Thematic trails in the Soča Valley

There are many circular and thematic trails, which acquaint visitors with the heritage of these places. It is possible to combine sightseeing with a walking or a hiking tour. It is also possible to go for a ramble in the woods and gorges, and there are plenty of footpaths leading to mountain villages above the valleys.

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Most na Soči

by Paolo Petrignani

Theme trail | easy

Čez most po modrost: a cultural-historical trail along Most na Soči

This cultural-historical trail takes you through the three millennia of Most na Soči.

6.2 km

3:00 h

125 m

125 m

Bavšica valley

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Bavšica valley trail

A great trail to view the amazing Bavšica valley in its entirety, passing by the historic Kluže fortress and the turquoise waters of the...

7.2 km

3:00 h

260 m

278 m

14 chapels of the Sections of the Cross

by Janko Humar

Theme trail | easy

Mt. Mengore, visit to the Church where the rebels used to gather

A pleasant ascent to the place of meeting of the rebels and to the popular pilgrimage Church.

3.3 km

1:15 h

219 m

219 m

Big Gorge of the Soča river

by David Štulc Zornik

Theme trail | moderate

Soča trail

The Soča Trail is a nature trail taking visitors to the Triglav National Park along the Soča river from its source towards Bovec.

28.4 km

8:31 h

455 m

959 m

Last section of the trail and Mt. Triglav on the right

by Darjo Berra

Hiking trail | moderate

Hiking trail to the Berebica Mountain pasture

This pleasant hiking trail takes you above the Trenta Valley along an old winding military mule trail.

11.2 km

4:37 h

1063 m

1064 m

Mt. Kolovrat Highway

by Janko Humar

Hiking trail | easy

Mt. Kolovrat, a magnificent panoramic hill above the Soča Valley

Today, the ridge of Mt. Kolovrat, which was the crucial area for the breakthrough at the Isonzo front 100 years ago, offers peace, silence and...

8.6 km

2:50 h

264 m

264 m

Fort Kluže

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | moderate

Zgodovinska pot (Historic Trail)

A roundtrip tour from the center of Bovec passing by historical highlights of the First World War as well as offering stunning views of the...

14.1 km

5:00 h

758 m

758 m

Rapids along the Šunik Water grove

by David Štulc Zornik

Hiking trail | easy

Šunik Water grove

This short hiking trail leads into the positive bioenergy environment of pools, rapids and waterfalls of the Lepenjica Stream.

1.1 km

0:22 h

59 m

56 m

In front of the village of Drežnica

by Ksenija Vogrinc

Hiking trail | moderate

Curk Waterfall – a 70-metre waterfall above the village of Drežniške Ravne

This waterfall is falling across precipitous red walls. It can be reached along an attractive trail which offers splendid views. This waterfall...

5.0 km

1:54 h

344 m

344 m

The Bovec area

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Plajer Trail

A 6 km loop from the center of Bovec. Perfect for those looking to get a birds eye view of the town of Bovec, while also getting a glimpse of...

5.3 km

2:00 h

336 m

336 m

Virje waterfall

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Slap Virje (Virje Waterfall)

An easy two hour, 10km loop from the center of Bovec to the stunning Virje waterfall. 

9.5 km

2:00 h

196 m

200 m

Tolminka gorge

by Tomaž Ovčak

Theme trail | easy

Tolminska korita

Tolmin Gorges, the common name for the Tolminka and Zadlaščica gorge, are one of the most magnificent natural sites in the region.

2.0 km

1:30 h

202 m

202 m

Signs before the start of the trail to the waterfalls

by Ksenija Vogrinc

Hiking trail | difficult

Brinta Waterfall and Gregorčič Waterfall – hidden sights above the village of Selce

The land of waterfalls beneath the village of Vrsno boasts two wonderful waterfalls that can be reached along a demanding marked trail from...

3.0 km

1:22 h

256 m

256 m

Brjeka footbridge.

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Brjeka trail

A wonderful hike to familiarize yourself with the stunning colors of the Soča river. The turquoise waters of the Soča are unique, attracting...

9.6 km

2:30 h

126 m

125 m

A perfect location to view the valley

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Čelo Fortress Trail

A round trip trail to the historic Čelo fortress that played an important role in the Austro-Hungarian defense of the Bovec Valley from an...

