Julische Alpen

Description

Julische Alpen

The Julian Alps are located in the triangle of Austria, Italy and Slovenia. Officially, Austria has no share in these Alps, while the main and highest - and most spectacular - part of them is situated in Slovenia: the Triglav Mountains.

The Julian Alps are part of the Southern Limestone Alps. Like the Northern Limestone Alps, these mountains are characterized by steep, sharp, white limestone massifs. They reach their highest point in the Triglav (2.864 m). This mountain is easy to climb for the sure-footed (rope recommended). Connections between huts sometimes are stunning demonstrations of trail hewing, making forbidding rock faces accessible. Not recommended for those suffering from vertigo.

The area has a pronounced sweet side too: beautiful forests and lakes, and also picturesque farmland on the lower plains. This is making for some very enjoyable hikes in view of the white teethed crests.

Map

Map Julische Alpen

Map Julische Alpen

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • Canyoning in the Alps
  • A guidebook to the best canyoning descents in the alps of northern Italy and Ticino (Switzerland), with additional routes in Austria, Slovenia and the Valais Alps. Routes are split into seven separate grades, for beginners through to experts. Includes comprehensive information on equipment, hazards and techniques. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Canyoning in the Alps: Northern Italy and Ticino
  • Canyoning in the Alps: Northern Italy and Ticino from Cicerone Press with 90 celebrated descents presented with descriptions and detailed diagrams, plus a comprehensive introductory section and appendices with further information.The guide covers five areas, each presented on an overview map showing locations of the individual routes:- 13 in... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Julian Alps of Slovenia
  • 'The Julian Alps of Slovenia' contains over 60 walks which bring the best of the Julian Alps to the English-speaking walker. The walks and treks in this guidebook are organised around five bases in the Julian Alps - Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Kobarid, Bled and Bohinj - all of which have a range of accommodation and public transport facilities. There... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Julian Alps of Slovenia
  • 'The Julian Alps of Slovenia' contains over 60 walks which bring the best of the Julian Alps to the English-speaking walker. The walks and treks in this guidebook are organised around five bases in the Julian Alps - Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Kobarid, Bled and Bohinj - all of which have a range of accommodation and public transport facilities. There... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Bradt Travel Guide Slovenia
  • Once part of the larger republic of Yugoslavia, Slovenia is now an independent country with impressive Alpine scenery and charming Adriatic coastal towns. In addition to practical information on the country's accessible capital, Ljubljana, the Bradt guide explores off-the-beaten-track Slovenia including visits to wine-growing regions, hiking in... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Bradt Travel Guide Slovenia
  • Once part of the larger republic of Yugoslavia, Slovenia is now an independent country with impressive Alpine scenery and charming Adriatic coastal towns. In addition to practical information on the country's accessible capital, Ljubljana, the Bradt guide explores off-the-beaten-track Slovenia including visits to wine-growing regions, hiking in... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Klimgids - Klettersteiggids Julische Alpen | Rother
  • Hohe Gipfel, zackige Spitzen, türkisfarbene Bergflüsse und eine gute Portion Wildnis – die Julischen Alpen im Dreiländereck von Slowenien, Italien und Österreich sind ein wahres Paradies für Bergsteiger und Klettersteig-Fans. Hier lassen sich noch einsame Bergtouren unternehmen und die karstigen Felswände bieten viele Möglichkeiten für... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2014
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps
  • Guidebook describing a both valley and mountain walks and treks in the Bavarian Alps. 85 walks are covered, including graded mountain routes, gentler valley walks, hut-to-hut routes and two multi-day tours, arranged by region with practical information on transport, accommodation and the like. Since the last edition of this guide many of the... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2014
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps
  • Guidebook describing a both valley and mountain walks and treks in the Bavarian Alps. 85 walks are covered, including graded mountain routes, gentler valley walks, hut-to-hut routes and two multi-day tours, arranged by region with practical information on transport, accommodation and the like. Since the last edition of this guide many of the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia (Sixth Edition)
