7 reasons to visit Slovenia this Winter
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Where can you enjoy snow adventures?
The scent of winter in the air immediately evokes thoughts of snow-covered slopes and plains. Before making a final decision about where you’ll be zigzagging this winter or simply enjoying other winter activities, here are some reasons why you should spend your winter break in Slovenia. Slovenian ski resorts may be smaller than some of the others in Europe, but the experiences they offer, and the surrounding nature are unforgettable.
Ready for snow?
Put on your ski or snowboard boots, step on the skis or snowboard and descend through snowy landscapes towards new adventures.
1.- From one ski resort to another in less than an hour
The attraction of skiing in Slovenia is that you can try different ski resorts in one day due to the short distances involved. You will find well-maintained ski runs that are suitable for beginners and advanced skiers everywhere. In addition to skiing, you will also be enjoying beautiful vistas of the surrounding landscape.
Slovenia is a country of smaller ski resorts that are family-friendly and suitable for beginners, children and experienced skiers.
2.- A single ski pass valid for several ski slopes
If you find it difficult to choose a ski slope or you simply want to ski down a good number of Slovenian ski slopes, then a single pass purchase is the right choice for you. You can purchase either family or individual ski pass tickets, season passes, or multi-day ski passes, all valid for major Slovenian ski slopes.
3.- Fun in the snow – with or without skis
Even if you don’t ski, you won’t get bored in Slovenia in winter. Whizz down the slopes on sledges – by day or by night. Put on your winter hiking boots or snowshoes and explore the snow-covered landscape. Set out among the forests and snowy meadows on cross-country skis. You can also indulge in something more extraordinary.
4.- No excuses!
Do you lack suitable ski equipment or skiing skills? Don’t worry, you won’t miss out on having fun in the snow. Most Slovenian ski resorts have ski repair shops and rental centres for skiing and other winter sports equipment, enabling you to enjoy activities in the snow. Ski schools are also available for taking your first steps in winter sports. Attend skiing courses or choose individual lessons with experienced ski and snowboard instructors. Children can practise their zigzagging on adjusted polygons.
5.- Relax your muscles
After a full day packed with winter activities, prepare your body for a new day of skiing and treat it to some pampering in spa and wellness centres within easy reach. Diverse wellness services are now available on the ski slopes in some resorts, or you can travel to the nearest spa, which is usually less than an hour away.
6.- Regain your strength with homemade delicacies
Slovenians say that «an empty sack cannot stand upright» so you will need at least a snack while you ski. There is plenty of good food available in ski resorts, but we would like to draw your attention to places where the offer is particularly homely. If you are at Rogla, enjoy traditional dishes under the Okusi Rogle brand. After you have skied at Vogel, you can try delicacies in the valley designated as Bohinjsko/From Bohinj. Or indulge in unique gourmet delights during the events of the Gourmet cup at Krvavec.
7.- Opportunities for exploration
Once you have explored snow-covered nature on skis, sledges or in other ways, you can now focus on the history of nearby towns. An evening walk along the decorated old town streets is absolutely magical, particularly in the Advent period. Learn stories from the past that intertwine harmoniously with the present. A visit to historical towns will certainly be the cherry on the top of your unforgettable winter holidays in Slovenia.