My way of escaping to the mountains

Where only the rushing of the wind and the calls of animals can be heard. Where the green landscape meets the rocky heights. Once you reach the highest point, the world looks different. Climb Alpine peaks and reward yourself with the view from the top.

Feel the mightiness of the Alpine world

Enter the magnificent kingdom of green valleys and rocky mountain ridges. Forget about your daily troubles, relax, and feel the authenticity of unspoilt nature; discover how rich life can be in such nature and absorb the beauty of the vast views extending from Slovenia's highest peaks.

 

Julian Alps

Julian Alps

Once you reach the top, time stops. It seems as though you could touch the sky and embrace the open landscape on the roof of Slovenia. Silence is all around you and the breeze will tell you of the legend of the Golden Horn, the symbol of these mountains.

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The Kamnik and Savinja Alps

The Kamnik and Savinja Alps

The Kamnik and Savinja Alps are very popular among mountaineers. Velika Planina is considered to be the most beautiful mountain pasture in Slovenia due to exceptional views and the preserved shepherding heritage. In the middle of the mountainous landscape, there are two of the most beautiful valleys in Slovenia – the Logar Valley, with the Rinka Waterfall, and the Kamniška Bistrica Valley.

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The Karavanke Alps

The Karavanke Alps

The Karavanke Alps – the longest mountain range in Slovenia – are full of natural wonders. Steep hillsides, panoramic peaks, mountain pastures, valleys, gorges, waterfalls, diverse plant and animal species, rich nature, and preserved cultural heritage. Marvel at the natural wonder of daffodils on Mt. Golica, which are so lush and dense when they bloom in the spring that they almost seem like a covering of snow.

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Breathtaking views from Slovenian mountain tops

Magnificent views extend from high places. May you experience a pleasant dizziness as you gaze upon the beauty of the landscape below. Experience the most popular Slovenian mountain tops through the eyes of their visitors and choose your favourite view.

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Discover the allure of Slovenia’s hills

Explore the beauty hidden in the embrace of Slovenia's hills. A walk through green forests and across vast meadows will take you to wonderful vantage points that will make your heart flutter. A visit to hills can be an excellent family trip.

The Pohorje Hills

The Pohorje Hills

Just next to the city of Maribor, you can find completely untouched nature; peat bogs with lakes, waterfalls, and ancient woodlands. The Pohorje Hills are famous for the Golden Fox Alpine Ski World Cup Competition.

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The Škofja Loka Hills

The Škofja Loka Hills

The picturesque landscape of the Škofja Loka Hills was an inspiration for many artists and writers who created a unique monument for the gently rounded green hills with idyllic hamlets. May it inspire you, too. Relax your mind and open your heart on well-maintained trails suitable for anyone, with views of the Selce and Poljane Valleys, and in the shelter of pleasant mountain cabins. 

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Cerkljansko Hills

Cerkljansko Hills

In spring, you can rejoice over seeing the first green trees and wonderful flowers. In summer, forests will provide pleasant shade, and the songs of crickets will welcome you in spring meadows. In autumn, be mesmerised by the scarlet hue of the forest foliage. Even in winter, when snow covers the hills, you can hike here on already trodden paths.

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The Polhov Gradec Hills

The Polhov Gradec Hills

The picturesque Polhov Gradec Hills invites those who seek beauty. Walk across green peaks adorned with lovely little churches, visit small settlements with solitary farms and large meadows where you can reach out and touch the medicinal plants and protected plants.

May picturesque Alpine valleys take your breath away

Visit the most beautiful Alpine valleys formed by glaciers and mountain torrents. These valleys are embraced by mighty peaks and are home to many natural and cultural treasures – from magnificent waterfalls to exceptional cultural landscape.

Logar Valley

Enter the world of one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Europe, which is protected as a landscape park. This green valley is surrounded by the tall peaks of the Kamnik and Savinja Alps and the sound of rushing water of one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Slovenia, the Rinka Waterfall, can be heard in the trough head of the valley. The mix of tradition and natural beauty indicates the incredible harmony between people and nature. The valley is a paradise destination for both active explorers and seekers of peace and authentic contact with nature.

