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Via Ferrata in Triglav National Park: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Enjoy stunning views and relatively easy climbs in Slovenia's only national park!

Triglav National Park, a wide swath of land measuring 838 km²,  is located in the northwest of the country and is guarded by the Julian Alps. This natural reserve offers magnificent scenery for climbing via ferrata routes. All of them are very well equipped to make progression easier. With the help of stairs, bridges, anchors and handrails, these via ferrata routes let us discover really interesting places of the Julian Alps that otherwise we could not visit. Find your next program from our selection here below. Explore-Share only promotes trips led by certified mountain guides.

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FAQs: Via Ferrata in Triglav National Park

What should I know about Via Ferrata Triglav National Park?

Nestled into the Julian Alps in the northwestern region of this small central European nation, Triglav National Park is an excellent destination for any via ferrata adventure.

The most remote part of the park is easily reached in two hours from the capital. It is fairly easy to get to via taxi or bus, but many guides include transport in their packages.

Once you arrive in the national park, there is a plethora of options from which to choose ranging from single day climbs to some of the park’s smaller peaks all the way to three-day climbs of Mount Triglav, the nation’s highest peak.

In this mountainous region of the country there is plenty to see and via ferrata can quickly and easily take you to the heights from which to enjoy the best views the country has to offer.

Why should I choose Triglav National Park for my Via Ferrata adventure?

Everyone can do it

Via ferrata is an excellent sport for family as well as groups of friends and Triglav National Park is a great place to try it out. Basic instruction can be provided the day of the climb and spectacular views are only a few hours of climbing away! If you are more advanced, no need to worry, there are tougher via ferrata here too.

**Stunning scenery **

The scenery here looks like it could come off the pages of a calendar. The Julian Alps lend themselves to scenic views both from the base of the climb all the way to the top. Once you’ve summitted whatever peak you are climbing on the ‘iron route’ be sure to take in the spectacular views of mountains, forests and lakes that stretches out below.

Come for the culture

When you’re not out climbing on the ‘iron route’ enjoy some of the country’s impressive culture. From the capital’s baroque architecture - where every Slovene adventure begins - to the numerous wineries and olive groves that dot the idyllic countryside, there is plenty to keep you occupied even when you are not out climbing.

What can I expect from the weather during my Via Ferrata trip in Triglav National Park?

During the spring, temperatures are quite pleasant, but get colder with more altitude. Rain is not infrequent either. During the summer, temperatures are moderate, but can get all the way up to the mid-30s. In autumn, temperatures become quite pleasant again. Rain is less common during these months.

How many days should I allocate for my Triglav National Park Via Ferrata experience?

This depends on what you would like to do and how much time you have. Many guides offer single and half-day via ferrata trips as well as half-week and week-long climbing excursions. A week should be enough time to experience all the top spots in the park.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Triglav National Park region?

Slovene, English

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When is the best time to travel to Triglav National Park for Via Ferrata?

May to October. Some guides offer trips starting in March too.

What people are saying about Via Ferrata | Triglav National Park



Loved Slovenia and would highly recommend for those who enjoy the outdoors and walking. The via ferrata route was great for a morning hike. Stunning views and not too hard which was good given the heat that day. Our guide Borut (replaced by Gregor at the last minute as I had misjudged our dates so very much appreciated it) was lovely and made our trip even better.



Hi, We had a great climb with Matevz on the Hanz route - we knew we were in good hands and he kept a good pace and made sure we were taken care of on the way up. The climb was quite steep and a little scary but it helped knowing we were secured by a rope so an exhilirating day overall. We loved it!



Blaz is the perfect guide. He kept us safe and made us feel comfortable on 4 very different via ferratas. He allowed us to climb at the limit we were comfortable with. His knowledge of history and landmarks was amazing. We enjoyed his company so much that he is the only guide I would consider on a return visit. Thanks Blaz for two great days of climbing!



Mitja and the tour were great, we felt always safe, unfortunately the summit was in clouds but the views on the accent north face were incredible



Blas was great! He was really patient with us amateurs, never rushed us and even on the way down the mountain constantly slowed dow/stopped to allow everyone to catch up. For 2 people in our group Ferratas are new and they both fell in love with it! We will definitely be back and can’t wait to have Blas as our guide again!

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