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The Best of the Best on Juliana Trail

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  • Forests of Pokljuka
    Forests of Pokljuka
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It is almost impossible to choose only one best stage, only one most amazing view and a single non-forgettable experience on the Juliana Trail. The programme The Best of the Best on the Juliana Trail offers some of the best highlights of the trail, which you can experience in a 10-day hike around the Julian Alps. You decide which one is your personal favourite.

 

The programme is designed in such a way that you can walk the trail on your own, without a guide. The trail is very well marked, with the Juliana Trail signs on the ground and the surrounding walls and with small sign boards. Recommended are good hiking shoes and clothes, hiking poles, drinks and food in a backpack.

 

For more information contact us on booking@juliana-trail.si.

Day 1: Arrival

Accommodation in Bled

 

Day 2: Bled–Goreljek (Pokljuka)

STAGE 5: Difficulty: difficult; Distance: 20 km; Duration: 7:00 h

The stage starts at Lake Bled and continues through Gorje, the Pokljuka Gorge and a few steep ascents over Kranjska planina Pasture and Planina Javornik Pasture in the heart of the Pokljuka Plateau, and ends in Goreljek at the Sport Hotel.

Accommodation in Goreljek

 

Day 3: Goreljek (Pokljuka)–Stara Fužina

STAGE 6: Difficulty: moderate; Distance: 22 km; Duration: 6:00 h

The stage runs through the forests and pastures of Pokljuka, and descends to Gorjuše, Koprivnik and Jereka in the Upper Bohinj Valley. From there, the trail continues through Češnjica, Srednja vas and Studor to Stara Fužina.

Accommodation in Stara Fužina

 

Day 4: Stara Fužina–Bohinjska Bistrica

STAGE 7: Difficulty: easy; Distance: 11 km; Duration: 3:00 h

A short stage of the trail runs from Stara Fužina, Ribčev Laz near Lake Bohinj on unpaved roads and paths across the panoramic Dobrava meadows to Bohinjska Bistrica, which is the administrative centre of Bohinj.

Accommodation in Bohinjska Bistrica

 

Day 5: Most na Soči–Tolmin

Train Bohinjska Bistrica-Most na Soči

STAGE 11: Difficulty: easy; Distance: 8 km; Duration: 3:00 h

The stage between Most na Soči and Tolmin is a short and panoramic walk along the green accumulation lake.

Accommodation in Tolmin

 

Day 6: Tolmin–Kobarid

STAGE 12: Difficulty: moderate; Distance: 17 km; Duration: 4:00 h

The stage from Tolmin to Kobarid is quite flat and runs in the valley. The entire stage is hiked – as local people say – along the sunny side of the Soča River, through the pleasant villages to the historical Kobarid.

Accommodation in Kobarid

 

Day 7: Kobarid–Bovec

STAGE 13: Difficulty: moderate; Distance: 21 km; Duration: 6:00 h

The stage runs through the gorge of Kobarid and Trnovo, along the Soča River, i.e. in the part where the river is most picturesque and wild.

Accommodation in Bovec

 

Day 8: Bovec–Log pod Mangartom

STAGE 14: Difficulty: moderate; Distance: 12 km; Duration: 4:00 h

This is a picturesque trail stage that runs past the remains of WWI to Log pod Mangartom, one of the most beautiful villages of the Juliana Hiking Trail.

Accommodation in Log pod Mangartom

 

Day 9: Log pod Mangartom–Lago del Predil

STAGE 15: Difficulty: moderate; Distance: 7 km; Duration: 3:30 h

This is the highest ascent on the Primorska side of Juliana – from Log pod Mangartom we make approximately 600 metres in altitude to Predil Pass and enter Italy.

Transfer Lago del Predil-Kranjska Gora and accommodation in Kranjska Gora

 

Day 10: Departure

 

 

*On all stages it is possible to buy food and drinks for the duration of walking, as well as dinner or breakfast. On all stages you can also find a restaurant or a tourist farm with dinner possibility.

 

Our booking center makes tailor-made offers. We create an offer based on your wishes and desires. We can also include some extra services or exclude services that you do not need. The final price varies based on the date of your travel and additional services.

For all changes and any other wishes, please write us on our e-mail booking@juliana-trail.si or call us on 00386 5 30 29 643 and together we can create the best programme for you.

Public transport

Bus: 

www.arriva.si: Ljubljana-Bled

Train:

www.slo-zeleznice.si: Ljubljana-Lesce Bled, Jesenice-Bled Jezero, Nova Gorica-Bled Jezero

Airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana: from airport with bus until Kranj. Change the bus until Bled.

Getting there

Highway Ljubljana-Jesenice, exit Lesce, continue to Bled.

 

Parking

Parking next to the Sports Hall Bled (Bled centre).

At train station Bled Jezero.

Coordinates

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46.368746, 14.118302
DMS
46°22'07.5"N 14°07'05.9"E
UTM
33T 432183 5135396
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