Upper Carniola - Blejsko jezero
Upper Carniola

Upper Carniola

Bled - Lake Bled
Soriska planina
Dom Planika pod Triglavom Mountain Hut
Pericnik Waterfall
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Upper Carniola
Source: Public information of Slovenia,
The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia,
State map in measure 1 : 1.000.000, 1995
The Gorenjska Region is situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia. It offers visitors the wonderful natural and cultural heritage. The Gorenjska Region is very diverse because it has Alpine valleys (Planica, Tamar, Vrata), mountains, lakes, bigger and smaller cities, hidden villages, gorges, ravines, waterfalls (Pericnik, Savica, Martuljek Waterfall, Nadiza...). The large part of the Gorenje Region is surrounded with the Julian Alps. The majority of the Julian Alps is part of the Triglav National Park, where is the highest mountain Triglav. It is also the highest peek in Slovenia and Slovenian national symbol of the resistance against Christianization. At the northern part, where Gorenjska borders to Austria, are two mountain ranges: Karavanke and Kamnik Savinja Alps. The small village Jezersko is a starting point for hiking trips to Kamnik Savinja Alps. Gorenjska has many skiing centres, but the largest and the most popular is in Kranjska Gora, which is situated near Italian and Austrian border. The most visited Alp resort is Bled. Bled is known especially by castle, island and the church on it. In the nearness of Bled are worth seeing Pokljuka Gorge and Vintgar Gorge, close is also very tidy Camp Sobec. For many people the Lake Bohinj with its mountain scenery in the backgroud is more beautiful than Bled. The surrounding of the Lake Bohinj offers a lot of natural beautiful places like Savica Waterfall, Vogel, Komna, Vogar, the Voje valley with Mostnica and many others. Near the Lake Bohinj is situated Camp Zlatorog for people who love to sleep in the nature. The Gorenjska Region has many cities with interesting town centres. The most attractive are Kranj and Skofja Loka, which lies west of Ljubljana. Skofja Loka is particularly known of Loka Castle and old city centre. The biggest town in Gorenjska Region is Kranj. It is an economical, mercantile, transport, educational and cultural centre. The old city centre was in the year 1983 announced as cultural and historical monument. In Kranj also lived the greatest Slovenian poet, France Preseren. Trzic and Radovljica are the smaller towns, but they also have interesting old town centres. Radovljica is famous by Apiculture Museum. All year around in Radovljica are organized music festivals. Begunje are well-known after manor Katzenstein, Kamen Castle, factory of ski Elan, Draga valley and ensemble brothers Avsenik, which were born in Begunje and also have here family run restaurant Pri Jozovcu and small museum collection. Brezje in Gorenjska is famous as a pilgrimage place of Slovenian Cristians. Town Jesenice is situated in the narrow valley between Karavanke to the north and Mezakla to the south. City has developed in close connection with ironworks.


Most Beautiful Trips

Upper Carniola - Kranj

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Upper Carniola - Brdo Estate <br> Castle Brdo

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Brdo Estate

Castle Brdo

Upper Carniola - Vintgar Gorge

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Upper Carniola - Bled Castle <br> Karavanken Mountains

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Bled Castle

Karavanken Mountains
Upper Carniola - Bled Castle

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Upper Carniola - Lake Bled

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Upper Carniola - Martuljek Waterfalls <br> Upper Martuljek Waterfall

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Martuljek Waterfalls

Upper Martuljek Waterfall
Upper Carniola - Pec mountain <br> Wonderfull view of Julian Alps, Planica, Tamar

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Pec mountain

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Upper Carniola - Kranjska Gora

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Upper Carniola - Triglav

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Upper Carniola - Pericnik Waterfall

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Upper Carniola - Zelenica

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Upper Carniola - Pec <br> Lake Bohinj

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Lake Bohinj
Upper Carniola - Savica Waterfall

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Upper Carniola - Visevnik

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Upper Carniola - Mostnica Gorge

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Upper Carniola - Lake Bohinj

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Upper Carniola - Bohinjska Bistrica <br> Bohinj Aquapark

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Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinj Aquapark

Upper Carniola - Loka Castle <br> Loka Castle in Skofja Loka

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Loka Castle

Loka Castle in Skofja Loka
Upper Carniola - Plansar Lake (The Pasture Lake) <br> Lake Planšarsko jezero

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Plansar Lake (The Pas...

Lake Planšarsko jezero
Upper Carniola - Castle Kamen

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Upper Carniola - Brezje <br> Basilica of the Virgin Mary and Holy family sculpture in Brezje

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Basilica of the Virgin Mary and Holy family s...
Upper Carniola - Kropa

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Upper Carniola - Radovljica <br> Old Town Centre

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Upper Carniola - Camp Sobec

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Upper Carniola - Krvavec <br> Zvoh

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Upper Carniola - Strmol Castle

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Upper Carniola - Debela pec

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Upper Carniola - Triglav North Face

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Upper Carniola - Krnica

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Upper Carniola - Slovenian Alpine Museum

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Upper Carniola - Lake Jasna <br> Ibex Statue

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Lake Jasna

Ibex Statue

Upper Carniola - Planica Nordic Centre

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Upper Carniola - Pokljuka <br> Uskovnica

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Most Beautiful Trips - Upper Carniola

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