en.infoglobe.cz » Slovenia: Triglav National Park

Slovenia: Triglav National Park

Published: 27.5.2017
Triglav National Park is one of the most popular spots in Slovenia. Its name comes after country's highest mountain which is located within the park. Tourists mostly take short trips or climb up the very mountain. It is strictly forbidden to take a one day trip up to Triglav's peak, staying over night is also forbidden (and only allowed in mountain cabins). The hike is very difficult. You can take it from different directions though.

jezero Bohinj

The southern route goes across Triglav Lakes which makes it easier for beginners. The northern route is steeper. I don't enjoy mass tourism, therefore we avoided the peak of Triglav. We planned to go around the mountain by crossing Kranjska Gora. However, the vista over the mountain range from Mojstrana village situated above the Sava Dolinka river was fascinating. Soon we were riding through the beautiful valley of Vrata leading to the northern slopes of Triglav. The Triglavska Bystrica river running through the valley was absolutely captivating. The valley is 11,5 kilometers long. But you can hardly see anything because the road runs through thick forest. There is a small parking lot for 2 euros per car in the middle of the route. Soon, the Pericnik waterfall opens in front of you. The waterfall is 52 meters long. The water falls steeply down in between rocks. You can get there after only couple of minutes hiking. What is peculiar about it is that you can walk behind it. Don't forget to have a waterproof jacket with you for water falls in drops from the rock behind the watefall. Make a stop here as it is amazing to simply watch what is happening before you. Towards the end of the route, there appear houses with beautiful gardens and mountains in the background. The route ends at the parking lot. Walk around its gate. Soon a huge massif appears in all its glory.

Peričnik waterfall

Aljazev Dom cabin is situated right before te northern slope of the gigantic Traiglav. The reception is situated next ot the cabin inside a small souvenir store. Don't get frightened when seeing the direction boards – 5 hour hike, 6 hour hike... its perfectly normal here. Many tourists set out from here to climb Triglav and the mountains around (especially those who prefer being alone in the mountains). From there you can also get a glimpse of the peak of the massif. 

the vista over Triglav

However, you need return back in your car across the valley. Then you can travel east to Bled town or west to Kranjska Gora. Let's see the both. Bled is a town you must see It is situated close the a lake of the same name. It's amazing to take a swim in this lake – water is absolutely crystal clear, ducks, amazing surroundings, a castle nearby, boats etc. 8 euros for parking for a day is a regular price. You pay this sum even if you just take a swim and then go back. There are wooden beams just below the surface so people can sit while in the water. There are many more things to do around here – you can pay for a boat trip to the island (an old will paddle all the way to the island). Alternatively, you can rent an own boat (starting price is 15 euros) or paddleboard (8 euros for a day). If you are not interested, simply find a spot to lay your towel on and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Also, I recommend you to stop by at a cake shop to try kremsnite, it is a local specialty consisting of cream between slices of puff pastry.

Bled lake

Vintgar gorge is another beautiful place inside the park. The gorge is situated on the Radovna river. It is, however, not so easy to access it. Better gather some information at the visitor center. From Bled you go to Spodnje Gorje and Fortuna, then to Vrse village. A free parking lot is situated before the gorge. It costs 4 euros per person to enter the gorge. The scenic route is 1.6 kilometers long and ends by beautiful pool and a waterfall. When returning, you can either take the same route or cross the adjacent hill. Water in the river is clear which makes it a great stop along the way. Be sure to stop there.

a pool below Vintgar gorge

soutěska Vintgar   průzračná voda soutěsky Vintgar

GPS: 46°22'44.9"N 13°50'02.5"E

Text and photos: Martina Brožková

Discussion at the article (0)

Related Articles

Slovinsko, Izola – A Touch of Italy
Published: 24.4.2021
The medieval town of Izola is such a Slovenian Venice. And even the town is really called that. You won't find gondolas here, but you will definitely find a peaceful atmosphere, narrow streets and ancient houses. And the connection with Italy? This is obvious, formerly inhabited by Italians.

Slovenia: Mangart – The Most Beautiful Road of the Julian Alps – VIDEO
Published: 15.9.2020
Slovenia's third highest mountain is definitely worth a visit. Just thanks to the fact that you can drive up to two thousand meters and you can enjoy unforgettable views even longer.

Slovenia: Julian Alps – A Land of Crystal Clear Rivers. Waterfalls, and Snow-white Peaks – VIDEO
Published: 18.8.2020
Slovenia is one of the increasingly popular destinations, especially for those who like to enjoy a special holiday. Especially the local Alps are a paradise for lovers of adrenaline sports and for more demanding trekkers. Let's go to the Slovenian mountains in a new series.

