Articles associated with - Triglav National Park

18. Tolmin Gorges Walk

12-Oct-2009
Korita Tolminke

Korita Tolminke

Walk 18 – through the Tolmin Gorges, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Discover the secrets of the Tolminke and Zadlaščice gorges and their confluence.  Then, go on to find Dante’s Cave and cross Hudičev Most, the Devil’s Bridge. All in a short walk just a few miles away from Tolmin and at the lowest point of   … Read the rest

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15. Krn – a mountain walk

06-Oct-2009

Walk 15 – Krn – a mountain walk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Cows on the lowers slopes of Krn

Cows on the lowers slopes of Krn

One of our favourite mountain walks. Mt Krn stands a little apart from the other mountains of the Julian Alps and so a climb to its summit is rewarded with fine views over the Triglav National Park, and   … Read the rest

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Julius Kugy – a mountaineer, botanist and author.

30-Sep-2009

Julius Kugy (1858 – 1944)

At an early age Kugy became interested in botany and this soon led him to Trenta and the Julian Alps. He first climbed Triglav when he was 17 years old and is famous for his ascent of Škrlatica, Slovenia’s second highest peak. In total he recorded over 50 new routes. During his lifetime Kugy explored   … Read the rest

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12. River Soča walk, Trenta, Slovenia

30-Sep-2009

Walk 12 – along the River Soča in Trenta, the Soča Pot, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Julius Kugy Monument, Trenta

Julius Kugy Monument, Trenta

Exploring the upper reaches of the River Soča from Trenta right up the river’s source, Izvir Soče, this walk, the Soča Pot, also visits the Kugy Monument, a hidden gorge and the Juliana Alpine Botanical Garden.

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11. The source of the River Soča and Vršič, Slovenia

29-Sep-2009

Walk 11 – from the source of the River Soča (Izvir Soce) to Vršič and back again, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Zapoden in the Soca Valley, Slovenia

Zapoden in the Soca Valley, Slovenia

Beginning at the source of the River Soča (almost a place of pilgrimage for many Slovenians) the walk soon climbs to a high-level traverse, offering stunning views over the Julian   … 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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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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7. Vrata, near Mojstrana, Slovenia

23-Sep-2009

Walk 7 – through Vrata from Aljažev Dom to Luknja, under the north face of Triglav, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Partisan memorial in Vrata, Slovenia

Partisan memorial in Vrata, Slovenia

The Vrata valley lies at the foot of Triglav’s great North Face and in this walk we explore from Aljažev Dom to Luknja, the high pass at the head of the valley.    … Read the rest

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6. Mountain walk to Viševnik, Julian Alps, Slovenia

22-Sep-2009

Walk 6 – a mountain walk to Viševnik from Rudno Polje (near Bled), from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Near Viševnik in the Julian Alps

Near Viševnik in the Julian Alps

Located off the main Triglav massif, Viševnik affords stunning views towards Slovenia’s highest summit and the eastern Julian Alps.

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Start/Finish – Rudno Polje

Distance – 11.8km/7.3miles

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4. Vintgar Gorge, near Bled, Slovenia

21-Sep-2009

Walk 4 – the Vintgar Gorge, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia

Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia

Our walk leads you from Bled through villages and forest to the Vintgar Gorge, where you walk on boardwalks above the rushing Radovna River in this narrow and dramatic ravine.  We return through more pretty villages and fields back to Bled.  If its too   … Read the rest

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