Articles about - Soca Valley Walks, Slovenia

18. Drežnica waterfalls walks

12-Oct-2009
View of Drežnica

Dreznica Church of Sacred Heart, fields and apple trees, near Kobarid

Walk 18 – discovering the Drežnica waterfalls, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Discover the Drežnica waterfalls and gorges near the picturesque village on a couple of short rambles.

Slap Sopota

Slap Sopota, Dreznica, Kobarid, Slovenia

Start/Finish –Drežnica car park

Distance – Two short walks of less than   … 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. A walk along the Kolovrat ridge

05-Oct-2009

Walk 17 – a walk along the Kolovrat ridge to Kuk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

View along the Kolovrat ridge

Italian Third Line of Defence trench on Na Gradu on the Kolovrat Ridge.

An easy walk along the Kolovrat ridge along the Italian border with lovely mountain views and remains of the Izonzo front from World War One.

WWi bunker

Italian Third Line of

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14. Krasji vrh, Drežnica, Slovenia

04-Oct-2009
View from Kraski vrh

Walking near the summit of Krasji vrh

Walk 14 – the ascent of Krasji vrh, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

A reasonably hard walk to the stunning vantage point of Krasji vrh.  Wonderful views of the Julian Alps and over the Soča valley

Start/Finish – at Drežniške Ravne

View of beech trees

Beech forest on Krasji vrh

Distance – 10.7km/6.7mile

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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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