Did you ever consider Slovenia in winter? If you’re looking for a fairy-tale view full of snowy spruce trees, if you fancy fun night ski sledding, if your team is crazy about skiing, if you’re into romantic skating on a frozen alpine lake or if you’d love dive deep into adventurous ice climbing … Slovenia has it all. Above all, on a very small area – the Julian Alps in western and north part of the country, 30 – 60 min away from the airport and the capital Ljubljana.
Our hand-picked places, true incentives for the soul
Skiing at Kanin, Bovec
Kanin in connection to Italian Selle Nevea offers world-class skiing 2000m above sea level. The ride to Kanin through Vrsic or Pedil mountain Pass in incentive on its own. Once you’re at 2000 m and the Soca river valley with Triglav national park with peaks above 2500 m opens in front of your eyes … we don’t have to say much more.
Dreamy (frozen) lake Bled
We can’t guarantee that the lake will freeze. However, we can guarantee that the views will melt your heart like the chocolate melts on the sun. Lake Bled is the most Instagrammable winter city in the world; lake with an island + snowy spruce trees + magnificent mountains in the back, we are not surprised. Also, it’s extremely calm in the winter time – no crowds at all, just silence and beauty.
Fairy-tale Pokljuka plateau
For fans of snow walking, snow-man building, angels making, ski sledding, snow hiking or ski running, Pokljuka plateau is the place to be. Located above the lake Bled, it offers snowy spruce trees fairy-tale and great snow hikes, such us the one to Uskovnica valley, where home-made alpine delights will warm you up.
Magic in the Tamar valley
Some places in the world have a special energy and Tamar valley is for sure one of them. Located near Kranjska Gora near the Italian border, boasting with 200m ski-jump and modern Nordic centre in Planica, it is a perfect place for winter teambuilding. Walking in snow shoes, learning how to escape the avalanche, ice climbing, igloo building … just name it.
Peace and silence at Rakitna lake
Staying in Slovenia’s green capital offers several winter-joy opportunities, located only 30 minutes away from Ljubljana. Our favourite pick is Rakitna plateau with Rakitna lake. Wild nature and a very special healing climate, where mountain and sea air come together will make you remember Rakitna forever.