The golf courses of Slovenia are among the most beautiful in Europe. They are set in typical landscapes on the edge of the Pannonian Plain, among vineyards and rolling hills, below Alpine summits, and in the idyllic karst landscape. Due to the short distances within Slovenia, you can reach most of the golf clubs from Ljubljana within one hour.
The Alpe Adria Golf project connects golf courses in Slovenia, Carinthia and Italy More
The Bled Golf Course is the oldest and the largest in Slovenia. It is distinguished by its outstanding natural features and spectacular views of the highest Slovenian peaks. This course with a renowned Alpine lake nearby is among the most popular in Europe. The King's Course, with 18 holes, and the Lake Course, with 9 holes, offer plenty of opportunities for beginners but also set a challenge for the most advanced players.
Play golf in a pleasant natural environment among small lakes and a pine forest with a direct view of the Kamnik Alps. The Volčji potok Arboretum is one of the newest golf courses in Slovenia. The par for the course is 77, and the course is longer than 5.4 kilometres.
On the golf course at Mokrice Castle, which was designed by the world-renowned architect Donald Harradine to cover an area of some 70 hectares around Mokrice Castle, you can play 18 holes, and both beginners and professionals are welcome. The fifth hole (PAR 4), which has a length of 285 metres, is even described by many golfers as one of the most difficult in this part of Europe.
The popular golf course at the Diners Golf Ljubljana is located near Šmarna Gora Hill, next to the local road between Pirniče and Smlednik. This 18-hole course is distinguished by its length (6,200 metres), and dynamic diversity. The course can accommodate up to 120 players at the same time.
The Otočec Golf Course is close to the famous Otočec Castle and Struga Castle by the River Krka. Both amateurs and professional players will enjoy the slightly hilly terrain of this course, which has more than 50 hectares of playing surfaces, with a par of 72, a total length of 6,200 metres, a challengingly long hole of 568 metres and is a championship course.
Lipica Golf Course is situated in a typical karst landscape close to the oldest stud farm in Europe. Karst natural features give the course a unique beauty and the Mediterranean climate allows you to play golf all year round. The course has nine holes and a practise area. The full length of the course is 3163 metres and the par is 37.
Several times, the Ptuj Golf Course has won the flattering accolade of being the best designed golf course in Slovenia. This 18-hole course is not one of the most challenging, but it is known for its many traps, in particular in the form of water obstacles.
The Zlati Grič course in Slovenske Konjice is the second in the Štajerska Region of Slovenia. This nine hole course with a total area of 24 hectares is situated between the Pohorje Hills and Mt. Konjiška Gora in the valley of the River Dravinja. The total length of the playing area is 2,200 metres, and the par for the course is 33.
Slovenia is a great destination for golfers, as they can play at various courses around Slovenia in a single day due to the relatively short distances. Golfers don’t like coming to Slovenia just for the well-maintained courses, but also for the exciting adventures in their vicinity. Enjoy the views of picturesque nature, go on a top-notch culinary journey, enjoy some wellness treatments in nearby spas, learn about the lively cultural vibe, and at the end of the day rest in the shelter of castle walls or surrounded by nature in luxury glamping accommodation facilities.
If you are a golf beginner, the Brdo course is particularly suitable for you since the distances between the holes are shorter and don’t require a lot of skill. This short natural course comprises 9 holes, and is a par 28 (par 56), of which 8 holes are par 3 and 1 hole is par 4. All the grass of the course is natural, with the exception of the putting and chipping greens.
Sporting leisure in pleasant surroundings. This nine-hole golf course and practise area is only three kilometres away from the Olimia Spa. The varied playing terrain of the nine holes offers a pleasant challenge as each hole requires a different approach.
In the Trnovo district of the city you can find a nine-hole golf course. This is intended for all golf players and fans; players don’t require a licence to play. Beginners can practise their technique on these shorter holes and on the practise area with its twenty tees and putting greens. This 34-par course offers a total length of approximately 2,500 metres.
You cannot get bored in Slovenia if you love being active. You can find something interesting in all seasons, something that suits your wishes.
Spend your holiday in the heart of mountainous Slovenia. Walk through vibrant and untouched nature that is criss-crossed by 10,000 kilometres of marked and arranged hiking trails. You can choose from 175 mountain huts or spend your nights in hotels and camps for hikers.
Explore Slovenia by bike. Riding amid the hills and plains, mountain peaks and forests, along the coast and the karst landscape and along the rivers and lakes of Slovenia is a lushly verdant fairy tale. Different trails are suitable for on-road and off-road biking.
Do you enjoy special experiences? Take a look at Slovenia from a different perspective. Paragliding, canyoning, rafting, adrenaline parks, etc. Fun and exciting adventures that will transform your holidays into an unforgettable life event.
Treat yourself to a swim in some of the many thermal spas and swimming pools. In summer, take a dip in the sea, lakes or rivers. Slovenia is rich in natural water resources. Visit Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj or one of the many natural swimming areas located on the coast.
Slovenia is a country of smaller ski resorts that are family-friendly and suitable for beginners, children and experienced skiers alike. Numerous ski schools and ski instructors, who speak different languages, will make sure that you really enjoy the snow.
Golf has been present in Slovenia since 1937, and today you can enjoy a round on 16 golf courses across the country, which is proud to be hosting the prestigious IGTM – the International Golf Travel Market in 2018. Let the publication full of practical information and tips for inspiring experiences lead you to enjoying golf in the diversity of Slovenia!
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