Hiking – mountaineering

The Bovec area is a land of a thousand possibilities for journeys on foot into the preserved nature of the Julian Alps. Many trails in the vicinity of Bovec, Srpenica, Log pod Mangrtom, Soča and Trenta are marked and maintained, offering unlimited pleasures and the chance to view a nearby stream or waterfall or simply enjoy the serenity of the Alpine forest as well as the numerous flowers and animals of this, most beautiful part of the Julian Alps.

The most authentic contact between man and nature. For centuries, people have enjoyed going to the mountains to see how settlements in the valley look from another perspective, to enjoy the fresh air, to rest from the stresses of daily life, and mainly to find inner peace in the beautiful summits of the Julian Alps. Over a million years, nature has shaped a very diverse relief featuring wonderful mountains, low basins and deep valleys, and high meadows and slopes whose primitivity and wilderness are exhilarating.

Hikers in the Bovec region get captivated by numerous marked high-elevation trails, which are known for their primeval, secluded rocky land and karst phenomena. Kanin has several chasms more than 1000m deep. The highest peaks of the Julian Alps include the mighty Mt. Triglav and its neighbours: Mt. Razor, Mt. Prisank, Mt. Jalovec and Mt. Mangrt represent challenges for those seeking mountaineering pleasures. The upper station of the Kanin circular cable car, at 2202m, is a great starting point for trips to high mountain areas.

The lowlands with their vast forests, blue-green rivers and streams, magnificent waterfalls and gorges are enriched by old homesteads with friendly people. Lovers of lowland trips around Bovec can enjoy theme routes such as the Walk of Peace and the Soča trail.

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