Rogla is a small municipality in Slovenia, mostly famous for the Rogla Ski Resort.
But there is so much more to do in Rogla than just skiing!
The Rogla Ski Resort is the most visited ski resort in Slovenia(or second, depending on years), and it offers a lot of activities. Some activities related to skiing can only be done during winter, but many other activities can be done all year round.
In this guide, we’ll learn more about Rogla, how to visit, and we’ll see the ten best things to do in the area.
Where Is Rogla?
Rogla is located in the Savinja Statistical Region, in the North East of Slovenia.
The best way to reach Rogla is by car; you’ll find below driving times from major nearby cities:
Rogla from Celje: 1h
Rogla from Velenje: 1h
Rogla from Maribor: 1h
Rogla from Ljubljana: 1h30 on the A1/E57 with tolls, or 2h30 on the A2/E70 without tolls
If you don’t have a car, don’t worry. You can still reach Rogla by using the bus.
Bus From Celje
Bus Celje-Zreče then bus Zreče-Rogla
Cost: 6€ one-way
Bus From Maribor
Bus Maribor City Center-Zreče then bus Zreče-Rogla
If you want to take your ski experience to the next level, you can try night skiing!
The ski resort is open at night from Thursday to Sunday. 2 of the 16 ski slopes are open from 5 pm to 9 pm, and they are illuminated, allowing you to keep on skiing for even more hours!
Day Pass: 22€ Adults – 13€ kids under 14 years old
When: December 1st to May 1st, Thursday to Sunday from 5 pm to 9 pm
Get Your Adrenaline Dose At The Fun Park
Are you more of an adrenaline junkie? Then you’ll love the Fun Park!
The Fun Park is where you’ll probably spend most of your day. You’ll find there a half-pipe and more than 15 jumps!
Race On The Sledding Track
Another great thing to do in Rogla for adrenaline lovers is to race on the sledding track.
You’ll take the draglift to the top of the mountain, at 2,700 meters high (8,858 feet). From up there, it’s a 1,360 meters descent in your sled, on railing tracks. You can go alone or with another person, and you can speed up to 40km/h (25mph)!
If you’ve already been to Rogla in the past, this is an excellent reason to come back; and if you’ve never been, this is a pleasant experience to try!
What are we talking about? The Pohorje Treetop Walk opened at the end of 2019.
It’s a wooden walkway, 20 meters above the ground, allowing you to walk in the middle of the treetops.
This 1,000 meters path is really a one-of-a-kind experience, and it gives a different perspective of the area. The best part of this treetop walk is the tower in the middle of the path, 37 meters high. You’ll have a panoramic view over the Pohorje valley from the top of the tower, with the mountains in the background.
Rogla is also an excellent place to visit if you’re looking for somewhere to go with your kids. There is plenty of activities for your kids, and they’re sure to have a wonderful time.
The Pohorje Village is a miniature wooden village, a replica of an authentic Pohorje village. In each of the nine houses, kids will learn more about the history of Pohorje and its people. In addition to this, they will also find games in each place, the perfect way to keep them occupied for a whole afternoon while learning and developing their skills simultaneously!
Other activities for kids in Rogla include the trail of the senses (a barefoot walking path) and the Rogla ranch.
When: All year round
Go Cycling Or Extreme Mountain Biking
Just as riders will love Rogla in winter with all the ski and snowboard slopes, they will love the other seasons with the bike trails.
The three major bike trails in Rogla are perfect for the whole family to get out and enjoy being outdoors. Bring your own bike or rent one on the spot, and spend your day cycling around the forest and valley, discovering new sights and getting your energy pumping.
Ready For Some More Adrenaline?
Then you’ll love the Rogla Bike Park, an epic mountain bike park with six trails ranging from different difficulty levels.
You’ll find sweet descents, wooden bridges, curves, and even tabletops obstacles on these mountain bike trails!
Cycling: free if you have your bike
Bike rental: Adults 20€/day – Kids 14€/day
Mountain Bike Park: 2 hours for 9€ – 4 hours for 12€
When: Spring, Summer, and Fall
Get Moving in the Sports Hall With Over 10 Sports
And finally, our last item on this list of 10 things to do in Rogla:
Enjoy The Sports Hall!
Well, it’s not one item, as there are more than ten sports available, but you get the idea.
Rogla is an excellent destination for being outdoors and generally staying active. The sports hall allows you to get your body moving and enjoy your sport of choice, whether indoor or outdoors, all year round.
Here is the list of sports you’ll find in the sports hall (on top of the riding sports we’ve seen above):
Indoor field hockey
Altitude room training
Cost: from 7€ to 80€ depending on the sport
When: All year round
So there you have them, the ten best things to do in Rogla! Now let’s see where to stay in Rogla for when you do visit.