  • You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling to Croatia and Slovenia.With this guide, you’ll explore charming towns and undiscovered natural wonders. Stroll atop the walls that encircle romantic Dubrovnik, wander through the Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split, and set sail to the islands of... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia (Sixth Edition)
  • You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling to Croatia and Slovenia.With this guide, you’ll explore charming towns and undiscovered natural wonders. Stroll atop the walls that encircle romantic Dubrovnik, wander through the Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split, and set sail to the islands of... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids 40 Friaul - Julisch Venetien - Venetië | Rother
  • Duitstalige wandelgids met zeer goed beschreven wandelingen in de genoemde gebieden. Redelijk kaartmateriaal, vooral de beschrijving van de route en de praktische info die er bij hoort is meer dan goed. Over alle eilanden verspreid. Friaul-Julisch Venetien welch geheimnisvoller Zauber schwingt in diesen Worten mit! Sie bezeichnen eine Region im... Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Swiss Alpine Pass Route - Via Alpina Route 1
  • Guidebook to the Alpine Pass Route following the Swiss Via Alpina 1, a 360km trek east-west across Switzerland, from Sargans, on the border of Liechtenstein, to Montreux, including prologue from Liechtenstein. A demanding 3-week trek described in 18 stages, crossing 16 passes including the 2778m Hohtürli. Requires good fitness and experience. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2017
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
Bol.com
Netherlands
2017
  • The Swiss alpine pass route - Via Alpina route 1
  • This guidebook presents the stunning Alpine Pass Route, now fully waymarked as Via Alpina 1. The 360km trail traverses Switzerland from east to west, from Sargans near the Liechtenstein border to Montreux on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). Crossing sixteen Alpine passes, it showcases some of the country's most breathtaking mountain landscapes,... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2017
  • The Swiss alpine pass route - Via Alpina route 1
  • This guidebook presents the stunning Alpine Pass Route, now fully waymarked as Via Alpina 1. The 360km trail traverses Switzerland from east to west, from Sargans near the Liechtenstein border to Montreux on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). Crossing sixteen Alpine passes, it showcases some of the country's most breathtaking mountain landscapes,... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids Swiss Alpine Pass Route - Via Alpina 1 | Cicerone
  • Uistekende wandelgids van de Via Alpina dwars door Zwitserland. This guidebook presents the stunning Alpine Pass Route, now fully waymarked as Via Alpina 1. The 360km trail traverses Switzerland from east to west, from Sargans near the Liechtenstein border to Montreux on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). Crossing sixteen Alpine passes, it showcases some... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • 100 Hut Walks in the Alps
  • This guidebook has route descriptions for 100 day walks to suit alpine walkers of all abilities, with suggestions for some hut-to-hut tours. These routes take you through breathtaking scenery in the Maritime Alps, Julian Alps, Gran Paradiso, the Turnitzer Alps, Bernese Oberland, the Kitzbuheler Alps and the Dolomites of South Tirol. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Alps - 100 Hut Walks
  • 100 Hut Walks in the Alps is experienced walker Kev Reynolds’ Cicerone guide to a selection of walks following the chain of mountain huts that are strung out across the Alps. The guide covers a selection of Alpine walks in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia and the huts range from unmanned bivouac shelters to bustling mountain... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
Bol.com
Netherlands
2014
  • 100 Hut Walks in the Alps
  • This popular guidebook by Alpine expert Kev Reynolds describes 100 routes to suit Alpine walkers of all abilities, with suggestions for some hut-to-hut tours. The routes are grouped, first under the individual country, and covers France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia. Then arranged by specific Alpine districts enabling you to put... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2014
  • 100 Hut Walks in the Alps
  • This popular guidebook by Alpine expert Kev Reynolds describes 100 routes to suit Alpine walkers of all abilities, with suggestions for some hut-to-hut tours. The routes are grouped, first under the individual country, and covers France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia. Then arranged by specific Alpine districts enabling you to put... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids 100 Hut Walks In The Alps | Cicerone
