Slovenia may be one of the smallest countries in Central Europe, but within its 20,000 square kilometers you will find some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, valleys and hiking trails in the world, making it an eco-traveler’s paradise.
Here is just a glimpse of all the things you can do in Slovenia that even the outdoorsy adventurer might love.
1. Swim in Lake Bled
Perhaps Slovenia’s most famous natural landmark abroad, Lake Bled is the ideal place to spend the summer months when the water temperature reaches around 25 degrees Celsius, swimming perfectly and being satisfied which you should definitely do.
The lake itself is beautiful emerald green which is quiet enough to take a boat or kayak across. If you prefer to stand above the ground then enjoying the features of the lake, the center of the island with the church on it, and the majestic snow capped Alps that surround it are just as delightful.
One thing you absolutely have to do before leaving Lake Bled is try their famous confection called Kremna Rezina, a custard cream cake topped with puff pastry slices. You almost certainly won’t be able to leave without ordering at least two or three plates of this tastier dessert.