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Exciting news!

Exciting news!

We have some news - after 8 years of running walking holidays in beautiful Slovenia, we've decided to move on, so we'd like to introduce the new owners at Pri Lenart, Luka and Žana Brzin, a lovely couple who are going to take over from 1st October this year.


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Autumn: The perfect season for walking in Slovenia

Autumn: The perfect season for walking in Slovenia

Many of our regular guests say this is their favourite time of year for a walking holiday in Slovenia – the summer heat has faded, making the weather ideal for hill walking. Temperatures are perfect, in the mid-teens to early 20s, and there’s a crispness and clarity to the air, which adds to the sensation of the year on the turn.


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The secret to the ultimate walking holiday experience

The secret to the ultimate walking holiday experience

At Walk Slovenia, unlike some other walking holidays, we specialize in offering guided walks 5 days a week. Many walking holiday companies offer  'accompanied' walks, which may just mean someone with walking experience leading the group, and they may even be in the area for the very first time and just leading a group by following maps or notes.


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Summer in Slovenia

Summer in Slovenia

What could be more inviting on a cold, miserable day than to plan a sunny summer holiday? A walking holiday in Slovenia is a perfect choice for July or August.


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Exploring Slovenia

Exploring Slovenia

In our opinion a walking holiday in Slovenia isn’t just about getting to the tops of remote hills – with a Walk Slovenia holiday there are lots of chances to get a flavour of the country’s top sights as well. Read our new blog on exploring the stunning places to visit in our part of Slovenia.


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Spring in stunning Slovenia!

Spring in stunning Slovenia!

Spring is a magical time in Slovenia. The winters are long and hard in the foothills of the Julian Alps, often with snow on the ground for several months, and temperatures in this part of Europe can plummet to -15 c in January and February. Then the thaw starts and immediately the snow has melted, a small miracle occurs – within days the meadows turn purple with a haze of crocus! Primroses and hepatica cover the banks and birds that have moved away for the winter start to return – the pied wagtails are the first and they love to stand on the roads, we think they’re warming their feet! Then redstarts arrive and suddenly the orchard is alive with birdsong. The redstarts used to try and nest in the hotel while we were renovating it and we had to keep shooing them out. Keith calls them ‘upstarts’!


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Seasons in Slovenia: When is the best time to travel?

For anyone thinking of exploring the beautiful countryside of Slovenia with us, one of the most common questions we get asked is: when is the best time to visit? That might depend not only on when you can escape, but whether your idea of beauty is a spring meadow full of wildflowers, or the rich colours of autumn.


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Fitness tips for your walking holiday

Fitness tips for your walking holiday

As the new season for walking holidays in Europe approaches, now is the time to plan for your holiday. You don’t need to be an athlete to have a brilliant experience, but a little fitness preparation will help you enjoy your holiday even more. Not only will this cut out aches and pains, but also help you to relax and focus more of your attention on the stunning locations you’ll discover in beautiful Slovenia! Here are some handy tips for holiday preparation...


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Walking holidays in Europe – Why Slovenia?

Despite the extraordinary beauty and diversity of this part of Europe, many central European countries are overlooked when it comes to the ‘to visit’ list of most British travellers and holiday-makers. When planning a walking holiday in Europe, Slovenia doesn’t necessarily present itself as an obvious choice, yet it makes perfect sense!


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Trip Advisor 2014 Top Small Hotels Award

We would like to say a huge thank you to all our guests who have written reviews on Tripadvisor for us over the years - you have all contibuted to our latest awards for 2014 which place us as the best small hotel in Slovenia, 7th in Europe and 17th in the world.


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New TripAdvisor awards for Walk Slovenia 2013

The prestigious TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for 2013 were announced today and we are delighted once again to be listed in several categories. We have moved up the ranks and have been awarded 3rd best Bargain hotel in Europe (out of approx 130,000 hotels) and 5th best Bargain hotel in the world!


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