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JULIANA TRAIL: stage 14 Bovec - Log pod Mangartom

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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Julian Alps
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This is a picturesque trail stage that runs past the remains of WWI to Log pod Mangartom, one of the most beautiful villages of the Juliana Hiking Trail.

moderate
11.3 km
3:10 h
340 m
151 m

From Bovec, we walk along the historic route past Ravelnik, the positions of the Austrian army in WWI, which are currently presented in an outdoor museum, and to the mighty Kluže Fortress, built above the 60-metres deep gorge of the Koritnica River. We continue along the right bank to the gorge and waterfalls of Nemčlja brook, past the lower part of the Možnica Valley and back to the main road that leads to Log.

Log pod Mangartom is a beautiful village nested below the peaks of Jerebica, Mangart, Jalovec and Loške stene. In the middle of the village, there is an entry to a tunnel, that ran to the mine on the Italian side, which was the source of income for many people in the past. The mine is closed now.

Author’s recommendation

Log pod Mangartom is also known as the valley of waterfalls. Since the stage is short, we can enjoy in visiting other sights – Fratarica, a nearby and easily accessible gorge, full of beautiful waterfalls and river pools. It is located opposite the village, i.e. on the other side of the Koritnica River.

outdooractive.com User
Author
Marko Lenarcic
Updated: November 18, 2019

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
660 m
Lowest point
447 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

The ascent along the path above the gorge of Nemčlja towards Možnica (approx. 30 minutes) is partially exposed and insufficiently secured; in wet and icy conditions, special caution is necessary.

In winter (December to March), the trail below Rombon is exposed to landslides and impassable.

Equipment

Hiking equipment suitable for the season.

Tips, hints and links

www.dolina-soce.si

www.julijske-alpe.com

www.slovenia-outdoor.com

Start

The centre of Bovec. (462 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.338096, 13.552743
UTM
33T 388620 5132631

Destination

Log pod Mangartom

Turn-by-turn directions

From Bovec we walk along the historic path past the picturesque Kluže Fortress through the Možnica Valley to Log.

Then we continue through Mala vas and further across the meadows below Rombon. Across the main road we descend to the Koritnica River and continue to the Kluže Fortress. There is a path opposite the fortress which runs to the upper Fort Hermann fortress through the entry tunnel. There is a path on the other side of the lighted tunnel, descending left downhill towards Koritnica River. We continue to the gorge of Nemčlja gorge. We continue above the gorge upwards to the bridge that takes us to the other side and further on to the forest road to Možnica Valley. We return along this road to the main road and along the unpaved road back to Log.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Bus:

www.nomago.si

Ljubljana – Kranjska Gora – Vršič – Bovec

Nova Gorica – Tolmin – Kobarid – Bovec

Getting there

Regional road:

Kranjska Gora – Vršič – Bovec

Kranjska Gora – Tarvisio (Italy) – Predel – Log pod Mangartom – Bovec

Tolmin – Kobarid – Bovec – Log pod Mangartom

Parking

Car parks in Bovec.

Car park before Log pod Mangartom near the Koritnica River.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.3 km
Duration
3:10 h
Ascent
340 m
Descent
151 m
Public transport friendly In and out Multi-stage tour Cultural/historical value Geological highlights Botanical highlights Healthy climate

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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