Walk 12 – along the River Soča in Trenta, the Soča Pot, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.
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.
Start/Finish – Trenta
Distance – 11.8km/7.3miles
Height gain – approx 400m
Time – 4h
Grade – easy, on good paths and roads. The climb to the Izvir Soče is tricky and only recommended for confident scramblers; it can easily be omitted.
Recommended map(s) – are the 1:50 000 Triglavski Narodni Park or either of the Julijske Alpe maps (vzhodni del – eastern or zahodni del – western) published by PZS.
Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.
Refreshments on route – At the Koča pri Izviru Soče.
Updates to the 2019, 5th Edition – There are no updates.
Public transport – Trenta is more easily reached from Bovec but there is a limited bus service over the Vršič Pass from Kranjska Gora as well.
- There are limited buses over the Vršič Pass from June to September – check with the Kranjska Gora Tourist Information
- Click here for up to date bus timetables from all Slovenian locations to Trenta.
- Click here for language help reading timetables.
Kranjska Gora, to the north and over the Vršič Pass, also has a full range of accommodation and shops.
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