Slovenia Walking

27. Kucelj from Predmeja

Walk 27 – a walk from Predmeja to Kucelj, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Kucelj, near Predmeja
Kucelj, near Predmeja

A walk through the beautiful beech woods above Predmeja to Kucelj on the edge of a limestone escarpment that overlooks the Vipava Valley.

Kucelj from Vipavski Križ
Kucelj from Vipavski Križ

Start/Finish – Predmeja

Distance – 9.8km/6miles

Height gain – approx 520m

Time – 3h16min

Grade – Moderate but with a steep initial climb of 320m. Mainly on good paths and tracks

Recommended map – is the 1:50 000 Goriška map, published bz GZS

Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.

Refreshments on route – In season, at the mountain hut Koča A. Bavčerja, weekends only. See our mountain huts of Slovenia page more information.

Updates to the 2019, 5th EditionThere are no updates

Public transport – Although there is a bus service to Predmeja from Col it is not practical for walkers.

Nearest Town/Village – Adjovščina, in the Vipava Valley has hotels, apartments and rooms. There is also a campsite. More information available from the Vipavska Dolina website. Idrija – only one hotel is listed for Idrija, the 5* Kendov Manor Hotel, in nearby Spodnja Idrija, about 5km away. There are some apartments, rooms and overnight accommodation available, as well as a Youth Hostel in Idrija. There is no nearby camping site. Both towns have a good range of shops.

Walking sign on the way to Kucelj
Walking sign on the way to Kucelj

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