Doing more in Bohinj, Slovenia
In the heart of the Julian Alps and by the lake, Bohinj is one of 24 villages in the valley.
At a Glance
- Altitude (min):
- Getting there:
- Bohinj is 67km from Ljibljana airport and is an easy drive.
- Airport Name:
- Ljubljana Joze Plecnik Airport
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
- Swimming pool:
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Background on Bohinj
The village by Lake Bohinj is Ribcev Laz and is just 6km away from the larger village of Bohinj Bistrica. Ribcev Laz has a tourist information centre, post office, hotels (Hotel Bohinj is here) and holiday homes. Bohinj Bistrica is the largest village in the valley and this is where the train station is aswell as the Aqua Park and the Parc Eco hotel.
Multi Activities in Bohinj
There are plenty of activities to try as well as beautiful surroundings to relax in and enjoy the peace and quiet. There are over 280km of marked trails for climbing, walking and biking and Bohinj even hosts an annual hiking festival.
Horseriding, paragliding, swimming, boating, canyoning and hydrospeeding are also all possible in the area. Two thirds of Bohinj is within the Triglav national park and the lake is the largest freshwater lake in Slovenia.
Events in Bohinj
There are 2 main festivals held each year in Bohinj - the Wild flower festival and the Hiking Festival. This year the Wildflower festival will be held from 19th May to 2 June. even before the railway line arrived in Bohinj over 100 years ago many people used to travel to the area to see the flora and fauna.
The Hiking Festival is held in September each year (21st to 30th in 2012). There is a long standing tradition of hiking in this area - it was here in 1776 that the forst succesful climb of Mt Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain was recorded. During this dedicated hiking week there are 2 or 3 guided hikes each day.
Accommodation in Bohinj
We feature different standards of accommodation in Bohinj from the hostel Pod Voglom to the 4 star Hotel Bohinj so there is something to suit everyones budget.
Accommodation in Bohinj
Location of Bohinj
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Activities & Packages
Whilst on your holiday, there are lots of things you can do - whether you are skiing or on a summer break, Zenith have searched the resort to identify a range of activities to keep you smiling throughout your holidays - enjoy!
Listed first are the activity packages and the package deals - then we detail all the activities and experiences that we can offer in the resort on an individual basis.
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The Sports centre is located in the yard of the accommodation Pod Voglom and they offer a range of activities for you to experience during your holiday!
Try this obstacle course 8m above the ground - bridges, high wires, giant swing and tyres.
There are lots of hidden canyons in the Bohinj valley and you can go canyoning in any of the following - Mostnica, Grmecica, Jerecica and Blatnica.
Slovenia has over 8000 registered caves - anyone can visit the large Postojna and Skojcan caves but why not go with an instructor and visit some of the smaller, less well know ones....
There are 7 climbing spots around Bohinj to suit all levels. Try a taster session or book a course.
Bohinj is not a starting-point for extreme climbing expeditions but it does offer countless opportunities for climbing and hill-walking! Traversing the ridge of the South Bohinj Mountains also offers incredible views!
Swim down the river, over the rapids and between the rocks with a river board...
There are 2 different descents on offer - one which is suitable for families and beginners and one more advanced descent.
Photos of Bohinj
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Short Breaks in Bohinj
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