A superb walk through the Julian Alps, Slovenia’s highest mountains.
In the northwestern corner of Slovenia, close to Austria and Italy, are the limestone mountains known as the Julian Alps. The range was the stage of bitter fighting during WWI (with relics on the trails to prove it) and Hemingway wrote his book, ‘Farewell to Arms’, while based in these mountains. More recently they have become famous for the exciting trekking opportunities in what is some of the finest mountain scenery in Europe.
Characterised by high mountain lakes, peaceful alpine valleys and rugged limestone peaks, the Julian Alps retain their distinctive identity and originality. The walk ascends thematic paths and passes by beautiful turquoise lakes to complete a memorable journey The tour is suitable for fit walkers. It requires some basic experience of walking at high mountain levels and narrow paths. Not suitable for children under 12 years old.
This is an exhilarating adventure that will appeal to alpine enthusiasts.