Welcome to Kobarid

On the surface not a whole lot has changed since Ernest Hemingway described Kobarid (then Caporetto) in A Farewell to Arms (1929) as ‘a little white town with a campanile in a valley’, with ‘a fine fountain in the square’. The bell in the tower still rings on the hour, but the fountain has sadly disappeared.

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$110.58 Day Trips & Excursions

Emerald River Day Adventure

This tour starts with a mini-van drive around Triglav National Park and right into the heart of the Julian Alps. There's approximately 2.5 hours of scenic drive throughout the whole day with stops every 10-30 minutes for points of interests and activities (hiking, swimming, and rafting - all optional). There are 3 major and very rewarding hikes of moderate grade involved throughout the day, around 30-45 minutes each. Any or all of these hikes can be skipped by request of individual guests who can wait by the tour mini-van, which is always parked on a scenic spot.Major landmarks you pass by on this adventure day tour are Lake Bled, Karavanke Mountain Range, Kranjska Gora, Jasna Lake, Russian Chapel, Prisank Mountain Window, Vrsic Mountain Pass, Ajdovska Deklica, Soca River Source, Soca River, Velika Korita Soce, Bovec, Kobarid, Boka Waterfall, Kozjak Waterfall, Most na Soci, and Bohinj Lake. The tour is a great introduction of the greater area of Triglav National Park and Julian Alps Mountain Range.If there's a particular sight, landmark or attraction you wish to see, tell your guide so they can point it out. Tours and adventures including Emerald River do not have any kind of firm or certain routes outlined. The itinerary is made by the local, English speaking, professional guide whose decisions are made according to the weather, road, trail, type of the group and special events, in order to provide the safest and most fun experience for each day.

$76.83 Day Trips & Excursions

Emerald River and Kozjak Waterfall Small-Group Day Trip

One day trip, starting from Ljubljana takes you on a spectacular panoramic tour all the way to Bovec, while passing Bled, Trenta Valley and the highest Slovenian mountain pass – Vrsic on the way. The area offers spectacular mountain views and it's home to the famous Alpine river - Soca, also known as the Emerald river, because of its natural green color. The trip also includes a visit to the extreme sports center, where you can join in and enjoy in one of the extreme water sports.After some fun and a lunch, you head on to Kobarid, where you visit the museum of World War I or the Kozjak waterfall which is situated in the middle of a cave. You return to Ljubljana in the late afternoon hours.

$348.05 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private day tour from Ljubljana around Slovenia (8-10hours) for 1 - 3 Passangers

Meet your private driver at accomodation in Ljubljana and enjoy a flexible hassle free day tour around beautiful Slovenia.We can take you to Bohinj Lake region where we can visit Vogel Ski Resort, Waterfall Savica, maybe we can stopat traditional, local restaurant which is rated on TripAdvisor with 5 stars. On the wayback we can explore beautiful Bled Lake and after we will drive you back to your accommodation in Ljubljana.We can visit Kranjska Gora, Planica, we can take you across Vršič pass, we can continue journey down to Soča Valleyall the way to Kobarid (maybe lunch Hiša Franko), maybe you would like to enjoy some wine tasting at wine region Goriška Brda by some best Slovenian wine producer.We can start our day with drive to Ljubljana, maybe you are interested to visit one of the caves Postojna or Škocijan,Predjama Castle, Lipica with enjoying sunset in Piran.When you meet your private driver he will invite you for coffee where he will get more informations about your interest and he will create optimal custom made day tour for you.P.S.: don’t forget camera :)

