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Kranjaska Gora Introduction

Kranjska Gora lies amid the wooded slopes of the Julian Mountains close to the borders of Italy and Austria. The resort lies at the fairly low level of eight hundred metres so the snow cover on the lower slopes can be variable. Kranjska Gora has twenty pistes and has access to eighty pistes in the Bohini ski area of which it is part. The slopes offer skiing for all levels of expertise although advanced skiers have less choice with fewer demanding slopes. There is good terrain for novice boarders as well as free riders. Nineteen lifts give quick and easy access to the pistes. Ski schools offer tuition in both skiing and boarding and there is also a ski kindergarten. Childcare facilities are available but as numbers are limited, early booking is recommended.

Kranjska Gora has a range of hotels and apartments offering good value accommodation with the larger hotels having indoor pools. There is a choice of good restaurants serving a variety of food to suit most tastes and budgets. Bars and pubs provide relaxing evenings. Kranjska Gora also has a casino for those who enjoy a holiday flutter and there is also a skating rink.

Why Go To Kranjaska Gora?

Kranjska Gora ski resort lies in a very picturesque valley surrounded by rugged mountains and pine clad foothills. Ski holidays to Slovenia are very good value for money with first rate accommodation, a variety of restaurants and slopes to suit all levels of ability.

A Kranjska Gora ski holiday has something for everyone and attracts a wide variety of visitors. It is a good choice for those on limited budgets as prices are cheaper than those found in more westerly alpine resorts without any compromise in comfort levels and in holiday enjoyment.

When To Go To Kranjaska Gora

The Kranjska Gora ski season lasts from the middle of December until mid March.

Kranjaska Gora - The Place

Kranjska Gora is a picturesque resort lying in a stunning landscape with towering snow covered peaks glistening in the sunshine. Located close to the border with Austria and Italy, the Bohini Ski Area offers good skiing conditions for all levels of ability. Novices can gain confidence on the gentle nursery slopes close to the village before progressing to the variety of runs on Vitranc. Intermediate skiers can enjoy the wide runs and the tree lined pistes of Vitranc while advanced skiers should try the challenging black runs on the Podkoren Mountain. These include the World Cup slalom run which is not for the faint of heart. Kranjska Gora offers good terrain for novice snowboarders and those who enjoy free riding. Being close to the Italian and Austrian borders, advanced skiers can take a mountain guide to seek out more demanding runs. Twenty lifts give quick and easy access to the slopes. Ski schools offer high quality tuition in skiing and boarding from the age of five. There is also a kindergarten ski school and childcare facilities for young non-skiers.

Kranjska Gora has a good range of accommodation to suit most budgets and its restaurants serve a variety of traditional and international cuisine which caters for most palates. Shopping is fairly limited but it nevertheless supplies all you holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs. Bars and pubs provide relaxing evening venues and there is also a club for those with surplus energy. Other facilities include two casinos, a skating rink and swimming pools.

A Kranjska ski holiday is considered to be great value for money offering good skiing in a relaxed resort surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

Kranjaska Gora Nightlife

Although Kranjska Gora nightlife is fairly relaxed with cocktail bars and pubs, there are lively venues where you can dance into the early hours of the morning. Other facilities include a couple of small casinos, a skating rink and swimming pools.

Kranjaska Gora Shopping

Kranjska Gora shopping is fairly limited with stores supplying holiday essentials as well as sport’s equipment and clothing. There is also a gallery and arts and craft shop where you can purchase your holiday gifts and souvenirs.

Kranjaska Gora Eating

Kranjska Gora has restaurants and cafes serving everything from traditional fare to fine dining with international menus. Fast foods are also available.