Top places to see in the Soča Valley

Bovec is a picturesque little town in the Slovenian Julian Alps. To the world we are known as the adrenaline capital of Slovenia. Therefore, we are an ideal destination for all those who love active holidays. But, Bovec is much more than just sports.

Let us take you on a tour around the valley. There are many magical places you shouldn’t miss. Check our list and read the interesting stories. We promise you an adventure full of crystal clear water, photogenic waterfalls and mysterious gorges. But also legends long hidden by the vail of time and historical events that have written our story. Then decide which ones you will visit when here.


bell tower of st ulrich church in bovec slovenia


St Ulrich Church

Old walls of Bovec parish church are hiding many stories.
st leonard gothic church hidden in the forest in bovec slovenia


St Lenart Church

Gothic church hidden in the forest has a magical bell tower.
captain in front of the cavern at ravelnik first world war outdoor museum


Ravelnik Museum

Isonzo front outdoor museum set on the Austrian defence line.
bovec first world war military cemetary slovenia


WWI Cemetery

Last resting place of Austrian soldiers who fell on Isonzo Front.
countess lucy christallnig driving her car


Lucy Christalnigg

Memorial to countess Lucy, Isonzo Front first civilian victim.


amazing emerald colours of velika korita soče


Soča Gorge

Canyon where Soča river has the most magical colours.
waterfalls and pools of lepenica river in šunikov vodni gaj slovenia


Šunik Stream

Circular forest trail along the stream of Lepenjica.
cross on the hill of first world war military cemetery in soča village slovenia


WWI Cemetery

Last resting place of soldiers who died in military hospital.
statue of julius kugy in trenta in triglav national park slovenia


Kugy Statue

Bronze statue of the father of alpinism in the Julian Alps.
tombstone from first world war on military cemetery in soča village


WWI Cemetery

Last resting place of Austrian soldiers who fell on Isonzo Front.
vršič pass upper cargo cable car station and belvedere


Military Cable Car

Upper station of the military cargo cable car and viewpoint.
wooden russian chapel by the vršič road in slovenia


Russian Chapel

Wooden chapel dedicated to Russian prisoners of war.
ajdovska deklica on the slope of mt prisank


Ajdovska Deklica

Giant face of a girl shaped on the slope of Mt Prisank.
girl at jasna lake in kranjska gora by the statue of zlatorog


Zlatorog Statue

Statue of Zlatorog, mythical golden horned chamois.


kluže fortress in bovec slovenia


Kluže Fortress

Old stronghold between steep slopes and deep gorge.
statue of two soldiers from first world war in log pod mangartom slovenia

Log pod Mangartom

WWI Cemetery

Isonzo Front cemetery of Austrian and Bosnian soldiers.
statue pf dying lion on predel pass fortress

Predel Pass

Predel Fortress

Stone pyramid and statue of lion from Napoleonic wars.