Krnica – Kranjska Gora

Krnica - Kranjska Gora Slovenia

Krnica – Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Krnica - Kranjska Gora

Krnica – Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Krnica is a picturesque valley in the Julian Alps of Slovenia, renowned for its stunning natural beauty, pristine alpine landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Located near the charming town of Kranjska Gora, Krnica offers visitors a tranquil retreat amidst the Slovenian countryside’s rugged mountains, lush forests, and crystal-clear streams.

Location of Krnica – Kranjska Gora and Access

Krnica is situated in the Upper Sava Valley, just a short distance from Kranjska Gora, a famous alpine resort town in northwestern Slovenia. The valley is easily accessible by car or public transportation from Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, and other major cities in the region.

Krnica - Kranjska Gora

Krnica – Kranjska Gora

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Highlights and Features

Natural Beauty: Krnica is renowned for its breathtaking natural scenery, characterized by verdant meadows, dense forests, and towering peaks that dominate the skyline. The valley is surrounded by iconic mountains, including the majestic Špik and Razor peaks, which provide a stunning backdrop for outdoor activities and exploration.

Outdoor Activities: Krnica offers many outdoor activities for visitors throughout the year. In the summer, hikers and mountain bikers can explore scenic trails that wind through the valley and ascend to high alpine ridges, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. During the winter season, Kranjska Gora transforms into a winter wonderland, with opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing in the nearby ski resorts.

Cultural Heritage: Krnica is steeped in rich cultural heritage, with a history that dates back centuries. Visitors can explore traditional alpine villages, historic churches, and cultural landmarks that reflect the region’s rich history and cultural traditions. The nearby town of Kranjska Gora also offers museums, galleries, and cultural events that provide insight into the area’s cultural heritage and local customs.

Natural Wonders: Krnica has several natural wonders, including pristine alpine lakes, cascading waterfalls, and dramatic limestone cliffs. The valley’s diverse ecosystems support various flora and fauna, including rare alpine plants, wildflowers, and wildlife such as chamois, ibex, and eagles.

Gateway to Triglav National Park: Krnica is a gateway to Triglav National Park, Slovenia’s only national park and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Triglav National Park is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, diverse ecosystems, and rich biodiversity, making it a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.


Krnica is a hidden gem in the heart of the Julian Alps, offering visitors a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and tranquillity of Slovenia’s alpine landscapes. Whether exploring scenic hiking trails, enjoying outdoor adventures, or immersing oneself in the region’s rich cultural heritage, Krnica and the nearby town of Kranjska Gora promises an unforgettable journey into the pristine wilderness of the Slovenian countryside.

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Accommodation in a mountain hut

Trips and Hikes around the hut

Trips and Hikes on the map

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