Walk 23 – in Zgornja Dolina, the Upper Valley of Bohinj, also climbing Rudnica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.
Starting at Ribčev Laz, this pleasant countryside walk meanders through the villages and fields of Zgornja Dolina, the Upper Valley of Bohinj, as well as climbing Rudnica.
Start/Finish – Ribčev Laz
Distance – 11.8km/7.4miles
Height gain – approx 400m
Time – 3h40min
Grade – moderate; mainly on good paths and tracks, except for the steep and sometimes loose descent from Rudnica.
Recommended map(s) – are the 1:50 000 Triglavski Narodni Park or the Julijske Alpe vzhodni del (eastern) maps, published by PZS. There are also the 1:25 000 Bohinjsko jezero and Triglav maps, again by PZS.
Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.
Refreshments on route – Available at Srednja Vas, Stara Fužina and, in summer from a hut near the summit of Rudnica.
Updates to the 2010, 3rd Edition – There are no updates.
Public transport – Ribčev Laz is easily reached by bus.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Bohinj Bistrica to Ribčev Laz.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Bled to Ribčev Laz.
- Click here for language help reading timetables.
Car parking in Bohinj – there is a parking charge at all car-parks beside or near Lake Bohinj. For more details see, our Bohinj information page.
Nearest Town/Village – Bohinjska Bistrica. In the town and nearby villages, including Ribčev Laz there is a wide range of hotels, apartments, guesthouses and rooms plus there are a couple of camping sites – Camp Danica at Bohinjska Bistrica is our favourite. The town also has a good range of shops too.
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