Walk 25 – a short walk from Idrija to Divje Jezero (or Wild Lake), from a Walking Guide to 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 surface appears as though it is boiling.
Start/Finish – Idrija
Distance – 6km/3.7miles
Height gain – minimal
Time – 1h26min
Grade – easy; on good paths throughout
Recommended map(s) – are the 1:50 000 Škofjeloško in Cerkljansko Hribovje and the Idrijsko in Cerkljansko maps, published bz GZS
Equipment – Walking shoes. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.
Refreshments on route – none
Updates to the 2010, 3rd Edition – There are no updates.
Public transport – Idrija is easily reached by bus. The nearest train station is at Most na Soči.
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Nearest Town/Village – Idrija. Only one hotel is listed for Idrija, the 5* Kendov Manor Hotel, in nearby Spodnja Idrija, about 5km away. There are some apartments, rooms and overnight accommodation available, as well as a Youth Hostel. There is no nearby camping site. The town has a good range of shops.
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