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Green mobility in the Julian Alps

Sustainable tourism is a principle at the heart of the Julian Alps and the region includes many nationally and internationally recognised green destinations. Bohinj was the very first destination to receive the highest award of the prestigious platinum label as part of the Green Scheme of Slovenia. Meanwhile, Bled, Brda, Kranjska Gora, Radovljica and the Soča Valley are all proud owners of golden labels.

Several destinations within the Julian Alps offer visitors benefits cards which provide great savings during your stay. The cards aim to make tourism more sustainable by encouraging the use of environmentally-friendly transport across the Julian Alps, reducing carbon footprints and showcasing a wider variety of attractions to tourists.


They can be redeemed for free transport as well as free entrance and reduced prices for numerous local tourist attractions. The Julian Alps cards are the perfect addition for planning a sustainable outdoor adventure getaway as you can be transported to local attractions, visit less crowded spots and ensure you get the most out of your stay.


The cards are available for visitors staying in Bled, Bohinj, Soča Valley and Radovljica during certain dates. Below you will find more detailed information about each of the destinations and what each card offers.


Bled is one of the most recognisable icons of Slovenia! It is an Alpine pearl on the edge of the Julian Alps. Visitors can take a ride on a traditional Pletna boat on the glacial Lake Bled to reach the only natural lake island in Slovenia and ring the famous wishing bell in the island’s church or learn the stories of Bled's past by visiting the medieval castle which stands on a cliff high above the lake. At the top of Ojstrica hill you can enjoy breathtaking views across Bled.


Benefits of the Bled Julian Alps Card

The card allows visitors free or reduced price access to transport, local attractions, activities, food & drink at select locations and guides to the local area. Enjoy discounted access to some of Bled’s most iconic attractions such as the castle and the island or take advantage of the free mountain bike rental and find out why the Julian Alps are a hidden gem cycling paradise. If you are a keen skier then luckily for you the winter edition of the card offers visitors unlimited use of the Bled winter shuttles to the ski slopes in the nearby winter resorts.


Guests who are accommodated at Bled Tourist Board partner services providers and who stay in Bled for at least three nights are entitled to the card. The summer card is available between April 15th - November 20th, meanwhile, the winter edition is available between December 20th - March 20th.


For more information, visit: The Julian Alps Card - Bled


In the Soča Valley you will find the beautifully picturesque emerald green Soča River, the perfect destination for water sports adventurers. Enjoy an unforgettable time wildwater kayaking, rafting or canyoning along the water. Take the Canin Cable car for a spectacular view across the alpine mountains or visit the Juliana Alpine Botanical Garden, Slovenia’s only alpine botanical garden, which is home to hundreds of plants unique to Slovenia. With the Julian Alps card you will be able to experience the most magical corners of the Soča Valley and learn about its rich historical and cultural heritage.


Benefits of the Soča Valley Julian Alps Card

Card holders will have access to free transport with tourist buses, which are not part of the main lines and run only during the main tourist season, including shuttle buses or hop on / hop off buses around Tolmin, Kobarid and Bovec. You will also have access to free one-way or return train tickets from Most na Soči train station in the direction of Nova Gorica or the capital city, Ljubljana. You will be able to enjoy free entrance to sites, attractions, and museums including natural wonders such as the Tolmin Gorges and the Kozjak Waterfall or important cultural sites such as the Memorial Church of Holy Spirit in Javorca.


The Soča Valley card can be purchased by guests who are staying at Tourism Soča Valley partner services providers for at least two nights. The card is available for visitors between May 1st - October 31st at a flat rate of €29 for adults, with reduced rates on offer for children under 14. It is available to purchase at the Soča Valley Tourist Information Centre, as well as certain accommodation providers.


For more information, visit: The Julian Alps Card - Soča Valley


Bohinj is located in a stunning glacial valley beneath the mighty Mt. Triglav, in the heart of Triglav National Park. Enjoy the magnificent, crystal clear Lake Bohinj, the largest natural lake in Slovenia and an outdoor playground with countless opportunities for active adventures. Swim, kayak or paddle board across the calm waters or take in stunning nature along the 12km walking route around the lake. Take to the skies in the Vogel cable car to see Bohinj from a new perspective.


Benefits of the Bohinj Julian Alps Card

The Bohinj Julian Alps card offers numerous benefits including free public transport, free parking, free admissions, special discounts in Bohinj and elsewhere in Slovenia. With the card you can enjoy a free panoramic boat ride on Lake Bohinj as well as free entrance to a selection of local attractions such as the Savica Waterfall, Mostnica Gorge and the St. John the Baptist Church. With the premium winter card you will also be entitled to free ski bus transfers to the Vogel, Soriška planina, Senožeta, Kozji hrbet and Pokljuka ski resorts and discounted ski passes at select resorts.


The card is available to guests of the Bohinj Tourism Board’s partners, who are staying at least two nights in Bohinj and paying the local tourist tax. Cards range between €15 - €35 for adults, depending on what card you would like, and can also be purchased as part of an accommodation package. The summer card is available between April 1st - October 31st and the winter edition is available between November 1st - March 31st.


For more information, visit: The Julian Alps Card - Bohinj

recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.4 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 99 m
Descent 99 m

A walk around Lake Bohinj is almost obligatory for every visitor who comes to Bohinj. You can shorten it and walk only along the north or south ...

from Turizem Bohinj,   Turizem Bohinj


Radovljica is a charming town, known as the sweetest in Slovenia as it is famous for both beekeeping and chocolate! The heart and soul of Radovljica's Old Town is Linhart Square, one of the best-preserved medieval squares in Slovenia. Here you will find numerous museums, galleries and restaurants as well as historic buildings dating back to the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. In April the town hosts its annual Chocolate festival, certainly not one to miss and better yet, it’s included in the Julian Alps Radovljica card!


Benefits of the Radovljica Julian Alps Card

With the Radovljica summer card, you can travel and explore the area free of charge! During July and August there are special Hop-On & Discover guided bus tours to the surroundings of Bled, as well as guided tours of the Radovljica old town, the village of Kropa, Kamen Castle and more. There are also special offers on admission fees and experiences throughout the Julian Alps including the Vintgar Gorge, Bled Castle and Radol'ca Chocolate, the local chocolatier. You can also enjoy interesting card benefits in Bohinj, the Soča Valley and Tržič as well as free entrance to local attractions such as the Radovljica Municipal Museum and the Šivec House Gallery.


Guests staying in accommodation in the Municipality of Radovljica for at least 3 nights are entitled to the card free of charge. The card is available to visitors between April 15th - November 15th.


For more information, visit: The Julian Alps Card - Radolca

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