Make your way to Lake Bled, a charming resort in the Slovenian Alps that offers stunning views of snow-capped mountains and a picturesque setting. If you arrive early enough, we’ll start off this adventure break by night sledding, one of the most thrilling ways to experience winter.
Overnight stay in Bled
The Pokljuka Plateau just above Lake Bled offers a gateway to the Triglav National Park. Its pine forests make for some beautiful scenery, and the area is a great starting point for winter hikes up higher peaks of the Julian Alps as well as easier trails around the plateau. Your guide will adjust the hike to the weather conditions and your capabilities, whether you are an expert hiker or a novice. You might be able to even hike to an iconic Triglav viewpoint.
Triglav National Park
Guided hiking in Triglav National Park
If you’re up for it, get a head start on your day by hiking up a hill in the early morning to catch a view of the sun rising above Lake Bled. After breakfast, pack your skis and head out for a bit of cross-country skiing. Whether you’re an experienced skier or just beginning, there’s something out here for everyone!
Depending on the weather, you can opt for the incredible dog-sledding experience in the afternoon.
Cross country skiing equipment
Sports Center Pokljuka
Cross country skiing
Snowshoeing is a unique experience that allows you to move anywhere on the snow without needing to make trails, and it feels like you’re floating. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to try something new, and it’s easy and suitable for anyone.
Your guide will take you up to the trails near Vogel Ski Resort via a cable car ride. There, you will explore the snowy trails with a magnificent bird’s eye view of Lake Bohinj and a panoramic vista of the Julian Alps.
Mount Vogel Cable Car
Snowshoeing on Mount Vogel
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The surreal beauty of the Slovenian Alps is the perfect backdrop for unforgettable winter adventures. This wonderland is packed with places to see and snowy activities to engage in, and we’ve compiled the best of them for this winter adventure break.
You will stay at Lake Bled, one of the most beautiful places in Slovenia, which becomes even more magical when covered in a snowy blanket. From there, your adventure break will take you to different stunning locations around the Julian Alps, where you will enjoy fun winter activities.
You will go sledging down a snowy slope, cross-country skiing on a mountain plateau, snowshoeing through the peaceful trails, hiking up a winter peak in the Julian Alps, or even dog-sledging in a hidden Alpine valley.
And the best part of it is — the activities are suitable for anyone and especially fun for families. And if you are up for more of a challenge, our guides will propose more difficult routes, depending on your capabilities.
If skiing is your preferred way of enjoying the snow, check out our Ski Holidays Bled.
The best time to visit Slovenia depends on the type of tour you are interested in. For summer tours, we recommend May-September, as these months offer the best weather for our activities. However, please be aware that bad weather can sometimes cause cancellations or changes to the itinerary. In the case of winter tours, December can be unpredictable, but January-February is the best time for optimal snow conditions.
No, accommodation is included in all of our tours except for the Slovenia Family Activity Holiday. Even in that case, we can assist you with finding a place to stay.
The weather can sometimes impact the activities on our tours. If the weather is particularly bad, we may need to cancel or modify the itinerary to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our guests. In the case of a cancellation, we will offer a suitable replacement or a partial refund. If you are concerned about the weather, please contact us before your trip to discuss the potential impacts.
While our adventure holidays are designed to be fun and exciting, they do require a certain level of fitness. We recommend that all participants are moderately fit to fully enjoy the activities and avoid any potential injuries. If you have any concerns about your fitness level, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we can discuss your options and help you choose the right holiday for you.
The average group size for our adventure holidays depends on the type of tour you choose. Our small group and private tours typically have 4-8 participants, while our family activities can accommodate groups of up to 20 people. This allows us to provide a personalized and intimate experience for all of our guests, regardless of the size of your group.
Yes, we welcome solo travelers on our adventure holidays. However, please be aware that there is a surcharge for single use of a room. Additionally, our small group holidays only depart with a minimum of 4 people. If you are a solo traveler and are interested in one of our small group holidays, we recommend that you contact us to inquire about available dates and discuss any potential surcharges.
Yes, we provide all of the necessary equipment for the activities on our adventure holidays. This includes things like helmets, harnesses, and other safety gear, as well as any specialized equipment that may be required for a particular activity. However, we do need to get your measurements before you arrive to provide the proper fitting gear. We promise we aren’t being nosy, it’s just for your safety and comfort!
We recommend that you bring a swimsuit and towels for any water activities, as well as comfortable shoes that you can move easily in for hiking and cycling. You should also bring comfortable clothes that are appropriate for the activities you will be participating in.
Our adventure holidays only include breakfast, but we make sure to provide plenty of time and options for lunch and dinner. We will provide information about local dining options and will make recommendations based on your preferences and dietary restrictions. We want you to enjoy the local cuisine and have a fantastic dining experience during your adventure holiday, so please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
Most of our activities are suitable for children who are at least 12 years old. However, in some cases, the minimum age may be determined by the child’s height or weight rather than their age. If you have any concerns about your child’s ability to participate in a particular activity, please ask us directly. We are happy to provide more information and help you choose the right activities for your family.
For travellers that want flexibility and independence. We organize the holidays of your choice, but the adventure of getting around is all yours. You will get a fly & drive itinerary with activities, accommodations and travelling tips with full support of our team for any emergencies or concerns.
For solo travellers or travellers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, don’t want to stress about trip planning and would maybe like to enjoy some time on their own as well. You will be travelling with our tour leader in a small group of maximum 8 people in a comfortable van with accommodation, entrance fees and a detailed plan of activities arranged. For guaranteed tour departures we have a minimum of 4 people.
For travellers who want a holiday based on their preferences and needs. You don’t need to worry over itinerary planning or your next move, and at the same time you can enjoy the holidays at your own pace and take as much time on your own whenever needed. We take care of the entire organization and provide you with a professional guide, accommodation, transportation and plan of activities.