The fairy winter landscape of the Savinja and Šaleška Valley is a great idea for an active family winter escape from a everyday routine.
Skiing, ski school, kindergarten and tobogganing on Golte, skating in Velenje and Mozirje Christmas tale with thousands of lights. Snowy meadows, thick snowmen and snowflakes. If you prefer to be warm, you can also decide to visit the term Topolšica.
You will have many activities and facilities at your disposal such as skiing, ski school for children, kindergarten for the youngest ones, skating in Velenje and Christmas Fairytale with a thousands of lights. If you rather stay warm you can visit Terme Topolšica.
Skiing, Ski Kindergarten and Ski School on Golte
Golte Ski Resort offers a wide range of activities for the whole family in the winter. Children can make their first ski turns at more than 1,400 m above sea level at a ski school. Those who have already mastered the skill have many different slopes of various difficulties to test them on.
Golte is an excellent place where during winter you can go to recharge your batteries. It has the sun fresh Alpine air, views of the snow-capped mountains of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, sledding, skiing, and you are a few steps away from the hotel Golte **** cable cars. The hotel also has a wellness center. We also recommend you to check out the current events organized for family guests.
Winter Fairy Tale in Unspoiled Alpine Corners
Sledding in the heart of the Savinja Alps is one of the most popular activities for families who like to walk in the fresh mountain air. You can also rent sleds. In the case of dry winters, ask about the Fairy Forest and organized activities for children.
Skating in Velenje, Underground Adventures and Chocolate
You will be delighted to enjoy ice skating on the mobile ice rink in Velenje. Ice disco, hockey, curling tournaments, skating courses, free skating and other varied events are a great addition to the whole family. Children over the age of 10 can go together with their parents to the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia and explore how miners live and how the local lakes where created. We recommend a visit to Lucifer’s Chocolate for wonderful desserts.
Great Winter Events for Families
If you are going to spend the winter or vacation in the Savinja and Šaleška valleys, do not miss the ritual of chasing away the winter as part of the traditional Mozirje Carnival. Participate in family events, cheer for the best Slovenian ski jumpers at the international event FIS Ljubno Women’s World Ski Jumping Cup. There is also a mobile ski jumping ramp for children to try out. In the New Year’s Eve we recommend visiting Christmas Fairy Tale at Mozirski gaj. The Velenje Festival is dedicated to a varied theater performance, so check out the current schedule for children’s shows.
When winter shows its teeth and the temperature drops, enjoy warm water of Terme Topolšica. There is a children’s pool, massage pools, enjoyed by children and adults alike. You can also visit the Wellness Center.