Kamnik is a historical and old town below the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. The settlement was as a town mentioned
in 1229. At that time was prosperous strong in economy. It had also its
own mint. It was cosmopolitan town, where abode known noble families. Ruins
the Old and Little castle, old town centre with the narrow lanes and many
other interesting details remind us on history of the Kamnik. The Legend
about bewitched countess Veronika - by halves girl and by halves snake
is interesting. By the legend, she was a guardian of the hidden treasure
near the Little castle.
Kamnik is a very interesting tourist place today. Beside historical
and cultural features, it is an excellent point for the mountaineering
in Kamnik Alps nearby. Ski slopes on Velika planina are a great opportunity
for Kamnik to become a fine ski center.