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WATER: Sources of new strength Swimming The pools of natural health resorts, swimming areas in the sea, lakes and rivers. Boating Rowing on the calm waters of rivers and Slovenia's many lakes. Kayaking, canoeing, rafting On the rivers Soča, Kolpa and Krka; kayaking and canoeing is also available on lakes. Canyoning, hydrospeed The Soča: the adrenaline valley! Extreme water sports are also available on the rivers Savinja, Sava Bohinjka, Sava Dolinka and Kolpa. Fishing, fly-fishing 93 species of fish; native species: the marble trout. Sailing, nautical sports Marinas in Portorož, Izola and Koper; yachts and sailing school.
Rafting on the Soča
MOUNTAIN TRAILS AND HIKING TRAILS
30 days for the Slovenian Mountain Trail, 30 days for the Sub-Alpine Trail, 30 days for a branch of European LongDistance Walking Path E7 or 20 days for its Slovenian E6 branch, 10 or 7 days for the paths grouped under the name Via Alpina – in Slovenia there is no shortage of challenges for even the keenest hikers. You can get to know the entire country on foot!
In Slovenia you can cycle through unusual landscapes such as the Karst, or along panoramic roads to Alpine views. You can cycle by lakes or along the coast, among vineyards and through villages. You can even cycle through an abandoned mine! As well as road cycling tours through nature parks, spa towns and rural areas, and cycle paths in the outskirts of towns, Slovenia has a growing number of mountain bike trails. Slovenia also offers competitive challenges: the annual Assault on Vršič (an ascent up a winding road full of hairpin bends to the highest-lying road pass in Slovenia), international cycling races and marathons and traditional ascents of various peaks.
HOTELS FOR THE ACTIVE
In the best establishments offering accommodation for hikers and cyclists you will not only find all the information and maps you need but also packages featuring attractive tours, experienced guides, safe storage and servicing for bicycles and other equipment (also available for hire). They can also cater for special sports diets and arrange transport of you and your equipment to a specific location. Find your hikers’ or cyclists’ hotel at www.slovenia.info www.slovenia.info