Escape to Bohinj

Escape to Bohinj Blog

The Escape to Bohinj Blog is a celebration of all things associated with the magical Lake Bohinj in Slovenia.

Discover great places to visit and things to see and do whilst on holiday in the beautiful Bohinj region of Slovenia.

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Things to do in winter at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia

A Winter Escape to Lake Bohinj

Are you dreaming of a winter escape to Lake Bohinj? We have now had our first drop of snow in …
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Top 10 FREE Things to Do at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia

We all know that family holidays can be expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of fun, FREE things to do at …
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5 Reasons to Love Autumn in Bohinj

5 Reasons to Love Autumn in Bohinj

The evenings are drawing in, and the days are beginning to feel that bit cooler. Autumn is upon us in …
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Spring in Bohinj Slovenia

5 Reasons to Love Spring in Bohinj

I love the hopeful feeling you get when you start to see the first spring flowers peeking up through the …
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Things to Do at Lake Bohinj with Teens

Things to Do at Lake Bohinj with Teens

Lake Bohinj in Slovenia is a great holiday destination for families with active and thrill-seeking teenagers. The area’s abundance of …
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Vogel Ski Resort Slovenia

Vogel Ski Resort – “One of Europe’s most affordable ski resorts” says Lonely Planet

With the arrival of cooler weather, we are delighted to see that Lonely Planet has recognised Vogel Ski Resort (just …
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Family Hike up Triglav

A Family Hike up Triglav in Slovenia

Mount Triglav is the highest mountain in Slovenia at 2,864m. Triglav is more than just a mountain – it has …
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5 Top Spots for Swimming at Lake Bohinj Slovenia

5 Top Spots for Swimming at Lake Bohinj

If you want to experience swimming in crystal-clear water surrounded by majestic mountains, then come to Lake Bohinj in Slovenia …
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Waterfalls near Lake Bohinj Slovenia

3 Top Spots for Waterfalls near Lake Bohinj

Late Spring is a great time to go in search of waterfalls in Bohinj. With the snow beginning to melt …
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5 Top Spots for Sunrise & Sunset near Lake Bohinj Slovenia

5 Top Spots for Sunrise & Sunset near Lake Bohinj

Sunrises and sunsets in the mountains are notoriously beautiful, and those in Bohinj are no exception. Lake Bohinj lies in …
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Climbing Škrlatica – The Queen of the Julian Alps

Climbing Šrklatica was a hike I’d had my eye on for some time. At an altitude of 2,740m and towering …
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family rafting down the Soča river in Slovenia

Swapping Screens for Screams Rafting down the Soča River

“We’re going to hit the rock!” yelled our eldest daughter Izzy, as we were rafting down the Soča river in …
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Top 10 activities at Lake Bohinj Slovenia

Top 10 Activities at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia

Discover our top 10 activities at Lake Bohinj to help you make the most of your holiday in Slovenia. All …
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The Soča Valley – Where Natural Beauty Interweaves with Wartime History

Most tourists associate the Soča Valley with exciting outdoor activities, and rightly so. Skiing at Kanin; climbing peaks everywhere; zip-lining; …
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Viševnik Hike – A Sunrise Adventure

Despite its height of 2,050m, Viševnik is an accessible peak to hike which offers majestic views of the Julian Alps …
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Hiking up Pršivec, Julian Alps, Slovenia

Winter Hiking in Bohinj – Pršivec

From the north shore of Lake Bohinj, rocky cliffs rise dramatically to the 1,761m summit of Pršivec. The views from …
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Juliana Trail – Hiking in the Julian Alps, Slovenia

Hiking trails are often focused on summiting mountains, standing on the very top. Search for #hiking on Instagram and you’ll …
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10 fun facts about Slovenia

Bears & Bees, Caves & Trees: 10 Fun Facts about Slovenia

Here are some quirky and interesting facts which help to make Slovenia so special. 1. sLOVEnia Slovenia is the only …
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top 3 hikes to lake bohinj viewpoints

Top 3 Hikes to Lake Bohinj Viewpoints

There are lots of hikes that give wonderful viewpoints over Lake Bohinj. So many that sometimes it can be hard …
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family canyoning bohinj slovenia

Family Canyoning Adventure near Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

“Just keep your arms in and legs together.” These were the instructions from the lovely Luka as I sat at …
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lake bohinj walk

Wild Flower Festival, Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

We are delighted to see all the wonderful events listed for the Wild Flower Festival (24th May-9th June 2019) around …
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Holiday in Slovenia

Discover Lake Bohinj, Slovenia’s Hidden Gem

Why Lake Bohinj is the perfect base for your holiday in Slovenia It’s the time of year when your thoughts …
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pizza lake bohinj

Delicious Pizza near Lake Bohinj

Looking for a place to have pizza near Lake Bohinj? Read on to discover why pizzeria Pr Košnik has become …
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vogel ski resort lifts bohinj

Family Skiing at Vogel

We are just back from our first family skiing at Vogel Ski Centre. Our motivation to buy and renovate a …
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steam train bohinj railway

Bohinj Steam Train – A stunning railway journey through the Julian Alps

The Bohinj steam train is one of the most magnificent rail journeys you can do in a day, according to …
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house renovation bohinj

Building for the Future

It was great to see all the progress that has been made at Pr Méžnarjo on our visit just before …
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beach lake bohinj

Lonely Planet features Slovenia in its top 10 best value destinations

Often, when planning a holiday, we want to make sure we are getting the best value for money from our …
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studor viewpoint lake bohinj autumn

Autumn Break in Bohinj

We’re just back from a super visit to Lake Bohinj. We enjoyed some family hiking and relaxation and the chance …
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