Stay in picturesque Lake Bled in the heart of the spectacular Julian Alps on this walking holiday to Slovenia
On this centre based walking holiday you’ll hike spectacular trails whilst surrounded by dramatic peaks and Slovenia’s stunning lakes. Experience pristine nature in Triglav National Park alongside walks to waterfalls and traditional villages. Brimming with flower meadows, sleepy hamlets, mediaeval castles and lush green pastures, Slovenia is called Europe in Miniature. Pretty Lake Bled in the heart of the Julian Alps is the perfect base for a walking holiday with its mountain backdrop, stunning spa lake and island church. From here we’ll hike in the Karavanke Mountains on the Austrian and Slovenian border, visit secret waterfalls in the Martuljak Mountains and walk on the beautiful high plateau of Pokljuka. The dramatic Triglav National Park is home to Slovenia's highest mountain, Triglav and we’ll head into the heart of the mountains by cable car to spend a night in a traditional alpine hut overlooking the glacier lake of Bohinj. We’ll hike through the captivating Valley of the Seven Lakes and explore flower meadows where shepherds and herdsmen carry on a way of life unchanged for centuries. During the holiday there's the opportunity to visit the beautiful capital of Ljubljana with its pavement cafes, meandering river and stunning architecture.