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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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New 2021 swimming holiday trip dates
We hope you have started 2021 well, above all in good health. European winter is usually a strong booking season for our upcoming summer swimming holidays so we are seeing a growing demand after several vaccination rollouts have been announced. Travel abroad is looking more positive for the year ahead and we have trips scheduled from May until the end of October…
Swimming in Slovenian Soca River
Swimming in Soca river
Swimming in the Soca river in Slovenia is a fantastic experience not to be missed. Most people swim only in the summer months June - September due to its warmer temperature. Soca has a special emerald green colour and it can be very pleasant to have a dip or a proper swim in the summer.…
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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…
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Flights to Ljubljana, Slovenia
New Flights to Ljubljana from UK British Airways has recently announced that they will run a new flight in order to connect London Heathrow and Ljubljana, Slovenia. This will fly between 15th July and 2nd September 2019 while flights to Ljubljana will run twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. BA are the third airline…
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Slovenia ranks top Greenest Countries in the World
Slovenia is a small EU country, located in the heart of Europe between Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia. It is also known as the only country in Europe that combines the Mediterranean, the Alps, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst. In Slovenian you can ski in the mountains and swim in the Adriatic sea in…
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…
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Travelling from Venice, Italy to Slovenia
Venice is one of those places that everyone wants to see at least once in a life-time. This Italian, world-renowned city is miraculously built on the water and known for its popular tourist sights. Travelling from Venice to Slovenia can be done in a few different ways. Some would say a day is enough, others…
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…
New mobile app about Slovenia´s Top 50 places to visit
We live in a digital era and new applications are developed every day. Mobile phones are great tool for travelling nowadays and a lot of people use them while on the go. Slovenia is known as a high tech developed country. Its public agency Spirit (I Feel Slovenia) has introduced a new mobile application about…
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 Swimming Testimonials
It happens quite often that our guests write us an email after our swimming adventure about how they felt it. Below are some of the recent testimonials from our Lake Powell and Slovenian Lake swimming trips. I just want to thank you and Martin again for some of the best few days of my life. …
Swimming Smiths blog about Slovenia swimming tour
We were proud to meet a wonderful family from the Unites States which came all the way to Slovenia to swim with us. Believe it or not, they had a fantastic time and even put together a blog where they share their first hand experiences from the trip. The blog is called “Swimming Smiths”. Here…
Swimming Slovenian Lakes and River
Slovenia is very easily accessible country in the centre of Europe. At the junction of the Alps, the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain, it will greatly surprise you with their scenery, lush and natural beauty. Slovenia is known as a land of pure water, and their numerous Alpine glacial lakes and crystal clear lakes make…