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Walking Holidays in Slovenia

Nestled on the edge of the Alps, Slovenia is an adventurer’s paradise with an abundance of spectacular walking trails weaving through a spectacular countryside, making it the perfect holiday destination for walking enthusiast.

Brimming with flower meadows, sleepy hamlets, medieval castles and lush, green pastures, Slovenia is often called Europe in Miniature. It’s rich, complicated history can be felt throughout Slovenia’s towns and seen within its stunning architecture. Despite bordering popular tourist destinations, such as Italy, Austria and Croatia, Slovenia allows you to get away from bustling tourist hubs and escape into the wild mountains of the Julian Alps. 

Highlight of Slovenia

There are so many highlights of a walking holiday in Slovenia, but few can beat the picturesque town of Bled. Located on the shores of the crystal clear Lake Bled, this town is the perfect base for a walking holiday - with its dramatic mountain backdrop, stunning spa lake and island church. The relaxed lakeside promenade is home to a number of welcoming pavement cafes and bars, perfect for enjoying a drink and watching the world go by.

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Family Adventures in Slovenia

For families looking for an action packed holiday away from the noisy, overcrowded destinations, look no further than Slovenia. Whether it’s conquering the skies at Bled’s 'high ropes' park, rafting along the Soca River or racing down the summer toboggan run in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia has something for the whole family to enjoy! 

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Walking Holidays in the Julian Alps

Brimming with dramatic peaks, crystal-clear lakes, lush forests, rich flora and an abundance of wildlife, the Julian Alps are the alpine glory of Slovenia. Here you’ll find sleepy hamlets, pretty villages, towering mountains and the spectacular Triglav National Park. Dominating the park is the mighty three headed Mount Triglav, which at 2864m is the highest peak in the country. Trek over stunning mountain passes along stunning panoramic ridges and enter through the Valley of the Seven Lakes.

Our favourite places on a walking holiday in Slovenia

A walking holiday in Slovenia unveils breathtaking landscapes, especially in the Julian Alps. Here, we share our top three favorite aspects of this remarkable destination.

Lake Bled

Lake Bled is a picturesque gem in the heart of Slovenia and a perfect destination for a walking holiday. Visitors can enjoy leisurely strolls around the lake, taking in the postcard-perfect views of the island with its charming church and the medieval Bled Castle perched atop a cliff. For a more active adventure, hiking to the nearby Osojnica viewpoint rewards walkers with breathtaking vistas of the lake and the Julian Alps.

Triglav National Park


Triglav National Park, nestled in the heart of Slovenia, is a walker's paradise, offering a diverse range of trails and breathtaking alpine scenery. Visitors can embark on hikes through lush forests, traverse pristine meadows, and ascend to the summit of Mount Triglav, Slovenia's highest peak. Along the way, you'll encounter crystal-clear lakes, cascading waterfalls, and charming alpine villages, all while immersing yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of this remarkable national park. With well-marked trails catering to various skill levels, Triglav National Park is an ideal destination for a walking holiday in Slovenia.

Crn Prst

Crn Prst, located in the Julian Alps of Slovenia, is a splendid destination for a walking holiday.Be aware that default is centre align. The trail to Crn Prst takes hikers through lush forests, across alpine meadows, and along pristine lakes, offering a diverse range of natural beauty.





More Information About Slovenia

The official language of Slovenia is Slovene. However, many people, especially in urban areas, speak English, and other languages like German and Italian are also spoken due to historical influences.

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