Walk 40 – a walk from Slap Rinka in Logarska Dolina, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.
This walk explores Logarska Dolina beyond the road end, visiting Slap Rinka and the source of the Savinja River. Beyond here we climb up into a small amphitheatre of jagged peaks in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. For the adventurous we describe an alternative descent. There is only a very limited bus service to Slap Rinka (details below), but this walk could be easily added on to Walk 39 through Logarska Dolina.
Start/Finish – Slap Rinka car park
Distance – 3.3km/2miles
Height gain – approx 500m
Time – 2h09min
Grade – moderate; on good mountain paths, with an initial steep ascent of 400m
Recommended map – is the 1:50 000 Kamniško-Savinjske Alpe map, published by PZS
Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.
Refreshments on route – there is a snack bar at the start/finish and beside Slap Rinka. In season, drinks and basic meals are available from Okrešlju Dom.
Updates to the 2010, 3rd Edition – There are no updates
Public transport – There is a regular bus service from Luče to the entrance of Logarska Dolina but not to Slap Rinka and the start of this walk.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Ljubljana to Luče.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Celje to Luče.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Luče to Logarska Dolina.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Solčava to Logarska Dolina.
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from Luče to Slap Rinka. (Sundays only during July and August)
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Nearest Towns/Villages – Accommodation is a little limited in Luče. It has no hotels, but several Tourist Farms offer accommodation and there is a small campsite, with excellent facilities, just to the north of the village. Solčava has even less choice but in Logarska Dolina you will find hotels and Tourist Farms. The Govc-Vršnik Tourist Farm in Robanov Kot offers accommodation. See the Luče Tourist Information Centre and Logarska Dolina websites for more details.
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