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Get Back to Nature with a Marathon Vacation in Slovenia

Get Back to Nature with a Marathon Vacation in Slovenia

The astounding natural beauty of Slovenia has earned the country the moniker, "New Zealand of Europe."  Slovenia is an absolute paradise for people who enjoy outdoor sports. The snow-capped Alps offer skiers some of the world's best slopes. Climbing Mount Triglav is practically a rite of passage in Slovenia. Adventure seekers will love exploring Slovenia's vast network of caves. With the abundance of lakes and rivers, visitors will find plenty of places for swimming and white water rafti ... Continue Reading

Ljubljanski/Ljubljana Marathon

Slovenia, Ljubljana 27 October, 2019

Istrski maraton

Slovenia, Portorož 14 April, 2019

Three Hearts Marathon

Slovenia, Radenci 18 May, 2019

Things To Think About

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Travelers can easily get around Slovenia with the country's efficient network of buses and trains.

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Slovenia earned a spot on the official top ten list of the safest countries in the world.

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Most restaurants allow tourists to use the WC. Public restrooms are also available for a small fee.

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Although it's always polite to learn a few phrases in the local language, most Slovenes speak English.


Marathons in Slovenia

Runners will find no shortage of marathons in Slovenia. Held in October, the Ljubljana Marathon attracts over 20,000 participants from 60 different countries. The Novo Mesto marathon provides beginners with the perfect chance to run a half-marathon on flat terrain in an idyllic natural setting. Additionally, the Novo Mesto Marathon takes place in October, making it the perfect warmup to prepare for more challenging running races in Slovenia.



Good to Know

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Restaurant tips run around 10-15 percent. Hotel staff expect a tip of around one Euro. Slovenes do not normally tip taxi drivers.

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Do not address Slovenes by their first names unless they are already close friends. Use "Sir," "Madam" and "Miss" instead.

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Slovenes are punctual people. Arrive on time or early for any appointments or running races in Slovenia.

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Serious about protecting the environment, Slovenes do not tolerate littering.

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