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Velika Planina

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“cable car”(25 reviews)
“nice hiking”(4 reviews)
“chair lift”(6 reviews)
Nearby Ljubljana and only few kilometres from the town Kamnik is located the bottom station of the cable car to Velika planina, which takes you amongst the green pastures of the mountain plateau in the heart of the Kamnik Alps. We recommend that you...more
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Velika Planina 2, Stahovica 1242, Slovenia
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

We went there in december to stay at Koča Bistra and it was a real winter fairytale! Amazing for the whole family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tinkara G
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Very nice place. There are several ways to accend to it. Just take care you remember where you have to return.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed October 19, 2018

For a truly unique experience, visit Velika Planina. To get there your first ride a cable car, then a ski lift, and finally a 20 minute walk to reach the Herdsmen’s settlement. The only sound you'll hear are the musical cow bells worn by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Godiva2017
Reviewed October 17, 2018

You can get to Velika Planina by several ways. I took the easiest way, by cable car plus chair lift, both offering beautiful views of the mountains. Price for a return is 17 €. Plenty of parking space at the cable car station which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Wonderful trip up the mountain, first part by gondola, second part by chairlift. Stunning views, nice hiking paths, cows walking around. Do skip the restaurant at the first stop of the chairlift, the food was overpriced and awefull.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AniqueJ
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We struggled to find information online or in Ljubliana tourist office about getting to Velika Planina without a car. However, yesterday we had a great day there and successfully used buses. We got a bus from Ljubliana to Kamnik (which runs regularly) and then the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

When God is in a good mood, he makes something like this...heavenly! You must go up there sometimes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Redleafy
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had such a great time visiting the Velika Planina. We parked in a parking lot somewhere on the east side and then hiked up to the top. The other option is getting the chair lift from the other side. It is such a unique...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Becky S
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Very mystic, wonderfull walking around ancient and typical houses. A very good restaurant in final way. You can go by cable car or walking. Its amazing attraction and very local turist place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marcio C
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Excellent outing in Velika Planina. Had the chance to eat up there in a very small place, a delicious soup, with a big plate of cheese and meat. Everyone was very welcoming, we had a great time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Estelle P
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November 2, 2018|
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Response from AniqueJ | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any luggage lockers while we were there.
Satu P
July 4, 2018|
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Response from polapix | Reviewed this property |
Hi, its does take about 5 -10 minutes. it is steep. However our son who has a great fear of heighs did it. Its worth it!!
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New York City, New York
Velika Planina- How much Time (4 Replies)
Hello! How much time do you suggest for Velika Planina in November? How long does it take to take the cable car up and walk down? I found a transfer company to pick us up in Ljublijana, give us free time in Velika Planina, and then drop us at our hotel in Lake Bled. I need to tell them how much time we want to spend? We will be there in November, and we are all avid photographers and eat up cultural experiences. I will be traveling with my mom who is not the best hiker, but she is a...More
May 09, 2017|
Response fromHikingSlovenianAlps|
Hi, if you're taking a cable car up and walk down, then just a walk down takes around 3 hours (1100vm). That is if you're returning to your starting point, but there are other, shorter options (if you return to Kranjski Rak)
Miami, Florida
Half day in Bled and half day in...? (4 Replies)
So excited about our trip to Slovenia and Croatia in July! We hope to add a few hours in the Velika Planina meadow or Pokljuka Plateau to a day trip to Bled (it&#39;s a Sunday in July so it will be quite busy there) Our ideal would be to enjoy quiet, scenic beauty while getting a sense of shepherds&#39; lives. Which would you choose? Thanks
May 08, 2018|
Response fromsuhi2000|
If you do a day trip to Bled then Pokljuka is better, but Velika planina is better in the way of see a shepherd life. It's totally authentic even in Slovenia with that wooden house.
Izmir Province, Turkey
A day trip to Piran or Kamnik-Velika Planina (3 Replies)
Hello; We will make 3 days trip to Slovenia at the beginning of September. I could not decide whether to make a day trip to Piran or Kamnik-Velika Planina. Both seems very attractive, however we have to choose one of them. Which one should we choose? Can you give me some advices?
May 11, 2018|
Response fromAdeleinSlovenia|
That is a bit like comparing chalk and cheese! One is a coastal resort the other is in the mountains, so, at the end of the day, it really depends on what you are more interested in - pristine nature or the coast.