8.7 km

2:30 h

357 m

339 m

Proti lovski koči pri izviru Tolminke

by Mija Kokošin

Hiking trail | easy

Izvir Tolminke

Razgibana krožna pešpot, zelo primerna za družine. Pri izviru Tolminke se odpre pokrajina, ki je v objemu hribov prava paša za oči. Na...

6.2 km

2:06 h

325 m

246 m

Cascata Virje

by David Štulc Zornik

Hiking trail | easy

Virje Waterfall

This magical spot at the Virje waterfall is a perfect destination for photographers, couples in love and people looking for relaxation.

3.5 km

1:08 h

112 m

112 m

Kobarid Historical Trail, along the Soča River, Kobarid

by Jošt Gantar

Theme trail | easy

Kobarid Historical Trail

This mandatory tour for all visitors of the town of Kobarid connects natural sights and important historical monuments.

7.4 km

2:40 h

286 m

273 m

Pri planini Slapnik

by Ksenija Vogrinc

Hiking trail | moderate

Kožljak (1578 m), botanično in zgodovinsko zanimiv vrh v senci Krna

Kožljak je neizrazit vrh, mimo katerega pelje pot na bolj cenjeno goro Krn. Tik pod markantno Krnovo ploščo se odcepita pot proti Drežnici...

8.1 km

3:54 h

906 m

906 m

Soča Trail sign

by Ksenija Vogrinc

Theme trail | moderate

Along the Soča River through the Kobarid Gorge to the village of Magozd and the Kozjak Waterfall

The Soča Trail, one of the finest themed trails of the valley, is surrounded by Mt. Krasji vrh and the ridge of Mt. Polovnik on the right and...

8.1 km

3:09 h

294 m

294 m

Mt. Kozlov rob and Tolmin viewed from Mt. Bučenica

by Janko Humar

Hiking trail | easy

Mt. Kozlov rob, a trip to the castle

A trip to the castle, as the locals call the ascent to Mt. Kozlov rob, is a pleasant tour along the educational forest trail to the ruins of...

3.7 km

1:00 h

205 m

203 m

Boka Waterfall

Hiking trail | moderate

Boka Waterfall and the Lipuc Bridge

This circular hiking trail offers two superb sights: Boka Waterfall – the mightiest waterfall in Slovenia and the Lipuc Bridge in the vicinity...

10.9 km

3:16 h

211 m

201 m

Slap Beri

by David Štulc Zornik

Hiking trail | easy

Slap Beri

Nezahtevna, delno označena krožna pot iz Tolmina k slapu Beri, ki nam v vseh letnih časih nudi prijetno sprostitev in je idealna za družinski...

8.8 km

2:44 h

281 m

300 m

The Trail Guardians

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Visna trail

A short hour and a half 5 km loop through the upper farms of the Bovec basin, offering panoramic views of the Soča valley.           ...

5.1 km

1:30 h

226 m

223 m

Izvir Grofova voda

by Jože Munih

Hiking trail | moderate

K zdravilnemu izviru Grofove vode

Nezahtevna krožna in razgibana pot nam nudi posebno doživetje ob znamenitem zdravilnem izviru Grofove vode, slapovih Sopotnice in ob reki Soči. 

9.8 km

3:14 h

413 m

414 m

Globoški potok waterfall

by Trever Swelland

Hiking trail | easy

Globoški potok (waterfall)

A short 3km out-and-back trail from the town of Žaga, leading to the multi tier waterfall on the trail of Globoški potok.           ...

1.6 km

1:00 h

103 m

5 m

Waterfall in the Koseč Gorges

by Nace Uršič

Theme trail | easy

Circular trail through the Koseč Gorges

Beneath the village of Koseč you can visit to 60-metre-deep Koseč Gorges. The arranged circular hiking trail takes you past the numerous...

4.2 km

1:30 h

233 m

233 m

Along the trail from the cottage at the source of the Soča RIver

by Ksenija Vogrinc

Hiking trail | moderate

Zapotoški slapovi Waterfalls, natural sight in gable end of the Zadnja Trenta Valley

The Suhi potok Stream creates wonderful waterfalls hidden in the embrace of the gable end of the Zadnja Trenta Valley. You can reach and admire...

7.1 km

2:10 h

236 m

232 m

Bovec Basin

by Darjo Berra

Hiking trail | moderate

Gozdec, a trip into the cool forests of Mt. Kanin

This hiking trail takes you into the cool forests of Mt. Kanin. Several sections of this trail offer splendid views of the Bovec Basin and the...

15.9 km

6:50 h

1694 m

1696 m