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  • Hiking in Pokljuka plateau, Alpine Slovenia.
    Hiking in Pokljuka plateau, Alpine Slovenia. Photo: Ciril Jazbec, Slovenian Tourist Board
  • Rafting on the rapids of Savinja River, Alpine Slovenia
    Rafting on the rapids of Savinja River, Alpine Slovenia Photo: Ciril Jazbec, Slovenian Tourist Board
  • Paddleboarding along the Slovenian coast.
    Paddleboarding along the Slovenian coast. Photo: Jaka Ivančič, Slovenia Tourist Board
  • Hiking among the vineyards of Haloze, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia. Photo: Jošt Gantar, Slovenian Tourist Board

Slovenia

ACTIVE HOLIDAYS IN SLOVENIA, THE GREEN HEART OF EUROPE

Slovenia was named the world's „greenest travel destination“ due to its sustainable principles - no wonder, as it is one of the greenest countries in the world and is also known as the „green heart of Europe“. As a connection between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, the Pannonian Plain, and the Karst, it is a year-round outdoor travel destination. Hikers and cyclists enjoy the diversity of the landscape with its ancient forests, crystal clear waters, towering mountains, and the mysterious underworld. Untouched corners and extraordinary biodiversity await visitors from all over the world in Slovenia!

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SAFETY, SUSTAINABILITY, UNIQUENESS – THIS IS SLOVENIA

Active holidays in Slovenia, the green heart of Europe

With the global pandemic, travel health and safety have become more important than ever. The high hygiene requirements and recommendations for health protection are fully implemented in Slovenia under the „Green & Safe“ label and standards. In addition, Slovenia is one of the safest countries in the world and strives for a sustainable future. The original, unadulterated nature should also be preserved for future generations. Therefore, there is a wide range of traditional and local products and services, individual instead of mass tourism, and easy access to the country by car, bus, and train. The emphasis on local traditions, the extraordinary gastronomy with local ingredients, the untouched nature favors the concept of the „Boutique Destination“, which emphasizes the uniqueness of the regions and experiences in Slovenia.

Hiking along the Lovrenška Lakes at Rogla – Pohorje plateau.
Photo: Jošt Gantar, Slovenian Tourist Board

365 DAYS OF EXCITEMENT


5 REASONS FOR AN OUTDOOR TRIP TO SLOVENIA

  1. Slovenia is a hiking paradise: with 10,000 km of well-maintained hiking trails that open low and hilly regions as well as low and high mountain ranges, families, and leisure holidaymakers, as well as ambitious mountaineers, will find their favorite type of trail here. For extra comfort, there is an extended network of mountain huts and hike hotels
  2. Unforgettable cycling experiences: Slovenia convinces mountain bikers, road cyclists, cyclists, and families with varied cycle paths, side roads, grandiose views and challenging bike & trail parks, long-distance trails and extra comfort can be found in many bike hotels.
  3. Water sports and adrenaline adventures are inevitable: white water rafting or kayak tour, a foray through mysterious Karst caves, a horse ride through green meadows, or an adrenaline-charged paragliding flight? None of this is a problem in Slovenia.
  4. Attention skiers and winter sports enthusiasts: you can be active 365 days a year in more than 10 large ski centers. Another 30 smaller ski areas complete the offer. There are numerous cross-country skiing and ski touring options.
  5. Idyllic nature in the green heart of Europe: The untouched nature with its mighty waterfalls, emerald green rivers, mysterious karst caves, and picturesque mountains is scattered all over the country.

SLOVENIA FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE: KAYAKING DOWN THE RIVERS, PARAGLIDING ABOVE LAKES, EXPLORING THE UNDERGROUND WORLD


WATER SPORTS


WINTER SPORTS

Adrenaline experiences

Discover why Slovenia is an attractive destination for paragliders, where the launch sites with the best thermals are and what you need to know before sailing with the wind. What about canyoning? Canyoning is the most adrenaline-pumping water sport. Climbers, swimmers, hikers and nature lovers will certainly enjoy this sport as it combines all of these skills. 

Photo: Ciril Jazbec, Slovenian Tourist Board