WINTER FOR DRAGONS
Tržič lies in the embrace of mountains that were tossed around by a crazy dragon according to a legend. Alpine slopes of Karavanke Mountains are a true dragon’s playground inviting to visit the heart opening heights in all seasons. We, the people from Tržič, love to visit the mountains in the winter. Snow is simply in our genes. Throughout the year, we cannot wait to feel the cool powdery snow on our hot cheeks and our dragon’s blood boiling. In Tržič, nobody remains cold in winter.
Be a winter dragon on skis
Awaken the dragon in you and slide down the untouched slopes of the mountains of Tržič on backcountry skis. Bold dragon’s curves on the powdery snow cover and picturesque views high from the mountains will take your breath away. The natural snow toboggans of the dragon’s kingdom will surely stay in your heart. If you are still feeling unsure on backcountry skis, muster some dragon’s courage in the Zelenica Mountaineering Educational Centre. There, you will make your first steps into the world of backcountry skiing, hire the necessary equipment as well as a guide for your off-piste adventures.
Be a winter dragon on sleigh
The youngest dragons and everyone looking to have some fun will surely love to zigzag down the slopes on a sleigh. Climb to Ljubelj, the oldest road mountain pass in Europe. During the winter, it turns into the steepest sledding track. A dragon’s descent on a sleigh will make your heart race. If you are looking for a special adventure, mount your sleigh at night and fly into the valley like a dragon.
Udin Woods is famous for the bandits who hid deep in the woods and in the karst sinkholes and caves. It is also known for a veritable labyrinth of trails. This route is thus laid out so that you first view Udin Woods from below, to orient yourself, and then only in the second part do you go across it. Don't worry, if you follow the directions below the risk of becoming lost is considerably lessened... >
Stegovnik Waterfall is a few hundred metres distant from Medvodje, you just need to follow Stegovnik Brook. Over millions of years the brook gradually sculpted a streambed and deposited stones from the mountain of the same name in it. The roughly 15-metre-high waterfall can be viewed in all seasons; access is also possible by mountain bike. >
The Rosary Pilgrimage Trail is unique in all the world. It has the shape of a rosary but it is so big that this is hidden to the eye. What is essential is always invisible to the eye. Knowledge, too. It comes when the heart is open, the mind is calm, and the body relaxed. And one of the most beautiful ways to achieve all three is through pilgirmage. >