For charming walks in tranquil, unspoilt scenery you can’t choose a more delightful destination than Slovenia. The Julian Alps provide much of the country’s most spectacular walking routes and the scenic countryside and traditional villages you’ll encounter along the way are justifiably renowned for their beauty. Slovenia is a warm and welcoming country, and the friendly locals will make you feel right at home.
Walking Highlights in Slovenia
There are plenty of marked trails to explore among the magnificent peaks of the Julian Alps and the Karavankas mountains. Alternatively, you can admire the beautiful scenery as you stroll beside tranquil Lake Jasna and through Zelenci Nature Reserve. A must for any keen walker in Kranjska Gora is the Three Countries Walk, which takes you through Slovenia, Austria and Italy.
Slovenia's premier walking resort is dominated by the majestic Julian Alps. Lake Bohinj is a place where you can combine walking with unique cultural experiences. Walking around the lake you will encounter local farms and traditional cheese makers. The cable car to top of Mount Vogel affords spectacular views over the lake and delightful River Sava Bohinjka Valley.
The fairy tale town of Bled gives way to spectacular walks among the Julian Alps and besides the eponymous lake. Take time to explore some of the small and unspoilt villages, such as Selo and Ribno, which are dotted around the lakeside. Alternatively, head to the top of Velika Osojnica for incredible views of the surrounding region.