Top 10 Things to Do in SLOVENIA
by Active Holiday
Small country in the heart of Europe is often overlooked, but all who already visited Slovenia are fascinated. Incredible natural beauty, alpine surroundings, amazing lakes, turquoise-green rivers, magnificent mountains and breath-taking scenery impress more and more people every year. The numbers of tourists are increasing every year. Main reason is that Slovenia is one of the safest countries in the world. Because of the short distances you can enjoy breakfast in the capital, go for an afternoon hiking in the Alps and have a dinner on the coast.
This outdoor destination with wide variety of activities offers fun for everyone. Either you are family with small children or adventure enthusiasts – you will find perfect adventure.
If you want something special for this summer, here are our suggested adventures for all who love nature and active holidays:
1. RAFTING ON SOČA RIVER
The picturesque nature of Soca valley is ideal for a relaxing break or active holiday. If you are adventure hunter you will definitely enjoy all sports activities in Soca valley. You will find magnificent turquoise-green Soca river with great outdoor offer. TO DO – from the white water rafting to canyoning, kayaking and plenty other activities.
2. ZIP LINE IN PLANICA (Kranjska Gora)
Are you ready for the most exciting descent of your life? Experience the sensations of the best ski jumpers. Try out the steepest zipline descent in the world, and fly over famous Planica flying hill. Your spectacular flight will be 566 m long, and you will reach the speed of up to 85 km/h in just a few seconds.
3. SUP on lake Bled
Slovenia has only one island but it is completely unique. The beauty of the mountains reflected on the lake, the sun, the serenity and the fresh air makes for an unforgettable experience. Especially in summer Bled lake is very attractive for swimming and other water sports. You can make nice SUP trip around the island and enjoy in the view of the Bled castle and the glorious mountains.
4. POSTOJNA CAVE
The most visited cave system in Europe! Here legendary tourist train takes you to the underground network of karst tunnels, galleries, and halls. Postojna Cave is the only karst cave with a cave railway system. Besides the world-famous attraction, Postojna offers also many of other experiences. Perfect for an all-day trip that you will remember for years to come.
5. SLOVENIAN COAST – Piran and Istrian villages
If you need time to relax, you must visit Piran end enjoy in Mediterranean sunshine. You will fall in love in small, colorful town. Located in Slovenian Istria Piran offers amazing mix of traditions from three counties – Slovenia, Croatia and Italy. The town is considered to be one of the most beautiful and also the oldest of Slovenian towns. One of the most photogenic cities in the Mediterranean, Piran has preserved its unsurpassed charm.
6. SWIMMING IN LAKE BOHINJ
Bohinj is an ideal summer holiday destination and an ideal starting point for day trips! You can walk on the easy trails that run throughout the valley or try mountaineering and climbing tours. People come here to chill out or to swim in the crystal-clear, blue-green water of Bohinj lake. You can also try easy cycling and walking trails to in beautiful nature.
7. BIKE PARK VOGEL
Slovenia is a perfect destination for biking holidays for everyone’s taste – for all ages and all levels. Dynamic landscapes offers a large range of opportunities for various biking holidays. All mountain bikers will be thrilled to see collection of single trails in Boginj. The adventure hunters will find adrenaline in bike park Vogel. Fantastic view, easy access with the cable car, which takes you directly from Lake Bohinj to a panoramic plateau. A must see!
8. TANDEM PARAGLIDING BOVEC
Bovec is Slovenian outdoor activity epicenter. This pleasant little town, surrounded by high peaks of the Julian Alps, is a paradise for all who wish to get away from busy city scene. But Bovec can offer you much more than just relaxation in unspoilt nature and stunning views. Because of excellent local weather and wind conditions along with great mountains – Bovec is perfect area for paragliding. Be ready for unforgettable experience which allows you to see the beautiful valley from a bird’s perspective.
9. HIKING IN KRANJSKA GORA
This small, nice alpine town is surrounded by the majestic mountains of Julian Alps. Stunning mountain scenery with great access to the Triglav National Park. Kranjska Gora is an excellent destination for outdoor adventures! Explore more than 100 kilometers of hiking trails. From the easy recreational to more demanding mountain trails
10. ROAD AND FAMILY CYCLING ON THE SLOVENIAN COAST
Treking and Road cycling enthusiasts will enjoy a beautiful scenery with different types of terrain, huge range of uphill challenges and amazing views. Cycling road trips in Slovenia provide a beautiful way to see all that the country has to offer during a cycling holiday. From easy tours for beginners and hobby cyclists to sweat-inducing routes for more fit cyclists. Explore Slovenia coast by bike and try charming Paranzana route, which is a must!
Slovenia is adventure paradise for everybody! Its offers fun for family, great outdoor activities for sports enthusiasts, and peaceful holidays in nature for golden agers. Slovenian nature will surprise you with wide variety of activities in which all family members can enjoy. It’s just perfect for everyone!