Transform Your Next Vacation Into A Skiing Splendor
Most people prefer to ski just for the love of the sport, while a few do it for their profession. Cutting through the snowy stretches and overcoming the obstacles is an art. If you realize the game, it is more fun and you will love to test your mettle on the white stretch.
From ski jumping to ski flying – the fun meter is on at every turn of the soaring mountains in Slovenia. Most interestingly, the Alpine mountains arrange for the World Cup skiing contest, every year, which pulls the crowd to a record level.
Slovene mountains abound in ski resorts treating the tourists with warm welcome and a rejuvenating skiing experience.
The affordable prices make a ski vacation in Slovenia even more tempting (ski passes cost around 16-25 €/day).
Skiing in Slovenia – The Fun Awaits Inside the Resorts
The best thing about the Slovenia ski resorts is that, most of them have extended illuminated ski slopes round the corner and this enables for 'anytime' skiing in the neighborhood.
However, only a few resorts come with artificial snowy slopes that are exciting too. Demanding arrangements and quality service are catered in each resort, making the guests feel comfortable. Each resort offers an array of entertainment and thermal water swimming pool to add refreshment to the active days. Equipment rental is available at all resorts.
The mountain tourist resorts have their tourist organizations, which arrange for attractive programs for the guests. This incorporates mountain biking, hiking, riding, climbing, and simply walking. Apart from skiing you can try several other exciting winter activities in Slovenia's winter resorts.
The most interesting part of the programs is the educational trips, which are enriching and fun. You get the opportunity to learn about fauna, wellness program, sports school and many more. More so, the managers of the ski resorts are well connected to the Association Ropeways of Slovenia with the objective of further developing the winter tourist resorts and improving their program.
Resorts ensure that families with small kids have a wonderful time too. Most places offer discounts for families on ski passes and other fees. Every major winter tourist centre has snow kindergarten where trained staff looks after and enetrtains the kids while their parents tackle the ski slopes.
Many winter resorts have spa facilities like thermal pools, saunas and you can indulge in varoius massage and other therapies. What can be more relaxing after a active day on the ski slopes than a dip in a thermal pool, sweating in a Finnish sauna another dip in a cold pool than having your knotted muscles loosen by a Thai masseur? Find more info on Spa resorts in Slovenia.
Slovenia Ski Resorts
Slovenia has fifteen ski resorts, which are spread in its northern region, that is the northern part of Notranjska Kraska, Gorenjska and Primorska. Kanin-Bovec in Triglav National Park is a famous ski resort located in this region.
Gorenjska, is a happening place if you consider the maximum ski centers in Slovenia. The largest ski resort is the Krvavec, which is located near Ljubiana and is situated on the heights of Kaminsko-Savinian Alps. Apart from the mentioned ones, a few ski resorts fetch a large part of the state money from tourism.
Pohorje Mountain - Southerneast Stretch of the Alps
More advanced skiers can try the pistes at Vogel between 569-1500 m altitudes in the Julian Alps. Four resorts provide for wonderful facilities and superb skiing options until late spring. Children nursery is available and a school welcomes those who want to learn skiing.
You can rent all the necessary equipment on the spot. Discount ticket prices for children and families make it a tempting destination for for a family ski vacation. Go on a ski tour to viist the Triglav glacier and the and other natural tresaures of the Julian Alps.
Other Ski Resorts in the Bohinj Valley
Kobla (552-1480 m) a less crowded ski centre can be reached by train. On its long slopes you can glide down fast like on Kobla III, a 6 km long downhill run.
The small Soriska Planina Ski center (1306-1602 m) is nudged between the Lajnar and Slatink peaks. Beginners, families with kids will find perfect conditions for skiing here.
If you love cross country skiing head for the Pokljuka ski centre situated at a beautiful plateau at the altiude of 1300 m. You glide along tracks while absorbing the vista of snowy hills covered with lush, dark-green pine forest.
When to go Skiing in Slovenia?
Most definitely, the best time to savor the thrill of skiing is the winter from Decemebr to March. On the highest peaks in the Julian Alps usually you’ll find enough snow for skiing until April.
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