37points

Bled

59points

Crans-Montana

Bled
Crans-Montana
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35 facts in comparison

Bled vs Crans-Montana

Bled
Crans-Montana

How does Bled compare to Crans-Montana?

  • 141.2km closer to nearest airport
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    38.8kmvs180km
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 11.59$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    23.41$vs35$
  • Has lake/s
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  • Hosts conferences
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  • Has a golf course
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  • Has ice climbing areas
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How does Crans-Montana compare to Bled?

  • 48 more ski slopes
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    50vs2
  • 100km bigger skiable area
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    160kmvs60km
  • 203meters higher mountain height
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    1500metersvs1297meters
  • 62 more restaurants/bars
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    64vs2
  • 19 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    20vs1
  • 35320 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    36520vs1200
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • 18 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    18vs0

General info

1.distance from airport

38.8km

180km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

1297meters

1500meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
3.opening hours

7hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

1800meters

3000meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Bled
Crans-Montana
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

3months

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

2

50

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

60km

160km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

1

20

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.ski lifts total capacity

1200

36520

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
Bled
Crans-Montana
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Bled
Crans-Montana
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

2

64

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

0

18

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of museums

1

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.Has a spa
Bled
Crans-Montana
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
5.Has a bobsled track
Bled
Crans-Montana
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
6.Has an ice rink
Bled
Crans-Montana
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Bled
Crans-Montana
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

22

45

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Hosts conferences
Bled
Crans-Montana
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.number of five star hotels

1

4

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5.Has camping facilities
Bled
Crans-Montana
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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