Panorama from the Mount Tosc hike in Julian Alps, Slovenia
Panorama from the Mount Tosc hike in Julian Alps, Slovenia


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Nestled in between Croatia, Italy, and Austria, Slovenia is one of Europe’s most stunning hidden gems. Small, beautiful and perfectly formed, Slovenia is one of the world’s greenest countries, covered in dense forest and boasting tall mountains, alpine lakes, and a Mediterranean climate. What’s more, Slovenians are known for their hospitality, friendly welcome, and eagerness to show you around their remarkable homeland. Travelers beware – it’s all too easy to fall in love with this wild, green country!

If you’re looking for an adventure holiday, Slovenia really has it all. The soaring peaks of the Julian Alps provide ample opportunity for hiking, backpacking, and climbing, and the magic of the scenery here will take your breath away. Away from the mountains, you’ll find subterranean caves, fast-flowing rivers perfect for canoeing and rafting, and an increasing number of mountain biking trails.

In addition to all this, Slovenia is a treasure trove of cultural wonders. Combine a walk around Lake Bled with a visit to a historic castle, or take a city walking tour of the capital, Ljubljana. Whatever your travel tastes, Slovenia has something to offer, and we guarantee you won’t be disappointed!

If you’re thinking about planning an adventure holiday in Slovenia, check out our destination guides! We’ve put together plenty of top tips for planning your trip, complete with itineraries, activity guides, tour recommendations, and our favorite hiking trails in the stunning Julian Alps.

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