Lake Jasna is the name of two interconnected artificial lakes located near Kranjska Gora ( in the Julian Alps – in north-western Slovenia ) along the road to the Vrsic pass.
Located on the Vrsiska Cesta of the local road 206. There is a recreation area around the lake. Here on a stone is the statue of the chamois with the golden horns from the legend Zlatorog, who lived high up on Mount Triglav in a fairytale garden and guarded a treasure there. The story was first published in German by Karel Dezman in 1868.
An 1877 version of the poet Rudolf Baumbach became very popular, and in 1904 Anton Askerc renewed the saga in his well-known epic poem Zlatorog that became part of the national Slovenian epic.
This beautiful pearl, surrounded by the peaks of the Julian Mountains, will calm you down and at the same time fill you with new energy. The water in Lake Jasna is crystal clear. The lake is one of the most beautiful treasures in Slovenia and is located in the immediate vicinity of Kranjska Gora.
Access : Coordinates: 46.473306, 13.784111 / Lake Jasna is a lake about 2 km south of Kranjska Gora in the Gorenjska region of northwestern Slovenia.
- Lake Jasna is an artificial lake at the confluence of Mala and Velika Pisnica. From the lake we have a beautiful view of the surrounding peaks.
- There are walking paths around the lake, there is also a paradise for fly fishing, and swimming in Jasna lake.
- The forest path through the valley of Mala Pisnica starts at Lake Jasna.
- Lake Jasna lies only 1.5 km from Kranjska Gora, along the road leading to Vrsic. You can drive to it from Kranjska Gora and park in the free parking lot right next to the lake, or walk from the center of Kranjska Gora to it, as a walking path leads to it
Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities, photo next to the famous bronze ibex. / trekking, There are walking paths around Jasna, and the forest path along the Mala Pisnica valle / fishing / climb to the 6-meter high viewing platform.
Go next : Vrsic pass, Vrsic is the highest road crossing in the Eastern Julian Alps / Kranjska Gora , a town in northwestern Slovenia, on the Sava Dolinka River in the Upper Carniola region.