Monday, 8 September 2014

In Kranjska Gora are waiting for you

In Kranjska Gora and its surroundings the lively adventures of the Julian Alps are waiting for you. The Zgornjesavska valley offers you genuine contact with nature. The pleasant temperatures and the fresh mountain air guarantee pleasure at discovering the countless sights of the valley.

Hiking (Arhiv LTO Kranjska Gora);
Hiking is one of the most popular forms of enjoying an active holiday. There are enough trails for everyone, ranging from the easiest recreational strolls to the demanding Alpine tours which require experience, suitable mountaineering or climbing equipment and the assistance of a mountain guide. There are instructors available and walking sticks to be rented for the popular version of a simple walk – the Nordic walk.

The hiker’s map of the Zgornjesavska valley shows, describes and suggested hiking trails. There are 20 well-kept and sign-posted trails to be found on the map. The hiker’s map can be obtained from all tourist information offices of Kranjska Gora, Mojstrana and Rateče.

Family cycling ( Arhiv LTO Kranjska Gora);
A faster and more active way of enjoying the charms of Kranjska Gora and its surrounding is by bike. You can decide on a leisurely pedalling or on more demanding trips into the heart of the Alpine valleys. For this reason, we have prepared a map of cycling trips in the Zgornjesavska valley, which shows over 200 kilometres of cycling tracks. The map illustrates many well-worth seeing sights and provides the most thorough and perhaps the most attractive way of getting to know this particular part of Slovenia. The cycling map can be obtained from all tourist information offices of Kranjska Gora, Mojstrana and Rateče.

You can sweat and get a suntan on the steep slopes of the Karavanke mountain range. The cycling trail of the three countries starting on the three-country border with Austria and Italy allows you to pass through the valley of Radovna and go for a quick visit of Bled. You can leave the well-kept cycling trails and explore numerous rough terrain routes. The genuine cyclers will not let the ascent of the highest Slovene mountain pass, the 1611 metres high Vršič, escape them.

Mountain biking ( Arhiv LTO Kranjska Gora, foto Iztok Noč);
You can take a cycle trip around the Julian Alps with the round trip leading from Kranjska Gora via Bled, Bohinj, Tolmin, Kobarid, Bovec and Vršič back to Kranjska Gora. This cycle ride, a round trip of 232 kilometres, can be completed either in five separate stages or on five separate days.

For those looking for their surge of adrenalin, Kranjska Gora offers the Bike Park and its numerous pleasures – freeriding, the adrenaline-filled freeriding over jumps, tables, seesaws and other obstacles. Take the Vitranc 1 ski lift to come to the start of the Bike Park and experience the ride of your life.

Bike park Kranjska Gora (Arhiv LTO Kranjska Gora, foto Matjaž Vidmar):
You can rent various bikes to explore the attractions surrounding Kranjska Gora and enjoy seeing nature up close. If you prefer, you can hire a guide who will take you on an organised bike ride.

The important representative of Youth tourism in Kranjska Gora is Youth hostel Nika.10 minutes from the center of the tourist village Kranjska Gora, where the nature on the banks of river Sava opens its view toward the snow covered peaks of Alps, stand this beautiful hostel Nika. Hostel Nika has 2-8 bedded rooms, with the option of private rooms with a bath, a common area, restaurant and the possibility of meals, laundry, bicycle or ski rental and internet access. Hostel is suitable for all generations; young backpackers, large groups, families or more mature explorers. 

Kolodvorska 1c, SI – 4280 Kranjska Gora
+386 (0)4 580 94 40

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