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Vrsic

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Kranjska Gora 4280, Slovenia
+386 4 580 94 40
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At an altitude of 1611 metres, the mountain pass at Vrsic is the highest in the eastern Julian Alps and provides a natural link between the Savska and the Soska valleys. You may wish to have a relaxing cup of coffee or even stay the night at the Ticarjev mountain hut, which is located at the top of the pass. There are five mountain huts on Vrsic offering you rest and refreshment. Just off the main road winding up Vrsic, at an altitude of around 1200 metres rests the Russian chapel. Whilst ascending Vrsic, you can admire the natural rock-carved face of the lovely maiden Ajdovska deklica and a natural rock-window created in the face of the Prisank mountain.
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“hairpin bends” (15 reviews)
“mountain pass” (12 reviews)
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Kranjska Gora 4280, Slovenia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the cobble stone pavers in every corner going up.The views were awesome even though it was partly cloudy. A long delay going down as someone tried to take a hairpin corner to fast and didn't make it.

Thank montanan_traveler
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect for hiking, some great trails. Lots of interesting places to visit. Beautiful scenery. If you take the road from Vrsic to Kranjska Gora, plenty of spots to explore along the river valley.

Thank Andi R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If somebody is interested in a light or medium heavy hiking it is recommended to start from Vrsic and go to Slemenova špic. Iz is a very nice and appealing hiking trail with great views and resting points. All trails are marked and in excellent...More

Thank Bobinho1980
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you stay in Kranjska gora and have a car than you can make a short excursion to Vršič. It's aprox 10 km from Kranjska gora. A nice hill, on the way you must stop at the Russian chapel. On Vršič you have a cottage...More

Thank andrej k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Vrsic pass on a 4 day tour with Demian Sem from Istranka Tours. Dem did a great job managing the winding and rough road up and down the mountain. This year there are several areas that are down to one lane for...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning scenery, hairpin bends, narrow roads - what more can you say. Apart from this is a definite road trip when visiting the area. There is a view point at the top which provides stunning views of the mountains.

Thank Lady B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It is a hill which will challenge yours bikers pride. There is almost 12 km and more than 800m of ascent. Unfortunately people are visiting this mountain pass by cars and motor bikes as well. It's up to you to go up there straight or...More

Thank sason249
Reviewed 12 June 2017

For anyone that enjoys wild mountain scenery, the Vršič Pass with an elevation of 1,611 metres (5,285 ft) is a must. The path connects Kranjska Gora in the Sava Valley (Sava – Danube - Black Sea watershed) and Trenta in the Soča Valley (Soča/Isonzo –...More

1  Thank Shalom M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The pass across the mountains is quite dangerous; there were not many cars but a lot of motobikes. The view is stunning but you have to be very carrefull because the road has sometimes holes in it, in some parts were under reconstruction so inhad...More

2  Thank aura m
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The road can be travelled by car, bike or on foot. We chose the easiest - by car. Being a van of eight people we had to stop frequently due to car sickness but otherwise it is fantastic. Started at Lake Jasna we made our...More

Thank Den_Sil_Malta
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Thomson-gal
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
Your question has been answered very well, but I wanted to add that as you have young and old in your group, you should always ask a local or someone walking in the other direction about how easy the path is. Some are much... More
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