Experience the beauty of nature in winter
Imagine a perfect winter idyll. Sparkling snow crystals glittering in sunlight or moonlight, conjuring up the fairy tale image of the landscape. Snow cover suppresses sounds and brings a pleasant sense of peace. When looking at the winter nature that looks like it is covered in cream, many people are tempted to enjoy its soft embrace. Why not? You can be part of this snowy poetry with suitable winter hiking boots or snowshoes. Discover, with or without snowshoes, some of the most beautiful corners for winter hikes in Slovenia.
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Keep yourself and the people around you safe. Check out snow and weather conditions, and do not forget suitable winter equipment for mountain hikes – good winter mountaineering boots, suitable winter clothing, warm liquid and food, as well as an ice axe, crampons and an avalanche safety kit for more demanding hikes.
The beautiful winter world of the Julian Alps
Breath in fresh mountain winter air and absorb the sparkling beauty of the landscape between the Julian Alps and the Triglav National Park.
A high alpine plateau partly located in the Triglav National Park is perfect for you to experience a winter idyll. The magnificent backdrop of the Julian Alps and mighty snow-covered spruces are breathtaking. Enjoy the tranquillity of the mountains.More
In the winter, the Upper Sava Valley attracts not only downhill and cross-country skiers but also people who want to walk to the peace and quiet of snow-covered nature. Use a walking map and find hiking trails that may also be hiked in the winter or join organised snowshoe hikes during the day or at night.More
Bohinj is one of the most wonderful alpine valleys, which is particularly magical in the winter. Put on your snowshoes and explore the beauty of the Julian Alps. Romantic souls will enjoy a full moon walk at Vogel or a walk with torches around Lake Bohinj.More
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of towns for the serenity of winter nature, go to the Soča Valley. Take a walk retro style on snowshoes between snow-covered spruces and on virgin-white snow-covered forest paths. Or you can put on your hiking boots and gaiters and set off on recommended tours for extensive winter views.More
Winter idyll in the Kamnik and Savinja Alps
A hike among mountain huts, a walk near a ski slope or experiencing the wild beauty of one of the most stunning alpine valleys in Europe – the Kamnik and Savinja Alps amaze in winter too.
Velika planina is worth a visit in the winter. Lovely snow-covered shepherd’s huts create a fairy tale image of a winter village. In addition to skiing, you can enjoy winter walks and hikes, for example past the shepherds’ village to Mala planina or Planina Dol. You can also take snowshoes and go for a hike on untouched snow cover.More
Only a few kilometres from Ljubljana, you can explore the surroundings of the ski slopes on snowshoes after enjoying some skiing. You can stroll in the snow-covered nature accompanied by a guide or just rent snowshoes and enjoy the amazing views of the alpine world and the commotion in the valley on your own.More
Visit the Logar Valley, one of the most wonderful alpine valleys, which also captivates visitors in the winter. A walk on snowshoes will be an experience to remember. In suitable snow and weather conditions and with appropriate winter equipment, you can explore the winter idyll of the mighty peaks surrounding the valley.More
Experience winter in Slovenia
Snow-covered slopes and plains call for active winter experiences. Ski resorts around Slovenia have a uniform ski pass and they are only a short drive away from each other. Everyone can enjoy themselves here – from beginners to thrill-seekers.