Active and tasty Soča Valley

Published: 10.9.2015

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Active and tasty Soča Valley

Welcome to the Soča valley, the source of emerald energy and action. Discover the beauties of nature and monuments of the past under the guidance of experienced guides at Soča Valley Hiking Festival. Spend an active weekend in the unspoilt nature on Hiking Weekends in the Soča Valley. Explore local flavours at Jestival, the festival of food and arts.

Active and tasty Soča Valley

Welcome to the Soča valley, the source of emerald energy and action. Find it in the pools and rapids of the Soča River. Discover the beauties of nature and monuments of the past under the guidance of experienced guides at Soča Valley Hiking Festival. Spend an active weekend in the unspoilt nature on Hiking Weekends in the Soča Valley. Explore local flavours at Jestival, the festival of food and arts, and fall in love in the surroundings of the most beautiful alpine river in Europe.

See the Soča with your own eyes and leave with a memory of the stunning colour and energy of one of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. In the northwest of Slovenia, the emerald Soča emerges from the heart of the Julian Alps and becomes the sporting heart of the Soča valley. Explore the active land on foot on one of the hundreds of marked trails. Join organized hikes at the Hiking festival from 18th September to 4th October, and discover the beauties of nature as well as monuments from its rough and dark past, under the guidance of experienced guides. Walk along the Alpe Adria Trail, which connects Austria’s highest peak, Grossglockner, with the Adriatic Sea. You can choose from 20 different organised hikes, 3 educational weekends and numerous cultural events or exhibitions on the way. Have a look at the program here.

Every great athlete and sportsman deserves a good meal after an active day. Experience the local cuisine and culture on 3rd October in Kobarid at Jestival, the food and art festival. “Jesti” is Slovenian for “to eat”. The mixture of food and art will fill your mind and your stomach. The best chefs from the region and local producers will prepare their delicious masterpieces. Artists will take you through a wonderful world of art, films, music and dance. Enjoy the spirit, food and art of Jestival: “De honesta voluptate et valetudine« - Honest pleasure and good health.

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