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Jezersko – where nature is at its best

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Jezersko – where nature is at its best

Jezersko is one of the most beautifull and panoramic mountain valleys in whole Alps. It is a small, scenic destination where can everyone find quiet place for himself.

 

Jezersko, where nature is at its best

“Far away on the north of Ljubljana Basin, where the peaks of the Kamnik Alps touch the sky and separate the sunny Carniola from Carinthia, lies a small land, entirely independent and surrounded by high mountains – Jezersko.” This was written a hundred years ago in the first paragraph of a short publication about Jezersko by Igor Muri and Rudolf Andrejka.

Jezersko mountainsHistory beat

The place (Jezersko – lake region) got its name after a huge glacial lake, that covered two valleys: the Ravenska Valley and the Makekova Valley. After a violent 40-day-long earthquake in 1348, the lake slowly drained from the valleys. Jezersko was part of an important transport route. According to the Jezersko Chronicle, ‘the route past St. Ožbolt at Jezero was known and important to the merchants from Central Europe and the secular authorities, from its establishment up to the 16th century. The new road was of the same importance in the 20th century.’ An eye hospital, set up in the 60s due to the favorable climate for curing eye tuberculosis and operating was of a great importance for Jezersko, for almost 20 years. Intact nature has been attracting travelers, adventurers, explorers, climbers, mountaineers … It should stay so …

Winter fairytale

When experiencing a winter idyll in Jezersko, you definitely cannot stay indifferent. You can relax with a walk along the valley, ice skating on the frozen Planšarsko Lake or on the artificial ice ring by the lake, cross-country skiing or tobogganing on one of the most popular tracks in Slovenia. Freeride skiing enthusiasts can experience unforgettable adventures in the snow-clad mountain world of Jezersko. The most courageous and skilled climbers can enjoy climbing in the walls of the Kamnik Savinja Alps or on frozen waterfalls. You are welcome to take part in the winter fairytale …

Far away on the north of Ljubljana Basin, where the peaks of the Kamnik Alps touch the sky and separate the sunny Carniola from Carinthia, lies a small land, entirely independent and surrounded by high mountains – Jezersko.

Tourist Office Jezersko, http://www.jezersko.info/en, tic@jezersko.si

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