Ski Holidays Kranjska Gora
Ski holidays Kranjska Gora

Ski Holidays in Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora is located in Slovenia, on the borders of Italy and Austria. It’s a perfect destination for economy minded skiers looking for value for money and quieter slopes than in the Alps. Its season is shorter than other destinations as most of the skiing is below 2000m. Kranjska Gora is a perfect choice for beginners and families wanting to ski together.

The village of Kranjska Gora is set in the picturesque Julian Alps, its hotels are all within easy walking distance of the lifts. There are shops bars, a nightclub and casino, but it’s the friendly locals that make this ski resort special. The nearest airport is Klagenfurt 1 hour, Salzburg is 3 hours and Zagreb is 2.5 hours.

The ski range is between 810m and 1570m covering 30 km of piste that are best suited to beginners and nervous intermediate skiers. There are 15 blue runs, 5 red and 3 black. The slopes are tree-lined and mostly gentle sloping. There are 6 chair lifts and 12 drags. Queues are not an issue and the slopes are covered by good snowmaking. In addition, there is 40km of cross-country skiing trails.

Most importantly a skiing holiday here is all about great value for money.

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Why Ski in Kranjska Gora?

Slovenia’s most well known and main ski resort Kranjska Gora is set in beautiful surroundings within the Zgornjesavska Valley, alongside the Julian Alps. Located near to the Italian and Austrian borders, it makes for a great Alpine ski resort.

Known for its winter sports and World Cup races, Kranjska Gora has a variety of runs totalling 30km. There’s also 40km of cross country trails to explore if you want to admire the scenery. At an altitude of 809m and skiing up to 1570m, it’s perhaps not as high as a lot of resorts in the Alps, but the snow conditions are still good with lots of snow making across the pistes.

All the skiing is done on the Vitranc Mountain which is served by 14 drag lifts and 4 chair lifts. The majority of the accommodation in Kranjska Gora is in half board hotels, some located slope side and some towards the centre of town. All are convenient for access to the slopes.

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Kranjska Gora Piste Map


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Beginners skiing in Kranjska Gora

Ski schools in Kranjska Gora are good and the nursery slopes conveniently located at the bottom of the pistes are a great place to learn the basics and hopefully progress onto one of many blue runs in the resort.

Intermediates skiing in Kranjska Gora

Intermediate skiers staying in the ski resort of Kranjska Gora will find lots of runs to test their skills on. The tree-lined red runs and varied terrain provide perfect conditions for intermediates to improve and have an enjoyable week skiing.

Advanced skiing in Kranjska Gora

The Podkoren Mountain in Kranjska Gora is the best place to go if you’re an advanced skier as it has the most difficult runs and also is home to the World Cup slalom run.

Snowboarding in Kranjska Gora

Beginner or early intermediate snowboarders will find this resort great for picking up new skills and learning basic techniques, as the majority of runs are blues and reds with varied terrain. There’s also a small terrain park.

Après ski in Kranjska Gora

Most of the après ski in Kranjska Gora will be found in the hotel bars and restaurants, and can be as lively or as relaxed as you like. There are also a couple of casinos to keep you entertained and three night clubs for the young and lively.

Activities off the slopes in Kranjska Gora

Non-skiers in Kranjska Gora will find plenty to do, with swimming in some of the hotels, tobogganing, horse riding, and curling all available to you. You can also take a trip to nearby Bled, or even hop over the border and visit spectacular Venice in Italy or Salzburg in Austria.

Accommodation in Kranjska Gora

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