In a boat on a lake or swimming in emerald rivers
Slovenia is rich in natural water resources. 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. Are you hooked on fishing? Do you enjoy stand-up paddle-boarding or would you rather ride in a boat or on a raft?
Swimming in lakes, rivers, swimming pools and by the beach
During the summer months, the Slovenian sea is a little piece of paradise, where you can enjoy sun, sea and Mediterranean dishes in the designated swimming areas. Those who prefer to refresh in colder natural rivers and lakes go to the Bled or Bohinj lakes, but various rivers, especially the Kolpa, are also very popular.Explore
Activities by the sea
The smell of the salt, wind in your hair and deep blue sea. Explore the endless possibilities of sports activities on and under the sea. Sail along the Slovenian coast and admire the diversity and coastal cities of Ankaran, Koper, Izola and Piran, Portorož. Adrenaline will rush through your veins while surfing or kiteboarding on the Adriatic Sea. Or while you dive into the mysterious underwater world.
Do you feel adrenaline rush?
Discover Slovenia from a different perspective. Experience the unforgettable. Surrounded by the breath-taking green nature, the sounds of the crystal-clear river rapids will make your heart jump. Go rafting, canoeing or kayaking to explore the picturesque gorges and feel the thrill of the breath-taking nature!Explore
Stand-up paddle-boarding is great fun because it is both an easy and an efficient sport. Stand-up paddle-boarding in Slovenia is more than just a sport because you can also enjoy the delightful views of natural attractions. On Lake Bled, you can explore the small island; you can cross Bohinj, Cerknica, Zbilje or Trboje lakes or descend along the Ljubljanica, Sava, Soča and Drava rivers. Or enjoy stand-up paddle-boarding at sea.
Boating and rafting
Rafting on Slovenian rivers is a tradition that is centuries-old and when you try it you’ll understand why. Riding a raft with friends is a wonderful experience that is so refreshing and also offers a fabulous view of nature. You can take a ride on a raft on the Drava, Sava and Krka rivers.
Slovenian waters are a paradise for fishermen. Rivers, lakes and ponds of various shades of green are home to many species of freshwater fish, with more than 20 species of interest for recreational fishing. You can keep your catch although Slovenia promotes fishing by means of "catch and release."Explore
Choose your new adventure
Spend holidays in green natural surroundings, where numerous activities that you just have to experience are available.
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.
Cycling and biking
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.
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.
Equestrianism and horseback riding in Slovenia have a centuries-old tradition thanks to the Lipica Stud Farm, the cradle of the world-famous Lipizzaner horses. Equestrian centres, tourist farms and ranches offer various options for horseback riding in fenced areas around farms, in meadows, and in forests.
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.
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