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.

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.

Pokljuka

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.

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Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora

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.

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Bohinj

Bohinj

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.

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Soča Valley

Soča Valley

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.

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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

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.

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Krvavec

Krvavec

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.

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Logar Valley

Logar Valley

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.

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Learn about the Pohorje winter fairy tale

When snow covers the meadows, forests and paths through them, Pohorje shines in a completely different light. Take a hike or a walk around its fairy tale landscape.

Rogla

Rogla is one of the most popular Slovenian ski resorts, where there is much more happening on snow than just skiing. A walk on snow-covered paths, well-trodden or untouched, is an amazing experience. All the family can put on snowshoes and set off to a winter fairy tale.

Rogla

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Mariborsko pohorje

From Maribor, the town with the oldest vine in the world, you can go to the peace and quiet of the snow-covered Pohorje forests. Be it day or night, you will remember snowshoeing through snow-covered nature for a long time to come, and at the same time, do something good for your body.

Mariborsko pohorje

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