16 Ways to Explore the Natural Beauty of Slovenia

Slovenia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think outdoor adventures and scenic landscapes. But this tiny Central European country is packed with dramatic waterfalls, stunning mountain peaks, and sparkling emerald waters around every corner.

With prime spots for hiking, kayaking, and simply taking in that fresh mountain air, Slovenia has something to offer for every kind of traveler. So in addition to taking in its idyllic towns and delicious eats, make sure to check out some of these natural beauties on your next visit:

1. Lake Bled

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2. Virje Waterfall

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3. Mont Triglav

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4. Savica Waterfall

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5. Postojna Cave

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6. Soča River

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7. Predjama Castle

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8. Kayaking in Solkan

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9. Kozjak Waterfall

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10. Triglav National Park

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11. Vintgar Gorge

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12. Forests of Triglav National Park

Trover photo by Jelle Canipel

13. Foothills of Triglav National Park

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14. Peričnik Waterfall

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15. The Julian Alps

Trover photo by Jelle Canipel

16. Strunjan Coastline

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Already packing your bags? We don’t blame you. If you need some more inspiration, though, check out the full list of Natural Wonders in Slovenia and then be sure to share your own discoveries from this Central European gem on Trover!