This hiking trail takes you into the cool forests of Mt. Kanin. Several sections of this trail offer splendid views of the Bovec Basin and the Julian Alps in the background.
Distance 17.1 km
Along this trail, which is amongst the longest Bovec hiking trails, you can admire the Virje Waterfall, Srnica Adrenaline park, source of the Glijun River, entire Bovec Basin, part of Mt. Kanin Mountain range and other sights. It requires you to overcome an altitude difference of approximately 1,650 metres. Because the trail stretches over a long distance, this altitude difference does not require great effort, especially because of the natural sights on and along the trail which provide a perfect environment to pamper your body and soul. There are no dangerous sections along this trail. You only have to be prepared to walk for several hours.
It is highly recommended for you to visit the Virje Waterfall, the source of the Glijun River and the Srnica Adrenaline park.
Update: November 03, 2021
Safety informationThis is a moderate trail appropriate for physically fit hikers.
Tips and hintsWe recommend you to start hiking early in the morning.
Getting thereTourist town of Bovec is located in the heart of the Julian Alps, just 30 kilometres from the Tarvisio-Boscoverde Railway station (I) and the same distance from the A23 motorway exit in the town of Tarvisio. There are several daily bus lines connecting the town of Bovec with the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. Within 100 km you can find three international airports: Ljubljana, Klagenfurt , Trieste.
ParkingFree parking is available in the town of BOvec at the Žaršče parking lot above the Bovec Primary School Gym.
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EquipmentHiking or trekking footwear, trekking poles, windbreaker, and sufficient supply of drinking liquids.
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