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A SPECTACULAR IMMERSION INTO THE MAGIC OF SLOVENIA, WITH POSTCARD PERFECT GREEN LAKES, MOUNTAIN PEAKS, EMERALD WATERS AND A VISIT TO THE COASTAL TOWN OF PIRAN

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August

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We are delighted to bring you this wonderful three-night short break to Slovenia. This trip provides the perfect relaxing getaway, based at the stunning 4* Hotel Bohinj, which has been awarded the Ecolabel certificate for its ecological efficiency. Escape to postcard-perfect blue green lakes, surrounded by mountain peaks, and let us look after you.

This weekend starts on Friday and finishes on Monday. Swims are gentle (2-4km) and all ages and swim speeds are welcome. Swim to Lake Bled’s island before lunch, explore beautiful Lake Bohinj and wander through the pine forest. Transfers are included, so all you need to do is book flights and let us know when you will arrive!

USEFUL INFORMATION:

  • Duration: Friday to Monday – 3 nights (see GETTING THERE tab for flight suggestions and transfer information)
  • Water temperature: 22-26˚C
  • Daily swimming distance: Most distances will be around the 1.5-2km mark, with an optional longer Bohinj crossing of 4km for those who are keen. Swim dips in stunning river locations are also built into the itinerary.
  • Swimming ability: Ideally you should be comfortable swimming up to 1.5km in a pool or in open water, however speed doesn’t matter. This trip is about experiencing this stunning part of the world, rather than cracking out huge distances. Unsure? Contact us!
  • Are non-swimmers welcome? Non swimming partners are welcome to join the tour and make the most of the spectacular scenery. Please note we use SUPS / Kayaks as safety escorts on these trips so non-swimming partners will not be able to watch from a boat as with some other SwimQuest trips.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • 3 nights accommodation at the beautiful 4* Hotel Bohinj (see accommodation tab for details)
  • Breakfasts and evening meals
  • SwimQuest swim guides – based in Slovenia, with heaps of local knowledge!
  • A full swimming itinerary with safety cover
  • Group guided walks in the local area
  • A day trip to coastal town of Piran
  • Return transfers from Ljubljana airport
  • All transport to and from swims
  • VAT

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • Lunches
  • Purchase of any alcohol
  • Wetsuits and fins (if required)
  • Single supplement if you would like a room of your own (see ACCOMMODATION tab for details)


Distances Offered

1-2k
2-3k
3-4k

Experience

Beginner
Intermediate
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Professional

Temperature

Moderate
Warm

Swim Type

Group
Meetup
Swimcation

Water Type

Lake

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