If you don't think of Slovenia as a skiing destination now, you will by the end of this article. The country is home to three fantastic resorts - Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and Kranjska Gora - that demonstrate that it deserves its place among the top locations for the sport in the world.
Excellent facilities, incredible views and of course, great pistes, Slovenia has everything you'd expect from a winter sports destination. Check out our guide below and you won't want to go anywhere else for all your skiing and snowboarding requirements.
Like the pieces of a giant toblerone, Slovenia's mountains rear beautifully against the azure sky, forcing their way out of the Earth like enormous needles. Their picture perfect snowfall is great not only for skiing down, but also for photo shots of you and your family against the unique landscapes. Lake Bled is particularly incredible for the aesthetics, with a 360-degree panorama of breathtaking views.
Lake Bled is famous for its island in the middle of the lake with its baroque church
Unique Apres Ski Culture
Part of the necessary ski holiday experience is the nightlife. After a day on the slopes, sportsmen love to hit the bars and the clubs for a spot of partying. Slovenia is no exception - between them, the resorts offer three fantastic apres ski experiences that will prove unforgettable. Bled is generally relaxed and informal, Bohinj more low-key, while Kranjska Gora is more party-atmosphere with a good selection of discos.
The beautiful Kranjska Gora resort comes alive at night with a good selection of discos
The facilities on offer in Slovenia are so varied that you may find yourself struggling to choose between resorts. Rest assured they are all modern and of very high quality, and they also offer excellent teaching services for those taking their first steps on the snow. What's more, Slovenia's ski scene is excellent value for money, meaning you are likely to get more bang out of your budget if you come to this fantastic destination.
Slovenia provides skiers with modern, high quality facilities