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Did you know that you have a full opportunity to relax in the Poljane Valley, regain energy, escape from everyday life and discover the secrets that the valley offers for you?
Gorenja vas - Poljane is a safe municipality with a lot of natural and cultural heritage. The valley is known for the love that Ivan Tavčar himself wrote about, for the creativity portrayed by the Šubic family and for the stunning views that you can see if you climb Blegoš or any other hill in the valley.
Following the coronavirus epidemic, the recommendations of the profession and the selection of consumers are safe and trustworthy destinations that are still unsaturated with tourism, are sustainable and have a boutique offer of both urban experiences and opportunities for outdoor activities.
NOW IS THE TIME. TO DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE POLJANE VALLEY.
We offer many different options to explore, both cultural and natural.
The Visoko manor, with its renovated façade, reigns at the entry of the Poljane Valley. In it you can see four museum collections, and at the end you can enjoy homemade cakes in Kavarna Visoko (Coffee Shop Visoko). The shade of the mighty trees once planted by the Tavčar's gardener will inevitably keep visitors in a pleasant coolness. Here they can be pampered with fragrant coffee or cakes made especially for the guests of Kavarna Visoko (Coffee Shop Visoko). This year we have developed special cocktails from local ingredients, which with their aroma take us back to the time of our ancestors.
Take a look at the once most important painting workshop in Slovenia in Šubič's house. Let the guide take you through the whole house, through the art of the painters of the Šubič family.
Rupnik Line takes you back to the time between the two world wars. Why were all the bunkers and forts built? Take a walk along the thematic trail along the Rupnik line, or have a guide take you along one of the largest preserved fortifications of the Rupnik line. This way you will answer all the questions that arose in your head and at the same time will be amazed with the majesty of the underground fortress.
The Poljane Valley is also known for its covered bridges. Will you discover everything? You can also see the birth house of the painter Anton Ažbe, a granary with a museum collection of old farm tools, take a walk through the mills we still have or see the Žirovski vrh mine with an open-air museum.
DO YOU WANT TO ACTIVELY SPEND YOUR TIME?
NOW IS THE TIME. FOR STUNNING SIGHTSEEING OF THE POLJANE VALLEY.
Sports enthusiasts will also experience a varied holiday here and find a paradise for themselves - your effort will be well rewarded with breathtaking views.
The environment here is ideal for cycling and hiking trails between fragrant meadows and forests and breathtaking vantage points.
There is also a municipal cycling route, which is 115 km long, 3,400 meters of ascents and descents, goes along the borders of the municipality of Gorenja vas - Poljane and offers beautiful views. Do not forget the control card - fully filled with stamps from the checkpoints, it opens the door to a nice prize and a draw for the main prizes. If you want guided bike tours, there are two great agencies available, HourAway and GreenHills, where they offer bike rental and guided tours.
The hiking circle of the municipality of Gorenja vas - Poljane, which hikers overcome in stages, boasts 89 km with a total altitude difference of more than 5,000 meters. It is divided into 14 stages. There are also many other different themed trails that are suitable for active hikers as well as for families and anyone who loves green. Just come and see for yourself. Also, do not forget the control card, as you will receive a prize at the end. Visit mountain huts, which offer home-made dishes, tourist farms, where you can also try yourself at daily farm chores, or local accommodation and food providers, where you will get a good night's sleep and eat well. For the final touch, stop at individual tourist attractions, to which a local guide can take you.These are the Šubič House, the Visoko Manor and the Rupnik Line.
At Stari vrh, the Stari vrh family-adrenaline park offers you an adrenaline experience for the whole family, as the routes are divided into different levels of difficulty, adapted from the age of 2.
Do you like fishing? This is also available to you from the dam in Hotavlje to the bridge in Log nad Škofjo Loko. And do not forget your fishing permit. You can get it at the Gostilna Lipan Restaurant.
Do you want a slightly different adrenaline experience? Are you passionate about riding? Then Fifi Ranch is perfect for you. If you want cross-country riding, they will take you through unspoiled nature through varied terrain, off-road trails, to the top of the hills, where you will be left speechless by the beauties of the Poljane Valley.
Would you like to try paragliding? You have the opportunity to do this with us. The Kragulj Sovodenj Aviation Association is preparing an unforgettable experience for you, and the beautiful views will fascinate you.
We must not forget about winter sports, as the ski resort on Stari vrh offers all the joys of day and night skiing. It boasts a varied offer of ski slopes, and offers activities for those who do not ski, but still like to indulge in the joys of winter. In the snow park you can try a toboggan run, a bobsled track, a small ski jump or have fun with children on children's playgrounds.
ACCOMODATION AND FOOD
You can find a lot of different offers for accomodation and food. Find the one suitable for you.
HOME PRODUCTS OF LOCAL FARMS
Below you will find some of the farms, where you can find fresh products and you can also buy them.
For activities we listed above, we have contact details below.