Bohinj is a paradise valley embraced by the Julian Alps. Lake Bohinj that lies in the heart of the Triglav National Park, one of the oldest national parks in Europe, is the largest Slovenian natural lake, nested at the foot of unspoilt mountains and mountain tops.
“Bohinj is too beautiful for murder.”
Lonely Planet listed Bohinj as one of the best European destinations for family holidays in 2018. More
The Alpine pearl of Bohinj lies within the network of holiday destinations with environmentally friendly mobility. More
Bohinj was awarded the Slovenia Green Destination designation. More
Bohinj has been awarded the label of European Destination of Excellence finalist by the European Commission. More
Bohinj is a unique destination where the traditional and the modern ways of life are intertwined.
TOP 5 sights
Every step you take, you will be surprised by Slovenia’s natural and cultural gems. Are you interested in what you need to see in Bohinj?
Explore the nature of Bohinj on foot, by bike, on horseback or with skis. Learn about the tradition of alpine dairy farming and cheese making, discover the botanical wealth of Bohinj and relax by the crystal-clear waters.
A Hiking and Mountain Climbing Paradise
In Bohinj there are over 400 km of organised hiking and mountain climbing trails. The more interesting routes include the Bohinj mountain trail and a part of the international Via Alpina long-distance hiking trail. Bohinj is an excellent starting point to ascend to Mt Triglav which can be accessed on numerous trails. The highest Slovenian mountain can, among others, be conquered along the route of the four brave men, who first ascended to the summit of Triglav 240 years ago.More
Biking through Bohinj
The Bohinj cycling route winds along the Upper and Lower Bohinj Valleys. The trail with culinary, cultural and natural surprises is completely detached from traffic and therefore appropriate for families, too. You may complete your biking trip with a tasting of cheese and other Bohinj delicacies.More
Winter Fairy Tale in Bohinj
In the winter, Bohinj changes into a real treasury of snow adventures. The mountain ski centre of Vogel offers skiing with exceptional views and adrenaline enthusiasts can make a turn to the Show Park. In addition to Vogel, you can also visit some other smaller ski resorts and Soriška planina. Bohinj is a paradise for cross-country skiing, as there are 70 km of maintained cross-country trails in good snow conditions.More
Horse Riding on Bohinj Alpine Pastures
Go on a trip on horseback to the mountains of Uskovnica, Praprotnica and Zajamniki, where you can learn in greater detail about the alpine dairy farming tradition. Horse riding through the Pokljuka plateau forests, wonderful views of the surrounding mountain-tops, the tasting of local delicacies and pleasant company combine into an unforgettable experience.More
Production of Bohinj Cheese
Bohinj is a land of excellent cheese. Learn about the characteristic Bohinj cheeses – the Mohant cheese, a unique cheese with distinctive smell and taste and a European Protected Designation of Origin, and the Bohinj cheese. On the Bohinj Cheese Trail you will learn about the history of cheese and the methods of cheese production. You can also try making cheese from the delicious milk from the Bohinj mountains in line with the Bohinj tradition.More
International Wild Flower Festival
The festival is a magnificent 14-day compliment to nature, socialising with the locals and preservation of the natural blossoming meadows. Taste the local culinary masterpieces, where you can even find alpine flowers on your plate. Acquire new skills and knowledge at interesting workshops. Learn about Bohinj on guided botanical excursions and enjoy the rich amusement and cultural developments in the framework of the Festival.More
Water Wealth in Bohinj
Learn about Lake Bohinj and other water attractions of Bohinj. Visit the picturesque Triglav Lakes. You can admire the water wealth and sculptured art of nature along the Savica river and in the Mostnica and Bistrica riverbeds. Under the steep slopes of Pršivec you will find the entrance into the Govic cave, from which a majestic torrential waterfall surges occasionally. Sava Bohinjka river and its tributaries also offer numerous adventures.More
Zlatorog Fairy Trail
Explore the Zlatorog Fairy Trail in the village of Ukanc. On this well-organised and informative trail you will learn about the legends and mythical creatures of this wonderful land protected by the high mountains. Children will be able to test all their senses and learn about the secrets of this part of the world. Where the world ends, fairy tales live!More
Bohinj gastronomy enriched by home-made ingredients is an inevitable part of the authentic experience of Bohinj. Choose traditional Bohinj dishes or taste the boldness of the innovative combination of the tastes of Bohinj. Follow the brand Bohinjsko/From Bohinj which guarantees geographical origin and high quality of dishes and drinks in the selected restaurants, culinary delicacies from farms and crafted products.More
Full Moon Walk
Embraced by the silence, magical Mt Vogel is stunningly mystical at full moon and when lit by torches. The beauties of nature and its tranquillity under the endless infinity of the sky and the Julian Alps will caress your soul more than any wellness centre. On this romantic walk you will have an opportunity to listen to one of the Bohinj legends and hear about the attractions of Mt Vogel, Bohinj and the Triglav National Park.More
Fly Fishing in Bohinj
Unspoiled nature, the mighty mountain backdrop and mysterious beauty of the waters of Bohinj create an exceptional environment for fly fishing. While on the prowl for fish, you will find invaluable peace and an authentic connection with nature. In the picturesque pools of the Sava Bohinjka River you can find brown trout, grayling, rainbow trout, huchen and chub. Lake Bohinj is home to a native lake trout and the golden lake trout or zlatovščica, which is prized as a speciality by gourmets.More
Slovenia writes a green story. Feel it at every step.
Bohinj is exceptionally biotically and botanically diverse, quite unlike any other site in the world and this diversity is protected by international conventions, various programmes, global organisations and Triglav National Park.
Green mobility is promoted through the Bohinj summer and winter mobility cards, which provide various benefits for users, e.g. free public transport around Bohinj and free parking.
Baked Lake Trout with Mohant Cheese
A selected culinary specialty of Bohinj, the Mohant cheese, which has been awarded the European Protected Designation of Origin, also goes perfectly with fish dishes. The lake is home to several species of fish, the best known being zlatovščica and native lake trout, which together with Mohant cheese is one of the traditional Slovenian/Bohinj dishes.
Four seasons in Bohinj
Lake Bohinj inspires with its charm throughout the year. Enjoy various activities and exceptional views, meet friendly local people and explore and experience the primal nature.
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Follow the green mentality and take a ride from Bohinj to the surrounding destinations by means of sustainable public transport. Go on a trip by train to the picturesque Soča Valley where you can discover active experiences in nature as well as traces of the Battle of the Isonzo. You can take a train or a bus to yet another alpine gem – Bled, with its unique island in the middle and a castle on the rock. Only a few kilometres further there is the charming alpine town of Radovljica, where it is worth walking around the old city centre. If you wish to experience even more of the urban vibe, you can take a bus to Ljubljana. Using your mobility card, your ride will be fifty per cent cheaper.
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