Slovenia is one of the producers of the best skiers around the globe. One shouldn’t wonder because the country surely comprises of the world’s finest ski centers and resorts which has a lot of offer. Plus, skiing is the number one sport in Slovenia. Children even start skiing at an early age which is really considered a Slovene passion. Ski centers also contain ski lifts and ski schools which will surely suit your ski holidays. During snow fall, the countryside transforms into a scenic white area suitable for any form of winter adventure. Listed below are some of the most popular ski centers you can visit when you’re in Slovenia.
Kranjska Gora. This ski center is recognized as the largest as well as the best equipped winter tourist center within Slovenia. It has become more popular because the World Cup Alpine Skiing is usually held there. It contains more than 30 kilometers of well maintained alpine ski trails, along with more than 40 kilometers of cross country trails.
Pohorje. Considered also as one of the popular choice, Maribor’s Pohorje is very accessible plus contains short lift queues with varied downhill pistes. It usually hosts the annual World Cup women’s downhill Golden Fox competition. Other special events there are the Pohorje Torch Parties.
Krvavec. This ski resort is located at the northeast of Kranj and is considered as one of Slovenia’s premier ski resort. It contains very long lift queues because of its proximity ot Kranj and northeast of Kranj. The resort also has well maintained slopes.
Planica. It was there in Planica wherein the world record for ski jumping was set. Planica has been recognized as the cradle of ski flying. It hosts the 3 day ski jumping World Championship every year.
Other Slovenian ski resorts are as follows: Vogel and Kanin, Cerkno, Stari Vrh. Pokljuka, Rogla, Kobla, Soriska Dolina, and Golte (Savinja Alps).