About Kopaonik Mountain
You chase for an ideal mountain holiday, away from the busy everyday life? Are you attracted to adrenaline sports? Maybe SPA? A glass of wine, a dear person, and fire from a fireplace are images of your desire for relaxation? Do you know the magic of the Kopaonic cuisine?
Small secrets and some new faces of the old good Kopaonik!
Sun and snow, as the ideal combination for every nature lovers, especially skiing, were chosen by Kopaonik as their representative. Snow starts at the end of November and often lasts until the first May Day, which is an average of 160 days a year. Kopaonik is the largest ski center in Serbia and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful centers in this part of Europe.
Due to its favorable climate, with almost 200 sunny days a year, Kopaonik rightly deserves its second name – Sunny Mountain.
Winter in Kopaonik mountain
The arranged ski fields of the ski center Kopaonik provide immense enjoyment to all categories of skiers, from beginners to those advanced abilities.
The ski center Kopaonik has over 62 kilometers of trails designed for alpine and Nordic skiing.
Currently at Kopaonik there is a one-night trail – Malo Jezero, so who is not tired of skiing during the day to choose. For the 2016/2017 season, Krst and Karaman Greben are expected to light up, which will significantly improve the night offer of the Kopaonik Ski Resort.
Please note that with a paid, minimum daily ticket, use of the night trail is free of charge.
- Important information about the ski center:
Center height – 1.770 m
The highest peak – 2,017 m
Total length of tracks and ski paths – 62.000 m
Total capacity of ski lifts – 32,000 skiers / hour
Number of lifts, ski lifts and connecting ski lifts – 24
Number of easy trails – 21
Number of middle tracks – 9
Number of heavy tracks – 6
Maximum altitude difference – 512 m
The longest track – 3,500 m
Length of the night trail – 450 m
Nordic trails – 12 km
97% coverage by artificial spinning
Three slopes according to the FIS standard for slalom, giant slalom, super giant slalom and downhill
In addition to alpine and Nordic skiing trails, the ski center Kopaonik also owns a snowboard / snowboarding / park, where competitions of national and international character are organized. Kopaonik hosts also thought of the youngest skiers, but also of all other beginners, who decided to make their first ski steps and of course the falls on Kop. A modern, fully secured space – the so-called kindergarten, with a conveyor belt and a carousel – was built, which makes it easy to master the basic ski skills. The first ski steps are made under the watchful eye of the instructors.
At this moment, the ski center Kopaonik, managed by JP Skiing of Serbia, has a system of 24 ski lifts and ski lifts. The installation capacity is over 33,000 skiers per hour. This system consists of: three (3) six-seater lifts, seven four-lane ski lifts (4 deployable four-lane high-speed lifts and three fixed four-lane ski lifts with ski lifts), two (2) two-seater ski lifts, and twelve (12) ski lifts , plate and linkage).
FIS standards meet three tracks, so competitions are held on Kopaonik for the Balkan and European cups.
By completing the construction of an artificial snow production system and installing a 5,400-meter pipeline at the Gobelj ski trail, 97% of the ski runs in the center of Kopaonik were covered by an artificial snow system. Thanks to him, the duration of the ski season does not depend more on snowfall, and ski resorts and winter sports enthusiasts have the opportunity to enjoy the snow for up to five months during the year. The artificial snow system covered the following areas: Karaman A and B, Pančićev vrh, Duboka 1 and 2, Sunčana dolina, Malo jezero, Krst, Krčmar, Kneževske bare, Mali Karaman, Marine vode, Karaman, Gobelja and associated ski paths.
The tracking services of the ski resorts of Serbia are equipped with the most modern warriors with and without winch. The capability of the people in combination with top-class equipment guarantees the course of the paths that can envy us and many more famous centers of Europe and the world.
In the ski center Kopaonik, on Gobelija, there is a specially designed ski run for free ride. In addition to skiing, visitors to Kopaonik can also enjoy snowmobiling, snowmobiling and “kwad” ride in winter, as well as racing on the rails, “tjubing …
Kopaonik is a favorite winter center among the younger population due to good entertainment and rich nightlife. Everyone who is looking for a great time and a good party to complete an active holiday on the snow is in the right place. Kopaonik is known for its excellent “après-ski” party, which continues until early morning in one of the large number of cafes, bars, discos, clubs and restaurants of the tourist center.
