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Hiking trail recommended route Stage 16

JULIANA TRAIL: stage 16 Tarvisio (Italy) - Kranjska Gora

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This stage runs from Tarvisio, following the cycling-hiking route to Slovenian-Italian border at Rateče, from where the local side road takes you to Kranjska Gora.
Distance 19 km
5:55 h
181 m
129 m
The stage starts in Tarvisio at the Tourist Information Centre. Tarvision is the largest Italian city in this three-border area. The trail runs east toward Slovenia on the cycling-hiking route slightly upwards towards the Rateče border crossing. There it turns to the right, through the village, and crosses the main road at the crossroads to Planica and Tamar Valley, a Nordic centre with ski jumps. The trail also passes the ski slopes under Podkoren, where every year there are world cup slalom and giant slalom races. The local side road takes you past the spring of Sava Dolina River (so-called “Zelenci”) to Kranjska Gora, the winter and summer tourist centre.

Author’s recommendation

The stage is long, therefore, you need to bring enough water and lunch.
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Marko Lenarcic 
Update: July 21, 2021
Highest point
875 m
Lowest point
699 m
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Rest Stop

Rateče - state border, 846 m

Safety information

Normal level of caution is recommended, there are no special dangers along the way. In winter or in snow the trail is impassable.

Tips and hints

Hint by Triglav National Park:  Zelenci nature reserve 

In 1992, the area of Zelenci has been proclaimed a nature reserve by way of a Decree of the Municipality of Jesenice. The reserve is home to a wide range of interesting plants, including the carnivorous sundews, while the fauna is dominated by amphibians and bird breeders.

The westernmost part of the reserve is taken up by the emerald-green tarn. Groundwater seeps through the permeable floor of Lake Kreda, stirring up the silt and bubbling to the surface like small volcanoes, which is a unique case in Slovenia.

The water with its many crystal-clear and cool springs has a permanent temperature of 6 degrees Celsius. Special wooden bridges take visitors safely to the lake and around its marshy surroundings.

 

www.dolina-soce.si

www.julijske-alpe.com

www.slovenia-outdoor.com

Start

In front of the lead mine in Cave del Predil. (757 m)
Coordinates:
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46.505354, 13.578021
DMS
46°30'19.3"N 13°34'40.9"E
UTM
33T 390900 5151180
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Destination

The centre of Kranjska Gora.

Turn-by-turn directions

Coming from the centre of Tarvisio, turn east on the main road towards the Slovenian border. Follow the street and after approximately 2 kilometres you will come across an asphalt cycling-hiking route Tarvisio–Kranjska Gora, which we follow slightly uphill to the Slovenian-Italian border crossing Rateče. The trail runs above the villages and the main road.

After border crossing turn sharp left and cross the main road Tarvisio–Kranjska Gora and continue to the village Rateče. Here you can find some restaurants and accommodations. At the end of the village, continue across the main road to the asphalt local road that runs along the Sava Dolinka spring (Zelenci), past the Podkoren ski centre in winter or cycling park in summer and finally to the centre of Kranjska Gora. Kranjska Gora is well known for alpine ski world cup competitions and the nearby ski jumps in Planica.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Bus:

www.arriva.si

Tarvisio – Cave del Predil

Ljubljana – Kranjska Gora

Getting there

Along the Kranjska Gora – Tarvisio – Cave del Predil regional road, or

Bovec – Predil Pass – Cave del Predil

Parking

Car parks in Cave del Predil.

Car parks in Kranjska Gora.

Coordinates

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46.505354, 13.578021
DMS
46°30'19.3"N 13°34'40.9"E
UTM
33T 390900 5151180
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Hiking equipment suitable for the season.

Questions and answers

Question from Rob Koc · October 22, 2019 · Community
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Rating

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Tanja Lončarič
September 04, 2021 · Community
When did you do this route? August 29, 2021
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Kirsten Piepenbring
August 23, 2021 · Community
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Sergio Ruiz
August 20, 2021 · Community
walking on a bike path doesn't make much sense. I don't understand why a stage like this is in a hike trail
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Distance
19 km
Duration
5:55 h
Ascent
181 m
Descent
129 m
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