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Valleys below Mt. Triglav

Valleys below Mt. Triglav

The Vrata, Kot, and Krma glacial/trough valleys are connected by Slovenia's tallest peak – the 2864-metre-high Mt Triglav. The Vrata Valley is marked by the awe-inspiring north Triglav face, which provides challenges both to mountaineers and advanced hikers. On your way to the valley, you’ll be greeted by the famous Peričnik Waterfall. The easiest and longest trail to the top of Mt Triglav starts in the Krma Valley, which is popular among ski touring enthusiasts in the winter. Kot offers peace and quiet in the shelter of green forests.

Topla valley

Topla valley

In the area of the Karavanke/Karawanken Geopark, where two tectonic plates meet, visit the picturesque Topla Valley. Explore the rich flora and fauna of the landscape park and go on a hunt for fossil remains of prehistoric snails. The valley can be a starting point for your hike to Mt Peca or your descent into its underground world, where, legend has it, King Matjaž sleeps.

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The Planica and Tamar Valleys

The Planica and Tamar Valleys

Does watching ski jumping take your breath away? Climb to the top of the highest ski flying jump in the world and feel the unique sensation and enjoy the view of a valley best known for its ski jumps. The glacial Planica Valley stretches from the village of Rateče to the mountain lodge in Tamar, from where the valley continues under the name Tamar Valley.

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Trenta Valley

Trenta Valley

Whether you are seeking peace or an adrenaline-filled adventure, this is where you can find both. The Trenta Valley is located in Triglav National Park and is magical in all seasons. The towns along the emerald River Soča attract hikers, climbers, anglers, hunters, families, and romantics – everyone can discover Trenta Valley in their own way. Take a deep breath in nature and be filled with the energy of the Trenta Valley.

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Shout on Alpine plateaus and pastures

Forget about time and unplug from the busy atmosphere of cities. Relax embraced by authentic nature. Inhale the freshness of vast forests on Alpine plateaus. Learn about the dairy tradition in mountain pastures.

Velika Planina Plateau

Enter a different world. A world where time stands still for a moment. Learn about dairy tradition first hand in one of the rare still working herdsmen settlements, where you can taste love. Love? The Trnič cheese is made here, also known as the cheese of love. If you add adorable herdsmen’s cottages, where visitors can spend the night, and the spring-time purple poetry of blooming crocuses, then you know you've found your mountain fairy tale.

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The Pokljuka Plateau

The Pokljuka Plateau

Pokljuka, one of the most well-known plateaus in Slovenia, where world-renowned biathlon competitions take place, is located in the midst of unspoilt nature in the Triglav National Park. You can hike on the Pokljuka Plateau in all seasons. You can hike alone or join a guided hike, adjusted to the physical fitness of the hikers.

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Jelovica Plateau

Jelovica Plateau

The karst Jelovica Plateau is an excellent place for an active escape into the shelter of green forests. It is popular among hikers and mountain bikers and it’s also a magnet for explorers of underground treasures. Visit the Pod Babjim Zobom Cave, which is considered one of the oldest caves in Slovenia and is adorned by special, curved speleothems – helectites.

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Alpine pastures of Bohinj and Fužina

Alpine pastures of Bohinj and Fužina

The herdsmen dairy tradition is also alive on mountain pastures surrounding the Bohinj Valley. This is where the most famous Bohinj cheeses with various flavours are made, which you’ll keep in your memory for a long time to come. These pastures are also popular due to their wonderful views of the Julian Alps and Lake Bohinj. Visit the Blato, Krstenica, and Zajamniki Alpine pastures as well as many others, where you’ll be able to cast all of your worries aside. 

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Menina Planina Plateau

Menina Planina Plateau

Take a walk across the pasture plateau on the border between Kranjska and Štajerska. As you walk across pastures and through forests, you will also pass small lakes, which are actually water-filled karst dolines. Hike up to the tallest peak, Mt Vivodnik, and climb up a panoramic tower, from which you can let your heart absorb the beautiful view of the Kamnik and Savinja Alps.

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