Bohinj – Lake, Waterfall and Mountains

Bohinj

Bohinj is the best known for its Lake. It is about 85 km from the capital Ljubljana, by car you need 1 h and 15 minutes. From Ljubljana you can take a bus Arriva, it will take around 2 hours and it costs 8.30 EUR one way or 14.94 EUR return ticket. There you can choose many activites, specially in warm days. I highly recommend you to take a wonderful tourist boat ride.

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Panoramic boat Bohinj

Waterfall Savica

Close to Bohinj Lake you can find amazing Waterfall Savica. From the village Ribčev Laz to the Waterfall Savica you need 15 minutes by car. There you have to pay parking 4 EUR/3 hours or 8 EUR/day. During summer (till 27th of September) you can take a free bus from Lake Bohinj to the Waterfall. The entrance to the Waterfall is 3 EUR for adults, 1.50 EUR for children (7 to 14 years old) and 2.5 EUR for students and seniors. From the parking to the Waterfall you have to go by foot around 20 minutes but it is easy walk. It is worth to visit.

Mountains around Bohinj

Around Bohinj you can walk on more than 300 km marked mountain trails. I would like to suggest you two popular mountains, on different sites of Lake Bohinj. There are Vogel and Vogar. To Vogel I highly recommend to take the cable car. More about it you can read here.

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The view from mountain Vogel over Bohinj

Opposite of the mountain Vogel you can visit Vogar. In Bohinj you have to pay parking almost everywhere so I suggest you to take a free bus to the Stara Fužina. We decided for bike tour, from camp Danica in Bohinjska Bistrica to Stara Fužina. It is easy (around one hour) and panoramic ride, also suitable for children. At camp Danica the parking is 2 EUR for all day during summer and for free out of season. From Stara Fužina you need one hour and half to Vogar by foot but it is really worth to visit. From there you can enjoy amazing view over lake Bohinj or paraglading.

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Amazing view from Vogar over Bohinj

Some minutes from the Mountain Hut Kosijev dom Vogar you can make in love pictures on the bench of love.

Vogar
Bench of Love Vogar

One day in Bohinj

If you have just one day for Bohinj but you want to experience all around Bohinj I suggest you:

-leave the car at camp Danica in Bohinjska Bistrica in the morning (pay parking 2 EUR for all day)

-take a bike or rent a bike and make bike tour to Stara Fužina

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Bike tour Bohinj

-lock the bike in Stara Fužina and walk to the Vogar

Vogar
Path to the Vogar

-from Vogar take in love picture on the bench of love

-come back to the Stara Fužina, take your bike and go to the Ribčev Laz

-from Ribčev Laz to Ukanc take a panoramic boat ride on Lake Bohinj

Panoramic boat
Panoramic boat

-from Ukanc take a cable car to Vogel, make amazing pictures from the Vogel viewpoints

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The view from the Cable car from Vogel

-if you have any free hour relax at the beach of the Bohinj Lake

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Amazing Lake

-take the free bus from Ukanc to Ribčev Laz

-take a bike tour from Ribčev Laz to camp Danica

At the end of your day you will be tired but it is worth to do. I didn’t have really luck and one kilometer before the entrance of the camp I damaged my bike but it just spice up the perfect day 🙂

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