Triglav National Park, which is the only national park in Slovenia, is named after Slovenia's highest mountain. There are wonderful views of Mt. Triglav, which rises up right in the heart of the national park, from far and wide – including from Radovljica.
While staying in Radovljica, you can visit Triglav National Park, which extends over 8402 kilometres, in several directions. You can choose to start your discovery of the park in the Upper Sava valley, from Bohinj or on the Pokljuka plateau. The suggested start points are accessible within a 30 minute drive, while further information about hiking in the Julian Alps and Triglav National Park can be found on the Julian Alps website.
The Pokljuka plateau has numerous hiking trails with something to suit all ages and abilities. You can set off on longer tours in the high mountains or easier walks to alpine mountain pastures.
The alpine village of Mojstrana, where the picturesque Vrata valley winds its way to the foothills of Slovenia's highest mountains, makes a great day trip from Radovljica. The Triglav Bistrica trail, which leads to the Peričnik waterfall, is a pleasant walk, which can also be extended to reach the Aljažev dom mountain hut at the head of the valley. Numerous summits, among them Mt. Triglav, are accessible from the Vrata valley.
The Bohinj area offers a wealth of trails in Triglav National Park. There are numerous places from where you can set off on foot to discover the park – Bohinjska Bistrica, the villages in the Upper Bohinj valley, Stara Fužina or Ukanc. During summer you can take advantage of free transport by using the park and ride transport system.
More about hiking in Bohinj can be found here.
The trail, which runs along hills with magnificent views and through quaint villages on the edge of Triglav National Park, combines the natural and cultural heritage of the Julian Alps.
The most popular hiking trail in the Radol'ca area is undoubtedly the one that leads to the famous Roblekov dom mountain hut. In addition to 'Roblek', you can also hike to Dobrča, the Vodiška planina mountain pasture, Talež, Jamnik and on a network of other trails.
Written by Kaja Beton, August 2018
Radovljica is an excellent base from where to set off by bike to discover wonderful villages, towns and other attractions.
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Guests who stay in the municipality of Radovljca for a minimum of two nights at any of our partner accommodation providers will receive a FREE Julian Alps: Radovljica discount card.