JULIANA TRAIL: stage 7 Stara Fužina - Bohinjska Bistrica
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Rest stopsTourist Information Centre - Stara Fužina
STAMP - Dobrava, 575 m
Safety informationThe entire stage is covered has phone reception. This part of the trail is not demanding, but we recommend wearing proper shoes.
Tips and hints
Hint by Triglav National Park: Lake Bohinj
Lake Bohinj is the heart of Bohinj. It collects waters from the surrounding mountains and the water arteries from the foot of Triglav that flow through the Triglav Lakes and further down to Lake Bohinj and the Sava Bohinjka River. During a flash flood, the water level may rise by several metres. In the summer heat, the lake attracts crowds of bathers.
We hope that your visit to the lake and its coast will be a memorable experience. Please respect the access and visitation regime in place. Wild camping and bivouacking outside designated areas is not allowed.
The stage runs along marked Bohinj hiking trails.
Start at the TNP Centre and continue along the cart track towards Lake Bohinj. When you come to the lake, turn left and follow the shore along the unpaved road, past the inn to the main asphalt road from Stara Fužina to Ribčev Laz. At the famous Church of St John the Baptist continue over the stone bridge and left towards Bohinjska Bistrica. Turn left after 200 metres, walk past the TIC Bohinj in Ribčev Laz and come to a narrow asphalt road through the village of Ribčev Laz. Walk along the road, then turn right and left again onto the cart track; you will come to an unpaved forest road that takes you to Bareča dolina. After 200 metres, turn left and come to the holiday house area in Polje. From there continue above the last houses and the cart road to Polje Nordic Centre. Go past the ski jumps to the asphalt road towards Žlan, turn right onto the steep road to come to the village; behind the first house turn left onto a cart track and carry on to Dobrava meadows that offer a great view of Triglav and other mountains. Continue along the unpaved road towards Bohinjska Bistrica, which is reached when you cross the Bistrica Brook. Continue through the village to the main Ribčev Laz – Bohinjska Bistrica road. Continue past the municipality building, health clinic and Jože Ažman Culture Hall, and at the crossroads turn left and walk past the aquapark and towards to Bohinjska Bistrica railway station.
Ljubljana – Lake Bohinj
Ljubljana –Bohinjska Bistrica and local bus to the lake
Jože Pučnik Airport in Ljubljana:
bus to Kranj, switch buses for Lake Bohinj
Ljubljana – Jesenice – exit Bled, Bohinj
Jesenice-Ljubljana– exit Bled, Bohinj
Bled – Stara Fužina
Škofja Loka or Tolmin – Soriška planina – Bohinjska Bistrica –Stara Fužina
Car parks in Stara Fužina and Ribčev Laz.
Car parks in Bohinjska Bistrica and at the Bohinjska Bistrica railway station.
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EquipmentHiking shoes and season-appropriate clothing and hiking poles.
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