Vršič Pass 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…
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…
Village in Vršič Pass


The elongated mountain village of Trenta (elevation 620m) is the main settlement along the road over the Vršič Pass. The lower section, Spodnja Trenta (Lower Trenta), is home to the Triglav National Park Information…
Museum in Vršič Pass

Trenta Museum

In the same building as the Triglav National Park Information Centre you’ll find the Trenta Museum, which focuses on the park's geology and natural history.