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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps

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Kranjska Gora 4270, Slovenia
+386 4 580 94 40
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At an altitude of 1611 metres, the mountain pass at Vrsic is the highest in the eastern Julian Alps and provides a natural link between the Savska and the Soska valleys. You may wish to have a relaxing cup of coffee or even stay the night at the Ticarjev mountain hut, which is located at the top of the pass. There are five mountain huts on Vrsic offering you rest and refreshment. Just off the main road winding up Vrsic, at an altitude of around 1200 metres rests the Russian chapel. Whilst ascending Vrsic, you can admire the natural rock-carved face of the lovely maiden Ajdovska deklica and a natural rock-window created in the face of the Prisank mountain.
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“hairpin bends” (18 reviews)
“vrsic pass” (19 reviews)
“amazing views” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kranjska Gora 4270, Slovenia
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"hairpin bends"
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"vrsic pass"
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"amazing views"
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"highest point"
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"julian alps"
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"soca river"
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"road trip"
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"take your time"
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"hair pin bends"
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"scenic drive"
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"highest mountain"
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"car drivers"
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"winding road"
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Reviewed today

The pass was closed up to the day before our trip, wonderful views up 26 hairpin bends through the mountains and into Italy. A long day but worth it

Thank bakerann
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew the road was closed but we thought there will be some ending. But no. We drove all the way up to Vrsic. They said closed because in warm weather (fortunately evening and cold) the snow could melt and be dangerous. Well, what an...More

Thank Tončica P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views during the drive. Very nice cycling from Kranjska Gora to the top and into river Soča valley.

Thank Rok P
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Excellent view and close to nature away from the rush of the city. The only think is to be careful for the road as for driving. Not dangerous but also not the best road in the road as it is going high enough. Not for...More

1  Thank Craciun A
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Good driving skills is a must, as the 49 hairpin turns are tough. But it was well worth the hairy moments for the amazing views and feelings of accomplishment afterwards. I would recommend this drive to confident drivers.

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

We took a tour from Bled to visit the pass. There are around 45 hairpin bends combining both sides of the pass. Its not very dangerous but one might feel sick sitting in a vehicle. However, its completely worth it when you get the amazing...More

Thank Anirban S
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Vrsic is a a good spot for mountain hiking. We choose to go to slemenska spica which is amazing during October when trees change colors into yellowish. There is a free car parking. Make sure you check the weather first and bring warm clothes as...More

Thank Nina Y
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

An amazing but scary pass built by Russian prisoners of war. Numerous cobbled hairpin bends and amazing views. We took a taxi to the top and then walked back down on the hiking route which was amazing. The best day of our holiday in Kranjska...More

1  Thank Hilary L
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We took the bus up to the pass. On the way we saw plenty of pull in areas for cars and great places to picnic. The parking is costly at the pass but the toilets ( hidden behind a discreet wooden fence) are free (no...More

Thank Trekbud
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

You need a strong stomach and good drivingskills to navigate the 49 hairpins up and down. Nice views and lots of opportunities to stop for a pic and some drinks. Too bad about the roadworks but ofcourse they're needed to keep the road in good...More

Thank Minke T
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Thomson-gal
August 12, 2015|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
Your question has been answered very well, but I wanted to add that as you have young and old in your group, you should always ask a local or someone walking in the other direction about how easy the path is. Some are much... More
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