Articles about - Soca Valley Walks, Slovenia

18. Tolmin Gorges Walk

12-Oct-2009
Korita Tolminke

Korita Tolminke

Walk 18 – through the Tolmin Gorges, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Discover the secrets of the Tolminke and Zadlaščice gorges and their confluence.  Then, go on to find Dante’s Cave and cross Hudičev Most, the Devil’s Bridge. All in a short walk just a few miles away from Tolmin and at the lowest point of   … Read the rest

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15. Krn – a mountain walk

06-Oct-2009

Walk 15 – Krn – a mountain walk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Cows on the lowers slopes of Krn

Cows on the lowers slopes of Krn

One of our favourite mountain walks. Mt Krn stands a little apart from the other mountains of the Julian Alps and so a climb to its summit is rewarded with fine views over the Triglav National Park, and   … Read the rest

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16. Kobarid Historical Walk

05-Oct-2009
River Soča, near Kobarid, Slovenia

River Soča, near Kobarid, Slovenia

Walk 16 – The Kobarid Historical Walk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Following the Kobarid Historical Walk, we visit along the way the Italian Charnel House on the Hill of St Anthony and Tonocov Grad, a hilltop site used as a place of refuge and settlement over the centuries. The walk passes through   … Read the rest

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17. Stol, a mountain walk from Kobarid

05-Oct-2009

Walk 17 – an ascent of Stol from Kobarid, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Climbing from the very centre of Kobarid this lengthy walk follows a long ridge up to the distant summit of Stol. It makes for a full day but, with fine weather, the glorious views of the Julian Alps are ample reward.

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14. Slap Boka, Waterfall, Slovenia

04-Oct-2009
Slap Boka waterfall, Slovenia

Slap Boka waterfall, Slovenia

Walk 14 – to see the Slap Boka (waterfall), from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

OK, so it is possible to see this amazing waterfall from the road and many people are content to do just that.  But we like to get a little closer and our walk leads through the trees to a cliff   … Read the rest

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13. Bovec and the River Soča Walk

02-Oct-2009

Walk 13 – along the River Soča and around the Bovec Basin, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Rafting on the River Soca

Rafting on the River Soča

Beginning in the centre of Bovec this walk follows the banks of the River Soča before heading through the villages of Kal and Koritnica. A rural walk through quite countryside with superb mountain views.

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12. River Soča walk, Trenta, Slovenia

30-Sep-2009

Walk 12 – along the River Soča in Trenta, the Soča Pot, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Julius Kugy Monument, Trenta

Julius Kugy Monument, Trenta

Exploring the upper reaches of the River Soča from Trenta right up the river’s source, Izvir Soče, this walk, the Soča Pot, also visits the Kugy Monument, a hidden gorge and the Juliana Alpine Botanical Garden.

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11. The source of the River Soča and Vršič, Slovenia

29-Sep-2009

Walk 11 – from the source of the River Soča (Izvir Soce) to Vršič and back again, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Zapoden in the Soca Valley, Slovenia

Zapoden in the Soca Valley, Slovenia

Beginning at the source of the River Soča (almost a place of pilgrimage for many Slovenians) the walk soon climbs to a high-level traverse, offering stunning views over the Julian   … Read the rest

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