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Category: Julian Alps Walks, Slovenia

Walks in the Julian Alps, Slovenia

A 12 Day Walking Tour in the Julian Alps of Slovenia

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain
Triglav, Slovenia’s highest mountain

In the autumn of 2009 David and I completed one of the most exciting and exhilarating walking trips we have ever done, a grand walking tour in the Julian Alps. Since our first visit to Slovenia in 2001 we had always dreamed of climbing Triglav and incorporating this challenge into a circular walk and sleeping in   … Read the rest

24. Vogel, Bohinj, Slovenia

Walk 24 – Vogel, a mountain walk above Bohinj from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Triglav from the Vogel Ski Station
Triglav from the Vogel Ski Station

A relatively easy mountain walk above Bohinjin the Julian Alps, to the summit of Vogel (1922m). We use the Vogel Cable Car to gain a bit of height!

Start/Finish – Vogel Ski Station car park

Distance – 10km/6.2miles  … Read the rest

21. Walk to the Triglav Lakes Valley

Walk 21 – the ascent of Komarča to Črna jezero and the Triglav Lakes Valley, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Triglav Lakes Valley
Triglav Lakes Valley

Viewed from any distance the cliffs of Komarča look impassable, but there is a path, a steep one, that leads to Črna jezero and the foot of the Triglav Lakes Valley (sometimes called the “Seven   … Read the rest

19. Ridge walk above Bohinj, Slovenia

Walk 19 – above Bohinj from Črna prst to Rodica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

View from Konjski vrh to Črna prst
View from Konjski vrh to Črna prst

Marvellous ridge walking on the edge of the Julian Alps with stupendous views across Bohinj to Triglav in the north and far reaching vistas over the wooded hills of Primorska to the south-west.

Start/Finish – Štržišče  … Read the rest

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

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

10. Vršič mountain walk, Slovenia

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

Ajdovska Deklica, Vrsic Pass, Slovenia
Ajdovska Deklica, Vršič Pass, Slovenia

The walk from Vršič 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   … Read the rest

6. Mountain walk to Viševnik, Julian Alps, Slovenia

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

Height gain – approx   … Read the rest