  • This guidebook has route descriptions for 100 day walks to suit alpine walkers of all abilities, with suggestions for some hut-to-hut tours. These routes take you through breathtaking scenery in the Maritime Alps, Julian Alps, Gran Paradiso, the Turnitzer Alps, Bernese Oberland, the Kitzbuheler Alps and the Dolomites of South Tirol. Extending... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Diary of a Traveling Kid
  • The Diary of a Traveling Kid is a travel diary with suggested itineraries from two American tweens, James and John, about their monthly international travel during their 3 years living in Germany It was previously only available as an eBook due to clickable links for 265 places but is now available as a paperback These military kids wrote all... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Diary of a Traveling Kid
  • The Diary of a Traveling Kid is a travel diary with suggested itineraries from two American tweens, James and John, about their monthly international travel during their 3 years living in Germany It was previously only available as an eBook due to clickable links for 265 places but is now available as a paperback These military kids wrote all... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
2016
  • Osttirol
  • Destination:- Osttirols landschaftliche Vielfalt reicht vom vergletscherten Hauptkamm der Hohen Tauern im Norden bis zu den Kalkzinnen der Lienzer Dolomiten und Karnischen Alpen im Süden.- Unterschiedliche geologische Bedingungen, etwa die Gesteine des Tauernfensters, die Alten Gneise im Defereggengebirge oder die Kalkbastionen südlich von... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • WF5620 Oost-Tirol Kompass
  • De Kompass wandelgids + kaart geeft een overzicht van alle wandelroutes in het gebied met nauwkeurige routeaanwijzingen en hoogteaanduidingen, De extra grote kaart, schaal 1:35 000, is ideaal om van te voren uw route uit te stippelen en om onderweg te gebruiken • naast de bekende bestemmingen, worden ook de minder bekende vermeld • openbaar... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • WF5620 Oost-Tirol Kompass
  • De Kompass wandelgids + kaart geeft een overzicht van alle wandelroutes in het gebied met nauwkeurige routeaanwijzingen en hoogteaanduidingen, De extra grote kaart, schaal 1:35 000, is ideaal om van te voren uw route uit te stippelen en om onderweg te gebruiken • naast de bekende bestemmingen, worden ook de minder bekende vermeld • openbaar... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids 5620 Osttirol | Kompass
  • Wandelgids + wandelkaart van Osttirol met 50 ingetekende routes in Osttirol. Die KOMPASS Wanderführer enthalten eine praktische Tourenübersicht mit exakten Wegbeschreibungen und Höhenprofil. Die beigelegte Tourenkarte im Maßstab 1:100.000 erleichtert die Planung Ihrer Tour. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Wanderland Schweiz 02. Trans Swiss Trail
  • Das Wanderland Schweiz besteht aus 6 nationalen Routen und 51 mehrtägigenHighlights. Die Routen basieren auf dem bestehenden Wanderwegnetz und integrierenteilweise bereits bestehende Angebote wie beispielsweise Via Alpina, Jura Höhenweg,Via Jacobi oder Rheintaler Höhenweg.Alle 9 Führer sind mit Farbfotos, Karten und Höhenprofilen farbig reich... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Wanderland Schweiz 02. Trans Swiss Trail
  • Das Wanderland Schweiz besteht aus 6 nationalen Routen und 51 mehrtägigenHighlights. Die Routen basieren auf dem bestehenden Wanderwegnetz und integrierenteilweise bereits bestehende Angebote wie beispielsweise Via Alpina, Jura Höhenweg,Via Jacobi oder Rheintaler Höhenweg.Alle 9 Führer sind mit Farbfotos, Karten und Höhenprofilen farbig reich... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Dachstein - Ausseerland - Filzmoos - Ramsau F&B WK281
  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Goms - Aletsch
  • Goms - Aletsch area of the Bernese Oberland at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Styrian Winelands - Southwest Styria F&B WK411
  • Styrian Winelands area south-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series please... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bled Pocket Map
  • Bled and its lake in the Julian Alps at 1:25,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible pocket map from Kartografija highlighting hiking and cycling trails, plus extensive notes about the area and its sights, lists of tourist accommodation, recommendations for restaurants and tavernas, etc.Kartografija’s pocket hiking maps at 1:25,000 show walking... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Italy: IGC 50K Walking Maps of North-Western Italy
  • Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera at 1:50,000 from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale on contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc.The maps have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Adelboden - Lenk
  • Adelboden - Lenk area of the western Bernese Oberland, from Gstaad to Frutigen and Leukerbad at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bohinj Pocket Map
