Julian Alps Card: Soča Valley

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Explore the natural attractions and cultural heritage of the most beautiful valley in the Alps. The Julian Alps Card gives you free entrance and transfers to the Soča Valley’s hidden secrets.

The card will be available for purchase from 1 June 2024.

The Soča Valley is heaven for vacationers. Put it in your pocket and go with the flow from the Most na Soči train station to Nova Gorica or even Ljubljana. You’ll also enjoy free entrance to sites, attractions, and museums. You can even take the cable car up to the Alpine beach on Kanin. Or opt for the free hop-on-hop-off bus or shuttle through the Soča Valley and give symbolic thanks to the pristine environment. The Julian Alps Card will take you even further on your adventures, to Brda, Bohinj, and even Radovljica. Look for this destination card at all tourist information centers and selected service providers throughout the Soča Valley.

Put the Soča Valley in your pocket with the Julian Alps Destination Card.



The card is not transferable and may be used only by the person, whose name and surname are indicated on the card. The card is valid from the first day of validity to the fifteenth day to 24:00.

Free services and discounted services as provided by the card can be used in accordance with the working hours of the service provider and the availability of accommodation capacities. The card owner can only use the discount upon submission of the card, for a one-time entry to every sight or as a return ticket.



Tolmin Gorges, Juliana Trail, Tolmin, ©Michael Matti

2. Tolmin Gorges

The Tolmin Gorges are the common name for the gorges of the Tolminka and Zadlaščica rivers and the lowest point of the Triglav National Park.
Attractions: the Bear’s Head rock, the Devil’s bridge, Dante’s cave.

Destination card allows you an entry without prior reservation.

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Javorca, memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, ©Tomaž Ovčak, arhiv Fundacije Poti miru

3. The Memorial Church of Holy Spirit in Javorca

High above the bed of the Tolminka River, there is a wooden sacred place, the Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca, which bears the European Heritage label. The Church was built during the First World War and celebrates the fallen Austro-Hungarian defenders of the Isonzo Front battlefield (1915–1917).

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Waterfall Kozjak, Kobarid, ©Jošt Gantar

4. Kozjak Waterfall

Not far from Kobarid, there is the 15-metre-high Kozjak Waterfall. The waterfall is known as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Slovenia, as it is hidden from the everyday world by a gorge with tall cave-like walls.

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Tolmin museum, Tolmin, ©Jure Batagelj

5. The Tolmin Museum

The Tolmin Museum presents the rich cultural heritage of the Soča Valley, such as the archaeological finds from Most na Soči and an exhibition on the Great Tolmin Peasant Revolt of 1713.

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Kobarid museum, Kobarid, ©Boris Pretnar

6. The Kobarid Museum

The Kobarid Museum is the central Slovenian museum on WW1. It is one of the most recognisable WW1 museums in the world and a recipient of a number of prestigious awards.

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The dairy museum Od planine do Planike, Kobarid, ©Boris Pretnar

7. Cheese Museum

Sirarski muzej Mlekarne Planika »Od planine do Planike« predstavlja dediščino planin in tradicijo posoškega sirarstva. Closed in May.


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The birth place of Simon Gregorčič, Vrsno, ©Danilo Lesjak

8. The birth place of Simon Gregorčič

The house in which the poet Simon Gregorčič was born in 1844 is a unique ethnological monument, depicting the architecture and culture of the inhabitants of the village of Vrsno during the poet's lifetime.

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Dom Trenta - info center Triglavskega narodnega parka, Trenta, ©Aleš Zdešar

9. Dom Trenta

Dom Trenta presents the cultural landscape, the rich ethnological heritage, the nature and the past life in Trenta and the peculiarities of the Triglav National Park.

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Juliana Alpine Botanical Garden, Trenta, ©Boris Pretnar

10. Juliana Alpine Botanical Garden

The Juliana Alpine Botanical Garden is the oldest botanical garden in a natural environment in Slovenia. From other Alpine botanical gardens in Europe, Juliana differs by its diverse mixture of Alpine and karst species.

Closed in October

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11. The Riko Debenjak's Gallery

Gallery was arranged in 1977 in one of four defence towers from Medieval times. Riko Debenjak's works are on display in the gallery over the summer, and many other well-known artists exhibit throughout the year.

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Two visitors walk through the park, where they are viewed by an interesting wooden sculpture Park Pečno, Kanal, ©Jošt Gantar

12. Park Pečno

In this park, the forest is transformed into a natural venue for all sorts of recreational, cultural and educational outdoor activities. It offers hiking trails, amazing views, mountain bike trail and a Forma Viva sculpture garden.

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Mostnica Gorge, Bohinj, ©Mitja Sodja

13. Mostnica Gorge in Bohinj

The  Mostnica Gorge and the Voje Valley are among the most beautiful and favoured natural sights in Bohinj. They offer views of crystal clear pools and water-shaped rocks, as well as diverse flora and fauna and a cultural landscape that has been nurtured by the people throughout the centuries.

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Bled Castle, ©Vizualist

14. Bled Guided Tour

Every Friday at 10 a.m. upon  a free guided tour of Bled – a stroll along the lake promenade and the old town centre.
Meeting point: Bled Tourist Information Centre, Cesta Svobode 10, Bled. The guiding is in Slovene and English languages.

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Radovljica - Linhartov trg, ©Jošt Gantar

15. Honestly Sweet Radovljica

› Follow a bee through Radovljica

This family path through Radovljica leads children into the world of bees with the help of interactive points and a booklet featuring tasks, which is available in Slovenian and English languages. Start: Radovljica Tourist Information Centre.
*Entrance fee to the Museum of Apiculture is not included.

› Chocolate glass with mead in TIC Radovljica, free of charge

› Map of hiking and biking trails in Radovljica and its surroundings, free of charge at TIC Radovljica

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A smiling passenger gets on a train at the train station. Let\'s travel by train, ©Mitja Sodja

Transport that is not part of the main lines, runs only during the main tourist season (usually from 1 July onwards).


Free bus rides from Tolmin to the Memorial Church in Javorca and to Tolmin Gorges.

Shuttle Bus timetable for 2023 >



Free bus rides from Kobarid to the Nadiža river and to the villages Krn, Drežnica and Livek.

Bus timetable for 2023 >



Free bus rides around Bovec and to Mangartsko Sedlo.

Bus timetable for 2023 >



Free bus rides in Bohinj and to Pokljuka.

Shuttle Bus timetable >



Free one-way or return train tickets from Most na Soči train station in the direction of Nova Gorica or Ljubljana (via Jesenice). 

Train timetable >



Soča Valley Tourist Board

Tourist Information Centre Bovec
T: 00386 (0)5 30 29 647

Tourist Information Centre Kobarid
T: 00386 (0)5 38 00 490

Tourist Information Centre Tolmin
T: 00386 (0)5 38 00 480

Tourist Information Centre Kanal
T: 00386 (0)5 398 12 13


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