My way of hiking in nature

Spend your holiday in the heart of mountainous Slovenia. Walk through the dynamic and untouched nature with 10,000 kilometres of marked hiking trails. You can choose from 175 mountain huts or spend a night in hotels and camps for hikers.

Send a greeting from Slovenian peaks

Enjoy the views from the highest Slovenian peaks dominated by Triglav with its 2,864 metres. Discover picturesque Alpine valleys, legends caught between grey rocks and feel the relaxed atmosphere in mountain huts.

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Julian Alps

Julian Alps

The highest Slovenian mountain range challenges the most skilled mountaineers and Alpine climbers, but also offers less-demanding routes with magnificent vistas over the Triglav National Park. The hig...

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The Karavanke Alps

The Karavanke Alps

The peaks of the Karavanke invite hikers from the valleys on less difficult mountain routes and are also popular afternoon destinations. The 2,236-metre-high Stol is its highest peak. Learn the storie...

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The Kamnik-Savinja Alps

The Kamnik-Savinja Alps

The Kamnik-Savinja Alps inspire with majestic two-thousand-metre mountains rising above the scenic Logar Valley and Jezersko, and also the Velika Planina plateau and its herdsmen and the Krvavec ski r...

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Experience high mountains in the best way possible

Enter the kingdom of the Goldenhorn and enjoy the mountain paradise. Discover the beauty of Slovenian high mountains with experienced guides. Irrespective of which route you choose, you will find surprising treasures everywhere, which will reward you for your efforts and every drop of sweat along the way.  

Gates to the mountain paradise

Visit the glacial valley of Vrata and ascend the mighty peaks that surround it. Mountain trails of various levels of difficulty lead to memorable vistas. Mountaineers and alpinists are drawn to the northern wall of Mount Triglav. The valley can be reached from Mojstrana by car or by bike, or you can head to Vrata following a pathway along the brook of Triglavska Bistrica. Enjoy some refreshment at the Aljažev Dom mountain hut, where you can also spend the night.

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A Hiking and Mountain Climbing Paradise

A Hiking and Mountain Climbing Paradise

In Bohinj there are over 400 km of organised hiking and mountain climbing trails. The more interesting routes include the Bohinj mountain trail and a part of the international Via Alpina long-distance hiking trail. Bohinj is an excellent starting point to ascend to Mt Triglav which can be accessed on numerous trails. The highest Slovenian mountain can, among others, be conquered along the route of the four brave men, who first ascended to the summit of Triglav 240 years ago.

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Hiking in a paradise garden

Hiking in a paradise garden

Venture on the path from the Alps to the sea. Along the Alpe Adria Trail which connects Austria, Slovenia and Italy, you will find some of the most beautiful stages in the Soča Valley. Take a walk around the Triglav National Park, follow the Soča all the way from its source and admire the emerald pools and hanging bridges. In the higher areas you will encounter wonderful views of the valley and the heritage of the First World War.

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Experiencing the mountain world in the company of living legends

Experiencing the mountain world in the company of living legends

Conquer the Alpine summits surrounding the town with experienced guides, two of them being Marija and Andrej Štremfelj, the first married couple to stand at the top of the world in the Himalayas and entered the Guinness World Records. With 40 years of climbing experience, they now guide climbing tours on walls, waterfalls and mountain ridges of the Slovenian Alps.

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A hiking tour in the Kamnik and Savinja Alps

A hiking tour in the Kamnik and Savinja Alps

This mountain range has many protected natural areas that are ideal for hiking and trips to the mountains. The highest peaks are higher than 2500 metres, and well-marked mountain trails will lead you to them. Hike up to the highest peaks of the Kamnik and Savinja Alps. Mt Grintavec, Mt Ojstrica, Mt Brana, and Mt Storžič.

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Discover the magic of highlands 

Explore the paths leading along the idyllic Slovenian highlands. These are usually not too difficult and are suitable for family hiking trips. Enjoy the shelter of green forests and venture on vantage peaks which are only a stone’s throw away from city centres.

