Circular cycling tour through the Kobarid and Trnovo Gorges
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Cycling, Napoleon's Bridge across the Soča RiverPhoto: Uroš Svigelj, CC BY, Turizem Dolina Soce
Start in the centre of Kobarid and cycle along the main road towards the town of Bovec. At the end of Gregorčičeva street go down the road towards Kamp Lazar. Continue along the cycling road along the Soča River in the direction of the village of Trnovo ob Soči until you reach the Otona Pool (entry point for kayakers). From here, ascend back to the main road Kobarid – Bovec, cycle to Trnovo ob Soči, turn right towards the camp and cross the footbridge across the Soča River. Continue along the two-track forest gravel road to the village of Magozd and further to the village of Drežnica and descend back to Kobarid along the main road.
Rest stopsRestaurant Camp Lazar
Safety informationThis tour is not demanding. The main road Kobarid-Bovec requires caution during the summer months due to the increased traffic volume.
Tips and hintsYou can stop in the village of Drežnica and visit the Batognica Private Museum Collection.
You can get to the town of Kobarid by bus from the direction of Ljubljana, Nova Gorica and Bovec.
From Nova Gorica: Nova Gorica - Kanal - Tolmin - Kobarid.
From Ljubljana: Ljubljana - Idrija - Tolmin - Kobarid.
From Bled/Bohinj: Bled - Bohinjska Bistrica - Soriška planina - Podbrdo - Tolmin - Kobarid.
From Kranjska Gora: Kranjska Gora - Bovec - Kobarid.
Parking is available at the parking lot in the centre of Kobarid in the vicinity of the Kobarid Community Centre. Payable parking is available at the Napoleon’s Bridge across the Soča River which fills up quickly during the main season. Parking is also available in the vicinity of the cemetery. All parking lots are marked in the Kobarid Historical Trail leaflet.
Book recommendation by the author
Local brochure Drežnica.
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EquipmentTrekking bicycle and a cycling helmet.
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