Ray Charles sang the song Georgia on my mind with the author of the lyrics in mind Georgio, a US state. Surely you know the familiar: New York, New York… Frank Sinatra or last but not least Avsenik’s Golica. Not only they, but many other musicians sang about different places or cities in their songs. Mostly because they were impressed by their inhabitants, the pulse or landscape and its views. In Kranjska Gora we want something similar; to keep in mind the beautiful mountains that surround our places, the friendly locals who serve you morning coffee with a smile and other beautiful things you experienced while visiting Kranjska Gora at a time when we are forced to stay due to the fight against an invisible enemy at home. So that you won’t miss Kranjska Gora too much, we offer you 9 ideas on how you can feel like you are on holiday in our places below Triglav.
Watch the videos Sam your chef and cook a real Kranjska Gora lunch, as prepared by your favorite chefs!
Tips and recipes for preparing meals were provided by master chefs who prepare dishes in inns, restaurants and mountain lodges in the area of Kranjska Gora. Check out our videos again to find advice on what to prepare for lunch tomorrow.
2. Find the unique stories of interesting locals from the Municipality of Kranjska Gora, who beekeeping in “Kranjska Siberia”, are record holders in visiting the mountains, perform interesting professions and carry with them interesting stories written by life.
Their stories can serve as inspiration and inspiration for you to create these days. The series We are all Kranjska Gora is available on the Youtube channel Kranjska Gora.
3. If you need relaxation after a busy day, join the many who attend the Yoga Academy of our local, Ana Devayani Kersnik.
Yoga will help you calm your restless spirit at a time when many news about coronavirus records are shaking our brains. In addition to peace of mind, you will stretch your muscles well and shake your bones, thus greatly contributing to your well-being. Access to the yoga academy can be found on the Devayani yoga dance website.
4. Autumn evenings are one of the most enjoyable, the days are just the right length so we can enjoy movie marathons without a guilty conscience!
Do you know which film was shot in our end? Of course, you answered right. These are films about Kekec, based on stories written by Josip Vandot, a writer and literary critic from Kranjska Gora. There are three films about Kekec’s adventures, so prepare a large enough amount of cocoa and chestnuts for a comfortable evening in front of the TV. By the way, did you know that the film about Kekec was the first Slovenian youth feature film and the second the first color Slovenian film?
5. Do you miss concerts? Don’t panic, Concerts from the couch are waiting for you!
Browse our Youtube channel and find your favorite artist and go to the concert right from the comfort of your couch. Psst, you can choose from almost 40 concerts!
6. Take a look at what the locals usually do in Kranjska Gora when the playful summer is over.
Kranjska Gora is a popular holiday destination in summer and winter. Then you can walk through the lively streets, meet friends in cafes, visit Lake Jasna or watch the eagle trainings in Planica. Are you still interested in what Kranjska Gora looks like when it rests in the autumn after a playful summer or when it is surprised by the first snow? On our webcams you can follow what is happening in Kranjska Gora when you are not here.
7. Have you ever heard of “female courage”?
You can view one of the most popular museum exhibitions of the Slovenian Mountain Museum in Mojstrana virtually. In 2018, the Slovenian Mountain Museum in Mojstrana presented a museum exhibition, which for the first time in the history of exhibitions on Slovenian mountaineering speaks only about women: Danica Blažina, Ines Božič Skok, Staza Černič, Martina Čufar Potard, Nastja Davidova, Tina Di Batista, Nevenka Dolenc and many others.
8. Do you like to wander and wanted to visit the new Juliana Trail long distance hiking trail, but time has passed you (or the crown 😉)?
Last year, the Julian Alps Regional Community opened the Juliana Trail, which is a 330 km long Slovenian long-distance hiking trail and consists of 20 stages. The trail will surprise you with specialties and unique culinary, cultural, settlement and historical specialties. In this sense, the Julian Alps have a rich treasure trove of untapped potential. Where it’s so beautiful to take your breath away when you experience scenes that are meant just for you! Are your heels itchy already? Order the Juliana Trail guide in our TIC Kranjska Gora and plan your next active experience!
9. Now you have enough time to prepare your “bucketlist” or wish list
If you need additional ideas about what you will visit and experience when Kranjska Gora is white with snow, take a look at our website www.kranjska-gora.si, where you can find a lot of ideas! What’s more, you can already buy a ski pass at our ski resorts.
Either way, whatever you’re going to do – keep us in mind! Kranjska Gora is waiting for you!