Articles about - Triglav National Park

10 Highest Mountains in Slovenia

23-Nov-2009

All but one of Slovenia’s 10 highest peaks are to be found in the Julian Alps, within the boundary of the Triglav National Park, the sole exception being Grintovec, the highest mountain in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.

Many of these great summits can be reached by the walker who has a head for heights and enjoys some easy scrambling. Some are   … Read the rest

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A 12 Day High-Level Walking Tour in the Julian Alps of Slovenia

21-Oct-2009
Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

In the autumn of 2009 David and I completed one of the most exciting and exhilarating walking trips we have ever done. Since our first visit to Slovenia in 2001 we had always dreamed of climbing Triglav and incorporating this challenge into a circular walk and sleeping in the mountain huts in the Julian Alps.   … Read the rest

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24. Vogel, Bohinj, Slovenia

19-Oct-2009

Walk 24 – a mountain walk above Bohinj to Vogel, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Triglav from the Vogel Ski Station

Triglav from the Vogel Ski Station

A relatively easy mountain walk above Bohinjin the Julian Alps, to the summit of Vogel (1922m). We use the Vogel Cable Car to gain a bit of height!

Start/Finish – Vogel Ski Station car park

Distance –   … Read the rest

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23. Rudnica and the Upper Bohinj Valley

19-Oct-2009

Walk 23 – in Zgornja Dolina, the Upper Valley of Bohinj, also climbing Rudnica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Hayracks in Zgornja Dolina

Hayracks in Zgornja Dolina

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   … Read the rest

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22. Mostnica Gorge Walk and the Voje Valley, Bohinj, Slovenia

18-Oct-2009

Walk 22 – along the Mostnica Gorge and the Voje Valley, beginning at Stara Fužina, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Sloncek, an underwater arch in the Mostnica Gorge

Slonćek, an underwater arch in the Mostnica Gorge

Starting at the pretty village of Stara Fužina, this walk explores the Mostnica Gorge (Mostnica Korita) and the meadows of the alpine Voje Valley as far as the Slap Mostnice   … Read the rest

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The Triglav National Park

17-Oct-2009

The Triglav National Park is the only national park in Slovenia and is named after the country’s highest peak, Triglav (2864m).

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

The park is one of the oldest in Europe and it originally covered the Triglav Lakes Valley (aka the Seven Lakes Valley) area only. In 1981 its present day borders were defined and it now   … Read the rest

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21. Walk to the Triglav Lakes Valley

14-Oct-2009

Walk 21 – the ascent of Komarča to Črna jezero and the Triglav Lakes Valley, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Triglav Lakes Valley

Triglav Lakes Valley

Viewed from any distance the cliffs of Komarča look impassable, but there is a path, a steep one, that leads to Črna jezero and the foot of the Triglav Lakes Valley (sometimes called the “Seven   … Read the rest

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Award for the Triglav National Park

14-Oct-2009

Triglav National Park, Slovenia
Reported today on www.slovenia.si.

The Triglav National Park was awarded a certificate for transboundary parks together with an Italian nature park during the EUROPARC 2009 annual conference in Stroemstad, Sweden, in September. Read more . . .  … Read the rest

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20. A walk around Lake Bohinj and to Slap Savica

14-Oct-2009

Walk 20 -a circuit of Lake Bohinj, including Slap Savica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Lake Bohinj

Lake Bohinj

Starting at Ribčev Laz, enjoy a leisurely stroll around Lake Bohinj (Bohinjsko jezero), take a picnic and perhaps a swimsuit because in summer the water is warm enough to take a dip. The walk also heads up to Slap Savica, an   … Read the rest

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19. Ridge walk above Bohinj, Slovenia

13-Oct-2009

Walk 19 – above Bohinj from Črna prst to Rodica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

View from Konjski vrh to Črna prst

View from Konjski vrh to Črna prst

Marvellous ridge walking on the edge of the Julian Alps with stupendous views across Bohinj to Triglav in the north and far reaching vistas over the wooded hills of Primorska to the south-west.

Start/Finish – Štržišče  … Read the rest

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