Skiing at over 2,000 m of altitude with a view of the Alps and the Adriatic Sea is a unique experience. The sunny Kanin, connected to the Italian ski resort Sella Nevea, will enthuse you with an incredible mountainous ambience and natural snow that lasts until late spring.
Cross-border ski resort Kanin – Sella Nevea, the highest ski resort in Slovenia, is one of the largest Slovenian ski resorts with 70 ha of skiing surfaces. It is visited by beginners, advanced skiers and snowboarding fans, as well as those who like to relax in the high mountain sun and air.
Ski Slopes and Cableways on Kanin Ski Resort – Sella Nevea
The longest gondola lift in Slovenia will take you from Bovec (436 m) to the sunny side of the Kanin Ski Resort (at 2,202 m). Skiers can choose between 30 km of ski slopes of various levels of difficulty. A 5 km long descent with the height difference of 1,200 m from Sedlo na Kaninu to the Italian Sella Neveo is particularly popular.
12 Cableways on Kanin Ski Resort – Sella Nevea
- 2 circular cableways;
- 4 chairlifts;
- 5 ski lifts;
- 1 cable car.
13 groomed Ski Slopes and Cableways on Kanin Ski Resort – Sella Nevea
- easy ski slopes (blue): 6 km
- medium ski slopes (red): 22 km
- hard ski slopes (black): 2 km
Alpine Skiing from December to May
Kanin Ski Resort – Sella Nevea opens in December, when enough snow falls for pleasant skiing. Skiing season lasts until May, when sunrays hit the ski slopes and skiing fans often decide for afternoon rafting on the River Soča.
The high mountain weather can change fast, so you should only go skiing well prepared. Take sunglasses and sunscreen with high protection with you due to the strong sun and do not forget warm clothes too, because you may need them in bad weather.
Sun Terrace and Restaurant in the Kanin Ski Resort
When the weather is pleasant, Kanin’s sun terrace with a clear view right to the sea is particularly popular. Weekends are full of various activities. Restaurant Prestreljenik on Kanin is the highest-lying restaurant in Slovenia (2,202 m), which is accessible by circular cableway.
Winter Activities in Kanin Ski Resort
Kanin is an exceptional winter destination, where it is possible to enjoy a variety of winter activities:
- skiing school,
- freeride skiing with a guide,
- off-piste skiing,
- tobogganing for children,
Check the Price List of Ski Passes and Access to Kanin Ski Resort
Access to Kanin – Sella Nevea ski resort is available by panoramic circular cableway from Bovec or from Sella Nevea, to where you drive with a car. You may also take a free skibus from Bovec to the entry station of Kanin cableway. Common ski pass is valid for both sides of the ski resort. However, it is possible to buy a ski pass that is only valid for Kanin Ski Resort.