In summer, Žilina and its surroundings are sought-after places of active rest. Surroundings of Žilina offer many possibilities for active pastime activities.
Diversify your leisure time for example with rafting on the wooden floats through the narrow in Strečno or rafting on the inflatable boats down the river Váh, cycling, golf, hiking...
Traditional rafts, rafting
Do you like water and adrenalin? Surroundings of Žilina offer many possibilities for active pastime activities. Diversify your leisure time with adrenalin experience offered by rafting on the wooden floats through the narrow in Strečno or rafting on the inflatable boats down the river Váh.
Would you like to get know Žilina and its surroundings better? View the country from high perspective and know the names of the surrounding mountains? This section is dedicated just for you. You can find here the contacts for clubs and associations dealing with hiking.
The motto "Two wheels discover more than four" brings some ideas for cycling trips from Žilina. Our ideas are divided into more categories you will certainly choose from.
Football in Žilina is represented by football club MŠK Žilina that has become a UEFA European league and a Champions League participant.
Golf, adventure golf
Surroundings of Žilina will not disappoint golf fans, either. This sport, coming from Scotland, can be played on Žilina Dam – on the golf course or try a golf tee. In case of unfavourable weather you can use a possibility to play indoor golf.
Do you know where in Žilina you can play basketball? In this section you will find information and contacts for organisations operating this kind of sport.
Do you know where in Žilina you can play beach volleyball? In this section you will find information and contacts for organisations operating this kind of sport.
Žilina and its surroundings give you a possibility to enjoy just the right portion of adrenalin (especially for you). In this section you will find useful contacts for operators of paragliding or rogallo flying.
Archery or bow and arrow shooting are practical hunting and military art, which gave birth to this sport branch with ten thousands years’ old tradition. It is an independent sport branch, or a specific Olympic sport. Do you know that you can also try archery in Žilina?