The Soča Valley, Paradise for Active Vacation in Nature

Escape to an active break in the picturesque world of the Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, and the emerald green River Soča! Here, you will be enthused about incredible active adventures, which make the Soča Valley one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Europe.


If you love outdoor activities, the Soča Valley is truly the one spot in Slovenia and the Alps that you must visit. Go on incredible water adventures, kayaking and rafting on the River Soča, discover the intact beauty of canyons and fascinating pools, which inspire fishermen and bathers.

Those who prefer to go on foot will enjoy the spacious world of the mountains and breathtaking views from the Julian Alps all the way to the Adriatic Sea. Wake up your inner adventurer and discover the pearls of nature and the heritage of the Isonzo Front and head to the marked lowland hiking trails. Cyclists are becoming increasingly more impressed with the incredible nature and cycling possibilities. They can choose between routes with different levels of difficulty.

Fans of adrenaline are surely not going to become bored in the Soča Valley. Fly with a paraglider, gather courage to jump from a plane with a parachute, ride the longest zipline in this part of Europe, or raise your heartbeat in one of the many adventure parks.

You may choose the right active adventure for you during all seasons of the year. Ski at the international ski resort Kanin – Sella Nevea, indulge in a guided tour of the mountains, organised sledding, or ski touring and ice climbing if you are well-versed in that. Each year you may attend various active events, among which the Soča Outdoor Festival, Bovec Marathon, and Hiking Festival of the Soča Valley stand out the most.

Are you ready for action? See you in the Soča Valley.

The Soča Valley, the Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, and UNESCO

UNESCO declared the Julian Alps as the first biosphere reserve of international importance in Slovenia. Locals use innovative approaches to connect people with nature and thus preserve natural heritage, the biotic diversity, as well as take care of the continual development. The unique beauty of nature was also recognised by the filmmakers of The Chronicles of Narnia, who filmed some of the most exciting scenes of that famous movie by the River Soča.

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The Soča Valley – Bovec, Kobarid, and Tolmin

Feel the holiday bustle of the small alpine town Bovec, taste the reason for Kobarid to be among the highest ranked places on the culinary map of the world, and do not miss out on the festival events that make Tolmin more interesting each and every year. The Soča Valley will thrill you with various possibilities of an active holiday in nature in a relatively small area.

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    Soča Valley

    Bovec • Kobarid • Tolmin • Kanal • Brda • Nova Gorica


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