Slovenia is placed in the heart of Europe. Our small, but wonderful country, you can sweep over in just 2 hours. The landscape diversity, with the Alps, the Pannonian Plain and the Coast region offers many experiences, so we recommend a visit to our landmarks with some trips…
Kranjska Gora is a traditional host of two major winter sports competitions. The event, such as the World Cup finals in ski jumping – Planica and the men’s World Cup in Alpine skiing – Vitranc Cup, are held each year in March.
International sports, cultural and other events… are an integral part of the touristic offer.
THE MAIN EVENTS IN KRANJSKA GORA
Kranjska Gora offers you many experiences, such as sports, cultural and other events … The main events are: Planica/ski jumping, Vitranc Cup/Alpine skiing, MTB Trial days, Kekčevi dnevi /children workshops and Harley Davidson week.
December – Advent events – fiery spectacle /meeting of the »parkeljs« of the three countries, visit of St. Nicholas, live cribs in the ice kingdom and the opening of the ski season with fireworks
December/January – Christmas, New Year’s Eve events – outdoor New Year’s Eve, skiing events
January / February – school winter holidays – skiing days with organized parties, carnival…
March – the main two events – Planica, the finals of the World Cup in ski jumping and the Vitranc Cup, alpine skiing
May – cycling events – the beginning of the summer season with various cycling events such as “Trial Days”, international MTB downhill competitions and weekend-cultural social events.
June – Kekec Days – various workshops for children, performances and organized family parties …
July – Summer Festival under Vitranc – music concerts, entertainment performances and international Film Festival
August – village festivitys – traditional Aljaž’s days and many traditional village festivitys
September – Harley Davidson week – a week of motorcyclists with accompanying program, entertainment and culinary… there is also a traditional 3 Country s picnic at junction of three borders and Bicycle competition – a Marsh to Vršič pass
WORTH TO SEE
Because you came from very far, we recommend, that you take a look, at our beautiful Slovenia… Here, some ideas…
Soča Valley – water sports – 40 min drive
Lake Bled and gorge Vintgar – 30 min drive
Lake Bohinj and Vogel – Triglav National Park – 50 min drive
Begunje na Gorenjskem – the home of Slavko Avsenik, museum – 35 min drive
Ljubljana – the capital – culture, fun, shopping – 50 min drive
Ptuj – the oldest Slovenian city – SPA – 2 hours drive
Postojna Caves – 1,5 hours drive
Lipica Stud Farm – 1,5 hours drive
Piran – Slovenian coast – 2 hours drive