Attractions

Top Choice Mountain Pass in Vršič Pass

Vršič Pass

Sitting at a view-enhanced elevation of 1611m, this mountain pass is about 13km southwest of Kranjska Gora, via a storied road that zigzags madly and passes numerous sites of interest as it climbs. From the pass its…
Top Choice Church in Lake Bohinj

Church of St John the Baptist

This postcard-worthy church and bell tower, at the head of the lake and beside the stone bridge, dates back at least 700 years and is what every medieval church should be: small, surrounded by natural beauty, and fu…
Top Choice Mountain in Triglav National Park

Mt Triglav

The 2864m limestone peak called Triglav (Three Heads) has been a source of inspiration and an object of devotion for Slovenes for more than a millennium – it even appears on the country's flag. The early Slavs belie…
Top Choice Waterfall in Lake Bohinj

Savica Waterfall

The magnificent Savica Waterfall, which cuts deep into a gorge 78m below, is 4km from Ukanc and can be reached by a walking path from there in 1½ hours. By car, you can continue past Ukanc via a sealed road to a car…
Museum in Lake Bohinj

Alpine Dairy Farming Museum

This museum in Stara Fužina, 1.5km north of Ribčev Laz, has a small collection related to Alpine dairy farming – look for it behind Gostilna Mihovc. The four rooms of the museum – once a cheese dairy itself – contai…
Museum in Lake Bohinj

Oplen House

The hamlet of Studor, about 3.5km from Ribčev Laz, is home to Oplen House – a typical old peasant's cottage with a chimney-less 'black kitchen' that has been turned into a museum focusing on the domestic life of pea…
Nature Reserve in Triglav National Park

Pokljuka Plateau

Close to Bled, the forests and meadows of the Pokljuka Plateau offer plenty of walking trails and winter-sports facilities. While Vintgar Gorge gets all the limelight, the 2km-long Pokljuka Gorge (Pokljuška Soteška)…
Mountain in Lake Bohinj

Vogel

The glorious setting and spectacular panoramas make it worth a trip up Vogel – during winter, when it's a popular ski resort, but also in its 'green season', when walks and photo ops abound. The cable car runs every…
Gardens in Vršič Pass

Alpinum Juliana

About 600 different plant species prosper in this botanical garden, established in 1926. Most of them are Alpine species, but because of the relatively low altitude, quite a few Karst species can also be found.
Historic Building in Vršič Pass

Russian Chapel

This beautiful wooden Russian Orthodox chapel, at around 1100m approaching from Kranjska Gora, marks the spot where more than 300 Russian POWs persihed in an avalanche in March 1916. The interior is often closed and…