TOP things to do in Bovec

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Still, on the sunny side of the Alps, Bovec is a real green piece of Europe. Bovec is a popular location for many people it offers a wide variety of activities. Explore the top things to do in Bovec with us!

Bovec is so-called Slovenia’s supreme summer and winter sports town as if offers plenty of fun activities throughout the entire year.

Lying in the magnificent upper Soča valley in northwestern Slovenia, Bovec allows you to explore all the natural beauties of Triglav National Park. The town is a great base for summer activity holidays, hiking and mountain biking on land, paragliding from the surrounding alpine peaks through the air, or rafting and kayaking on the truly awesome turquoise waters of the river Soča. The area is also popular during the winter ski season. Read the article and find out which are the top things to do in Bovec.

Visit the Boka Waterfall

Acknowledged as one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Slovenia, Boka is the enormous threshold of waters descending from the Kanin mountain range. As such, late spring happens to be the best time to visit: when the thick snow is melting, up to 100 tons of water per second falls first 106m freely, then a further 30m on an incline. It is visible from a bridge on the Kobarid-Bovec road (near Žaga). A rather demanding footpath from the road leads to the source of the waterfall, which takes about an hour and a half to reach.

Drop by the Kluže Fortress

As hilltop fortifications go, Kluže is one of Slovenia’s most impressive. Set above the Koritnica gorge, it falls against a backdrop of the Julian Alps. As well as the immense natural virtue to be soaked up there’s also the cultural; it is increasing serving as the region’s centre for social, artistic and entertainment events. The frst world war is remembered with a small exhibition of the Soča front and other local battles. Find Kluže on the main road from Bovec to Log Pod Mangartom and the Predel pass to Italy.

Go paragliding in Bovec

Bovec offers a wide variety of adrenaline-filled activities for the whole family. Paragliding in Bovec his area is breathtaking, views are truly amazing due to altitude and dramatic scenery.

Go canyoning in Bovec

While planning your vacation stay in Slovenia, make sure you add canyoning on your to-do list. Canyoning in Slovenia is without a doubt one of the most interesting and adrenaline-filled experiences you will ever have.

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Canyoning at Fratarica

There is fantastic canyoning in the Soča region as we mentioned before, and canyoning in Slovenia on the Soča river is one of the best experiences for those who love being active. This next canyoning in Slovenia is a perfect spot for adrenalin junkies, as the Fratarica in Log Pod Mangrtom. Fratarica canyon is located 10 kilometers from Bovec, where it descends towards the majestic wall at Log pod Mangartom. Canyoning at Fratarica includes a 50 m waterfall to abseil down!

Canyoning at Predelica

Predelica canyon with emerald green and clear water of the Predelnica alpine torrent is located near Bovec and Predel mountain pass in the Julian Alps. Canyoning in Slovenia at the Predelica offers to jump and swimming in river pools. At the bottom of the ravine, a zip-line descent runs through the magnificent 40-meter high waterfall.

Enjoy kayaking in Bovec on the Soča River

Slovenia’s best kayaking location and most breathtaking river scenery is arguably on the Soča River. Kayaking in Slovenia on the Soča River offers a variety of launch sites stretching from the Trenta Valley in the North right down to Dolje just north of Tolmin. Not all of the river is navigable and there are different stretches suitable for different abilities.

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Kayak descent on the River Soča inspires kayakers with special feelings of experiencing nature. Gliding on the wavy emerald water surface stops every once in a while in calm spots of the river and touches you with freshness, humming and magical views. Kayaking trip to the Soča Valley is a proper chill in the hot summer days, while you will forget all about bad weather on rainy days.

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