Triglav National Park
The only national park in Slovenia, Triglav National Park is
named after the highest peak in the Julian Alps, Mount Triglav.
Appearing on the Slovenian flag, the mountain is a symbol of
national identity - and its craggy, snow-covered summit provides a
wonderful backdrop to a holiday spent exploring tall deciduous
forests and hiking out to pristine waterfalls. The trail that leads
out to the 240-foot (78m) Slap Savica Waterfall is an especially
popular tourist route, drawing outdoor lovers from all over the
continent each year. Triglav National Park is also perfectly set up
for mountain bikers, perhaps taking a cycle tour of central Europe,
and for keen mountaineers who wish to get to grips with the rocky
slopes. Triglav National Park offers relatively cheap camping, and
its close proximity to Italy and Austria makes it an attractive
option for budget-conscious travellers who wish to experience the
Alps without having to shell out more than they can afford.