhov Gradec Hills also named Polhov Gradec Dolomites. With its green forests, picturesque villages and rugged landscape, it offers countless opportunities for exploration. Green valleys, picturesque peaks and viewpoints are ideal for hikers, cyclists and nature lovers. Among the most popular excursion spots are Polhograjska Grmada and Tošč, which offer wonderful views of the surrounding landscape and Polhov Gradec Castle.