Delnice - Tourism

Gorski Kotar - Lika

Delnice the central and largest city and the entire village of Gorski Kotar. Situated on the field and surrounded Delnička tops Drgomalj, Petehovac Japlenški and top with a height of 730m, "the highest" in Croatia During the city.

Delnice as well as a mountainous area, provide opportunities for rural tourism and active holidays: cycling, hiking and mountain climbing, hiking, hunting, skiing and cross country skiing, canoeing and rafting, camping and orienteering and gljivarenje.

Given the long winters, skiing is the most popular sport. It seems that in this end of the first skis made in Croatia, and skiing were brought Delnice Austro-Hungarian army conscripts. Today, the trails for alpine and Nordic skiing on the hill Polana, and there is also a newly built cross-country ski (1500). On the southeast side of Petehovac with 350m long ski slope.

The construction of ski jumps started Alexander Klaić 1932nd, and opened in 1936. when it held the first competition in ski jumping. Built on the slopes Japlenški top, this is the only ski hill in Croatia. The same reconstructed 1948th and 1958. the purpose of extending jumping trails, and to it was built, and less that was used for learning and practice.

2004th followed the start of the reconstruction and rehabilitation of ramps that are not used nearly three decades. 2006th was re-opened (now 65m long) and running the City Delnica Cup in ski jumping.

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