Even when the temperatures are low, there is a wide range of outdoor activities. Kranj is the capital of Slovenian Alps and an excellent starting point for leisure activities outdoors as well as indoors, for adults as well as for children. Experience one of the following adventures during your visit to Kranj.
People who love to cross-country ski will find many well prepared ski-tracks to stretch their legs and skis: Kokrica, Predoslje, Planina–Hrastje, Britof, Jamnik, Sorško polje (Bitnje–Žabnica–Orehek), Breg ob Savi (Mavčiče–Breg–Orehek) and Spodnja Besnica. Except for Hrastje, all of these ski runs are appropriate also for the skate skiing technique.
Would you like to race down snowy slopes? Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy around 15 ski slopes in the vicinity of Kranj, the most popular among them certainly being Krvavec, Stari vrh, Kranjska Gora and Vogel.
In Kranj you can choose to ice-skate indoors or outdoors.
- The open-air ice rink on Slovenski Trg will be open each day until 28 February 2018, from Monday to Friday between 3pm and 9pm and on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and winter vacations from 9am to 9pm.
- The Zlato Polje ice rink is open for recreational skaters on Saturdays from 4.30pm to 6pm and on Sundays from 10am to 11.30am.
The Olympic-size pool in Kranj is great not only for swimming but also for other activities in water such as guided exercise, water aerobics, sound bath with gongs, a programme for pensioners, animators for groups of children and young people.
You can enjoy magnificent views in the embrace of nature on the top ofŠmarjetna gora, Sv. Jošt, Špičasti hrib, Sv. Mohor, Javorov vrh, Sv. Jakob, Kališče, Kriška gora or any other hill in the mountains that form a backdrop to Kranj.
Variety of concert venues
Kranj has quite some stages of different sizes that host a wide variety of concerts throughout the year. The Layer House is a meeting point of people with an appreciation for aesthetics and culture. All year round art, music, creativity and education are very much alive in this house. Kavka Bar has a fresh, unstoppable and sparkling energy that flows through various genres of music and the pleasant atmosphere. KluBar is a meeting point with a high quality of fun, concerts and other events for all generations.Klub Bazen Kranj is a venue for concerts, electronic music parties and stand-up comedy evenings. Close to the train station, there is theTrainstation SubArt, a refuge, meeting place and centre of urban, non-commercial and alternative youth culture.