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Bled's Lifetrek Adventures (tel. 04/578-0662; www.lifetrek-slovenia.com) offers a variety of water- and mountain-based adventures to meet your level of experience. 3Glav Adventures (tel. 041-683-184; www.3glav-adventures.com) targets a younger crowd.

Skiing around Bohinj is arguably the best in the country from a scenic point of view. Cable cars whisk passengers from the western end of Lake Bohinj to Ski Center Vogel, from where there are chairlifts for skiers wishing to access some of the higher reaches of the Triglav Mountain range. In Bohinj, Alpinsport (tel. 04/572-3486; www.alpinsport.si) is the place to hire an instructor and ski equipment.

For an adrenaline quick fix during the summer months when skiing is no longer possible, consider taking the plunge on Bled's new summer tobogganing ride (tel. 04/578-0534), a 520m (1,706 ft.) high-speed descent on a fixed track that simulates the rush of winter tobogganing with Lake Bled spread out before you.

Besides offering scenic flights, Alpski Letalski Center (www.alc-lesce.si) runs gliding courses in two-seater and Alpine gliders, and Cessna flying courses for beginners. If you'd rather feel the wind beneath your feet, ask Alpski to arrange a tandem parachuting jump from 3,000m (9,840 ft.); you'll be enjoying the same perfect free-falling views enjoyed by jumpers during the world parachuting championships. Pac Sports (tel. 04/572-3461; www.pac-sports.com) is the place to call if you feel like a spot of tandem paragliding instead: same breathtaking views but a lot less scary.

Golfing at Bled -- Slovenia's top golfing spot, Bled Golf and Country Club (www.golf.bled.si), is just 4km (2 1/2 miles) from the lake, and includes thrilling views; the 18-hole King's Course was laid out by Donald Harradine, and is the country's oldest. Ask your hotel to book your tee time several days ahead of schedule.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.