Slovenia Walking

40. Slap Rinka, Logarska Dolina

Walk 40 – a walk from Slap Rinka in Logarska Dolina, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

The Kamnik-Savinja Alps from above Slap Rinka
The Kamnik-Savinja Alps from above Slap Rinka

This walk explores Logarska Dolina beyond the road end, visiting Slap Rinka and the source of the Savinja River. Beyond here we climb up into a small amphitheatre of jagged peaks in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. For the adventurous we describe an alternative descent.  There is only a very limited bus service to Slap Rinka (details below), but this walk could be easily added on to Walk 39 through Logarska Dolina.

Start/Finish – Slap Rinka car park

Magnificent beech woods in Logarska Dolina
Magnificent beech woods in Logarska Dolina

Distance – 3.3km/2miles

Height gain – approx 500m

Time – 2h09min

Grade – moderate; on good mountain paths, with an initial steep ascent of 400m

Recommended map – is the 1:50 000 Kamniško-Savinjske Alpe map, published by PZS

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

Refreshments on route – there is a snack bar at the start/finish and beside Slap Rinka. In season, drinks and basic meals are available from Okrešlju Dom.

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Public transport – There is a regular bus service from Luče to the entrance of Logarska Dolina and a summer service to Slap Rinka and the start of this walk – check the “Shuttle Transfer” link here.

Nearest Towns/Villages – Accommodation is a little limited in Luče. It has no hotels, but several Tourist Farms offer accommodation and there is a small campsite, with excellent facilities, just to the north of the village. Solčava has even less choice but in Logarska Dolina you will find hotels and Tourist Farms. The Govc-Vršnik Tourist Farm in Robanov Kot offers accommodation. See the Luče Tourist Information Centre and Logarska Dolina websites for more details.

Slap Rinka in Logarska Dolina
Slap Rinka in Logarska Dolina

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