Slovenia Walking

13. Bovec and the River Soča Walk

Walk 13 – along the River Soča and around the Bovec Basin, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Rafting on the River Soca
Rafting on the River Soča

Beginning in the centre of Bovec this walk follows the banks of the River Soča before heading through the villages of Kal and Koritnica. A rural walk through quite countryside with superb mountain views.

Start/Finish – Bovec

Distance – 12km/7.5miles

Height gain – approx 100m

Time – 2h50min

Grade – easy, on good paths and tracks.

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

Recommended map(s) – are the 1:50 000 Triglavski Narodni Park or the Julijske Alpe zahodni del (western) map published by PZS.  There is also a 1:25 000 Bovec Tourist map.

Refreshments on route – At Čezsoča and Kal.

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

Public transport – Bovec is easily reached by bus.

Nearest Town/VillageBovec has the full range of accommodation and shops.

Bovec Basin, Slovenia
Bovec Basin, Slovenia

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