Vintgar Gorge, Bled

4.5
#1 of 189 in Outdoors in Slovenia
Cut deep between two hills overgrown with beech forests, Vintgar Gorge is full of small waterfalls, rapids, and erosion potholes. Cartographer and photographer Benedikt Lergetporer and mayor of Gorje Jakob Zumer discovered the gorge in 1891. Walk along the tourist path with narrow passages, wooden bridges, and galleries, constructed on the rocks in 1893. Listen to the roar of Radovna River echoing along the 1.6 km (1 mi) long gorge marked at the end by a waterfall plunging 16 m (52 ft). The gorge also features two manmade attractions: an arched stone railway bridge from 1906 and a dam. When you reach the end of the gorge, walk back across the meadows passing St. Catherine's church. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vintgar Gorge by using our Bled online trip itinerary maker .
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  • Super relaxing walk, however, you need to catch up time to not many people... Personally, I would go from the pale Lake and if you do not want it until it ends the wooden trail-it is probably the most beautiful... But everyone according to each other...
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  • 4 km north, we used public tourist transportation, which was pretty convinient for us and very practical. Wooden walkaway hanging from the cliff is taking you over the pools, rapids and the waterfalls...  more »
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