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“Difficult to find, but well worth the effort!”
Review of Tolmin Gorge

Tolmin Gorge
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Difficult to find, but well worth the effort!”
Reviewed September 16, 2011

We spent several hours hiking this gorge south of Bovek, Slovenia. Thank God we had a navigation system, but even then we thought we were on the wrong road! The roads kept getting smaller and smaller, finally turning into a one lane road. But the reward at the end was fantastic! This hike was not a leisurely stroll, but instead a bit strenuous if you're not used to steep inclines. The place was beautiful to say the least. I could not find any information about it in our travel books, and could not believe it was overlooked! Don't miss this gorgeous hike if you're in the Soca Valley area of the Triglav.

Visited August 2011
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“Well worth the visit”
Reviewed September 12, 2011

We walked from Tolmin up to the gorge. We followed directions we were given so we didnt think it was that well marked and it felt like a little like we were walking through someone's fields but dont think we went the main way!!

Anyway when we got there it was worth the walk!! The valley is lovely and you can do an easy enough walk up to the Devils pass and down the other side and along the floor of the gorge. We really enjoyed the scenery! One word of warning, you can go up to Dante's Cave but you shouldnt go in without a guide. 2 of our group had a look in but it was pitch black and very slippy so they turned back!

But well worth the walk up to enjoy some lovely scenery.

Extra info: It was about €4 entry to the national park. Round trip from Tolmin around the main parts of the gorge and back to Tolmin was about 2-3 hours. There was a sign for a cafe up near Dante's Cave but we didnt go that far

Visited August 2011
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San Carlos, California
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“An incredible hike in an amazing gorge”
Reviewed October 19, 2008

If you are driving through the Soca Valley area of western Slovenia after coming over the pass in the Julian Alps, stop in the town of Tolmin, south of Kobarid and north of Most na Soci, for an incredible hike which starts near the top of a gorge, crosses a bridge then descends down the side of the gorge through magnificent scenary to the bottom, across another bridge then up again back to the top. All along the way you are looking at green and turquoise water due to the karch stone and a gorge so narrow in places that you can barely see through and down the river. This is a real "wow" experience and probably not more than 2+ miles total walk.

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