This 8-day ski package offers an unforgettable ski adventure in the stunningly beautiful Julian Alps. Stationed in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana and the Alpine town of Kranjska Gora, 6 amazing ski resorts, including one in neighbouring Austria and Italy, are a stone’s throw away. With après-ski opportunities galore, Ljubljana gives you the chance to visit cultural sites and numerous events, while Kranjska Gora supplies an authentic Alpine atmosphere, perfect for adventurous skiers.
For an introduction to Slovenia’s fantastic ski scene, you’ll head off to Krvavec, which is the nearest ski resort to Ljubljana and the closest one to any international airport in Europe. But don’t be fooled by its proximity to urban life, Krvavec is a perfect example of Slovenia’s immense diversity, as the it’s location is smack in the middle of pristine nature. Speaking of diversity, there’s nothing quite like venturing to the place where the Alpine world meets the southern (coastal) region of Slovenia. The Cerkno resort offers incredible slopes and superb views. It’s hard to imagine the seaside and the country’s highest peak are both just around the corner.
Your second home away from home, Kranjska Gora, prides itself with some of the most versatile ski runs and is the sports capital in the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps. This magical region has been a mecca for hikers and skiers for centuries. The sights are amazing and the slopes are out of this world. For an international touch to your holiday, you’ll visit Landerneck, a place where Italy, Austria and Slovenia meet and where skiing can only be described as magical. The mysteries of the mountains are then further explored high up at the Sella Nevea-Kanin resort, affording the highest ski slopes in the country. And to top it off, some night skiing at Italy’s Tarvisio–Monte Lussari resort will wrap up your stay in style.
This holiday is truly the epitome of Slovenian skiing: the slopes are diverse and uncrowded, the views are breath-taking, prices are very affordable, and each ski resort has its unique features that are guaranteed to meet everyone’s expectations. What are you waiting for? Let’s hit slopes!
The Krvavec ski resort is the largest of its kind in Slovenia. It offers more than 25 km of excellent pistes, covering an area of 110 ha. It can be reached within 20 minutes by car from Ljubljana, followed by a 7-minute gondola ride to the top of the mountain. Krvavec is ideal because it comes with a nice balance of easy blue and greens runs as well as some fantastic red and black pistes for the adrenaline seekers among you. Situated above the 2000 m mark, Krvavec ensures a very long ski season that stretches from December to early April. It is considered a sunny resort and the views above the cloud line are out of this world. On slightly cloudy days, you even get the illusion of skiing on an island in the sky.
The Cerkno ski resort consists of excellent slopes supported by modern facilities. The resort has been voted the best Slovenian ski resort for several consecutive years. Besides a variety of pistes, the Cerkno resort offers cross-country skiing in the surrounding area and a track for sledding.
The Kranjska Gora ski resort is perched in the stunning embrace of the Julian Alps. Famous for its accessibility, all the slopes in this ski resort are conveniently located on the edge of town. There are 20 km of skiing and snowboarding slopes for varying difficulty. Kranjska Gora is the best winter sports hub in Slovenia. It annually hosts the slalom and giant slalom of the Alpine Skiing World Cup while the nearby Tamar Valley, a superb cross-country skiing area, also hosts ski jumping competitions at Planica.
Landerneck or Dreiländereck translates to “triangle of three countries”. It’s where the three borders of Italy, Austria and Slovenia meet. You can enjoy 17 km of diverse ski slopes and relax in the resort’s unique and jaw-droppingly gorgeous location. This ski resort also has a children’s area and an 8.4 km long toboggan run that will keep the youngsters busy all day long.
The Sella Nevea-Kanin ski resort is the highest in the country and the first cross-border ski centre in Europe. Its altitude of 2,300 metres ensures skiing conditions remain good until spring. Mt. Kanin is a cable-car ride from the town of Bovec. The slopes are accompanied by dramatic rocky outcrops and memorising views which on a clear day can stretch all the way to the Adriatic. Sella Nevea-Kanin’s 30 km of slopes present you with excellent skiing in surroundings that can only be described as magical.
The ski resort Tarvisio–Monte Lussari is located in the Province of Udine (Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia). It consists of 25 km skiing and snowboarding slopes, supported by 11 lifts. There are also a number of back-country ski trails and off-piste descents for those who prefer venturing into the wild.
Why not spend a few more days in Slovenia? Extend your holidays with a pre- or post-holiday extension. Accommodation, sightseeing and activities can be arranged. Add as many extra days to your holiday as you wish.
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