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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps

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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kranjska Gora 4270, Slovenia
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Very nice road to drive with a car or better yet, by bike! Nice views, nice parking places with a view.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TaunoL2
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any doubts is it proper road to choose - do not hesitate any longer. Just a day before we drove through Alpine Road and I can truly say that Vrsic Pass is as beautiful as road in Austria, even if not listed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mikolajn2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vrsic Pass in the Julian Alps offers some beautiful views. It has many hairpin curves, so it helps if you are used to driving in the mountains. The area is loaded with history and well worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We drove up from Kranjska Gora and admired the sensational views. The road was very drivable but do watch out for bicycles! Lots of pull outs to stop and take a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I was a bit surprised, but It was still very busy at the Vrsic Pass in September. And there were also roadworks with traffic lights on different road sections. Even so, it is a beautiful route with great views. I liked the view at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A place where a lot of military prisoners of war died when building the path over the Vrsic pass during the 2nd WW. There is a church build by the Russians who were the prisoners of war. Vrsic pass is nice place where you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matejuse
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went on a day trip to the Julian Alps and was not disappointed. The views and scenery throughout the trip could not be better. Of all the trips on offer I would rate this one the best.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mmg671
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We drove this 25km stretch from Kranjska Gora to Trenta valley at a slow pace, soaking in the glorious views and experiences en route. We spent over 3 hours completing the route with ~50 hairpin bends, armed with a very useful map provided by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anuj_Mithani
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Do not miss the opportunity to drive through this pass if you have the time. We drove this way around when traveling from Bled to the Brda region for some wine tasting. Some of the most spectacular mountain scenery, well worth the drive. We drove...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We recommend the hikes to Visoki Mavrinc and Slemenova Spica. We spent 4 days in the Julian Alps and the Slemenova Spica hike was our favorite.

Date of experience: September 2018
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kinky28
16 July 2018|
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Response from christianf_malta |
There designated parking areas through the area. A map indicating them could be useful
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Thomson-gal
12 August 2015|
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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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