There are some ski resorts in Croatia
- Sljeme ski resort – Medvednica mountain- 10 km from Zagreb
- Bjelolasica Olympic ski resort – Gorski Kotar
- Platak ski resort – Gorski Kotar
- Begovo Razdolje ski resort – Gorski Kotar
- Celimbasa ski resort – Gorski kotar
- Trsce ski resort – Gorski Kotar
- Mukinje ski resort – Plitvice Lakes park
The Sljeme ski resort – Medvednica mountain – 10 km from Zagreb
The distance of just 10 km between Mount Medvednica and the capital of Croatia, Zagreb city, offers various kinds of rest after skiing at a ski resort:
walks around a European capital – Zagreb, quality shopping in Zagreb and its suburbs, restaurants and disco parties, there are european spas and wellness-centres with the thermal waters from Jezercica resort 5 km away from the ski resort and the thermal resort Tuheljske Toplice 20 km away from the Sljeme ski resort of Zagreb.
During the last 10 years, the Sljeme Medvednica ski resort appeared and became popular in Croatia.
Each January, two world skiing and slalom tournaments for men and women take place here. Since 2005, the important international tournament Snow Queen Trophy takes place here. It was named after the world famous Croatian skier Janica Kostelic.
In 2013, the capital of Croatia, Zagreb, became the 16th member of the prestigious Club5. Thus, Zagreb joined the “classic” ski resorts, where the most popular alpine skiing competitions took place.
The total length of the slopes of the Sljeme ski resort is about 4045 meters, there are three lifts: on the White and the Green slopes, and a chairlift of the Red slope of the ski resort, which can serve 3,300 skiers per hour.
The lighting systems for skiing at night. The Red slope is equipped with a system of making artificial snow, which considerably prolongs the season. Due to their relative gentleness, the slopes are quite suitable for beginners and children.
The slopes of the Sljeme ski resort Croatia:
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The price of skiing at the Sljeme ski resort – a day ticket:
- on weekdays for adult – 10 euro
- on weekend for adult – 14 euro
- for children – 6 euro
The tracks and the lifts are found at the very top on the northern slope of Mount Medvednica. The tracks begin practically at the very top — Sljeme — and altogether, the length of the tracks adds up to 4,000 metres. During the winters with little snow, snow-makers maintain the slopes. A lighting system makes sure you can ski at night, as well.
The amazingly beautiful nature, the skiing tracks with modern equipment, European level service and real economy — as you don’t need to pay for well-promoted names — attract the lovers of alpine skiing and snowboarding.
Hotels and apartments near the Sljeme ski resort
Apart hotel Snjezna Kraljica 4* – Fabulous 8.9/10 – score from 134 reviews – situated on Medvednica Mountain in Medvednica Nature Park, enjoys a quiet location amongst lush forests, the small relaxation area offers a hot tub and a sauna. ApartHotel Snjezna Kraljica is an ideal starting point for outdoor activities. It is set right next to ski slopes and hiking trails. Zagreb is 20 km away.
Hotel Tomislavov Dom 4* – Very good 8.5/10 – score from 167 reviews – located in the nature park, Medvednica, and surrounded by lush forests.
Apartments and Rooms Trsje 4* – Superb 9.3/10 – score from 295 reviews – located on a peaceful spot surrounded by greenery, a 10 min drive from the centre of Zagreb. Hiking and walks in nature can be enjoyed on Sljeme Peak.
Hotel Croatia 3* – Superb 9.1/10 – score from 316 reviews – located only 3 tram stops away from Ban Jelacic Square
Feels Like Home Apartments 3* – Exceptional 9.6/10 – score from 139 reviews – enjoying a quiet elevated location 500 metres from the main square, the elegant Feels Like Home Apartments is just 50 metres from the Salata Sports Centre with swimming pools, gym, tennis and basketball courts.
Guesthouse Zagreb for You 4* – Very good 8.4/10 – score from 153 reviews – set in a quiet area of Zagreb, Spa and Wellness Centre can be found 1 km away. Various excursions, pub crawls, sports activities and events tickets can be organised by the staff.
Swanky Mint Hostel – Fabulous 8.9/10 – score from 169 reviews – is located in the centre of Zagreb, 700 metres from the Ban Jelacic Square, a forest-park can be reached in 200 meters, while Bundek Lake is 4 km away.
Terme Jezercica hotel 3* – Very good 8.1/10 – score from 48 reviews – situated next to Medvednica Nature Park, Terme Jezercica offers 5 indoor pools with 2 whirlpool tubs, 3 outdoor pools, 4 Finnish saunas, 1 steam bath and a wellness centre. Its rooms, pools and sauna have access to natural thermal water.
The Sljeme ski resort on map of Zagreb:
The Bjelolasica Olympic ski resort
In the 80s, in the former Yugoslavia (Sarajevo), a winter Olympics took place. At that time, winter sports connected with skiing were being actively promoted, the Bjelolasica Olympic skiing training base was built.
The Bjelolasica Olympic skiing resort of Croatia is an Olympic centre of Croatia located in the Gorski Kotar 1534 meters above sea level on the southeastern slope of Mount Bjelolasica.
Distance from the Bjelolasica ski resort to Zagreb city is 137 km.
