Triglav National Park is the only National Park in Slovenia. It was established in its modern form in 1981. It covers 4% of Slovenia’s total land and is almost entirely covered by the Eastern Julian Alps. Triglav is named after its highest peak – Mount ‘Triglav’ (2,864 meters), which stand in the heart of the national park, from there the valleys spread out radially, it’s the water resource of two large rivers: the Soca and the Sava.Triglav National Park comprises wild, diverse and adaptable nature along with numerous Lakes, waterfalls, gorges, rivers, valleys, and mountains.
What to do:
- Tolmin Gorges
Are Tolmin’s must-see natural feature. Located at the southernmost entry point of Triglav National Park.
- Lake Bohinj
The largest and natural lake in Slovenia, it has been the main attractions of Triglav National Park. It commonly used as the starting point for various day trips and hikes. A walking path leads you around the entire lake, offer you the opportunity to appreciate its beauty from any angle.
- Trenta Valley
With its picturesque villages, mountains, rivers and falls, diversified and adaptable fauna and flora, all make Trenta Valley a real paradise for the nature lovers. Trenta Valley is the source of Soča – Slovenia’s most beautiful river.
25 km Soča Trail goes along the emerald green Soča river until Bovec. In summer seasons, public buses run in the neighborhood, the distance can be adapted to the needs of each individual.
- Savica Waterfall
As one of Slovenia’s most popular and most famous waterfalls, Savica drops some 78 m into an artificial pool below. You have two choices to access the Savica waterfall, either walk from Lake Bohinj, which takes 1 hour or park your car at Savica Hut, only walk 15 minutes.
- Mt. Triglav
Climb Mt. Triglav, the Slovenia’s highest mountain. This monster with 3 heads stands at 2864m majestically, dominates everything around. A famous destination for hiking and climbing. There are 4 secured routes can offer you the opportunity to glance at the majesty of all surrounds.
- Seven Lakes Valley
This 8 km long alpine valley is located between Bohinj and Trenta. They are often very drying and become quite small. The hiking trail to the Seven Lakes Valley begins at the carpark for Savica Waterfalls, takes 3 to 4 hours to arrive.
- Mostnica Gorge
This 2 km Cristal clear gorge has carved by Mostnica stream, 2 km far from Bohinj Lake. There are interesting pools and meadows, at some places the gorges raise up to 20 meters high.
- Lake Bled
You can climb up to Bled Castle or the hills nearby for the splendid panoramic views of Lake Bled, or simply walk or bike around the lake, about 6km. Traditional Pletna wooden boats take you to the mysterious island seat in the center of the lake.
- Tamar Valley
A beautiful glacial valley in the Julian Alps. is in actuality a continuation of the Planica Valley. There are several hike and climb routes start from Tamar Hut.
- Vintgar Gorge
A very popular natural attraction. A 1,600m wooden walkway brings you close to the waterfall, the river and the gorge at the incredible angles.
Best time to go:
For our opinion, May, June, September and October are the best time to visit Triglav National Park.