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The Best Hiking in Slovenia

Looking for the best hiking in Slovenia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Slovenia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Slovenia

  • Bled, Slovenia

    Lake Bled Loop

    3.67 mi / 203 ft gain
    Bled, Slovenia is an incredibly picturesque town situated at the foot of the Karawanks Mountains near the boarder of Austria. The small lake town is often regarded as one of the best kept secrets because of the intimate and secluded location. The town center sits right on the waters edge with vie...
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  • Podhom, Slovenia

    Hike the Vintgar Gorge

    3.1 mi
    This gorge is only 3.5km northwest of Lake Bled, Slovenia, making it a wonderful side trip in your Slovenian adventure. It offers lush green vegetation, clear blue water, and is easy enough for anyone to hike (even in sandals). The one meandering path from the parking lot is well maintained and f...
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  • Magozd, Slovenia

    Hike to Slap Kozjak

    2 mi / 262 ft gain
    This great waterfall can be accessed by a dirt road, where the trail marker is placed. Just above Camp Koren you will spot a signpost for Kozjak waterfall, which directs you to the left. A dirt road will take you across the meadow and bring you to the turquoise Soča river. There is a small parkin...
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  • Slamniki, Slovenia

    Hike to Viševnik

    3.1 mi / 2306.4 ft gain
    The adventure begins at a large parking area that is originally a part of a cross-country skiing center, but you can park there with no problem. First, the trail goes through a light forests, if you don't spot it at first, just try to find the signpost and it will lead you to it. You quickly arri...
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  • Piran, Slovenia

    Explore the Town Walls of Piran

    0.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    From Tartini Square walk east on Ulica IX Korpusa. The short 1/4 mile trek is mostly uphill. Enter the town walls at the turnstile entrance on your left. The entrance fee, paid directly into the turnstile, is 2 Euros.The town is constantly battling to keep the walls standing and the stairs safe, ...
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  • 1 Veslaška promenada, Slovenia

    Lake Bled Bench (Ojstrica)

    0.97 mi / 354 ft gain
    For this hike, you'll want to park in the parking area at the little beach called Velika Zaka. Then, with your back to the lake, cross the road to the wooded area and walk to the left a little ways until you see an entrance into the woods (I took a picture of what it looks like and included it in...
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  • Lepena, Slovenia

    Hike to Krnsko Jezero Lake in Lepana Valley

    10 mi / 3000 ft gain
    To get to the start of the hike, drive to Kal-Koritnica and turn into the Lepena Valley. Drive around 20min along the river until the end of the valley. Make a quick stop at one of the hanging bridges for a great view and a slightly sketchy walk, hanging right over the river.Continue driving down...
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  • Mojstrana, Slovenia

    Hike to Peričnik Waterfall

    0.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    You'll enjoy seeing this waterfall in Slovenia's Triglav National Park with such a short hike and easy access. If you park you car at the hut, it costs 2 Euros. You can also drive right past the hut and park on the side of the road. Most people did this instead. The hut offers food and drinks, if...
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  • Mače, Slovenia

    Hike to the Hudičev Boršt Refuge

    3.4 mi / 2388.5 ft gain
    This 1h 50 minutes long hike starts at the end of nice big parking area, continuing straight through the forest, where the path begins as a cart track. There are a few intersections, where you hold on the right, following a very nicely marked path. After a few ascents you arrive to a bigger inter...
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  • Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia

    Hike to the Martuljek Waterfalls

    5 mi / 1542 ft gain
    Starting from the parking area you walk along the road for a few meters until turning left onto asphalt cycling path. Follow this path at first and then continue straight on a forest road. Follow the signposts for 'Brunarica Pri Ingotu' at all crossroads. Before long, you come to a meadow. There ...
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  • Tolmin Gorges, Slovenia

    Tolmin Gorge

    1.18 mi / 538 ft gain
    Located in Triglav National Park, the Tolmin Gorge (also known as Tolminska Korita) is a groge that was created by the Tolminka and Zadlascica rivers carving a path into the stone. It was one of the most beautiful holes that I have been on, but also one of the more intense ones. Upon arriving, yo...
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  • 12 Kidričeva cesta, Slovenia

    Mala Osojnica Viewpoint

    1.11 mi / 581 ft gain
    Mala Osojnica Viewpoint is accessed from the far end of the lake. This short hike provides one of the best views of Lake Bled. You climb quickly from the path surrounding the lake, switchbacking through the forest past a few intermediary views. There is a steep set of stairs, but otherwise it's a...
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  • 46.435314,13.744064, Slovenia

    Mala Mojstrovka via Ferrata (Hanzova Pot)

    2.75 mi / 2096 ft gain
    This via ferrata is rated B/C, and because of it's relatively low difficult and accessibly from the pass, expect to see a large number of climbers on any given day during the summer. This is a route which requires via ferrata equipment and mountaineering knowledge. Please do not attempt without t...
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