"The most beautiful alpine lake in Slovenia" Top 5 Page for this destination Obcina Bohinj by novsco61

Obcina Bohinj Travel Guide: 208 reviews and 492 photos

Many tourists miss it when visiting Bled



Bohinj lake is the lake that is overlooked by foreign tourists.They visit places like Bled,Postojna cave, Ljubljana,Piran.... but they don't know what jewel is waiting for them in Bohinj. Intact nature, smaragd green water, no polution, kind people, good food ..... really something that shouldn't be missed when visiting Slovenia.


Bohinj, two almost still intact valleys, where Bohinj Lake, with its reflection by garland of surrounding mountains, is located at their ends. The place, which offers thousands of possibilities for relaxation, active holidays, walking, hiking and trekking in Triglav National Park.

Bohinj is a part of the Julian Alps area, where the beauty of the nature reveals its best varieties. Bohinj abounds in fresh and clear waters and rocks rising sheer from the valley. Magnificent sunsets light up the crystal clear water of the Bohinj lake. One can enjoy the serenity of the lake and its surroundings, mountains, woods and the beauty of nature.
The amazing diversity of nature attracts and overwhelms even the most demanding guest or visitor. The diversity of Triglav National Park offers many possibilities to spend an active vacation or just enjoy in the silence of the nature. It attracts the visitor to come again and enjoy the sights and the environment that Bohinj offers



The animal stock in the lake is very rich.There are 65 types of algae, 8 types of mollusca and 5 types of fish living in it - the lake trout, eelpout, bleak, minnow and char, which can grow up to 80 cm. Some constant visitors of the lake also include the lake duck, grebe, kingfisher, water goose and several other types of animals.


Clear water in Bohinj lake is suitable for swimming and rowing. You can hire a boat,a kayak or a canoe at southern and northern part
of the lake , which is accessible also by car. Because of the weak wind the lake is also suitable for non-skilled surfers and for sailing.
Rowing on wild rivers is possible on Sava Bohinjka.

  • Last visit to Obcina Bohinj: May 2005
  • Intro Updated Jul 12, 2005
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  • ardnas67's Profile Photo
    Aug 5, 2008 at 9:12 AM

    WOW, I wanna go there!

  • Durfun's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2007 at 9:09 AM

    Wow, by far the best pics of Savica falls. And only person to have good info on Vogel. Nice one. Darshan

  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2007 at 2:18 PM

    Next time I won't miss this place for sure. Ciao!

  • Jun 16, 2006 at 2:06 AM

    Excellent photos and useful tips, Tanja. I might visit Bohinj in July, when the temperatures in Zagreb reach 35 - sounds like a great refreshing escape.

  • hundwalder's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2005 at 9:11 AM

    Brava ! Excellent tips and photos of one of my favorite places in the world. I will never forget the good people of Bohinj.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2005 at 12:15 PM

    Tanja, the more I see and read about your beautiful country, the more desire I have to visit. I'll return again to check these lovely pages when you are done.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2005 at 12:11 PM

    Nice pictures to begin with, but I prefer to come back once you have finished building this page !

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