Certainly our most impressive route, full of contrasting panoramas of sharp peaks and rounded hills, dramatic gorges and tranquil lakes.
You can quickly exchange the medieval squares of Škofja Loka for the high mountain terraces of Zali log, from cosmopolitan Bled the route leads you to quiet Lake Bohinj, from wooded Pokljuka ascend to the imposing cliffs of Triglav National Park.
Connoisseurs of fossils swear by the Geological Transversal trail through the Dovžanova soteska canyon, experts in history by the Rupnik Line, and the majority of Sunday day-trippers by the hiking trail on Mount Golica, the Queen of Daffodils. But all of them agree that the cheesecake in Bled is the best of all!
Hiking: on numerous trails in the Julian Alps and the Karavanke Mountains, the Škofja Loka and Polhov Gradec hills, Udin boršt with its karst phenomena, discovering the secrets of the Rupnik Line; invigoration in the adrenaline parks in Tržič and Bohinj
Bicycling: Škofja Loka and the Selška dolina and Poljanska dolina valleys, Kranj, Jezersko, Zbiljsko jezero lake, Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Zelenci
Gastronomy: well known “žganci,” “koline” pork meat and sausages, medieval delicacies, “bohinjski sir” cheese, mohant, a tempting cheese-making trail to Bohinj’s alpine dairy farms
Wellness: Bled, Bohinj, and Kranjska Gora
Events: Okarina Folk Festival, “Path of Venus” Medieval Days in Škofja Loka and Radovljica, Summer in Kranj, Festival Carniola, Summer Jazz Festival in Kranj, Kresna noč (Midsummer Night), Kravji bal (Cow Ball), Kmečka ohcet (Peasant Wedding) and Vasovanje (Courtship Festival) in Bohinj, and Musical Summer in Bohinj
Casinos: Kranjska Gora, Bled
Water: water thrills in the invigorating rapids of the Sava Bohinjka and Sava Dolinka rivers, enjoying a “pletna” boat ride on Lake Bled, or boating on Lake Bohinj
Top experiences on the Goldenhorn Route
- tasting fresh cottage cheese at alpine dairy farms - a walk through Blejski Vintgar Gorge - a visit to the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum in Stara Fužina near Bohinj - a “pletna” boat trip to the church on Bled Island - Mount Vrata with its panoramic view of Mount Triglav - Zelenci Nature Reserve - Savica Waterfall and two waterfalls in Martuljek