Refreshing and responsible

High summer temperatures are perfect for enjoying some refreshment in crystal-clear lakes and rivers or in the blue sea. While doing water activities, adopt a green mentality. Visit Slovenian destinations, which are particularly committed to green and sustainable development and are holders of the Slovenia Green label. We would like to present to you some possibilities for active refreshment at selected destinations by water, which promote sustainable ways of enjoying water experiences.

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Have your own refreshing adventure

Are you still hot and are seeking pleasant refreshment in clean waters? Check the selection of water experiences that will pleasantly cool you down, but will not leave you cold.

Experience the stunning water of Lake Bled

Enjoy some refreshment in well-maintained swimming areas on the lake shore of Lake Bled.Rent a boat from several spots around the lake and row on the lake. Go rafting or kayaking on the Sava Dolinka and Sava Bohinjka rivers. Lake Bled and the surrounding rivers are also an ideal destination for fishing. Handle waste responsibly in all of your activities. Use public transport with the Julian Alps:Lake Bled card or take a ride on e-bicycles. Pour yourselves some drinking water from the drinking fountains by the lake.

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Experience the coastal town of Koper

Combine learning about the history and rich cultural heritage of Slovenia’s largest coastal town of Koper and the green Istrian inland areas with various activities in the sea. At the Water Sports Park, select your favourite activity – wind in your hair while on a windsurf board or a sailboat, relaxing rowing on smooth water in kayaks, canoes, or stand-up paddle boards, unique ‘meditation’ while enjoying fishing in the sea, or embark on a hunt for sunken mysteries in scuba diving gear.

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Jump into Slovenia's warmest river

The River Kolpa is considered Slovenia's warmest river, which becomes a popular destination in the summer for various water activities. Sit in a boat, kayak, canoe, or a raft, and take a ride down the river while learning about the diversity of the life along the river. This unspoilt natural environment is also a true paradise for those who enjoy fishing. Or you can simply jump in the water and have a swim, since the water reaches a temperature of up to 30°C in the summer time.

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Explore the clear waters of Bohinj

With the the Julian Alps: Bohinj card, you can reach Bohinj to enjoy some refreshment by using free bus transport. Go stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking on Lake Bohinj or take a ride on a tourist boat. Find refreshment by the picturesque Triglav Lakes, the magnificent Savica Waterfall, and the stunning pools of the Mostnica Stream. Enjoy fly fishing in the River Sava Bohinjka or a boutique fishing experience in the Mostnica Stream.

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A date with the emerald beauty

The River Soča with its distinctive colour invites visitors to come and enjoy water activities. Adrenaline lovers will most certainly get into a raft, a kayak, or a canoe and tackle the wild white waters of the river's upper current. Those who enjoy fishing can cast their fishing rods and try their luck fishing for Soča trout. Or, you can simply jump into the emerald river and have a swim. In Kanal ob Soči, find your spot by the river where you can go swimming or just daydream on the river bank.

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Visit green natural swimming areas

Visit natural swimming areas at selected green destinations to experience refreshing experiences in and next to water.

Radlje ob Dravi

Radlje ob Dravi

The Radlje ob Dravi Water Park is something special, as this is the first biological pool in Slovenia. Swim among water lilies, jump from a wooden pier, or enjoy the sun on a green beach.

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Velenje Beach

Velenje Beach

Spend refreshing moments at the best natural swimming area of 2018. You can also enjoy various activities in the lake or on its shore. Spend a perfect summer day paddle boarding on the lake, cycling on legendary Pony bicycles, and having a picnic.

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Water adventures in the Kočevsko region

Water adventures in the Kočevsko region

Have a swim in Lake Kočevje or in the River Kolpa. Go paddle boarding or rowing. Surrender to the wind and sail on the lake’s surface.

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Share your photos and snapshots of the Soča Valley by adding #ifeelslovenia and #myway.

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