A variety of offers, affordable accommodation prices, ski dogs, suitable weather conditions and enough snow, are the reasons why you should go to the Silver Mountain.
Summer in Kopaonik mountain
Did you think that only Kopaonik was skiing? Not at all.
Our proposal and flying is Kopaonik. Yeah, again Kopaonik. And without limits in years! Kopaonik flies provide a never-ending atmosphere for everyone, and in the first place a quality holiday. Many apartments and hotels work in the period, and we strongly recommend the Grand Hotel & Spa, the Hotel Heavenly Hotel, Hotel Angella with the Konaci Depadance. If you want to enjoy the pools then the resort offers you a weekend resort for you. Apart hotel and hotel Kraljevi Čardaci as well as the hotel Milmari resort have open swimming pools and SPA and Welness centers as part of them that put them at the very top of hotel and wellness offers in Serbia.
We claim that Kopaonik is flying fast and fluctuating and will always offer something new and different. The freedom that the mountain area offers offers you a “never-to-be” and to fall in love with you at first glance, putting it in front of all the love you have ever done. The love affair with Kopaonik is unique and great, invincible and invulnerable.
Those who are desirous of adventure are at their disposal with adrenaline content – canyoning, rafting reconnaissance, paragliding, field driving, mountain biking. Downhill trails that stretch to the most delicate areas of the National Park. (of course, you can rent a bicycle, and transport to Pancic’s peak is enabled by a six-wheeled cable car with bicycle carrier), all within the construction of the first BIKE center in Serbia.
Kopaonik as a gentle and accessible mountain welcomes everyone, regardless of age and sports recreational or other needs.
Kopaonik is also one of the largest congress centers in Serbia. We can count on just some of the facilities that have full facilities for small and big conferences, seminars, congresses, team building, congress center Angella, Grand Hotel & Spa Congress Center, Kraljevi Čardaci, Milma Resort, Club A, Heavenly Chair. ..
The open-air sports facilities provided by Hotel Putnik, the Kragujevac Resort in Kopaonik, MK’s Sport Fields as well as the multifunctional Grand Hotel’s Grand Sports Hall offer their offer of Kopaonik and the right sport center. So that we would not forget to list, but many of our teams (basketball, volleyball, handball, tennis …) and individuals at Kopaonik did everything to prepare athletes before important events and return them with medals.
The sports facilities of the Junior and Ozon hotels in Brzeci are certainly a pride of the Kopavni region.
In the fall and the spring, the most common guests of Kopaonika are kindergartens and elementary and high school students, who spend their excursions and recreational classes at the Silver Honeymoon. In its offer for the youngest guests stand out Hotel Srebrna Lisica, Hotel Putnik, Hotel Junior Brzeće, Apart Hotel Heavenly chair and Apartments JAT Kopaonik.
Regardless of the season, be sure to find lots of facilities at Kopaonica to spend your ideal vacation.
A row of blue skies, a line of pastures and lavish expanse, a row of streams and rows, a line of traditional cuisine and a homemade jade of blueberries. Copy / paste – infinite! You do not have an excuse.
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Ski season opening – Ski opening
The traditional opening of the ski season at Kopaonik already brings together more than 3,000 mostly young people and those who feel so. They are all eager to have fun in the unique ski festival atmosphere in our country. Entertainment lasts for three nights and four days. Day and night hustle and bustle, snowboarding, ski and snowboard competitions, concerts … And if there is not a lot of fun is guaranteed!
Traditional tastes of the Kopavni region can be found in numerous restaurants that preserve the tradition of a good Serbian restaurant in the best way. (we suggest that you do not circumvent the following: Mountain Kriva, Alo Alo Restaurant, Salaš 137, Restoran Kraljevi čardaci …)
At Kopaonik there is no end to gurmanluci … Specialties have every taste for everybody’s soul.
And to drink?
A picture of a brandy or even more famous picture of wine from Kopaonik will shake your heart and soul. That would be the beginning, and after … The choice is great … It is important to have a good mood and a better society that will gather around the table.
