Following a morning transfer you will walk through the lush green Radovna Valley, amid soaring mountain peaks, to where the Radovna River has carved the 150 m-deep Vintgar Gorge.
Distance 13.8 km
Highest point651 m
Lowest point477 m
You will begin your walk after a car transfer to the Radovna Valley, an untouched wilderness between the Pokljuka and Mežakla plateaus. You will be dropped off at the start of the stunning 1.6km Vintgar Gorge, carved 150m deep into the mountains by the Radovna River. The trail leads along a wooden walkway through the gorge and onwards to the world-famous Bled Lake, via the lovely Katarina Church viewpoint. Your hotel is on the western side of the town, overlooking the lake
Bled is a uniquely picturesque town sitting on the shores of the glacial Lake Bled and overlooked by the imposing medieval Bled Castle perched atop a rocky ridge. Traditional wooden barges called Pletna to ply their trade to a small island that is the location of the Assumption of Mary Pilgrimage Church, itself sitting on the site of a temple of Ziva, the Slavic goddess of love and fertility.
There is no better way to finish your day’s walk than with a welcome vanilla and cream kremna rezina pastry while overlooking the lake.
Make sure you bring a packed lunch as the first food stops will be later in the day, try some fresh trout at the exit if the Vintgar Gorge