Bjelolasica is the largest winter sports complex of Croatia.
The altitude difference at the Bjelolasica ski resort is 800 meters, the total length of the tracks and the slopes is over 6 km depending on how snowy the winter is.
The Bjelolasica resort has a system of 3 two-chair chairlifts and 3 lifts, which links all the tracks.
Bjelolasica is equipped with snow-makers, which prolongs the skiing season. There is night-time skiing organised for the guests, and you can rent skiing equipment. There works a skiing school managed by a qualified instructor.
The hotel closest to the Bjelolasica resort is the Jastreb 3* hotel, which is just 50 meters away from ski tracks. The hotel offers standard and family rooms.
Getting to Bjelolasica ski resort:
The Bjelolasica ski resort is located in the Karlovac region, 27 km to the west of the town of Ogulin.
You can get to the Bjelolasica resort by the A1 motorway connecting Zagreb and Split.
The Bjelolasica ski resort on map of Croatia:
The Platak ski resort – Gorski Kotar
Distance from Platak ski resort to Zagreb city is 154 km.
The Platak ski resort of Croatia is 1111 meters above sea level.
The total length of the tracks of the Platak ski resort is 9 km.
Platak has 5 lifts (capable of transporting 2,000 people per hour) and a chairlift (900 people per hour), and a lift for children.
The Рlatak ski resort has equipment to make artificial snow if the winter is not snowy.
The Platak ski resort on map of Croatia:
Prikaz vece karte
The guests of the resort are offered: alpine skiing and snowboarding lessons, snowmobile rent, the organisation of night-time and day-time skiing in the forest, 10 meters of well-equipped tracks for cross-country skiing.
The Begovo Razdolje ski resort – Gorski Kotar
Distance from The Begovo Razdolje ski resort to Zagreb city is 130 km.
The ski resort is located 1078 meters above sea level. The lift for skiers is 400 meters high and takes you to Klobucarev peak (Klobucarev vrh) 1215 meters high, and there is a lift for children.
The Begovo Razdolje ski resort offers its guests: alpine skiing lessons, the rent of alpine skiing equipment, winter sports entertainment, sledging, cross-country skiing.
Not far from the Begovo Razdolje ski resort there are several restaurants.
The Begovo Razdolje ski resort on map of Croatia:
The Celimbasa ski resort – Gorski kotar
Distance from Celimbasa ski resort to Zagreb city is 125 km.
The Celimbasa ski resort is located 1074 m above sea level. The lift of the Celimbasa ski resort is 720 meters long. There are tracks for walking on foot and for cross-country skiing.
The total length of the three tracks of the resort is 3 km.
Not far from the ski resort there is the Zagmajna biathlon centre with IBU standard tracks 4 km long.
The Celimbasa ski resort on map of Croatia:
The Trsce ski resort – Gorski Kotar
Distance from Trsce ski resort to Zagreb city is 164 km.
The Trsce ski resort has two alpine skiing tracks 800 to 1200 meters long, plus tracks for Norwegian skiing 3 to 5 km long.
For children, there is a children’s lift at the Trsce resort, an skiing club and a school for beginning skiers.
The Trsce ski resort on map of Croatia:
Prikaz vece karte
Near the ski resort, there lies the Brvnara restaurant with 90 places.
Ski resort Mukinja in Plitvice Lakes National park
The length of ski slopes is about 400 m, elevation 640-700 m. In addition to skiing and snowboarding is possible and sledge down the slope.
Ski resort Mukinja has one ski lift capacity of 400 skiers per hour.
Because of the gentle slope runs (average slope of 15%) ski resort is perfect for beginners, amateurs and children.
Bistro “Vucnica” is a modern restaurant that is located at the foot of the ski slopes.
The ski resort located in the village Mukinje, about 2,5 km from the entrance 2 of the Plitvice Lakes National park and well-known restaurant “Licka house”, about 5 km from the entrance 1 of the Plitvice Lakes National park.
Ski resort Mukinje is part of the Plitvice Lakes National park and is just 800 meters from the central area of the National park and the main hotels Plitvice hotel 2*, Jezero hotel 3* and Bellevue hotel.
When visiting the ski resort guests can enjoy the winter idyll of Plitvice Lakes park and beauty of the Lower Lakes!
The price of skiing at the Mukinja ski resort:
The daily ticket for adults cost 70 kn (~ 9,2 euro)
The half day ticket for adults cost 40 kn (~ 5,2 euro)
The daily card for child cost 40 kn (~ 5,2 euro)
The half day ticket for child cost 30 kn (~ 3,9 euro)
Free for child to 5 years
Villa “Mukinja” 3* in village Mukinje – Plitvice Lakes
For guests offer free Wi-Fi, free access to the Finnish sauna and hot tub, spacious garden and a private terrace.
The delicious food offer consists of a breakfast including the local dairy speciality Basa, home-made cheese.
In ski resort Mukinje there is the possibility of renting ski equipments: skis, boots, poles, snowboard, sled, blades for sledding.
Web of Ski resort Mukinje in Plitvice Lakes National Park https://np-plitvicka-jezera.hr/en/plan-your-visit/activities/skiing-and-sleighing/
The Mukinje ski resort on map of Croatia:
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