Walking and hiking

Walking and hiking

Walking and Hiking in Bovec

Bovec is great starting point for hiking and walking holidays. Those be be either self-guided or organized with a mountain guide.
A choice of walks and hikes can suite a wide range of guests - begginers, who would like to make just short walks for couple of hours and easy hikes to those who would like to acheive high mountain peaks and can include some of climbing as well.

Alpe-Adria Trail

Bovec and Soča valley is part of a large walking network called Alpe-Adria trail which leads its hikers on 740 km long routs from Grosglockner, Austria, over Italy and Slovenia to its finish in Muggia, Italy. Soca valley is considered as one of the most scenic part on the route, following the emerald Soca river.

Bovec and surroundings can be starting point for the following routes:

Kranjska gora to Trenta
Trenta to Bovec
Bovec to Dreznica
Dreznica to Tolmin

Best time for hiking this selection of Alpe Adria trails is from April until October. Summer months (July&August)can somethimes be very hot for walking.

Routes description

Alpe-Adria trail - section Kranjska gora to Trenta

This section of trail leads you over Vrsic pass, highest mountain pass with road in Slovenia. Pass is 1611m high and on the routes you can get scenic view to the peaks of Julian Alps. Trails also follows the road build by russian prisoners during WWI.
Points you should not miss: Ajdovska girl, view from the Vrsic, russian chapel

Quick info
Lenght: 17,8km Ascent: 962m
Duration: 6,3hrs Descent: 1146m

Alpe-Adria trail - section Trenta to Bovec

Trail leads us on well marked route along the Soca river also known as Soca trail, which is part or Triglav national park trails. Section starts in Trenta valley and ends up in Bovec, which is a good place for accomodation.
Points you should not miss: Mlinarica gorge, Trenta museum, Soca river gorges (canyon)

Quick info
Lenght: 20,9km Ascent: 571m
Duration: 5,3hrs Descent: 736m

Alpe-Adria trail - section Bovec to Dreznica

Points you should not miss: Virje&Boka waterfall, kayakers on Soca river, Dreznica village view

Quick info
Lenght: 23,8km Ascent: 802m
Duration: 6,3hrs Descent: 721m

Alpe-Adria trail - section Dreznica to Tolmin

Points you should not miss: villages under Krn mountain, views of Soca valley

Quick info
Lenght: 18,3km Ascent: 837m
Duration: 6,3hrs Descent: 1182m