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The Pohorje Hills

The Pohorje Hills

The Pohorje Hills harbour numerous natural gems from mysterious primeval forests and murmuring waterfalls to picturesque peat-bog ponds and small lakes. Uncover them along a network of hiking trails....

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The Idrija-Cerkno Hills

The Idrija-Cerkno Hills

Hike along one of the trails in the Idrija-Cerkno Hills. Learn about the geological particularities and geology-related tradition in the Idrija Geopark. Visit the Divje Babe Archaeological Park and se...

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The Škofja Loka Hills

The Škofja Loka Hills

The idyllic mixture of nature and cultural landscape inspired numerous Slovenian artists. Feel the poetic spirit of the Škofja Loka Hills along numerous hiking trails. Enjoy the views from Blegoš and...

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The Polhov Gradec Dolomites

The Polhov Gradec Dolomites

If you are looking for hiking trails closes to the capital Ljubljana, you should visit the Polhov Gradec Hills. Join the hikers on their afternoon escapes from the city’s hustle and bustle to the hill...

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Take your time to enjoy luxurious vistas

Ascend picturesque plateaus and hills where time stops and you can enjoy the views of the highest Slovenian mountain peaks and the clear blue Adriatic Sea.

Visiting the shepherds at Velika Planina

Visit Velika Planina, one of Slovenia’s most beautiful mountain pastures. Breathe in the fresh mountain air while taking a walk, a long-distance hike or a bicycle ride in the summer. Treat yourself to a memorable nocturnal sledding adventure in the winter, or traverse the snowy landscape in snowshoes. If skiing delights are what you are after, visit the family ski slope offering 2.8 km of well-tended trails covered in natural snow.

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Hiking for hedonists

Hiking for hedonists

A diverse and picturesque landscape between Vipava and Nova Gorica offers true hiking delights all year round. Go on a hike on Nanos, discover the natural attraction of Otlica Natural Window or Skozno, and have a look at the sea from the Trnovo Plateau or Cerje. Climb to Trstelj, Škabrijel or Sveta Gora with its pilgrimage basilica. Choose the trails between the villages of the Vipava Hills and the Karst. Take advantage of your hike to taste the local delicacies.

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Hiking in the Škofja Loka region

Hiking in the Škofja Loka region

Put on your hiking boots and visit the nearby peaks with unforgettable views. The Škofja Loka Hills, embraced by the Cerkno and Idrija Hills, is criss-crossed with many well-maintained and marked hiking trails, which are suitable for families, those seeking recreation, or even more advanced hikers. Have some rest in beautifully maintained mountain cabins and huts and enjoy home-made specialities and flavours.

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Exploring Scenic Plateaus by Bike or on Foot

Exploring Scenic Plateaus by Bike or on Foot

With its lofty views, the Vojskarska planota plateau dominates over the steep banks of the Kanomljica creek and Idrijca river. Make your way past a number of natural and cultural landmarks. The Črnovrška planota plateau features several theme trails of varying levels of difficulty, and reveals the many intriguing natural features of the karst landscape. Scale Mt Javornik and conquer the highest summit in the Municipality of Idrija.

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Walking along hills and plains

If you prefer flat terrain over climbing steep mountains, then find your favourite trails leading though vast forests, among hills and across plains. Add colour to your day with a walk along themed trails and learn new facts about Slovenian natural and cultural heritage.  

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Slovenian Istria

Slovenian Istria

Even if you go to the coast, do not forget your hiking shoes. Slovenian Istria is criss-crossed with hiking and themed trails. Along the way, you will be enchanted by lovely Istrian villages, hospitab...

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Karst

Karst

The Karst world is full of breathtaking natural phenomena, and historical and cultural treasures which you can find on many hiking trails. These will take you to vantage points where you can see all t...

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Dolenjska and Bela krajina

Dolenjska and Bela krajina

Walk among the vineyards of the land of the Cviček vine, visit the mysterious Gorjanci Hills where you can freshen up at a miracle water spring and follow the warm Kolpa River on your way to the land...

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Goričko

Goričko

The hilly region of north-eastern Slovenia, which borders on the plains of the Mura River, surprises with its multitude of themed trails where you can learn about the cultural and natural heritage of...

