Triglav lakes valley

Triglav lakes valley

Triglav lakes valley

Triglav lakes valley

Triglav lakes valley

Welcome to the Triglav Lakes Valley, a hidden gem within Slovenia’s majestic Julian Alps. Embark on a journey as we explore the breathtaking landscapes, crystal-clear lakes, and rugged mountain peaks that define this alpine wonderland.

Overview of Triglav Lakes Valley

Located within the Triglav National Park, the Triglav Lakes Valley is a pristine alpine region renowned for its natural beauty and biodiversity.

The valley has seven glacial lakes, each with unique charm and character. These offer a captivating experience for hikers, nature lovers, and photographers alike.

Getting to Triglav lakes valley

The journey to the Lakes Valley typically begins in the town of Stara Fužina or at nearby Bohinj Lake.

Visitors can access the valley via well-marked hiking trails, with the most popular starting point being the Mostnica Gorge trailhead.

Public transportation is available from major Slovenian cities like Ljubljana, and there is ample parking near the trailheads for car travellers.

Hiking Routes and Trails

The Mostnica Gorge Trail is a scenic hike that winds through the picturesque Mostnica Gorge, offering stunning views of its clear waters and dramatic rock formations.

Vodnikov dom Hut: From Mostnica Gorge, hikers can ascend to the Vodnikov dom mountain hut, which serves as a base for exploring the Triglav Lakes Valley.

Triglav Lakes Valley Loop: A captivating loop trail that takes hikers past all seven glacial lakes, offering unparalleled opportunities for exploration and photography.

Mount Triglav Summit: Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia’s highest peak, is challenging but rewarding for adventurous souls.

Triglav lakes valley

Triglav lakes valley

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Essential Gear and Safety Tips

Sturdy hiking boots, weather-appropriate clothing, water, snacks, map and navigation tools, and a camera are essential for your adventure.

Check weather conditions, stay on designated trails, respect wildlife, and familiarize yourself with emergency contacts and rescue stations for a safe and enjoyable experience.


Mountain Huts: Several mountain huts throughout the Lakes Valley offer basic accommodations and meals for hikers and climbers.

Camping: Camping is permitted in designated areas within the Triglav National Park, with proper permits and adherence to Leave No Trace principles.


The Triglav Valley invites you to immerse yourself in Slovenia’s alpine landscapes’ raw beauty and tranquillity. Whether you’re seeking adventure, solitude, or simply a connection with nature, the valley’s pristine lakes, towering peaks, and lush meadows offer an unforgettable experience that will leave you longing to return. So pack your bags, lace up your boots, and let the magic of Triglav Lakes Valley capture your heart and soul. Happy exploring!

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Disclaimer: While Erjavčeva koča (Erjavčeva mountain hut) and the surrounding area offer breathtaking scenery and exciting outdoor opportunities, it’s important to remember that winter mountain environments can be unpredictable and potentially hazardous. Visitors should exercise caution, be adequately prepared with appropriate gear and equipment, and stay informed about weather conditions and avalanche risk. The information provided here is intended as general guidance and inspiration only. Erjavčeva koča does not assume responsibility for the safety of individuals who explore the area based on the provided recommendations. Visitors should use their best judgment and take personal responsibility for their safety while enjoying winter activities in the Julian Alps.

Accommodation in a mountain hut

Trips and Hikes around the hut

Trips and Hikes on the map

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