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Colours of Slovenia: Wild Orchids

Colours of Slovenia: Wild Orchids

Slovenia is one of the best places to discover wild orchids in Central Europe; if you visit the right places at the right time of the year, you can expect to see many different orchid species in a single week!


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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.


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Easter Walking Holiday in Slovenia

Easter Walking Holiday in Slovenia

As a treat for you and your family this Easter, we are delighted to offer a special Easter package for a family walking holiday.
A family walking holiday in Slovenia is a great way to explore the country. Walking in the foothills of the Slovenian Alps is an adventure full of interesting surroundings for everyone (including the children) to enjoy. Our moderate walks are at the easternmost end of the Julian Alps which means lots of sun and fun for the family this Easter!


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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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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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