The municipality of Kranj stretches across the central part of the Gorenjsko plain. To the west, the city reaches to the slopes of the Jelovica plateau. To the north, it is surrounded by the Kamnik - Savinja Alps, with the distinctive mountain peak of Storžič, the highest peak of the Kranj municipality, and to the south, it opens up to the fertile Sorško polje fields.
The municipality of Kranj is situated at the intersection of major highways that run from Northern Europe towards the Adriatic Sea and from Western to Estern Europe. Also, the city has the Austrian and Italian borders nearby. Kranj is the fourt biggest city in Slovenia and is an important economic, administrative, trade, educational, cultural and sporting center.
Getting there & away
Bicycle: via side roads with beautiful vistas (from any direction: Ljubljana, Bled, Škofja Loka, Kamnik and Jezersko).
Car: take exit Kranj vzhod (Kranj East) on the motorway from Ljubljana and the airport of Ljubljana, or exit Kanj zahod (Kranj West) on the motorway from the Karavanke Tunnel.
Bus: a bus will take you very close to the town centre. Exit at the Globus bus station.
Train: from Ljubljana or Jesenice. The train station is located within a seven minutes walking distance from the old town of Kranj.
Plane: the closest airport is the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport which is located 7.5 km from Kranj. Other nearby airports: Klagenfurt, Trieste, Zagreb and Graz.
Parking facilities: Stara Sava, Huje, Pri čebelici, Sejmišče (fairground)
Parking facilities for camper vans: Stara Sava with good infrastructure (power supply, running water supply, place for emptying chemical toilets and releasing waste water).
Paying your parking fee by using your mobile or tablet (SMS and ParkMeWise app: iOS / Android): This new method of payment will be possible in front of the Kranj Municipality building, on the plateau by the Brioni restaurant, by the Globus building and the library, in front of the Gorenjska banka, in Huje – along the Likozarjeva Street and at the Jelenov klanec car park.
Distances to other cities
Ljubljana (Capital of Slovenia): 25 km
Vienna: 360 km
Rome: 790 km
Zagreb: 160 km
Budapest: 516 km
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