Prekmurje self-catering holiday chalets are located in a region that boasts the Pohorje Mountain range and are close to one of the major ski resort in Slovenia, Mariborsko Pohorje. A ski apartment in Prekmurje is conveniently located close to all the ski facilities with everything available for every level of expertise from beginners to professional skiers. The Pohorje ridges also offer 27 kilometres of cross-country skiing. There are five chairlifts, 16 ski lifts and a gondola. The area around a Prekmurje holiday rental is also very popular for mountain biking. Bikes can be taken up in the cable car and ridden down the mountain or there are plenty of other gentler routes through the hills, vineyards, towns and villages. In the summer a self-catering apartment in Prekmurje offers a wealth of exciting out door activities like horse riding, paragliding, cycling, climbing and a high speed buggy ride down a monorail on what in the winter is the red ski run. There are numerous rivers around Prekmurje self-catering chalets for fishing and canoeing. The nearest city Maribor, is the second largest in Slovenia and offers a wealth of cultural and leisure opportunities. In 2012 it will be the European Capital of Culture so this is definitely the year to visit from your holiday accommodation in Prekmurje. Places on the sightseeing list are the 12th century Maribor Cathedral, the Renaissance style Town Hall the 15th century Maribor castle among many more.
Weather Snow is guaranteed for Prekmurje ski apartments during the winter sports season but the summers are warm and humid with September the sunniest month.
Best time to visit If the reason for your visit to self-catering accommodation in Prekmurje is to ski then December through to March is the best time. The best time in summer is late July through to September.
Reaching Prekmurje The closest airport for Prekmurje holiday chalets and ski apartments is Graz (GRZ), a mere 50 kilometres away.