Located in the upper regions of Slovenia, the Triglav National Park protects a large section of theJulian Alps. Surrounded by lush alpine valleys, fairytale lakes and turquoise rivers, the national park easily tops the list of most scenic mountain landscapes in the whole of Europe. One of the main attractions is the prominent Mount Triglav, which measuring 2,864 meters, is the highest peak in the entire mountain range. There are many options for hikers in this area, from several days of hiking traverses while resting in huts, to short and wonderful 1-day trips. Visit between May and September for ideal hiking conditions.
The Triglav National Park is located in the northwest of Slovenia, and consists of the southeastern part of the Alpine massif. The park is an untouched, breathtaking place in Europe, which offers an amazing world of rocky peaks, canyons, caves, gorges, ravines, waterfalls, forests and charming alpine meadows. This is the dream destination for outdoor lovers. The most popular towns around the park include the alpine town of Kranskja Gora, the charming touristic town of Bled, and the small picturesque village of Bovec.
The Triglav National Park has an alpine climate, consisting of short summers and cold winters. The valleys to the west of the park have a milder climate, as they are exposed to the Mediterranean. While the valleys in the northeast are affected by the harsher continental climate.
Most people arrive in Slovenia via Ljubljana Airport. From the capital, you can take a bus connection to reach the Triglav National Park. The trip will take you about 2 hours. Buses depart from the airport every 15 minutes. You could also hire a car and drive yourself.
Between May and September for the best hiking conditions.
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