Kranjska gora with neighbourhood - Zgornji Martuljški slap
Upper Carniola

Kranjska gora with neighbourhood

The Municipality of Kranjska Gora is situated in the Upper Carniola region of northwest Slovenia, close to the Italian and Austrian borders. The seat of the municipality is the city of Kranjska Gora.

Kranjska Gora with neighbourhood

In the picturesque Alpine valley are the villages Dovje, Mojstrana, Belca, Srednji Vrh, Gozd Martuljek, Kranjska Gora, Ratece and Podkoren.

Planica Valley

Kranjska Gora is a winter sports center and the largest tourist destination in the Upper Sava Valley. The popular attractions nearby are the cycle routes Kranjska Gora-Mojstrana and Kranjska Gora-Ratece, Vrsic Mountain Pass, Vrata Valley, Martuljek Waterfalls and Planica – Tamar Valley.

Kranjska Gora

The cycling route from Kranjska Gora to Mojstrana is an undemanding biking trail, which can be continued in the direction of Jesenice. The cycling route from Kranjska Gora to Ratece goes to the border with Italy. The route can be continued in the direction of Tarvisio.

Cycle Route Kranjska Gora - Ratece

The Vrsic is the highest mountain pass in Slovenia, as well as the highest in the Eastern Julian Alps. It connects Upper Carniola with the Trenta Valley. The road was built by Russian war prisoners during the First World War. On the way to Vrsic you can see the Russian Chapel, which was built in memory of the deceased Russian prisoners. Vrsic is the starting point for the Mala and Velika Mojstrovka, Prisank, Razor, Planja and other mountains.

Vrsic road

The Vrata Valley is stretching from Mojstrana to the foot of the northern wall of the Slovenian highest peak Triglav. It is the largest glacial redesigned valley on the north side of the Julian Alps. On the trail we first come to the Pericnik Waterfall. At the end of the valley is the Aljazev dom mountain hut, which is a starting point for mountain tours to Mount Triglav, as well as to the Stenar Mountain, Skrlatica Mountain and the Kriski podi plateau.

Aljazev dom v Vratih Mountain Hut

The Slovenian Alpine Museum is located in Mojstrana, at the beginning of the Vrata Valley. The museum illustrates the development of Slovene climbing, mountaineering and mountain rescue history. The information point of the Triglav National Park is in the ground floor.

Slovenian Alpine Museum

The Martuljek Waterfalls are located below Spik Mountain above the valley of Gozd Martuljek. They are composed of the Upper and Lower Martuljek Waterfall. A trip is complemented by home made food from the Pri Ingotu cabin and a visit to the charcoal pile on the way.

Martuljek Falls - Upper Fall

The Planica Valley is a picturesque Alpine valley, which is the most famous for ski jumping. Planica Nordic Centre is a modern nordic complex with one ski flying hill, cross-country skiing track and seven ski jumping hills. In the central building there are a viewing platform, a snack bar, a wind tunnel, museum of Planica, information desk and indoor cross country course.

Planica Nordic Centre

The Tromeja is a high mountain peak, located at the triple border between Italy, Slovenia and Austria. The top offers amazing views of Julian Alps and the western part of the Karavanke mountains. From the Austrian side, the ski lift of the nearby ski slope leads to the top. Every year an event brings together representatives of all three nations.

The three-border area

The Krnica is an Alpine valley which is located south of Kranjska Gora. It begins at the Lake Jasna and goes along the Velika Pisnica stream towards the Razor mountain. In the valley there is a mountain hut Koca v Krnici, which is the starting point for mountain hikes to Spik Mountain, Skrlatica Mountain, Stenar Mountain, etc.

Krnica Valley

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