Choose a language
Share
Bookmark
Print
Plan a route here
Embed
Natural Monument

Zelenci

Natural Monument · Upper Carniola
Responsible for this content
Kärnten Werbung GmbH - AlpeAdriaTrail Verified partner 
  • Zelenci
    / Zelenci
    Photo: , LTO Kranjska Gora

The Zelenci nature reserve is located at the three-country border, (Slovenia, Italy & Austria) its primary significance being as a testimony to the area’s geological past. Many rare and unique animal species, as well as some sparse and endangered plants have found their haven at Zelenci.

The unspoiled and pristine natural surroundings of Zelenci along with its close vicinity to the emerald green lake, and with the area’s countless springs provided inspiration for the beautiful canvas paintings by Ladislau Benesch and was praised by the great naturalist Davy.

The famous naturalist Sir Humphry Davy expressed his appreciation of the beauties of this mountainous area in the following words: "Most of all I am fond of the Savska valley with its waterfalls and lakes. There is no other more beautiful spot in Europe".

Profile picture of
Author
Updated: July 17, 2012

Coordinates

DD
46.493106, 13.741837
DMS
46°29'35.2"N 13°44'30.6"E
UTM
33T 403446 5149606
w3w 
///doves.bedbug.video
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
20.4 km
8:00 h
990 m
1179 m
100.8 km
4:00 h
1087 m
1088 m
16.2 km
6:00 h
618 m
1187 m
Show in map

Nearby Points of Interest

 These suggestions were created automatically.

Questions & Answers

Ask the first question

Got questions regarding this content? Ask them here.


Reviews

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.

Profile picture

Photos from others


  • 2D 3D
  • Contents
  • Show images Hide images
  • 3 Routes nearby
Long distance hiking trail · Upper Carniola
ST23 AAT: Kranjska Gora - Trenta
moderate
20.4 km
8:00 h
990 m
1179 m
This stage leads via the Vršič Pass, the highest mountain pass in the Julian Alps. Hikers can enjoy the picturesque view of the stunning north ...
24
from Kärnten Werbung GmbH - AlpeAdriaTrail,   Kärnten Werbung GmbH - AlpeAdriaTrail
moderate
100.8 km
4:00 h
1087 m
1088 m
Eine Tour, drei Länder. Auf den rund 105km mit ca. 1100Hm sammelst du jede Menge Eindrücke. Die lange Variante der Tour führt dich sogar noch über ...
from Christian Riedel,   Wörthersee Tourismus GmbH
Long distance hiking trail · Tarvisio
Circular ST6 AAT: Rifugio Zacchi - Krajnska Gora
moderate
16.2 km
6:00 h
618 m
1187 m
This is a tour with sporting milestones: The route goes along hiking trail 9 (Via Alpina) past the impressive ski flying hill at Planica to the ...
4
from Kärnten Werbung GmbH - AlpeAdriaTrail,   Kärnten Werbung GmbH - AlpeAdriaTrail
  • 3 Routes nearby