Soča Valley Hiking Festival

Experience the palette of autumn colours in all its beauty and discover the monuments of the past under the guidance of experienced guides.

Soča Valley Hiking Festival: September 18 – October 11, 2020

The Soča Valley Hiking Festival is held every year in September and October, the best hiking months. We invite you to discover the beauties of nature and monuments of the past under the guidance of experienced guides.

The festival includes organized hiking trips which are suitable for families as well as for demanding mountain enthusiasts.

During the festival you can also see exhibitions, museums, visit lectures and events or indulge yourself in local cuisine.


Program 2019:



Soča Valley Tourist Board
Rupa 17
5230 Bovec

All participants of the Hiking Festival 2019
are insured during the hikes at
Vzajemna health insurance company.

Vzajemna logo

Special program:

Foto film Dawn Wall_Arhiv FGF_small



KOBARID- Zelena hiša

Film The Down Wall

winner of the 13th Festivala gorniškega filma

Žiga Humar - soteskanje v Novi Zelandiji_small



BOVEC- Bovec Cultural House

New Zealand through the eyes of a canyoneer

lecture by Žiga Humar

Tolmin Gorges, Tolmin


9.30 | 11.30 | 15.00


World Tourism Day

free entrance to the Tolmin Gorges and three free guided tours

Danilo Lesjak - Ski vijuge



KOBARID - Zelena hiša

Photographic retreats

the opening of a solo photo exhibition by Danilo Lesjak

Aleš Česen-Gore zame niso (zgolj) romantične



TOLMIN - Cirila Kosmač Library Tolmin

The mountains for me are not (merely) romantic

lecture by Aleš Česen, this year's winner of the Piolet d'Or, the highest international recognition in mountaineering


Hikes along the new Juliana Trail:

Kneža, Baška Grapa, Jošt Gantar


at 8.30

Podbrdo railway station

Podbrdo - Hudajužna

Reka Soča, Volarje, Jošt Gantar


at 8.00

parking place at the Brajda sports park

Tolmin - Kobarid

Boka Waterfall, Bovec


at 8.00

parking place for Kozjak waterfall

Kobarid - slap Boka


All hikes 2019:

Soča Valley Hiking Festival 2019 list