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The Soča river

Nature Park · Littoral
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  • Soča River, Slovenia
    / Soča River, Slovenia
    Photo: Domen Grögl, STO
  • / Soča
    Photo: Matevž Lenarčič
  • / Soča river
    Photo: Dan Briški
  • / Soca River and Tolmin, Soca Valley
    Photo: Leonardo Olmi
  • / Confluence of the Soča and Tolminka river, Tolmin
  • / Kayak on Soca River, Soca Valley
    Photo: Leonardo Olmi
  • / Kayak on Soca River, Soca Valley
    Photo: Leonardo Olmi
  • / Outsider on Soca River, Soca Valley
    Photo: Luca D' Agostini
  • / Napoleon bridge over Soca River, Kobarid
  • / Soča river, Soča valley
    Photo: Domen Grögl, vir: slovenia.info
  • / Alpe Adria Trail, Soca River
    Photo: STO
  • / The Great Soča gorge, Bovec
    Photo: David Štulc Zornik
  • / Bovec valley, Soča river
    Photo: David Štulc Zornik
  • / The Great Soča gorge, Bovec
    Photo: David Štulc Zornik
  • / Soča river source, Trenta
    Photo: David Štulc Zornik
  • / Soča river source, Trenta
    Photo: David Štulc Zornik
  • / Kayaking Soča , Soča Valley
    Photo: Arhiv Kata Adventure
  • / Soca river tubing Slovenia

137 km in length, the Soča is an Alpine river with a mysterious karst source in Trenta, at the foot of the majestic Julian Alps.

Activities on the Soča

The Soča is a veritable paradise for water sports enthusiasts, particularly fans of kayaking and fishing, as well as photographers and people looking to relax in natural surroundings. An extremely popular experience, rafting on the Soča is offered by over 30 sports companies in the Soča valley.

Water sports:

In accordance with the relevant decree, boating as a sporting activity on the Soča is permitted daily from 15 March to 31 October, to holders of valid permits for the use of entry and exit points. It is recommended that you review the river safety directions.

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Soča is an international natural gem

In the past decades, a number of important international kayaking competitions have taken place on the Soča. In 2007, several scenes for the Disney film The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian were shot on the Soča rapids. Nicknamed the Emerald River, the Soča is famous for its stunning blue-green hue.

Natural sights on the Soča

Coordinates

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46.411729, 13.724112
DMS
46°24'42.2"N 13°43'26.8"E
UTM
33T 401940 5140586
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Soča trail
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 28.4 km
Duration 8:31 h
Ascent 455 m
Descent 959 m

The Soča Trail is a nature trail taking visitors to the Triglav National Park along the Soča river from its source towards Bovec.

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Turizem Dolina Soce
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Ascent 228 m
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Ascent 236 m
Descent 232 m

The Suhi potok Stream creates wonderful waterfalls hidden in the embrace of the gable end of the Zadnja Trenta Valley. You can reach and admire ...

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 18.1 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 230 m
Descent 790 m

Bis auf den kurzen Anstieg von der Hütte zur Quelle führt die Tour im wesentlichen abwärts entlang der Soča. Wegen der weit auseinander liegenden ...

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Map / Teilwanderung Socatal
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Distance 16.2 km
Duration 5:07 h
Ascent 390 m
Descent 742 m

Die Wanderung beginnt wenn man mit dem Bus bis zum Ausgangspunkt der Socaquelle fährt. Von dort aus wandert man den meisten Weg entlang des Flusses.

from Stefan Müller,   Community

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