For all sports fans of Slovenia

There is one thing that especially stands out when it comes to Slovenia. Slovenia and Slovenians love sports. There is even a holiday dedicated to sports: the Day of Slovenian Sport is celebrated every 23 September. The most popular outdoor sports in Slovenia are hiking, cycling, jogging and running as well as skiing in the winter. More than two thirds of the population participate in recreational sports and healthy living and a sporting heart permeate every facet of life. Although small in area, Slovenia is large when it comes to sporting success per capita. We have about 7,000 categorised athletes, many of them win medals at the most prominent sporting events. Let's cheer for our champions together!

 

Women's European Handball Championship 2022

Ljubljana and Celje, 4. - 20. 11. 2022

 

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FIS Silvester Tour
Women Ski Jumping

Ljubno, 30. 12. - 31. 12. 2022

 

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FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2023

Planica, 21. 2. - 5. 3. 2023

 

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World-renowned athletes – the ambassadors of Slovenia and Slovenian tourism

Slovenian athletes carry Slovenia’s name throughout the world with their achievements. Meet our greatest champions, who are also the ambassadors of Slovenian tourism.

Slovenia has a sporting heart

Slovenia is a country that lives for sport. It’s difficult to find a country that has as many top-level athletes in various sports disciplines as this green land in the heart of Europe. There are many sportsmen and sportswomen here who push the boundaries not only of Slovenian sport, but of sport worldwide. Meet some of the most prominent Slovenian athletes of the moment.

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Join in the virtual cheering for all Slovenian athletes!

In the most crucial moments, it’s the fans who give top athletes a special boost, resulting in outstanding performances. Fan chants and rhythms are a source of energy that gives us goosebumps. With our virtual cheering, we help Slovenian athletes achieve top results anywhere and anytime.

With just a few clicks, you can generate a fan message that will become part of the Slovenian virtual cheering wave via social networks.

How to participate?

  • Take a photo or make a video about the fan atmosphere you generate while cheering for Slovenian athletes and post it on your Instagram Story.
  • Before posting, add virtual cheering props which you’ll find in GIF collections on Instagram Stories and use the hashtag, #ifeelsLOVEnia.

 

How to find and use #ifeelsLOVEnia AR filter on Instagram Story?

  • Tap the Your Story or Camera icon on the IG home screen. You can also swipe left from the home screen.
  • At the bottom of the screen you’ll see a carousel of effects known as the effect tray. Scroll right to the end of the effect tray and tap Browse Effects.
  • Type "Fans of Slovenia" and have fun with the newest AR filter by @feelslovenia.

Active in a multitude of ways

Explore Slovenia by bike. Discover its beauty on the kilometres of hiking trails that criss-cross all over the picturesque landscape. Venture into wild adventures on rivers, in the air, on and under the ground.

Interactive Slovenia Outdoor

Interactive Slovenia Outdoor

Take time to browse through the interactive version of the Slovenia Outdoor. When picking outdoor activities, Slovenia, a country with four distinct seasons is always the right choice. Your favourite form of exercise might sometimes be linked with high mountains, at other times with the seaside, or perhaps with river valleys, or vine-growing hills. Explore the green playground of Europe. Choose your activities for health and wellbeing.



Slovenia – Europe's natural playground

Many people wonder how a nation of 2 million people can be so successful and versatile in sports. There are several reasons, but one thing is definitely country's geographical diversity. It is hard to find a country that combines such different types of landscapes in such a small area. In Slovenia, the Alpine, Mediterranean, Karst and Pannonian worlds meet. Distances are relatively short and nature is also close to you in the cities – just a few steps from urban centres. All these natural resources provide excellent training grounds for various activities. 365 days a year.

Ten reasons to go cycling in Slovenia

Discover why it is worth choosing Slovenia for your cycling holiday.

Ten reasons to go cycling in Slovenia

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Slovenia Green Gourmet Route – a cycling route with culinary stops

A cycling tour through the green destinations of Slovenia, where you will indulge in good cuisine.

Slovenia Green Gourmet Route – a cycling route with culinary stops

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Slovenia – top hiking destination

Hiking in Slovenia rules! Find out why.

Slovenia – top hiking destination

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Discover nature

Feel the beneficial effects of the green natural environment in Slovenia.

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Food and wine

Love is experienced through the stomach.

Food and wine

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Active holidays

Discover the world of active outdoor adventures in Slovenia.

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Let's put some spirit in ...

... and show our champions all the support we can. Share your cheering moments with us and make your voice count. There's a saying that goes: if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Let's go faster together!

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