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Hiking in Slovenia

Discover alpine mountains, thick wild forest and karst caves

Slovenia’s rich natural diversity is spread out across the whole country. The Julian Alps guard the northwest border while steep cliffs clings to the southwest coast of the Adriatic Sea. Its pure natural beauty is perfect hiking terrain. Visit between May to September for prime hiking conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Slovenia

With just 8,000 square miles in area, Slovenia is packed full of stunning terrain waiting for you to discover, making it an incredible place to hike. And with such an abundance of trails, hiking in Slovenia is suitable for all levels of abilities, whether you’re a seasoned hiker or complete beginner.


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Best time to visit

Between May and September for prime hiking conditions

What’s the weather like?

Slovenia has a temperate climate with cold winters and warm summers, while the coastal regions receiving a pleasant sub-Mediterranean climate. Temperatures average from -2 in January to a peak of 21 in July, with a liberal falling of snow in the winter

How long should I stay?

With the long range of landscapes to explore, hiking trips can last from anywhere between a couple of days on the Trnovo Plateau, to 1 or 2 weeks. There are even some long distance trails, including ones that stretch from the west to east, that takes approximately 30 days

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Located in the south of Central Europe, Slovenia is at the meeting point of many of the main European cultural and trade routes. The mostly mountainous country, with the Julian Alps to the north, and over half its surface blanketed in forest, it also has an elaborate cave system, with over 10,000 across the country

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