War and Peace
Even when the snow covers the mountain peaks, there will be some areas in Slovenia still graced by the mild Mediterranean climate, so you can prolong your hiking season well into late autumn. Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails across Slovenian Istria and Karst! Discover the autumnal scenery of the Vipava Valley and the Brda Hills, and enjoy the mild influence of the Mediterranean Sea penetrating deep into the Alpine landscape of the Soča Valley.
More than 100 years ago, this area was one of the main battlefields of World War I – the Isonzo Front. It extended all the way from over the two-thousand-meter high Mt Rombon to the Gulf of Trieste, with a total length of 90 km. Its traces can still be found today. Why not discover the history together with hiking pleasures in the picturesque autumn settings? Here are a few tips for visiting some of the most prominent monuments of the Isonzo Front that are interconnected into the Walk of Peace, running from the Alps to the Adriatic.