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31. Rakov Škocjan, near Cerknica

29-Oct-2009

Walk 31 – a walk through Rakov Škocjan, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

The River Rak in Zelske Jame, Rakov Škocjan

The River Rak in Zelske Jame, Rakov Škocjan

This short walk is packed full of interest! Explore collapsed caves, walk over natural rock bridges, peer down into underground rivers and enjoy a leisurely stroll through the woods and meadows along the Rak river.

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30. Velika Slivnica, near Cerknica

29-Oct-2009

Walk 30 – a walk to Velika Slivnica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

On Velika Slivnica

On Velika Slivnica

This fine walk to the summit of Velika Slivnica is rewarded with superb views over the intermittent or ‘disappearing’ lake of Cerknica, Cerkniško jezero.

Start/Finish – Cerknica

Disappearing lake of Cerknica - Cerkniško jezero

Disappearing lake of Cerknica - Cerkniško jezero

Distance – 9km/5.6miles

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29. Škocjan Caves and the River Reka

29-Oct-2009

Walk 29 – a walk from the Škocjan Caves Visitor Centre, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Modern painted beehives, Slovenia.

Modern painted beehives, Slovenia.

After visiting the wonderful Škocjan Caves, why not spend a few hours wandering alongside the River Reka to find a ruined castle above a deep gorge and the attractive village of Famlje.

Start/Finish – Škocjan Caves visitor   … Read the rest

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28. Hrastovlje, Slovenia

28-Oct-2009

Walk 28 – a walk from Hrastovlje, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Dance of Death fresco, Hrastovlje

Dance of Death fresco, Hrastovlje

You can easily combine this this walk with a visit to see the wonderful frescoes, including the ‘Dance of Death’, in the fortified church of Sv. Trojica, which is also the walk’s starting point.

Sv. Trojica, Hrastovlje, Slovenia

Sv. Trojica, Hrastovlje, Slovenia

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27. Kucelj from Predmeja

27-Oct-2009

Walk 27 – a walk from Predmeja to Kucelj, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Kucelj, near Predmeja

Kucelj, near Predmeja

A walk through the beautiful beech woods above Predmeja to Kucelj on the edge of a limestone escarpment that overlooks the Vipava Valley.

Kucelj from Vipavski Križ

Kucelj from Vipavski Križ

Start/Finish – Predmeja

Distance – 9.8km/6miles

Height gain – approx 520m

Time – 3h16min  … Read the rest

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26. Slap Pršjak

26-Oct-2009

Walk 26 – a short walk to the waterfall, Slap Pršjak, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

A short walk to a hidden gem! A visit to this beautiful waterfall is an ideal leg-stretcher when you are touring.

Start/Finish – at the bridge over the River Pršjak, about 5km from Dolenja Trebuša

Distance – 2.5km/1.6miles

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25. Idrija to Divje Jezero

26-Oct-2009

Walk 25 – a short walk from Idrija to Divje Jezero (or Wild Lake), from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Idrija, Slovenia

Idrija, Slovenia

An easy stroll to Divje Jezero, a small pool fed by an underground karst spring. This walk is worth doing in bad weather, because in heavy rain, the spring gushes water up into the pool and the   … 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

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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

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