SPOTLIGHT

Insider tips

It’s all about a local’s insight

by Dražen & Martina

Adventures & dirt roads

Crafted for real adrenaline junkies, these experiences are thrilling ways of exploring this blissful region!

 

PARENZANA BIKING

Originally a railway line between Trieste (Italy), Koper (Slovenia) and Poreč (Croatia), Parenzana route has been reinvented as an attractive hiking and biking trail. Avid bikers will be rewarded with scenic rides and sweeping views on one of the most famous biking trails in Croatia.

 

SOČA RIVER RAFTING

Deeply carved into the white limestone of the magnificent Julian Alps, Soča is one of Slovenia’s cleanest and most beautiful rivers. With a wide palette of wonderful colors, waterfalls, ravines and canyons, rafting on Soča will equally delight families, first timers, but also serious rafters!

 

ROCK CLIMBING IN PAKLENICA

Situated on imposing Velebit mountain range and gazing at the Adriatic Sea, ruggedly beautiful Paklenica National Park is often hailed as ‘the last European wilderness’. An exciting mixture of high peaks, deep gorges and stunning views is ideal for an unforgettable rock-climbing adventure!

 

ZIPLINE OVER CETINA RIVER CANYON

Thrill-seekers will get a kick out of this one – imagine zipping your way 150 m above ground across whopping Cetina River canyon! A bird’s eye experience of some of the most magnificent nature in Croatia, incredible views and a healthy dose of adrenaline will inspire even the most demanding adventure junkies!

 

HIKING IN SLOVENIA

Julian Alps, lakes Bled and Bohinj, caves of the Karst region – whichever path in Slovenia you choose, you will be rewarded with pristine nature, stunning views and some uphills & downhills. Hiking is the best way to truly explore the great outdoors of this green country so tie up your boots and get going!

 

CANYONING IN BADNJEVICE

Deep in Split hinterland, clear and cool Suvaja River carved a stunning Badnjevice canyon of high cliffs, wild rapids and underwater tunnels. Abseiling down a 17-meter waterfall, hiking over rocks and boulders and diving off a 9-meter cliff promises an unforgettable canyoning experience!

 

CLIFF JUMPING / DEEP WATER SOLOING

Jumping off craggy Croatian coast has always been a favorite summer pastime for the local kids (or anyone who feels like one!). For more serious adventurers, deep water soloing offers the thrill of rock climbing without any climbing gear (except shoes). But not to worry, one wrong move and you’ll be back in the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic!

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