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.”

Agatha Christie, English writer, the best-selling novelist of all time

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Raziskujte bohinjsko naravo peš, s kolesi, na konju ali s smučmi. Spoznajte tradicijo planšarstva in sirarstva, odkrivajte bohinjsko botanično bogastvo ali se sprostite ob kristalno čistih vodah.

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.

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Biking through Bohinj

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.

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Winter Fairy Tale in Bohinj

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. 

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Horse Riding on Bohinj Alpine Pastures

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.

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Production of Bohinj Cheese

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.

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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.

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Water Wealth in Bohinj

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.

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Zlatorog Fairy Trail

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!

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Bohinjsko/From Bohinj

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.

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Full Moon Walk

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.  

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Fly Fishing in Bohinj

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.

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Green facts

Slovenia writes a green story. Feel it at every step.

Bohinj is an area of the National Park, Natura 2000 and the biosphere area of UNESCO MAB.

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.

The “Bohinjsko/From Bohinj” brand guarantees high quality local dishes and beverages, culinary delights from farms and crafted products.

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.

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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.

Experience a pleasant getaway and have some rest

Would you like to stay a little longer and see and experience as much as possible? Then select suitable accommodation that is ideal for you in the nearby area.

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Apartmaji Arh

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Pr'Klemuc

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Penzion Resje

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Penzion Vila Bistrica

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Sobe Ravnik

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Turistična kmetija Matjaž Soklič

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Apartmaji Pod Rodico

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Apartmaji Pristavec Tatjana

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Bohinj Eco Hotel

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Nearby destinations

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.

Soča Valley

Escape on an active break in the picturesque world of the Julian Alps, the Triglav National Park and the emerald River Soča.

Soča Valley

Soča Valley

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Bled

Lake Bled and a castle perched on a cliff is one of the most beautiful Alpine resorts in Europe.

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Bled

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Ljubljana

The capital of Slovenia and European Green Capital 2016. This charming and vibrant city will captivate and fascinate anyone keen to explore it.

Ljubljana

Ljubljana

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Radovljica

A town of sweet adventures on the doorstep of the Julian Alps

Radovljica

Radovljica

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More details on Bohinj

For more information visit the Bohinj website.

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