Welcome to The Julian Alps
This is the Slovenia of tourist posters: mountain peaks, postcard-perfect lakes and blue-green rivers. Prepare to be charmed by Lake Bled (with an island and a castle!) and surprised by Lake Bohinj (how does Bled score all that attention when down the road is Bohinj?). The lofty peak of Mt Triglav, at the centre of a national park of the same name, may dazzle you enough to prompt an ascent.
Highlights in The Julian Alps
Experience The Julian Alps
Slovenia is home to some of the best-value skiing in the Alps. Here's Lonely Planet's guide to winter sports in this picturesque part of central Europe.
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A fortress of sheer stone guards Slovenia’s hidden valleys, each brimming with quiet glacial lakes, wooden shepherds’ huts, and deep gorges cut by cool,…