$558.74 Walking & Biking Tours

Cycling around Julian Alps - Self Guided

Self-guided "Cycling around Julian Alps" tour offer the same quality, style, service and comforts of guided trips. The only difference is that with self-guided cycling tour… you are the guide. And perhaps best of all, you don’t do any work to put it together. Cycling around Julian Alps self guided tour is truly the best of both worlds. You travel on your terms with all the help and support (24/7) you need so you can focus on what matters most.Day 1: Cycling from Bled to Kranjska GoraUpon arrival to Ljubljana or Ljubljana Airport, you will be transferred to Bled. An introductory briefing will be held at the Bled Office, where you will receive all needed info and gear for your cycling adventure.Cycle from Bled to Kranjska Gora (35 kilometres). Afternoon cycling to Tamar Valley and Belopeška Lakes then cycle back to Kranjska Gora.Accommodation at hotel*** in Kranjska Gora, half-boardDay 2: Cycling from Kranjska Gora to KobaridAfter breakfast a private transfer to Trenta Valley will take you across Slovenia’s highest mountain pass Vršič (1611 m). You will stop on top of the mountain pass where you will have the most outstanding views on the Trenta valley. Your cycling will begin at the beginning of the valley. The route will take you on a path alongside the emerald Soča river. You will cycle past the gorges of the river, past town Bovec towards Kobarid (35 kilometres), where you can optionally take a short hike to one of the most beautiful waterfalls Kozjak or you can visit the famous WW2 museum.Optional: White Water rafting on Soca - Emerald River.Accommodation at hotel*** in Kobarid, half-boardDay 3: From Kobarid to Most na Soči and train to Bohinj LakeYour cycling will begin after breakfast, when you will continue cycling on a path along the Soča river. You will cycle past villages all the way to Most na Soči town (20 kilometres) where you will take a train (45 minutes) to Bohinjska Bistrica. There you will enter beautiful cycling path towards Bohinj Lake passing by scenic villages (10 kilometres).Accommodation at hotel*** in Bohinj, half-boardDay 4: Cycling from Bohinj Lake to Bled via Triglav National ParkIn the morning you will cycle to nearby Jereka village (10 kilometres) where a private transfer will take you to Pokljuka Plateau from where you will continue cycling downhill towards Bled lake (15 kilometres) where your circle tour around Julian Alps will end.

$58.20 Outdoor Activities

Canyoning Susec

Adventure takes place in canyon Sušec, located 7 km outside Bovec town, in direction to Kobarid.We access the top of the canyon by walking on the old Italian mule track (25 min).We have departures every day; from April until October, at 1:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. Meeting point is at our sport centre Soča rafting (Trg Golobarskih žrtev 14, Bovec), 30 minutes before the departure. You spend 2 hours in the Canyon.Activity is not difficult, we expect from the participants to be comfortable in water with moderate swimming ability.  From personal equipment you need swimming suit and towel. Activity is also suitable for children, which are at least 140 cm tall. Price includes: obligatory sports kit (neoprene suit 5 mm, protective pants, helmet, neoprene slippers), accompaniment of the guide, photographing (photos - extra)

$454.53 Day Trips & Excursions

Soca Valley Tour in US Army Jeep Willis

In the morning pick up point on the main square in Bovec (parking lot in front of the Alp Hotel) from where start with exploration of the Soča valley by an original 945 WWII Jeep Willis. Driving along the beautiful valley along the Soča River to the beautiful, historicall extremlly important town of Kobarid. The events that took place during the Isonzo Front were also documented in the Hemingway novel »Farewell to Arms«. From there follows an ascent to Kolovrat ridge, historical area forming natural and formal border between the Upper Soča Region in Slovenia and the Veneto Region in Italy. From the top, you will enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Alps and Soča valley on one side, to Adriatic sea on another. In the time of the First World War the Italian army built here an extensive system of defence, called “Linea d’armata”, now turned into historical open air museum the Walk of Peace. Return to the valley and drive along emerald Soča River and visit amazing gorge Tolminska Korita, a masterpiece, made by mother nature, which carved an amazing gorge into sheer rock. Above the gorge, in the embrace of the Alpine peaks there is an exceptional wooden church of Holy Spirit. You will be impressed and deeply humbled by efforts done by the constructors, who were all soldiers in the battlefield nearby. Next stop will be pure gem and breathtaking waterfall Kozjek, which is not the highest, but certainly one of the most beautiful in Slovenia.  Last stop of the tour will be sightseeing tour of Kobarid. Late afternoon return to Bovec.