Hostel Pod Skalo is a small modern hostel with ten rooms, situated in Kamnik under the Old Castle. The native house, situated close bellow the Northern slope of the Old Castle is known for its hospitality since the 18th century.
Rooms are on the first floor and in the attic of the refurnished old middle-class house. Each room disposes with a private bathroom/WC and a wireless internet connection. There is also a internet corner and common space with small kitchen, where you can be seated in the evenings watching TV, playing cards or chess. In the building next to the hostel is located a pub, reconstructed from an old farm building. Its interesting inside outfit with the old-time touch represents the picturesque history of one of the oldest inns at Kamnik. Here you can drink a cup of coffee or a pint of beer, and in summer you can enjoy licking ice-cream if you have a sweet tooth! In the evenings you are invited to play hand-football or picado.
Rail: 300m from hostel
Bus: 200m from hostel is bus station for local buses
Airport: Airport Aerodrom Ljubljana is 15 km from hostel
Youth Hostel Pod Skalo is located at Maistrova 32, Kamnik.
From airport Aerodrom Ljubljana
Direction Kamnik, the hostel is by the main road Kamnik-Celje, 200m from the old part of the town. If you do not have a car, you will probably need to get a taxi. You can write to us and we will arrange the transport.
Direction Kamnik, the hostel is by the main road Kamnik-Celje, 200m from the old part of the town.
By bus: from the main bus station Ljubljana to the main bus station Kamnik. The hostel is 200m from the bus station in direction Nevlje/Tuhinj Valley.
By train: from the main station Ljubljana to the Kamnik-city station (Kamnik-mesto). The hostel is 500m from the station.
Below are listed the most beautiful trips in the neighbourhood of the selected place.
Velika Planina is the high mountain plateau located in the foothills of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, where the best preserved herdsmen settlement in Europe is located. The fastest and most common access is by cable car from Kamniska Bistrica, where parking is located. When you arrive at the top, it is possible to us a chair lift that will convey you to the Gradisce. A little further on, one can see the wonderful view of the herdsman settlement. On the other side are the high mountain peaks of Grintavec, Skuta, Brana, Ojstrica, Planjava, Lucka Baba, and Kamnik saddle. There are about 140 cottages on the plat...
Kamnik is one of the oldest towns in Slovenia. It is an administrative, cultural, tourist and industrial centre on the southern slopes of the Kamnik Alps. It has a partially preserved medieval core to the city. It was the most influential town of the Carniola country in the 12th century, however, it was comquered by Ljubljana in 13th century. Through centuries there were home of smithery, nailery, leathery and furriery. Two raised areas above the city remind us of the town’s older periods. Mali grad (Small castle) is only a few meters above the town’s core. The Andeski Counts built the castle in the 12t...
Volcji Potok Arboretum is located near Kamnik. The word arboretum means the collection of the trees and bushes, which is designed for education and researching. In the base the Arboretum is the botanic garden for woody plants and it is the only one in Slovenia. In the earlier centuries was the mansion property, but from the year 1882 was in the property of the Ferdinand Souvan and later of his son. He arranged the park with ponds and plantation of the exotic trees. The park is also called the Souvan park. The manor was between the Second World War destroyed by the fire. From the year 1952 the park is al...
Terme Snovik is a thermal spa, which is located in the small village Snovik in Tuhinjska valley. History of term dates back to 1953, when the analysis for the possible exploitation of thermal water were made. The first wooden pool was built in 1994 and in the year 2001 they opened the indoor swimming pool. Terme Snovik has indoor and outdoor pools, so we can relax and enjoy there through all the year. Besides swimming is also available wellness centre, which has saunas, massagess and pedicures. Part of the complex is a restaurant Potocka, where they offer delicious dishes, their speciality is a trout. I...
The Kamniska Bistrica mountain hut is located at the upper end of the Kamniška Bistrica valley and lies 13 kilometres from Kamnik. Several karstic springs of the river Bistrica flow nearby, which empty into a wonderful green lake. You can find two small donkeys, who love to be photographed and are an attraction for the children. You can also discover a playground and the beautiful renovated chapel of Lurska Marija. Originally, this was a hut converted from the Turistovska home in May 1909. This mountain hut has had its present form since 5 May 1929. After the Second World War it was managed by the Ljubl...