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Hiking in Kranjska Gora

Alpine charm in the Julian Alps

Kranjska Gora is an alpine village in northwest Slovenia, close to the Italian and Austrian borders. With an easy-access to both the Julian Alps and the Karavanke Mountains, it’s a great place to stay if you want to enjoy Slovenian’s alpine scenery, and it’s only 1-hour away from Ljubljana, the capital city. Turquoise rivers, meadows, snowy peaks, waterfalls and pristine lakes will be part of the journey, as you walk on beautiful mountain trails. Hiking trips are ideal for those who want to be in contact with nature and also for family trips. Check out all our hiking itineraries and join a local mountain guide!  Explore-Share only promotes trips led by certified guides.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Kranjska Gora

Its strategic location on the border of Slovenia, Italy and Austria, makes it a place always chosen by many European neighbors. As it is located at the foot of a ski resort, during the winter it also becomes the meeting point for skiers and snowboarders. When the snow disappears, it's time for mountaineers, hikers and cyclists who come to enjoy cycling routes or practice water sports such as rafting.


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Best time to visit

The best time of year to visit Kranjska Gora for hiking activities is from the beginning of July to mid August

How to get there

It is accesible by car or bus from Italy, Austria or Slovenia. There are railway stations nearby, and the Ljubljana airport is less than one hour drive away


In Kranjska Gora, summers are humid, winters are icy and snowy and it is partly cloudy all year round. The temperature generally varies from -10 °C to 20 °C

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Due to its proximity to the famous mountains and glacial lakes of the Triglav National Park, Kranjska Gora is one of the most touristic spots in Slovenia, especially for hiking in summer and snow sports in winter. Near Kranjska Gora, you can also visit the Planica Valley, with numerous signposted routes for hiking tours of low difficulty that take no more than an hour. The trail will lead you to the Tamar Valley, in Triglav, where there is a cozy accommodation waiting for athletes and adventurers

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