Distance 50km/45 minutes from the chalet.
Distance 50km/45 minutes from the chalet.Lake Bled - The lake is smaller than Bohinj lake, however it's shores are more commercialized with a good selection of shops, restaurants and cafe bars to try the local cuisine or just enjoy a coffee with a stunning view. The much photographed islet, complete with a romantic church, fairytale castle overlooking the lake and the karavanke alps as a backdrop makes Bled a must see for visitors to Slovenia.The Lido (castle bathing area) is situated just below the magnificent castle rock in a sunny and picturesque location. The bathing area welcomes swimmers from June to September. There are four outdoor pools, changing facilities, natural climbing wall, table tennis, waterslides, showers and beach umbrella hire. There is also a boat house with rowing boats for hire and several kiosks selling drinks and refreshments.Walking around the lake is also very popular with well-maintained footpaths and some wonderful viewing points. A tourist train also operates for trips around the lake.
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Kamnik is a lovely old town, surrounded by green hills and high peaks of the Kamniske Alps. This popular small town has some good supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, bars, banks, post office and other shops where all provisions can be bought. Bike hire is available throughout the year from the tourist information centre.
TERME SNOVIK SPA
Terme Snovik - Situated in the Tuhinj valley in the heart of the Kamniske Alps, a natural thermal water source has been harnessed to supply a swimming pool complex with a difference. The sparkling pure water is rich in magnesium, calcium and other minerals, needs no chemicals or purification and is said to have theraputic and healing properties
ARBORETUM VOLČJI POTOK
Arboretum Volčji Potok - On the outskirts of Kamnik lies the arboretum, the most visited horticultural amenity in Slovenia, with 80 hectares of gardens and a full programme of seasonal events. There are unique tree and plant collections, a sculpture gallery and garden centre.
Park Tunjice - The village of Tunjice is an idyllic village lying on the Slovenian Alps' foothills, close to the town of Kamnik. Millions of years ago the area was covered by the sea thus, the province is famous for its fossils, sanded marls and high-grade limestone formed in far Miocene.
Velika Planina - An extensive alpine plateau in the Kamnik Alps. It is one of the largest areas of pastures in Slovenia. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were over 100 shepherds' huts here. They are among the most picturesque alpine dwellings.
Krvavec - In the summer months, the adventure park offers an abundance of fun for all the family with one ticket covering a return journey by cable car, adventure park, climbing wall, trampoline, polygon for archery, slack-line, Frisbee golf and air-bag downhill.
Ljubljana - Ljubljana is the vibrant capital of Slovenia and boasts fantastic Baroque And Art Nouveau architecture, there are castles and palaces, theatres and art galleries, museums and an opera house all within the city.