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Pršivec mountain top

Viewpoint · Upper Carniola
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  • On top of Pršivec
    / On top of Pršivec
    Photo: Matej Brus, CC BY-ND
Medium difficulty level tour.  One of the most spectacular viewpoints of Bohinj. 
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PRŠIVEC
  • The slopes on the southern side of the mountain hide an entrance into the cave Govic, where a waterfall Govic appears whenever there's heavy rainfall.
  • Marjan Lipovšek, a Slovenian pianist, composer and alpinist, described the peak as »the Balcony of Bohinj«
  • Ski touring is possible (although only recommended for those that know the area well or are accompanied by a guide): touring skis or snowshoes

USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Altitude at the top: 1,761 m
  • The difference in altitude from the valley to the top is almost 1200 meters
  • It takes approx. 4 hours to reach the top and 3 hours to descend
  • There’s a visitors’ box at the top
  • The trails to Pršivec are marked and of medium-difficulty level

When taking the trail leading through Komarča, we recommend using a helmet as well as an ice-pick and crampons in the winter time

Public transport

You can reach Bohinj by bus or train. Access from the Primorska region is also possible by car-train. More information is available on our website promet.bohinj.si

Getting there

There are several marked trails starting at different points going up to Pršivec:
  • From Stara Fužina over to Vogar (continuing via Vodični vrh or via Planina pri Jezeru)
  • From Stara Fužina and Vogar following the high edge over the Hebat mountain pasture
  • From Ukanc via Koča pri Savici and Komarča

Parking

Possibility of parking in payable parking lot Blato and Voranjčkovca (hike from Stara Fužina - Blato mountain pasture - Hut on the mountain pasture by the lake - Pršivec).

Second option: Payable parking at waterfall Savica (hike from Waterfall Savica - Komna - Black lake - Pršivec).

Coordinates

DD
46.297320, 13.821155
DMS
46°17'50.4"N 13°49'16.2"E
UTM
33T 409209 5127757
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