5. Pokljuška Soteska, near Bled, Slovenia

by David Robertson ~ 21-Sep-2009 ~ updated 29-Jul-2019

Walk 5 – Pokljuška Soteska, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Pokljuška Luknja cave

Pokljuška Luknja cave

Discover a dramatic ravine only a few miles away from Bled – Pokljuška Soteska.  A short walk that is full of surprises.  The Bled Tourist Office website has some extra information.

Pokljuška Soteska

Pokljuška Soteska

Start/Finish – at the gorge car park or Krnica

Distance – 3km/1.9miles

Height gain – approx 150m

Time – 1h15min

Grade – Moderate.  This is a very short walk, but one that requires a head for heights and confidence on slippery ground and rough paths.

Recommended map(s) – are either the 1:50 000 Triglavski Narodni Park or the Julijske Alpe vzhodni del (eastern) map published by PZS, plus there is also a 1:30 000 Bled map published by GZS

Equipment – Walking shoes or boots. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.

Refreshments on route – None

Updates to the 2019, 5th Edition 

Public transport – Krnica has the nearest bus stop, about 1.5km from the ravine entrance.

Accommodation in Bled – Bled has a huge range of accommodation to choose from.

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There are also two camping sites nearby. You will need to book in the summer months! Visit our “Holiday in Bled” page for more information.

Pokljuška Soteska

Pokljuška Soteska

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