Doing more in Bovec, Slovenia
Bovec is a small picturesque town in the valley where the Soca and Koritnika rivers meet. Known for it's turquoise waters the Soca river provides lots of activity opportunities, as do the surrounding mountains.
At a Glance
- Getting there:
Flying to Ljublana is easiest and car hire prices are cheaper than the alternative of Trieste.
Prices are based on inclusive car hire but if you would rather have a transfer, contact us.
- Activity Program:
- Activity program in and around Bovec
- Resort Amenities:
- There are bars, restaurants, shops, 2 supermarkets and information office, activity companies and banks and ATM's in resort.
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
- Internet access:
- Yes - WIFI
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The local area stretches from the Triglav National Park (with Slovenia's highest mountain, Triglav at 2864m), to Vrsic - the highest mountain pass and down to the river banks.
The earliest mention of Bovec dates back to 1174, but there are finds that date back to the Early Iron Age. The area is perhaps better known historically for the terrible losses during the First World War when much of the town was destroyed.
There is plenty to do around Bovec either in the mountains (hiking, biking, horse riding) or on the river where each year new activities seem to appear.
An example itinerary can be seen at Bovec activity but we can tailor a program to suit your group or family requirements.
Choose from rafting, canyoning, kayaking, hydrospeeding and the latest activity river bugging. If you want to see the area from above you can try paragliding and if you want to try a different angle again you can go underground with some caving. See "Doing More" for more information on thse activities and the prices.
The Trenta museum at the entrance to the Triglav national park is also well worth a visit and if you want to learn more about the WW1 battles which took place in the area then you should head down to the excellent museum in Kobarid.
Accommodation in Bovec
Location of Bovec
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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.
If you would prefer a tailored package, email us your preferences
Hire a kayak, go on a guided trip or take lessons at kayak school.
Raft down the emerald waters of the Soca river over the rapids and enjoying the scenery
Riverbugging is a fun new way to experience white water rivers.Whether your first time on a river, or you've already enjoyed rafting or kayaking - you'll love riverbugging!
Valid for guests staying in certain hotels this card will give you lots of FREE advantages - free train, boat trips, swimming pools, museums - see full list
Jump over waterfalls, slide down natural chutes and abseil down even larger falls. A truly dynamic way of discovering the area.
Spectacular mountain views as you play this 9 hole course.
Western riding schools, trekking and pony walks... Discover the magnificient Soca valley by horse!
In a special reinforced wetsuit, with flippers on your feet and a hydrospeed float in your hands, you speed past the rocks through the white vigour of the wild waters and in some sections drift peacefully along the river, enjoying the views.
The Kanin Mountain Bike park is at 1000m and is split into 3 sections according to level of difficulty.
For access to the mountain bike park or some of the walks or just to admire the scenery you can take the Kanin Cable car up from Bovec.
This walk is dedicated to the casualties of the first world war and links the outdoor museums in the Upper Soca valley along with various historical and cultural monuments.
Photos of Bovec
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Short Breaks in Bovec
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