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10 Best Swimming Places in Slovenia
r,Slovenia is not widely known as a popular outdoor swimming destination in Europe. However, there are several great open water swimming locations and hidden spots that you may have never heard of. We have put together a guide for the best 10 swimming spots in Slovenia.  We also organise guided 4-day Slovenia swimming holiday trips.…
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Swimming Lakes in Slovenia
Read an amazing adventure article about swimming lakes in Slovenia with the legendary marathon swimmer Martin Strel. Writer Kate travels on our 4-day swimming holiday trip as a guest to experience what it takes to swim across Lake Bled, Bohinj, Predil and Soca river. Martin Strel doesn’t look like an elite athlete. When I meet…
Swimming in Slovenia Customer Review
Sydney from London, UK, describes her swimming experience in Slovenia. Q: You came to our swimming holidays with your mum. I would like to ask you how do you feel it about? A: It´s fantastic. Swimming with these views around is amazing and I am not a particular strong swimmer, but it´s still a fantastic…
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Lake Swimming Trip in Slovenia
Have you ever wanted to swim in some of the cleanest alpine lakes in Europe? If yes, then you should read this article about our organised lake swimming trip in Slovenia. We are operating 6 guided tours this year 2015. The dates are the following: 25-28.July, 28-31.July, 31.July-03.August, 03-06.August, 06-09.August, 09-12.August. Please read the full…
Lake Bled Winter Swimming Event 2015
Lake Bled, Slovenia hosted the 5th annual winter swimming event. On 21.February, 2015 almost 60 international swimmers took part in cold swimming in the 4C water. Over 700 swimmers participated in 2010 which helped to establish this event at Bled. Slovenia has many stunning lakes and rivers and is a small and very beautiful and…
Lake Swimming Song
This is a great poem written by our guest Steve Buxton from London who attended our Slovenian lake swimming adventure trip. Swimming Strel Style- Lake Swimming Song So this holiday I decided to go swimming instead And it all started off at the beautiful Lake Bled for sure I underestimated what lay ahead But at…
Sink or Swim feature article about Slovenian Lake Swimming Adventure
A mid-life crisis spurs Auckland businessman Peter Bourke to head with his Speedos to the Alpine lakes of Slovenia. We arrived at Lake Bohinj, northern Slovenia, late in the day before the start of the swimming adventure. Swimming the length of this lake has been my goal for nearly a year and my first thoughts…
Lake Bled Winter Swimming Cup 2013
On 23 February, 2013, Bled tourist board and Strel Swimming organised the traditional winter swimming cup at Lake Bled in Slovenia. We were proud to host swimmer for the Lake Bled Winter Swimming Cup 2013 from nine countries including Australia, Croatia, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, United Kingdom and USA. There was 67 brave swimmers…
Lake Bled swimming in the winter
Swimming outdoor is mainly known as a summer activity, but some brave swimmers do it all-year around. We got an email in October 2011 saying: "EasyJet magazine is interested in doing a feature about winter swimming in Lake Bled. We look for some Slovenian swimmers (hopefully including Martin Strel - Big River Man) to come…