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A WINTER SPORTS PARADISE

Skiing in the Julian Alps

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The Julian Alps are perhaps best known as a hiking and cycling destination with beautiful natural scenery to explore in the warmer months but did you know that it is also a hidden gem winter sports destination? Skiing in Slovenia is the Alps’ best kept secret, with its picturesque landscapes offering an abundance of undiscovered, breathtaking runs. With a range of ski resorts and a growing backcountry ski touring scene, there is something for all ski enthusiasts to enjoy.

A RANGE OF SKIING ACTIVITIES ON OFFER FOR ALL LEVELS

Wondering where to go for your next skiing adventure? Look no further than the Julian Alps, with a total of 17 different ski resorts you’ll be spoilt for choice! Explore outstanding winter landscapes and enjoy panoramic views of the Julian Alps followed by thrilling runs down the mountains.

The Kranjska Gora resort offers runs ranging from nursery slopes to black runs so there will be something for everyone no matter your level of experience. It also has plenty of accommodation options with ski-in ski-out access. Are you ready to test your skills like a professional? Kranjska Gora regularly hosts FIS Alpine Ski World Cup races and if you’re feeling brave, advanced skiers can see what it’s like to be a pro and take on the challenging downhill run!

Vogel, in Bohinj, is the only ski resort located in Triglav National Park and can offer some of the best views of anywhere in the Julian Alps including Mt. Triglav itself, the highest mountain in Slovenia. With the right conditions visitors to Vogel can also enjoy great off-piste and cross-country skiing in the valley.

EXPLORE MULTIPLE RESORTS WITH JUST ONE LIFT PASS

The Julian Alps International Ski Pass makes it simple and affordable to combine more than one resort in the same trip. The pass offers access to 5 top Slovenian ski resorts plus a further 7 in Italy and 3 in Austria, with a total of 126 lifts and 280km of ski slopes there are countless exhilarating runs to experience. Discover a winter paradise in the Slovenian resorts of Kanin, Kranjska Gora, Krvavec, Cerkno and Soriška Planina. Several of the resorts offer night skiing that will allow you to pack plenty of time on the slopes into even a short trip.

DISCOVER THE JULIAN ALPS FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE WITH THE BRAND NEW JULIANA SKITOUR

The Juliana SkiTour is an incredible four day ski-touring expedition across the stunning Julian Alps which has launched this winter season. Expert guides will safely lead you from the beautiful Kranjska Gora in the north down to the picturesque town of Tolmin in the south. Find hidden gem locations to enjoy panoramic views of the Julian Alps followed by spectacular powder runs.

The Juliana SkiTour makes ski touring more accessible to a wider range of mountain visitors. Rather than being one long connected tour, it is broken up into 4 separate ski tours with two choices each day depending on the weather, snow conditions and difficulty. Visitors will return to the valley each day to soak up authentic Slovenian culture and hospitality whilst enjoying delicious meals and warm, cosy beds.

The Juliana SkiTour reflects Slovenia’s status as a renowned green destination. Ski lifts and artificial snow can have a negative impact on the natural environment but ski touring enables visitors to explore the outstanding winter landscapes and get their adrenaline pumping, riding fresh powder without harming the environment.

The programme includes accommodation with breakfast and dinner, luggage transfers, transfers to the mountain and back to the hotels and all costs for the guide. Additionally, airport transfers and ski tour equipment rental are offered.

ESCAPE TO NATURE AT THE POKLJUKA PLATEAU

Located on the eastern edge of Triglav National Park, the Pokljuka Plateau is Slovenia’s prime cross-country skiing destination with over 30km of tracks. Ski through tranquil forests and across alpine meadows for an alternative skiing experience as you immerse yourself in the natural surroundings.

How’s your accuracy? If you want to try something a little different then test yourself at the Olympic sport of Biathlon! Combine cross country skiing with shooting for a unique challenge. Visitors can take part in lessons and equipment is available to hire.

Cross-country skiing in the Julian Alps

SIMPLE AND EASY TRANSPORT TO GET YOU WHERE YOU NEED TO GO

Save yourself the stress of finding a parking space and help to keep the environment clean by using the public transport ski buses. The Julian Alps are well connected with numerous mobility options for visitors so you’ll be able to make it to the resort for the day’s first chairlift and back home in time for a delicious evening meal. Several destinations in the Julian Alps, Bled, Bohinj, Soča Valley and Radolca, offer benefits cards to guests staying at least two nights. These cards offer free public transport as well as discounts to local sights, activities and restaurants.

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IF YOU'RE ALL SKIED OUT THERE'S PLENTY MORE ON OFFER IN THE JULIAN ALPS!

After a long day on the slopes it’s time to rest and recover so head to a traditional thermal spring or take a relaxing swim in an indoor pool, the ideal way to reinvigorate your body and soul. It’s important to keep your energy levels high and the Julian Alps has one of the best food scenes in Europe. Taste delicious cuisine made from the finest locally sourced ingredients. Slovenia was a European Region of Gastronomy in 2021 and the country’s chefs combine a rich natural larder and historic food traditions with influences spanning Italy in the west, and Austria and Hungary to the east.

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