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Source of the River Soca - Izvir Soče
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Gorizia RegionSource of the River Soca

Source of the River Soca 

Source of the River Soca
Source of the River Soca
Source of the River Soca
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Interactive map with sights

Source of the river Soca in situated in the Trenta valley (Zadnja Trenta). It belongs under community of Bovec. Under the first world war was valley the scene of a lot of battles. River Soca is 137 kilometres long river in north Italy and west Slovenia. It is also named Emerald River because of its wonderful crystal green colour. To visit the source of the river is best to begin in market path from Hut by source Soca which is the mountain post in Trenta. It is most easier approachable from the local road over mountain pass Vrsic. The hut was in the year 1953 reorganized from military building and was later renovated and expanded. It is open from beginning of May till end of October. To see the sight will take you about twenty minutes. The footpath is in good order and in upper part secured with wedges. It is suitable for visitors with proper shoes, but not recommended for children and olders, because of sliping. Karstic source is popular tourist point and it is most beautiful in spring and summer time. Waters in the height 1100 metres highly boil up on day from cave with underworld small lake and through narrow gorge, which is soon broaden. Beside source of the river Soca also begins 20 kilometres long educational footpath. The river flows against south and near Trst in Italy falls into the Adriatic Sea. Snita is the old name for river Soca.


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Source of the River Soca - Source of the Soca - 15 minutes

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Source of the Soca - 15 minutes
Source of the River Soca - Start of the trail at Koca pri izviru Soce Hut

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Start of the trail at Koca pri izviru Soce Hut
Source of the River Soca - Information board - Source of the Soce

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Information board - Source of the Soce
Source of the River Soca - The Soca River

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The Soca River
Source of the River Soca - The Soca River near the source

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The Soca River near the source
Source of the River Soca - Footpath through the forest

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Footpath through the forest
Source of the River Soca - Parting of the ways for the viewpoint of the Soca and the neighbourhood

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Parting of the ways for the viewpoint of the Soca and the neighbourhoo...
Source of the River Soca - Waterfalls below the Source of the Soca

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Waterfalls below the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Upper part of waterfall below the Source of the Soca

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Upper part of waterfall below the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Ascent to the Source of the Soca

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Ascent to the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Zadnja Trenta

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Zadnja Trenta
Source of the River Soca - Julian Alps

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Julian Alps
Source of the River Soca - Upper part of the secured path

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Upper part of the secured path
Source of the River Soca - The wall that we have to cross

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The wall that we have to cross
Source of the River Soca - Secured path to the Source of the Soca

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Secured path to the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - View down on the Soce

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View down on the Soce
Source of the River Soca - Last part of the secured path at the Source of the Soca

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Last part of the secured path at the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Cave with the Source of the Soca

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Cave with the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Source of the Soca

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Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Source of the Soca shined by the sun

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Source of the Soca shined by the sun
Source of the River Soca - View in the direction of the Soca spring

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View in the direction of the Soca spring
Source of the River Soca - Walls above the Source of the Soca

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Walls above the Source of the Soca
Source of the River Soca - Neighbourhood of the Soca spring

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Neighbourhood of the Soca spring
Source of the River Soca - View of the mountains

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View of the mountains
Source of the River Soca - View in the direction of the Source of the Soca

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View in the direction of the Source of the Soca

Hotels, Apartments and Rooms

Trenta
from 42 €
Trenta
from 40 €
Trenta
from 40 €
Kranjska Gora
from 15 €
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Data

Municipality: BOVEC (3256 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Bovec (1631 population), Žaga (353), Čezsoča (343), Srpenica (185), Soča (153),

Kal - Koritnica (151), Log pod Mangartom (137), Trenta (123), Log Čezsoški (67), Plužna (54), Lepena (35), Strmec na Predelu (16), Bavšica (8)

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