The famous restaurant – the host from Kopaonik will say about it: “Our people love only wine and women sincerely, I can go without bread, bacon, naked, but not without love. only black “wine for a male child”, others who prefer blondes, consume only white wine – “pet of happiness.” It’s all about tastes, there are good wines, but the best one is “three years and a day” they drink on the roof of Serbia. At our end say that the girl is good if she is older than 20 years, a woman is attractive if she is under 40, and wine is best if she is only three years old and one day old. ”
Kafica, krofna, rakijica, ćevap, hot chocolate, chubby, kajmak and prosciutto lepinja and chat room, figured wine … and further into new challenges.
How to get to Kopaonik
Kopaonik is coming from two directions, east via Brus and west via Josican Bath or Rudnica.
The roads are good, and the roads are very reckless for years. Nevertheless, on Kopaonik winter do not go without winter equipment!
For those who drive to professionals there are regular and agency lines by buses and minibuses of the agency Supernova travel from Belgrade. We offer “Door to door weekend tours” minibus and van cars, as well as bus transportation departing from Belgrade and Novi Sad.
Transportation by Supernova Travel is an ideal offer if you want a comfortable and safe transfer to your favorite holiday destination.
Accommodation on Kopaonik is divided into three locations:
- Ravni Kopaonik – Centar,
- Vikend naselje – Treska
The most attractive location certainly is Ravni Kopaonik, due to the proximity of the ski resort, and at the same time the largest number of beds in hotels and apartments is there. The most famous are the Grand Hotel & Spa, Family Hotel Angella, Apartments Konaci, Aparthotel Nebeska Chair, Jat Apartments, Hotel Putnik, Hotel Club A …
2015 and 2016 respectively Hotels Putnik and Club A Kopaonik got new owners. We expect that the announced renovation investments will be soon and visible so that the offer on Kopaonik will be even better and more diversified. Apartments on Mali Lošinj, on the site of the former Café Bombardier, as well as the new hotel investors and the United Arab Emirates (at the site of the Hotel Jugobanka) announced the ending in 2017.
Do you remember the good old Hotel Jugobanka? Yes, there is no more, obviously. He went to a retired pension. In his place, we can soon expect the dignity of Muhammad bin Zayed, the Crown Prince Abu Dhabi, worthy of honor. We have said that we will have 10,000 square meters, and that the best and most modern materials will be used for its construction, so we should not doubt that in addition to the perfect comfort and luxury that will provide its guests, the rest will be a real tourist attraction.
In recent years, the offer of accommodation in the Weekend settlement has grown, so today we have an accommodation with about 10,000 beds in quality and new facilities. On offer and certainly stand out Kraljevi Čardaci, Milmari Resort, Zoned and hotel Mujen lux, primarily because of the high quality Welness and SPA offers, swimming pools and as well as facilities equipped for holding congresses, conferences, team building …
No other facilities from our offer (Jolly KOP, Vila Trag, Villa Milmari, Villa Gondola and San …) are left behind for the first mentioned.
Wellness & Spa facilities
Following the global trends, our hotel owners have decided to modernize their offer and provide the guest with much – in the room, but above all outside. Nearly all old and well-known buildings have been completely renovated. First of all, it was aimed at improving the comfort and offer for the guest. From the start, the newly-built tried to enjoy their guests and that they fell in love at first glance, in every corner, for every service they offered.
We already know that SPA is the abbreviation for the Latin term “Sanus Per Aquam”, which in translation means “health from the water”. Sometimes it just swam in it and the water itself was used to cultivate body and mind. Today at Kopaonik we have modern Wellness & Spa centers, which have become a kind of culture of living and relaxing. Followers are getting more and more, not only because it becomes a modern status symbol, but also because of the many benefits for the health that it provides.
Going up with the world, hotel makers from Kopaonik have built top spaces as a remedy for stress and commitment. The right to be especially worthy of this is the facilities of Grand Hotel & Spa, Kraljevi čardaci and Milmari Resort, which are among other distinguished by the size of Spa centers, as well as open and closed pools of the latest generation. Until recently, we could only dream of being kicked in the outdoor pool and enjoying the massage of the Jacuzzi bathtub, and that around us the snow and the temperature was far below zero. We can conclude that enjoying Wellness and Spa centers becomes a modern man’s lifestyle. Please try!
And to conclude: Kopaonik has long overgrown the frames of our and the surrounding countries and has built the image of the prestigious Balkan-European ski and mountain center.
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