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Holiday rental ski chalets in Podkoren, Slovenia

Villa Planina : Kranjska Gora Ski accommodation

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Located in the Kranjska Gora ski region of Slovenia, this holiday rental chalet is located in Ratece - a characteristic rustic village with an easy going pace of life just 5 minutes drive from Kranjska Gora and in an excellent position for exploring the wonderful Julian Alps, just a stone's throw from the Austrian & Italian borders and ideally positioned to explore the Kranjska Gora ski area and the wide range of other excellent ski areas in the region. The famous Tamar Valley (home of the world famous Planica ski jump centre, now equip also with the steepest zip line in the world) is just a few minutes away from the Villa & a breathtaking place for walking, as is the whole Triglav National park easily accessible by car from Kranjska Gora.
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Just 2 km from Kranjska Gora is a stunning alpine lake Jasna with new infrastructure and is suitable for swimming. Watersports on the Soca river are easily accessible for daytrips as are the famous lakes at Bohinj & Bled. As for skiing, you can see two ski areas from the Villa and it is easily possible to ski a different resort every day for a week. Kranjska Gora skiing (the closest resort to the villa) is ideally suited for beginners and families whilst other resorts in the Kranjska Gora area offer a range of ski opportunities for different levels. Specific information on skiing can be found below and by clicking here. There are also outstanding cross country skiing trails in walking distance of Villa Planina in Ratece - with well maintained trails in Ratece running up the stunning Tamar valley, this is one of the best locations for cross country skiing in Slovenia.

Rateče's excellent restaurants
mojmir restaurant šurc restaurant pri žerjavu restaurant
Gostilna Mojmir Gostilna Šurc Gostilna Pri Žerjavu

In Ratece village there a number of superb traditional Slovenian alpine "gostilnas" (taverns), bars,a supermarket and petrol station all within walking distance of Villa Planina. In Kranjska Gora itself (5 minutes drive from the ski chalet), there are an abundance of tourist facilities, from restaurants to bars, shops, spas & pools, plus a mountain bike park and Summer sledging piste in Summer. Running past Ratece village is a fantastic family friendly bike trail on the path of an abandoned railway line - running from Jesenice in Slovenia to Tarvisio in Italy. The ideal way to experience the beauty of the Julian Alps up close and personal.

Around Rateče
cross country skiing Planica - Ski jumping Tromeja - a fantastic walk from Rateče
Fantastic cross country skiing in walking distance from both Retreats Planica: The world's highest ski jump centre 2km away from our Retreats! Fantastic walks from our Retreats including "Tromeja" - where Slovenia, Italy & Austria meet.


Activities: Maps:
Mountain walking (from the Villa)
Summer sledging (5 minutes – Kranjska Gora)
Cycling / mountain biking trails (from the Villa)
Mountain bike park (5 minutes – Kranjska Gora)
Swimming pools (5 minutes – Kranjska Gora)
Spa (5 minutes – Kranjska Gora)
Horse-riding (5 minutes – in the next village)
Paragliding (20 minutes – in Triglav National Park)
Mountaineering (20 minutes – in Triglav National Park)
Rowing / boating on Lake Bled (40 minutes)
Rafting, kayaking, canyoning on the Soca river (1 hour)
Fly fishing (1 hour Bohinj or Soca river)
Zip line (5 minutes - Planica)
Skiing (2 minutes - Ratece)
Nordic skiing (2 minutes - Ratece)
Sled-dog driving (10 minutes, over the Italian border)
Mountaineering (20 minutes – in Triglav National Park)
Ice climbing (40 minutes – in Triglav National Park)
Night tobogganing (5 minutes Kranjska Gora)
Night skiing (5 minutes – Kranjska Gora)
DAY TRIPS (Click to open)
Lake Bled (40 minutes)
Lake Bohinj (1 hour)
Soca Valley (1 hour)
Historic Skofja Loka (1 hour)
Ljubljana (1 hour 15 minutes)
Venice (3 hours)
SKI AREAS (Click to open)
Ratece (2 minutes - single piste in the village)
Kranjska Gora – Podkoren ski area (5 minutes)
Tarvisio - Monte Lussari (20 minutes Italy)
Arnoldstein (25 minutes – Austria)
Gerlitzen (40 minutes - Austria)
Sella Nevea (45 minutes – Italy)
Kobla (50 minutes)
Vogel (1 hour)
Kanin (1 hour)
Nassfeld (1 hour – Austria)
Krvavec (1 hour)
Badkleinkircheim (1 hour – Austria)

Click here for driving distances between the holiday rental ski chalet of Villa Planina and the different regions and places of interest in Slovenia.

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