Top things to do

Museum in Kranj

Gorenjska Museum

A beautiful plaza, Glavni trg (Main Square) is populated by Gothic and Renaissance buildings; the ones on the western side with their painted facades, vaulted hallways and arched courtyards are masterpieces. The 16t…
Museum in Kranj

Prešeren Memorial Museum

The restored Prešeren House now contains the Prešeren Memorial Museum in five rooms, two of them with original furnishings. Unfortunately, most of the explanatory notes next to the poet's letters, diaries and manusc…
Club in Kranj

Café Mañana

This enormous pub next to the Storžič cinema on Slovenski trg is popular with a very young crowd and is about the only place worth mentioning in Kranj. It's a dance club on Friday and Saturday nights.
Cafe in Kranj


This lovely and very welcoming kavarna in the basement of a 16th-century toll house with a huge covered terrace backing on to the river is just the place to relax in Kranj on a warm afternoon.
Theatre in Kranj

Prešeren Theatre

This provincial theatre is very active, staging four plays and up to 200 performances a year. Note the rather dashing statue of Prěseren out front.
Pastries in Kranj

Pizzeria Romano

This simple place northeast of the post office and perched precariously above the Kokra River Gorge has pizza, pasta and great grilled dishes.
European in Kranj

Gostilna Kot

Squeezed right into the tick of things of Maistrov trg, this is justly famed for its affordable and quite good daily specialities.
Cafe in Kranj

Kavarna Cukrarna

This café with a balcony overlooking the dramatic Kokra River Gorge is a great place for a drink and a slice of something sweet.
European in Kranj

Gostilna Stari Majer

The stick-to-the-ribs Slovenian dishes at this old-style eatery on Glavni trg will keep you going for longer than you'd think.
Market in Kranj


The large market northeast of the Church of St Cantianus sells mostly fruit and vegetables.