16. Kobarid Historical Walk

by David Robertson ~ 05-Oct-2009 ~ updated 29-Jul-2019
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 some of the WWI trenches and positions of the Italian Third Line of Defence on the Isonzo Front, as well as crossing the River Soča and visiting the Kozjak waterfall.

Start/Finish – Kobarid

The WWI Charnel House and Mt. Krn, Kobarid

The WWI Charnel House and Mt. Krn, Kobarid

Distance – 6km/3.8mile

Height gain – approx 200m

Time – 1h53min

Grade – easy; on good but occasionally steep paths and tracks.

Recommended map(s) – are the 1:50 000 Triglavski Narodni Park or the Julijske Alpe zahodni del (western) map published by PZS.

Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.

Refreshments on route – Snacks, ice-creams and drinks at Kamp Koren.

Updates to the 2019, 5th EditionThere are no updates.

Public transport – Kobarid is easily reached by bus.

The nearest railway station is at Most na Soči, 22km away.

Nearest Town/VillageKobarid has hotels, apartments, guesthouses and rooms plus two camping sites within walking distance of the town centre and located on the walk route. It also has all the necessary food shops, plus cafes and restaurants.

Bovec, to the north, has more accommodation.

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The Charnel House on the Hill of St Anthony, Kobarid.

The Charnel House on the Hill of St Anthony, Kobarid.

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