The Cross-Country Area
At Planica Nordic Center, cross-country skiers find 7km/4.3mi of challenging tracks. Further trails go between Kranjska Gora, Rateče and Tamar, which makes up to 40km/24,9mi available.
You can even go cross-country skiing here during the summer. The underground ski tunnel features another 800m/875yd of tracks. The tunnel stretches over three storeys, and is cooled down to -2°C. As needed, natural or artificial snow is used to groom the indoor trail. The ski tunnel is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, on the weekends to 6 pm.
Planica is also World Cup venue for ski jumping and cross-country skiing.
- The high point of the cross-Country skiing area is located at an elevation of 3609 ft.
- Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 25 " at summit elevation and 5 " at the base.
Planica is located at the trijunction of Slovenia, Italy and Austria, 25km/15.5mi from Villach. The ski resort Kranjska Gora is also located in close proximity.