Articles associated with - Kranjska Gora

A drive over the Vršič Pass, or Russian Road

17-Oct-2009

The Vršič Pass, which rises to a height of 1611 metres, is the highest pass in Slovenia. It connects, in the north, the Sava Dolinka Valley in

Vršič Pass - mountain view

Vršič Pass - mountain view

Gorenjska to the the Soča Valley in Primorska, in the south. The road, impassable in the winter months, is an exhilarating and spectacular drive, climbing and descending 49   … Read the rest

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10. Vršič mountain walk, Slovenia

29-Sep-2009

Walk 10 – from Vršić to Slemenova Špica, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Ajdovska Deklica, Vrsic Pass, Slovenia

Ajdovska Deklica, Vrsic Pass, Slovenia

The walk to Slemenova Špica is a wonderful introduction to mountain walking in the Julian Alps of Slovenia.  What this mountain lacks in height (1911m) is compensated for by it’s superb position and the views it affords to the nearby   … Read the rest

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9. Kranjska Gora and mountain views, Slovenia

28-Sep-2009

Walk 9 – from Kranjska Gora to Srednji Vrh, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Offering stunning views over Kranjska Gora to the Julian Alps this quiet walk follows a hillside balcony to the village of Srednji Vrh before doubling back and descending to the valley and the Sava Dolinka river.

Start/Finish – Kranjska Gora

Špik, seen from near Srednji Vrh

Špik,

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8. A walk from Kranjska Gora to the Martuljkovi Waterfalls, Slovenia

28-Sep-2009

Walk 8 – from Kranjska Gora to the Martuljkovi Waterfalls, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Lying at the base of Špik group of the Julian Alps the Martuljkov Waterfalls are well hidden, the secrets of the lower (spodnji)  falls only accessible through a narrow gorge.  The higher (zgornji) falls require a little more effort to view and are   … Read the rest

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Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

28-Sep-2009
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora is perhaps better known as a skiing resort but when the snow melts away there is some fine walking in the valleys and, as the town nestles below the Julian Alps, on the mountains too.  The old town centre is small but pretty and from the Tourist Information Centre there we begin our walks.

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