Slovenia, Kobarid Town and Mangart Pass
Published: 25.9.2019
Slowly we are leaving Slovenia. Our last voyage will lead below the breathtaking Mangart mountain in the Julian Alps, which proudly rises in close proximity to the border with Italy.

Slovenia: Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, and Church
Published: 18.9.2019
From the town of Bled we set out for another natural gem in Slovenia - the largest lake in the country. It covers an area of over 3 km². We will talk about Lake Bohinj, whose shores provide a wonderful walk around the Triglav National Park.

Slovenia, Bled – A Town, A Lake, A Castle, and an Island
Published: 11.9.2019
After visiting the amazing Vintgar Gorge, we move to Bled. This most important tourist center of the Upper Carniola Region is located in the northwestern part of Slovenia and offers several landmarks.

Slovenia, Vintgar Gorge – Slovenian Paradise
Published: 28.8.2019
Our Slovenian adventure full of knowledge continues. After visiting the Kranjska Gora, which is surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, we move on to another natural gem - the Vintgar Gorge (Blejski Vintgar, Vintgar Sotesque).

Slovenia, Kranjska Gora – A Township Embraced by the Julian Alps
Published: 21.8.2019
Kranjska Gora is situated in the north-western part of Slovenia near the Austrian and Italian borders. This town is known mainly due to the winter sports center, where the FIS - World Cup in Alpine Skiing takes place every year.

Slovenia, Logar Valley – Amazing Starting Point for Trekking
Published: 18.5.2017
Logar valley is a beautiful valley in the north of Slovenia. A 6 kilometer long path goes through the valley and ends at the rock of limestone massif. It costs 7 euro to enter the Logar Valley if you travel by car. The entrance gate is situated 4 kilometers northwest from the town of Solcava.

Slovenia: Lake Bohinj and the Nearby Savica Falls
Published: 20.2.2013
Today we will again go to admire beauties of Slovenian nature. From Lake Bled we will move to not less fascinating Lake Bohinj where we will see also the Savica Falls.

Slovenia: Beautiful Lake Bled and a Town of the Same Name I. Part
Published: 23.1.2013
As we decided to spend few days in Slovenia it wouldn’t go without visiting probably the most Slovenian lake Bled. The lake is considered one of Slovenian symbols. This beautiful lake is located in the eastern part of Julian Alps right by a noisy town of the same name.

Slovenia: Delightful Lake and the Town of Bled of the Same Name– Part II
Published: 30.1.2013
Today we will not move anywhere. We will spend the whole day in Bled, a town that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovenia. We will set out for a visit of one of the most beautiful and precious landmarks. We will see a monumental castle on a cliff above Lake Bled and we will visit a local market.

Slovenia: Delightful Lake and the Town of Bled of the Same Name– Pt III
Published: 6.2.2013
We woke up to beautiful, however, calm morning. We ate something, checked our backpack if there were things necessary since we intended to spend the whole day out, and we set out to the lake. That day we decided to visit a church on the island in the middle of the lake and spend the afternoon in the town.

Slovenia: Predjama Castle (Predjamski grad)
Published: 16.1.2013
Slovenian Predjama Castle is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating castles in the world. It is hidden in a town of the same name, which is only 10 kilometers away from Postojna, a popular tourist town known for its unique cave system.

Slovenia: Postojna – A Unique Postojna Cave
Published: 9.1.2013
Postojna town is located in southwest Slovenia. Fans of traveling and the nature know the town thanks to its unique cave system – Postojnska jama. We managed to visit this natural sight at the end of summer. Frankly, it was a wonderful experience.

Related Photogallery

Slovenia – Diverse Beauty of Europe
Use ourphoto gallery to the land of beautiful forests, lakes, mountains and historic sites. We wi...

Slovenia: Fabulous Castle Bled
Massive fortification of Castle Bled is located on 130 meters high rock above Lake Bled. When the...

Slovenia: Lake Bled and the Town of the Same Name
Beautiful lake Bled with a crystal clear water and with a town of the same name at its shore, is ...


Czech republic


We were awarded the certificate even thanks to you!

Dôveryhodná firma 2017



Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

Mobile application:

aplikácia Infoglobe

stiahnuť zadarmo pre Androidstiahnuť zadarmo pre iPhone



Today:monday 8. 8. 2022
monday 8.8.
13 °C
tuesday 9.8.
16 °C

TIP: INFOGLOBE app is available for your device, download HERE.


TIP: INFOGLOBE app is available for your device, download HERE.