The Nadiža river

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The torrential character of the river which springs in the Breginj corner, under the long ridge of the mountain Stol, creates numerous gravel areas, pools and river beds which are ideal for swimming, fishing and lying around in the summer. In the summer, the temperature of the Nadiža river can be over 20°C.

The Nadiža river, which, according to the folk tradition, is believed to have healing powers, is home to numerous endemic species of freshwater fish from the Adriatic river basin, trouts, rainbow trouts and graylings. In some places, the embankments and the gravel areas are hugged by willow trees, which give the river a particularly magical appearance.

The clear pools and well-kept bathing areas of one of the cleanest and warmest Alpine rivers invite you to jump into the water, swim and lie in the shade. 

The area where Nadiža carved the deep river beds is adorned with the famous Napoleon bridge, which was used by Napoleon’s army in the 18th century to advance to Carinthia from the Veneto region. The bridge that stands here today was built after the first world war, on the remains of the original bridge.


Take an Active Stroll before Swimming in Nadiža

If you would like to take a stroll before soaking yourself in the refreshing water or if you prefer to go hiking, you will surely not be bored in the valley of the Nadiža River and its surroundings. Head to the nearby Stol, which is a true paradise for paragliding in the summer, take a cycling trip or explore the remote villages.    


Respect Nature and Stay Tolerant


The Nadiža River – PARKING

There is a special parking regime next to the Nadiža river, which was introduced with the purpose of preserving the symbiosis between nature and numerous visitors in summer. In the summer, compensation for the arrangement of the parking lots must be paid in order to be able to use the parking spots.

The parking regime next to the Nadiža river

The parking regime near the Nadiža river is being carried out from 15 June to 31 August, every day from 9 A.M. to 7 P.M.


The pricelist, the compensation for parking next to the Nadiža River

The compensation for parking next to the Nadiža River. Price:

1 hour

1,50 EUR

an all-day card

10 EUR

the weekly pass

(only for guests who stay in the municipality of Kobarid for at least one night and submit the “Certificate of a tourist service provider for the purchase of the weekly pass”, issued by the accommodation service provider.)

16 EUR
annual pass 48 EUR

Annual and week passes are recorded by the registration number of the vehicle; therefore one should submit both their personal ID and their vehicle registration certificate at the time of purchase. Annual and weekly passes are sold in the TIC Kobarid, whereas the all-day or hourly compensation is meant to be paid at the marked parking lots and parking meters.

To Nadiža with Hop On Hop Off Bus

Every summer, the “Hop-On Hop-Off KOBARID” bus drives around the Kobarid region and connects the centre of Kobarid with rural areas, remote tourist destinations, bathing areas of the Nadiža river and starting points for hiking and cycling trips.

Every day 6. 7.—25. 8.

We recommend using the Hop-On Hop-Off KOBARID bus to access the river.

Timetable of the Hop On Hop Off bus >

Nadiža - Robič

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The Nadiža River – INFORMATION

Soča Valley Tourist Board - TIC Kobarid
Trg svobode 16, SI-5222 Kobarid

T: +386 (0)5 380 04 90

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