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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Top 10 activities at Lake Bohinj Slovenia

Top 10 Activities at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia

Top 10 Activities at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia Discover our top 10 activities at Lake Bohinj to help you make …
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Join the Bohinj International Wild Flower Festival

Join the Bohinj International Wild Flower Festival: Discover the Magical Wildflowers in Slovenia’s Julian Alps Awaken your senses with a …
Spring in Bohinj Slovenia

5 Reasons to Love Spring in Bohinj

5 Reason to Love Spring in Bohinj I love the hopeful feeling you get when you start to see the …
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Top 10 FREE Things to Do at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia

Top 10 FREE Things to Do at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia We all know that family holidays can be expensive …
Things to do in winter at Lake Bohinj in Slovenia

A Winter Escape to Lake Bohinj

A Winter Escape to Lake Bohinj Experience a magical winter escape to Lake Bohinj in 2024. With serene landscapes and …
5 Reasons to Love Autumn in Bohinj

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 …
Things to Do at Lake Bohinj with Teens

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 …
Vogel Ski Resort Slovenia

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

Vogel Ski Resort – “One of Europe’s most affordable ski resorts” says Lonley Planet With the arrival of cooler weather, …
Family Hike up Triglav

A Family Hike up Triglav in Slovenia

A Family Hike up Triglav in Slovenia Mount Triglav is the highest mountain in Slovenia at 2,864m. Triglav is more …
5 Top Spots for Swimming at Lake Bohinj Slovenia

5 Top Spots for Swimming at Lake Bohinj

5 Top Spots for Swimming at Lake Bohinj If you want to experience swimming in crystal-clear water surrounded by majestic …
Waterfalls near Lake Bohinj Slovenia

3 Top Spots for Waterfalls near Lake Bohinj

3 Top Spots for Waterfalls near Lake Bohinj Late Spring is a great time to go in search of waterfalls …
5 Top Spots for Sunrise & Sunset near Lake Bohinj Slovenia

5 Top Spots for Sunrise & Sunset near Lake Bohinj

5 Top Spots for Sunrise & Sunset near Lake Bohinj Sunrises and sunsets in the mountains are notoriously beautiful, and …
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Climbing Škrlatica – The Queen of the Julian Alps

Climbing Škrlatica – The Queen of the Julian Alps Climbing Šrklatica was a hike I’d had my eye on for …
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Swapping Screens for Screams Rafting down the Soča River

Swapping Screens for Screams Rafting down the Soča River “We’re going to hit the rock!” yelled our eldest daughter Izzy, …
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The Soča Valley – Where Natural Beauty Interweaves with Wartime History

The Soča Valley – Where Natural Beauty Interweaves with Wartime History Most tourists associate the Soča Valley with exciting outdoor …
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Viševnik Hike – A Sunrise Adventure

Viševnik Hike – A Sunrise Adventure Despite its height of 2,050m, Viševnik is an accessible peak to hike which offers …
Hiking up Pršivec, Julian Alps, Slovenia

Winter Hiking in Bohinj – Pršivec

Winter Hiking in Bohinj – Pršivec From the north shore of Lake Bohinj, rocky cliffs rise dramatically to the 1,761m …

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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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

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 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 …
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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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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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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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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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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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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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 …