This popular hiking tour takes you on a walk around the southeastern section of the Julian Alps. The trails leads through bucolic valleys, across green plateaus, over high passes, along hidden paths of sparsely populated areas, through small tourist centres on the outskirts of the mountains. It follows the Sava, Bača, and Tolminka rivers. Throughout most of the hike, Slovenia’s highest mountain Triglav is visible from all sides. Along the way, you will discover the history of ironworks in Slovenia, get to know the homes of the great Slovenian writers and poets and learn about the importance of beekeeping in the past and today. You will get to meet ordinary people who live on secluded farms, meet cheesemakers who create their own products. Those interested in history will enjoy learning about major events here in the First and Second World War.
A walking holiday in the heart of the Julian Alps and along its mountain ridges. This is a stunning mountain hike, taking you through breathtaking alpine scenery and its many attractions, including Lakes Bled & Bohinj. Walk among the peaks of the Triglav National Park, and hike to the highest Slovene mountain, Triglav. Stay in alpine mountain huts and enjoy scenic view from your Bled hotel. Visit seven Triglav lakes and take a refreshing dip in Lake Bohinj.
Hiking in Slovenia, western part. A collection of different grade walks, from medium to hard, it features walks along mountain ridges, meadows and valley floors, slowly descending from north to south. This is a very picturesque alpine trail with stunning views at every turn, and is suitable for experienced walkers with appropriate equipment. Walk highlights include panoramic views from Vrsic mountain pass to the heart of the Julian Alps and a hike along one of the world’s most beautiful rivers, the Soca River. Visit two waterfalls in one day – Virje Waterfall and the mighty Boka Waterfall and visit WWW1 fortifications at the Isonzo front. Finally, a stop in Italy in the oldest pilgrimage town of the region, Castelmonte.
The Lakes and Valleys Walking Tour takes you through glorious alpine scenery and panoramic vistas. The highlights of this walk are the famous Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj along with Mount. Triglav National Park. The perfect mountain tour for lovers of stunning mountain vistas and enchanting valleys. Tour highlights include hiking through lush alpine valleys, wildflower strewn meadows and pastures and deep canyons carved by mountain rivers.
This fabulous hiking tour takes you on a trek around the northwestern section of the Julian Alps. Mountain lovers will be enthralled by the stunning alpine scenery, and history lovers will enjoy learning about major events that took place here in the First and Second World War. Trails will take you along mountain ridges, meadows and valley floors, slowly moving from east to west. Walk highlights include a walk through the stunning Tolmin gorge and deep canyons with thundering rapids. Listen to the sound of the mighty Boka Waterfall and swim in crystal clear alpine lakes. Not to miss a visit to the WW1 fortifications at the Isonzo front.
The starting point of this cycle tour is “la Serenissima”, Venice the lagoon city on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Cycling past the beaches of the classical holiday resorts of Jesolo and Caorle on the Italian Adriatic, an opportunity always presents itself to take a refreshing swim in the sea. Due to this fact, you should never forget to pack your swim gear. Besides these beaches, the inland regions of the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia offer countless sites with very special charm waiting to be discovered; Mediaeval fortress towns; Roman archaeological excavations; typical Italian Piazzas and buildings embossed with Venetian influences causing the visitor to forget time and space. While on the one side, the Adriatic stretches calmly and silently, the Julian Alps rise majestically to the north. Finish with a trip down the beautiful Croatian peninsula of Istria. The return journey to Venice can be done by boat.
The starting point of this cycle tour is the medieval town of the Langobards, Cividale del Friuli/surrounding area. Cividale holds some Langobard treasures such as the famous Tempietto or the Ponte del Diavolo over the river Natisone. Carrying on your trip you will arrive at Gradisca d’Isonzo (Gradišče ob Soči in Slovenian). This little town in the east of Friuli near the border area of Slovenia has been the front between Austria and Italy in the First World War, well known for the 12 Battles of the Isonzo.
On the well-developed cycle paths around the lakes, leisure cyclers and families are well treated. The region in the south of Austria with its Mediterranean climate has almost 200 lakes, some of them you will explore. The special location near the border to Slovenia and Italy makes two great day trips possible. The first tour will lead you to the famous Alpe Adria cycle path with the probably most spectacular section on the old railway track from Tarvis to Venzone. The second tour starts in Kranjska Gora, the Kitzbühel of Slovenia, and leads you also along the old railway track to Italy and back to Austria. Starting point of this journey is Villach, the cycling capital of Carinthia. Starting there the day trips allow you to enjoy different lakes like Lake Wörthersee, Faaker See, Pressegger See, Ossiacher See and the provincial capital Klagenfurt and the Alpe Adria area – a wonderful cycle tour with the highlights of the region.
Starting from the northeastern Dolomites, the first part of the route runs along the river Drau through the valley of the same name and then on through the Gailtal valley on leisurely cycle paths. After a short detour to the Italian border town of Tarvisio you cycle on to Slovenia. At the fairytale Lake Bled, you will be at the foot of the Julian Alps. After a transfer to the south side of the Alps, you will return to Italy in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and in the famous wine region “Collio”. The former capital of the Lombards, Cividale del Friuli, is worth a visit. Afterwards, a spectacular end to the cycle tour on the Adriatic awaits you. On the last day you cycle along the sea to the former Habsburg port of Trieste.