Soča hiking

SOČA VALLEY HIKES

1. ALONG THE GOAT PATHS (Fort Kluže & Herman)

Lenght: approx. 12km
Time: 3-4 hours
Difficulty: easy/moderate
Difference in height: 270m
PRICE: 40€ per person/(min. 2 pax.)

An easy/medium-difficult circular path along the western edge of the Bovec basin. Along the way we reach the Fort Hermann and at the end the mule track takes us down through a tunnel to the mighty Kluže fortress from where we return back to Bovec.

2. ZAPOTOK WATERFALLS & VALLEY OF TRENTA

Lenght: approx. 8km
Time: approx. 3 hours
Difficulty: easy
Difference in height: 150m
PRICE: 35€ per person/(min. 4 pax.)

Unforgettable experience that leads us through the Zadnja Trenta valley, past the typical Trenta houses. All the way up to the waterfall we are under the magnificent walls of Mt. Trentarski Pelc and Mt. Srebrnjak towards Mt. Bavški Grintavec

3. WATERFALL KOZJAK & SOČA TRAIL (Trnovo – Magozd – Kozjak – Trnovo)

Lenght: approx. 14km
Time: approx. 4-5 hours
Difficulty: Easy/moderate
Difference in height: 350m
PRICE: 35€ per person/(min. 2 pax.)

One of the best walking trails in Soča valley. Beautifull views of the west wall of Mt. Krn, magnificent waterfall of Kozjak and Soča trail with nice panoramic views of Soča river all the way back to Trnovo starting point.

4. THE VALLEY OF BAVŠČICA

Lenght: approx. 8km
Time: approx. 3-4 hours
Difficulty: Easy
Difference in height: 220m
PRICE: 30€ per person/(min. 2 pax.)

This undemanding walk starts outside of Bovec, near the Sv. Lenard Church. The path takes you to the surprisingly beautiful riverbed of the Šunik creek, a tributary of the Koritnica, at the beginning of the Bavšica valley. As usual a wide variety of vegetation can be found during the section along the Šunik.

5. BOVEC SOURANDINGS

Lenght: 7km
Time: 2-3 hours
Difficulty: easy/moderate
Difference in hight: 250m
PRICE: 30€ per person/(min. 2 pax.)

Unforgettable panoramic views of the Bovec basin.

6. KRN LAKE

Lenght: approx. 8km
Time: 5-6 hours
Difficulty: moderate
Difference in height: 690m
PRICE: 55€ per person/(min. 4 pax. – max. 8 pax.)

Very popular hiking route in the heart of Julian Alps with the scenic lake and colorful alpine flora. Krn lake, 400 m long and 17 m deep, is the largest high-altitude lake in Slovenia.

7. LEPENA VALLEY (SOČA GORGE) & ŠUNIKOV GAJ

Lenght: 8km
Time: approx. 3-4 hours
Difficulty: Easy
Difference in height: 150m
PRICE: 35€ per person/(min. 2 pax.)

Just above Lepena valley Soča river has carved 750 meters long gorge. The gorge is completely narrow at some points and its depth depends a lot on the water level.

Just before the confluence with the Šumnik stream, the Lepenjica has carved out a 100 m gorge up to 10 m in depth with beautiful green pools. This tourist attraction is also an energy point with a beneficial effect on health and well-being.

8. UNDER SVINJAK (ČELO VIEWPOINT) – Čelo open air museum WW1

Lenght: 4-5km
Time: approx. 2-3 hours
Difficulty: easy/moderate
Difference in height: 250m
PRICE: 30€ per person/(min. 2 pax.)

This 200 m fire trench with two artillery positions, a kitchen, two dwelling places, an observation post, a shelter and firing lines played an important role just before the 12th Isonzo battle, when a formidable artillery attack was launched from Čelo on the Italian positions between Bovec and Čezsoča.