Slovenia, a land of excellent athletes

Despite its small size, Slovenia has many world-class male and female athletes who have won medals in major sporting competitions. In general, Slovenia is known as a very athletic country, as most of its people take part in some type of physical activity. Slovenia is also famous for being an excellent organiser of sports competitions. Feel Slovenia’s heart beating for sports, cheer on athletes with us, or try out one of the many sports activities yourselves. 

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The winter of 2022 will be most significantly marked by the Beijing Winter Olympics. Slovenia has quite a few favourites in winter sports. Slovenian athletes have won 68 medals in the history of the Olympic Games, which is an incredible achievement for a nation of just two million people. Many people wonder how it is that Slovenia, despite its small size, is so big on the sports map. Here are some reasons for Slovenia's sporting achievements.

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Top winter sports venues in Slovenia

In winter, you can cheer for your sports heroes at six venues during the Alpine skiing, ski jumping, cross-country skiing, biathlon and snowboarding World Cup events. In addition to attending these races, you can have fun at the events accompanying them.

2022 winter highlights in Planica

Check to see which major world championship competitions will be held in Planica this year and when you can cheer on your favourite athletes. All three competitions will be a warm-up to the highlight of 2023 – the Nordic World Ski Championship in Planica.



Let's cheer for ice hockey

Ice hockey has a special place in Slovenia. Many Slovenian ice hockey players play in reputable foreign clubs, with Anže Kopitar, the captain of the LA Kings, standing out as a star in the world's strongest league, the NHL. The Slovenian ice hockey team played at the Winter Olympics twice, and in the elite division of the World Championship several times. Slovenia has hosted championships of various divisions several times, and Group A of the World Championship Division will be hosted by Ljubljana in May 2022.

Make sure you also accept challenges in the snow

If, while watching world-class athletes, you also feel like enjoying some sporting activities in the snow, you can experience most of the winter sports venues in periods when there are no races or competitions.

Sport highlights in Slovenia in the warmer months

There are also exciting sporting events in Slovenia in the warmer months, when mainly cycling and running competitions are at the forefront. In addition, Slovenia hosts some major indoor competitions. Get ready to cheer on world-class athletes or take on the challenge yourselves by participating in recreational sporting competitions.

Summer experiences in the spirit of champions

Get to know the summer Slovenia as experienced by top-level athletes and outdoor activity enthusiasts.

Top road cycling tours

Road cycling is gaining in popularity among Slovenians on the wings of successes of Slovenian professional cyclists. We have our own "treats" for the most enthusiastic cyclists on racing bikes. Discover some of the most popular road cycling tours where top Slovenian cyclists have been making names for themselves.

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Top road cycling tours

Top road cycling tours

Road cycling is gaining in popularity among Slovenians on the wings of successes of Slovenian professional cyclists. We have our own "treats" for the most enthusiastic cyclists on racing bikes. Discover some of the most popular road cycling tours where top Slovenian cyclists have been making names for themselves.

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Tame the wild waters like whitewater canoeists

Tame the wild waters like whitewater canoeists

Slovenia also has a number of top-level kayakers and canoeists, starting with the reigning Olympic silver medallist Peter Kauzer and European champion Benjamin Savšek. Feel some of the adrenaline they experience on the rapids of the country’s clear rivers. The wildest experience awaits you on the emerald beauty of Soča, while other Slovenian rivers will also be able to provide you with a challenge. If not exactly in a kayak or canoe, maybe in some other vessel.

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The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

Discover the most attractive climbing challenges in Slovenia. Climb via ferrata of various difficulty levels to reach places that offer magnificent views. Try one of the 113 natural climbing sites.   Visit indoor climbing centres and solve the riddle among grips like Janja Garnbret.

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Mountain cycling experiences

Mountain cycling experiences

The diverse Slovenian landscape offers excellent venue for mountain bikers. Get to know Slovenia by travelling the most beautiful touring cycling routes, which lead you to luxurious views, skill challenges and, above all, to indescribable pleasures in green nature - from the Alpine world to the sea.

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Ride for kilometres on long-distance bike trails

Ride for kilometres on long-distance bike trails

Some are part of international trails, other connect interesting places in Slovenia. Long-distance cycling routes in Slovenia lead you through the green country and reveal its diversity. With all the attractions along the way, the kilometres will fly by.

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Slovenia = a land of champions

Slovenia has catapulted many sports stars into the world spotlight. Many of them have won medals at all major competitions and entered not only the Slovenian, but also the global history of sport. Since there are many world-class Slovenian athletes, we present you the hottest sport names from Slovenia at the moment.

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Feel like winners

Feel just a hint of the adrenaline felt by your sporting heroes or simply enjoy wonderful nature. There are plenty of opportunities in Slovenia for activities in all seasons, and you can then soothe your sore muscles in spas and health resorts that are just a stone’s throw away from sports centres.

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Ten reasons to go cycling in Slovenia

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Water activities

Vacation by rivers, lakes, in thermal spas or at the seaside.

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Hiking

Slovenia is a hiking paradise. More than 10,000 kilometres of marked hiking trails.

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Top reasons for choosing Slovenian spas and health resorts

Go to Slovenian spas and health resorts to get fresh energy and health.

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Combine activity and relaxation on a vacation at Slovenian spas

Visit Slovenian spas located near major sports centres.

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