Gorizia Region - Velika korita Soče
Gorizia Region

Gorizia Region

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Triglav National ParkTriglav National Park

The Triglav National Park is situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia, just by the Italian border and close to the Austrian border. Its territory is almost the same with that occupied by the Eastern Julian Alps. The Triglav National Park is the only national park in Slovenia. The park was named after Triglav, which is the highest mountain in Slovenia (2864 m). The lowest surface point in the national park is in the Tolmin Gorge (180 m).
The Triglav National Park covers 880 square kilometres, which is 3 % of the territory of Slovenia. The park is among the earliest European parks, the first protection goes back to the year 1924 when the Alpine Conservation Park was founded. The main task of the Triglav National Park Public Institution is the protection of the beautiful park, but it also carries out research and specialist tasks.
In the Triglav National Park is the largest lake named Bohinj Lake, which also the largest permanent lake in Slovenia. The Triglav National Park offers visitors amazing natural beauty and cultural heritage, where it is recommended to visit the following places: Bohinj with the lake, Vintgar Gorge, the highest Slovenian mountain pass Vrsic, Vrata Valley with the Pericnik Waterfall, Trenta Valley with the emerald Soca River, Tolmin Gorge and many other places of pristine beauty.
As a starting point to the Triglav National Park are recommended accommodations in the following towns: Bled, Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Mojstrana, Bovec etc., where are hotels, apartments, private rooms, campsites and the mountain huts at the walking paths. In Kranjska Gora visitors can enjoy in the Hotel Larix, Grand Hotel Prisank, Penzion Livada and a great many apartments. In Bohinj are available the Hotel Center, Hotel Jezero, Pension Bohinj, Hostel Bohinj, Hotel Bohinj Park and others. Besides the Bohinj Lake is also a Zlatorog Camp. In Bled are available the Grand Hotel Toplice with five stars, Hotel Park, Hotel Kompas, Bled Backpackers Hostel, ACE Apartments Bled, Aparthostel Tina and others. In Bovec visitors can enjoy in the Hotel Alp, Hotel Kanin, Hotel Mangart, Adrenaline-Check Open Air Hostel Soca, Apartments Kaninska Vas, Penzion Boka and many others.

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Road to Mangart Saddle

Mangart is 2679 meters high mountain in Julian Alps. It is the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia. It lies on the border with Italy, so it attracts many mountaineers from both countries. We can come to Mangart Saddle from different directions: from direction Lake Predil (Trieste), from direction Trenta (Vrsic) or from direction Bovec. Branch for the road to Mangart Saddle is in the nearness of the new v ... arrow

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Fort Hermann

Fort Hermann is part of the stronghold complex of the Kluze Fortress. It was built in the rising ground above the Kluze Fortress. The beginning of the trail is in the nearness of the Kluze Fortress, at the opposite side of the road. Under the steep walls, where the rocks can fall, you will come to the tunnel. The tunnel has lighting and when you walk through, are by side the corridors, which lead to the ... arrow

Source of the River Soca

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 b ... arrow

Log pod Mangartom - 1st World War Military Cemetery

The military cemetery of the fallen soldiers in the World War I is marked with the table and is situated near main road to Log pod Mangrtom. Near the cemetery is a small chapel. At the World War I Military Cemetery is in four terraces buried 859 Austo – Hungarian soldiers, fallen in the fights in Rombon and Cukel. In the middle of the of the cemetery is erected the monument of the fallen soldiers with th ... arrow

Mangart

Mangart is 2679 meters high mountain in Julian Alps. It is the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia. It lies on the border with Italy, so it attracts many mountaineers from both countries. The starting point to Mangart is the Mangart Saddle, which is situated on the 2055 meters above sea level. Up to there will drive you the picturesque former military road, which was built in the year 1938. In the saddle ... arrow

Mangart Saddle

Mangart is 2679 metres high mountain in Julian Alps. It is the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia. It lies on the border with Italy, so it attracts many mountaineers from both countries. The starting point to Mangart is the Mangart Saddle, which is situated on the 2055 meters above sea level. There is no special parking place, but we can park cars on many places along the road where is enough space. Up ... arrow

Tolmin Gorge

Tolmin is the central point of the Tolmin landscape. It is situated on the balcony between rivers Tolminka and Soca. The city was between first world war, when in the nearness were taking place Soca fronts, very much demolished. In this place are the most remarkable river beds of Tolminka and Zadlascica. Tolmin river beds are the most southern entrance point to Triglav National Park, which is the only Sl ... arrow

Kluze Fortress

Kluze Fortress is situated near Bovec. It belongs to the most powerful and most interesting strongholds. It is lying above the deep gorge of the Koritnica River, in its most narrow part. Before the Kluze Fortress is a small park, where are also the information tables. The primary Venetian fortress was erected in the second part of the 15th century for defence before the Turks. The Venetians were banished ... arrow


Natural Sights/Attractions

Natural baths, beaches

Beaches

Caves

Caves

Gorges, canyons, river beds (troughs)

Gorges

Karavanken Mountains

Karavanken

Lakes, ponds

Lakes

Triglav National Park

NP Triglav

Parks, arboretums, gardens

Parks

Rivers and confluences

Rivers

Sources, springs

Sources

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

Cultural-Historical Sights/Attractions

Basilicas, churches, chapels

Basilicas

Castles, manors, towers, forts

Castles

World War I Military Cemeteries

Cemeteries

The biggest cities in Slovenia

Cities

Monasteries, abbeys

Monasteries

Monuments, statues

Monuments

Museums, galleries, exhibitions

Museums

The Old Town Centres

Old Towns

Town Halls

Town Halls

Other

Camps

Camps

Places for wedding

Places for Wedding

Marinas, ports

Ports

Ski slopes

Ski Slopes

Health resorts, spas, wellness

Spas

Toboggan runs

Toboggan Runs

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