Beer lovers, who are looking for a special gourmet experience, enjoy the pleasure of an excellent local beer in the boutique brewery Carniola. They offer mainly ale, which is produced with special attention to the selection of quality ingredients. In addition to the unique recipe, the extremely clean water from the nearby Završnica Valley also contributes to the fantastic flavor. Would you like to try something completely different? Treat yourself to Carniola’s Red district or Academia IPA.
Pleasant homeliness, hospitality and excellent culinary offer have been enthralling the visitors of The hut at the Source of Završnica stream (Dom pri izviru Završnice) for many years. After an active ascent, a warm homemade soup is definitely an excellent choice. Try the delicious tripe, which are served at the hut with excellent home-made bread.
Dom pri izviru Završnice offers accommodation in comfortable rooms. There are facilities for the organisation of educational and mountaineering camps.
The Osvald Inn (Gostišče Osvald) is the perfect place for meeting friends and enjoy home-made food. Delicious dishes prepared from local ingredients and the inn’s relaxed homely atmosphere offer an unique authentic experience. Osvald is popular among solo travellers who wish to find tasty bites during the week, as well as couples, families and groups who visit the sites of Žirovnica during the weekend. Are you looking for something yummy? Treat yourself to buckwheat noodles with zucchini in honey sauce.
Valvasor Mountain Hut under Mt. Stol (Valvasorjev dom) is the final destination for some, and for others the starting point for Mt. Stol and the nearby alpine peaks. On Sundays, it is popular among families with small children, who proceed from Valvasor Mountain Hut to pleasant hiking trails at Zabreška, Potoška and Žirovniška planina mountain pastures, while many come to the hut mainly because of the excellent home-made cuisine. Try their legendary home-made dumplings (štruklji)!
Valvazor Mountain Hut offers accommodation in comfortable rooms.
Located in the beautiful Završnica Valley, the Hunters’ Lodge Stol (Lovski dom Stol) has long been a favourite place to dine among locals from the Žirovnica area as well as those from further afield. It has a reputation for its great wild game dishes, and is widely known for a variety of set-price menus and house specialities such as roast ribs, frog legs, and other a la carte dishes
seating: 50 in the restaurant, 40 on the terrace
Zabreznica 75, 4274 Žirovnica
t +386 41 630 666
The Sankaška Hut (Sankaška koča) is situated in the nort-western part of Kamnik- Savinja Alps, just slightly higher than the church of St. Peter near Begunje, featuring stunning views of Lake Bled, Radovljica and the Julian Alps mountain range.
The panoramic terrace in front of Sankaška hut is a fabulous place for a refreshing drink or a bowl of warm soup.