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Posavje

Posavje

Choose among the diverse trails of the Posavje region. Ascend the hilltops of the Posavje Hills such as Lisca, Kum and Bohor. Visit the Slovenian region of castles and learn about natural and cultural...

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Kočevsko

Kočevsko

Enter the kingdom of the brown bear, a world of spacious Kočevsko forests. The trails will lead you along the bear’s footsteps, past ancient primeval forests and historical monuments.

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Experience the beauty of the plains on themed trails

Choose different trails and learn something new. Discover the richness of life in green forests and vast meadows, and find the gems of natural and cultural heritage on themed trails.

Tracking Bears

Did you know that the woodlands of Kočevje are said to be home to the largest brown bear population in the country? Hire a guide, gear up and go track some bear. Follow the bear paw symbol along the Roška pot trail, which stretches 64 km through the mysterious domain of the brown bear, and retrace the fascinating remnants of the area’s history.

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Over the hills of Kozjansko

Over the hills of Kozjansko

The Kozjansko Regional Park comprises 50 km of marked and well-tended footpaths, along which you can get to know the area’s biodiversity and cultural sights. See Podsreda and visit its castle bearing the same name. Set out from Pilštanj’s medieval square and ascend to the lookout spot at the Vina Gora Hill. A part of the E7 European long-distance path leads across the Kozjansko region.

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Hiking in ancient forests

Hiking in ancient forests

At the edge of Kočevski Rog the Mirna gora mountain hides countless stories of the vast forests and the tough life of the local people. Discover them along four marked hiking trails which guide you to the remnants of a forest railway with an open-air museum. While hiking along the shepherd's trails around the Mirna gora mountain, you will also discover the former life and work of the Gottschee Germans.

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Discovering heritage on hiking trails

Discovering heritage on hiking trails

The gentle landscape with diverse settings offers numerous marked hiking trails. Some of the trails are connected with local history and important local historical personalities. The longest among them is the 150-km-long Trdina Trail. Rudolf’s Trail is also connected with the history of Novo Mesto. One of the most popular trails is the hiking trail to Trdinov Vrh Hill. Slak’s Trail and the Cvičkova Gaz Trail take you around the wine-growing Trška Gora area.

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Hiking from green forests to the sea

Hiking from green forests to the sea

Choose your hiking trail and set out on a journey from the ancient forests to the stony cliffs of the Adriatic Sea and enjoy the views from the highest Karst peaks. International long-distance hiking trails of Via Alpina, Via Dinarica and Alpe Adria Trail run along the Karst gems.

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The most beautiful hiking trails

Slovenia is intertwined with hiking trails. A wide range of interesting and diverse trails will excite any hiker. Discover interesting trails with exceptional views and experiences which will stay in your heart for a long time.

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Exploring the underground 

You can explore the underground in any weather. The weather cannot spoil your plans in the caves so you can freely plan your active experiences.

 

Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave

Venture on a breathtaking hike along a river, climb a mountain and discover the incredible fauna in Postojna Cave.

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Škocjan Caves

Škocjan Caves

Satisfy the explorer in you and visit Škocjan Caves. Along the way, you will see amazing cave formations, exceptional archaeological finds, underground lakes and waterfalls, and rich natural and cultu...

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Divača Cave

Divača Cave

Hike on the trail leading through Divača Cave where you will descend 50 metres below the earth’s surface, and be enchanted by stalagmites and stalactites of various shapes and colours. 

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Vilenica Cave

Vilenica Cave

Visit the most 'artistic' of caves, Vilenica Cave, where mythological creatures supposedly contributed their share in forming the underground phenomena according to folk tradition.

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Take a break at a mountain hut

Escape from the everyday hustle and bustle into the sheltering embrace of mountain huts. The alpine associations of Slovenia manage 181 mountain huts, shelters and bivouacs, where you can rest and gather your strength before continuing on your way. We present some of the most interesting huts in Slovenia.

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It’s more pleasant in company...

...so join hikers from around the world during one of the numerous hiking festivals in Slovenia. This is an excellent opportunity to make new friends, see natural and cultural sights and exercise in green nature.

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