Hiking in the Soča Valley

Hiking in the Soča Valley

The mountainous world of the Julian Alps, the pristine nature of the Triglav National Park and the refreshing Soča river make Soča Valley one of the most beautiful hiking destinations.

The hiking trails boast magnificent views of streams and waterfalls, quiet Alpine forests, and a wide range of plants and animals that live in what many people consider the most beautiful part of the Julian Alps.

The marked trails of varying levels of difficulty are suitable for advanced mountain hikers and climbers as well as visitors looking for a pleasant walk and a way to see some of the easily accessible natural wonders and cultural sights.

Before you go to the mountains, read the instructions for safe hiking

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    Tolmin Gorges

    The Tolmin gorges are the lowest and southernmost entry point into the Triglav National Park and Tolmin’s most important sight of nature.

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    The Kobarid Historical Trail

    The Kobarid historical trail links places around Kobarid, where important historical, cultural and natural monuments can be seen. The trail is 5 km long.

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    Idrsko Historical Trail

    The trail leads from the town of Kobarid along the cultivated fields, past the watery Idrija stream and through the village of Idrsko.

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    The Soča Trail

    The Soča Trail (Soška pot), the first nature trail to be created in Triglav National Park runs along the Soča river from its source to the town of Bovec.

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    Waterfall Virje and the spring of Glijun

    The secret trails of the Kanin karst waters.

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    Julian Alps

    This publication includes images and texts introducing Alpine peaks and green hills, mysterious caves, and therapeutic water springs. Look through Alpine towns and villages, possibilities for an active holiday, tips for trips, culinary delights, and study a helpful map.

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