Kamnik

Central Slovenia

Plenty of opportunities for great adventures

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    Kamnik

    The medieval town of Kamnik and its surrounding area offer many opportunities for recreation and sports activities

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    It’s located in the northern part of Central Slovenia, at the foot of the Kamnik and Savinja Alps, not far from the capital city of Ljubljana. It’s considered to be one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Slovenia, and we’re reminded of this by the interesting architectural heritage. Just a few steps from the old town centre is the start of the popular recreational footpath to the Old Castle, where there the ruins of a former fortress are still visible.

     

    Kamnik is marked by the River Kamniška Bistrica, the source of which is located in a valley with the same name at the foot of the southern slopes of the Kamnik and Savinja Alps.

     

    Near Kamnik, you can be refreshed and get some rest at Slovenia’s highest-lying spa – the Terme Snovik Spa.

    Stories from Kamnik will make your everyday life more beautiful.

    Kamnik is an excellent starting point for visiting the countryside and mountains. Who hasn’t heard of the Velika Planina Plateau, the River Kamniška Bistrica, the Menina Planina Plateau, and the Volčji Potok Arboretum?

    Active experiences in Kamnik

    Numerous hiking trails will take you towards the River Kamniška Bistrica and then further on towards the Velika Planina plateau.  If you’re into climbing, you can go climbing at a climbing site in Kamnik. If you prefer walks, head to the Volčji Potok Arboretum. Kamnik and its surrounding area are also great for cycling. Dynamic terrain, cycling trails for children, or a difficult cycling challenge towards the Velika Planina plateau? Take your pick.

     

    Hikers and cyclists will also love the hills and valleys near the Terme Snovik Spa. If you’d rather enjoy good company and not go on a journey alone, participate in organised guided hikes. Night-time hikes with fire torches are also held.

     

    The River Kamniška Bistrica is rich in fish and is suitable for fishing.

     

    In winter, you can go skiing, cross-country skiing, or sledging on the Velika Planina plateau. Snowshoeing is also popular in the nearby hills.

     

    Just a tip for everyone who likes to be in the air: there’s a popular paragliding take-off site at Špička near Kamnik.

     

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