  • Bohinj Lake and the surrounding area of the Julian Alps at 1:25,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible pocket map from Kartografija highlighting hiking and cycling trails, plus extensive notes about the area and its sights, lists of tourist accommodation, recommendations for restaurants and tavernas, etc.Kartografija’s pocket hiking maps at... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haslital: Grindelwald - Engelberg 50K Hallwag Outdoor Map No. 5
  • Haslital area, from Grindelwald to Engelberg, at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val Brembana - Valsassina - Le Grigne: Lecco - Bergamo 50K IGC Map No. 22
  • Val Brembana - Valsassina - Le Grigne area including Lecco and Bergamo in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Julian Alps West
  • The western part of Slovenia’s Julian Alps on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:75,000 from the Ljubljana-based Kartografija. Coverage includes the Triglav National Park, Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Bled, Jesenice, Tolmin, Škofja Loka, etc. On the reverse are bilingual English/Slovenian descriptions of the region’s best sights.Maps in this... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Montreux
  • Montreux - Col du Pillon area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s hiking... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau K+F Outdoor Map 1
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau area in the Dolomites at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from Kümmerly + Frey with both local and long-distance hiking and cycling trails, ski routes, sites for other outdoor pursuits, accommodation, bus stops, etc. Coverage includes the Ortles/Ortler... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lake Lucerne
  • Lake Lucerne area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s hiking atlases and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Via Alpina Long-distance Hiking Trail
  • Via Alpina across Slovenia at 1:50,000 from Kartografija in Ljubljana, covering the route northwards from the Slovenian Istria to the Julian Alps and then eastwards from Triglav to Jezerski Peak. Accommodation for hikers is included.The route from Krvavi Potok to the Austrian border just north of Kranjska Gora in the Julian Alps is 220km long... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • High Trails of the Julian Alps Self Guided Walking Trip
  • Explore the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the high trails staying in traditional mountain huts. Explore the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the high trails staying in traditional mountain huts. From the serene shores of glacial Lake Bled the route takes you from hut to hut high into the Triglav National Park and on... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Mountains & Lakes of the Julian Alps Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Explore the mountains and lakes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the Via Alpina from Jezersko to Lake Bohinj. Explore the mountains and lakes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the Via Alpina from the tranquil village of Jezersko to Lake Bohinj at the heart of the Triglav National Park. Following well marked trails you will walk... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Slovenië - Soca Valley
  • In het zuidwesten van Slovenië, op de grens met Italië, ligt de Soca vallei met de bekende plaatsjes Bovec en Kobarid. Het turkooizen water van de wilde rivier steekt mooi af tegen de groene beukenbossen en de witte kalkwanden van de imposante Julische Alpen. Het klimaat begint hier al mediterraan aan te doen, net als de keuken. Een ideaal... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Slovenië - Julische Alpen
  • Aan de zonzijde van de Alpen ligt de kleine, frisse republiek Slovenië. De noordgrens wordt gevormd door hoge bergketens, waarvan de Julische Alpen ongetwijfeld de meest bekende is. Dit prachtige massief is vooral bekend om de magische piek Triglav, die met zijn imposante 2864m hoogte je baken zal zijn tijdens de wandelvakantie die we voor je... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Oostenrijk - Alpe Adria Radweg
  • Vanuit het hart van de Oostenrijkse Alpen naar de Adriatische Zee. In 5 dagetappes fiets je vanuit Karinthië naar het aan de Adriatische kust gelegen Trieste. Lekker fietsen over vrijliggende fietspaden, oude spoorlijnen en autoluwe weggetjes door het Val Canale en de Julische Alpen. Strijk neer op een zonnig terras op een sfeervol piazza voor... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Slovenië - Bohinj
  • Wandelreis in het schitterende Bohinj dal met het gelijknamige diepblauwe meer, aan de voet van de grijswitte Julische Alpen. Het dal is in het voorjaar een ware bloemenzee, met fraaie, natuurlijke bossen en bergweiden. U verblijft in een comfortabel appartement in een typisch Sloveens huis in het rustige boerendorpje Stara Fuzina. Vijf dagen... Read more
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