You can feel the beauty of green Slovenia as you enjoy a view of the famous Lake Bled and the beloved Lake Bohinj. There are countless opportunities for outdoor activities amidst the picturesque Alpine peaks and valleys embraced by the Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, the mighty Kamnik and Savinja Alps, and the green Pohorje Mountains. Either head to Maribor, the city with the oldest grapevine in the world, the renowned holiday destination of Kranjska Gora, the stunning region of Koroška, or visit the Soča River Valley – no matter where you go, an incredible experience awaits you.
Highlights of Alpine Slovenia:
Bled is an image of paradise. This tourist gem of global dimensions on the edge of the Triglav National Park was nominated one of the seven new wonders of the world. It is distinguished by a mild, healing climate and thermal springs of lake water.
Kranjska Gora is an attractive mountain and tourist sports centre throughout the year. In the winter it sees Alpine skiers compete and top ski jumpers break new records at the near-by Planica. Cyclists endeavour to conquer the highest Slovenian mountain pass, and hikers can stop by many points of interest.
Bohinj is a paradise valley embraced by the Julian Alps. Lake Bohinj that lies in the heart of the Triglav National Park, one of the oldest national parks in Europe, is the largest Slovenian natural lake, nested at the foot of unspoilt mountains and mountain tops.
The Soča Valley is the leading outdoor destination in Slovenia, it is a valley of action, festivals and discoveries. The emerald green river enables various water sports and numerous thematic trails run along the river that uncover the heritage of the First World War as well as other stories of the valley.