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May 17, 2018

Bohinj in bloom

Spring is most beautiful in Bohinj. Not because it is not beautiful elsewhere, but because it seems quite different and special in Bohinj. After a long winter, when the peaks are covered in snow and the white colour reflects on the lake surface, the forests are still freshly green, the trees, meadows, slopes and even the rocks are in bloom …

The richness of flowers and colours seems more intense than in other places. The shadows of the mountains and clouds constantly change the image of the blossomy landscape. The real explosion of colours happens in May and June when the annual Wild Flower Festival takes place in Bohinj. All of Bohinj blossoms in thousands of shades.

Read the story at the bottom of this page about how our headstrong and unpredictable Spring chooses its dresses.  

RICH AND VERY INTERESTING PROGRAMME

Festival features a very diverse programme. Traditional expert and visitor-oriented topics and lectures will be held every day. Guided botanical walks and themed excursions, workshops and other events are intended for all generations and admirers of flowers, nature, and herbs and for discovering new knowledge. Some festival events have been implemented in the past and we have also added new ones that are intended for children and those who want to experience nature early in the morning. Everyone can find something for themselves.

The pre-festival events start in the weekend before the official opening of the festival with a true treat for families: Zlatorog Fairy Trail Weekend.

Do not miss the cultural and musical events, concerts and performances that will be featured within the scope of the festival programme. This year, the villages of Bohinj will also be actively included in the festival programme, because they will feature festival events in their village centres, and various inns will offer flower menus. The number of visitors to the festival grows every year. In more than a decade, the festival has developed into an extensive event that inspires and expands its circle of fans and admirers.

FESTIVAL NEWSPAPER: BOHINJ IN BLOOM 2019

Newspaper PDF archive:

PEOPLE AND NATURE

Today, the festival connects the people of Bohinj with guests who know how to appreciate the efforts to preserve the natural heritage and the balance between people and fragile nature. Perhaps the magic of the festival is right in the fact that this is “our” festival. The people of Bohinj are integrated into the festival with our work, all invested time, efforts and hospitality. And we should not forget about the cuisine. The flora and herbal richness have paved the way to our inns and homes, therefore Bohinj is becoming even more distinguished by its exceptional traditional cuisine.

OUR BOHINJ IS A GRAND BOTANICAL GARDEN

The International Wild Flower Festival is a time when the people of Bohinj can show the best of Bohinj to visitors when we can all enjoy the magnificent natural background of the colourful meadows and mighty mountains, and the pristine image of all the richness of the traditions and the original way of life. We can be really proud of ourselves and our unique festival.

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May 17, 2018

List of events during Wild Flower Festival

This 2020 edition programme is still in progress.

SATURDAY, 16 May 2020

 SUNDAY, 17 May 2020

FRIDAY, 22 May 2020

 SATURDAY, 23 May 2020 – BISTRICA DAY

 SUNDAY, 24 May 2020

MONDAY, 25 May 2020

TUESDAY, 26 May 2020

WEDNESDAY, 27 May 2020 – GORJUŠE DAY

THURSDAY, 28 May 2020

FRIDAY, 29 May 2020

SATURDAY, 30 May 2020

SUNDAY, 31 May 2020

  • 17:00  “Horseback riding on Senožeta” – guided experience with the Bohinjsko / From Bohinj certificate with the guide of Mrcina Ranch, Studor; special promotional price 42 EUR

MONDAY, 1 June 2020 – FUŽINA DAY

TUESDAY, 2 June 2020

WEDNESDAY, 3 June 2020 – STUDOR DAY

THURSDAY, 4 June 2020

FRIDAY, 5 June 2020 – SREDNJA VAS DAY

SATURDAY, 6 June 2020

  • 9:00  Exploration of flora and a flower lunch at Tripič Restaurant (guided botanical excursion across the meadows of Kobla, flower menu at Tripič Hotel), TIC Bohinjska Bistrica; 12 EUR ( flower menu with botanical excursion: 27 EUR, just flower menu: 17 EUR)
  • 10:00–18:00  Enjoy in the park near lake Bohinj – Market presentation of the local and Slovenian cuisine and products from Bohinj; Ribčev Laz; free
  • 15:00  “Bohinj chocolate tasting” – experience with the Bohinjsko / From Bohinj certificate, Hotel Kristal, Ribčev Laz; 6 EUR

SUNDAY, 7 June 2020 – ROVTAR DAY

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April 7, 2018

Updates on hiking trails in Bohinj

Due to the windfall  (fallen trees) and the emergence of bark beetle (salvage logging), some of the trails in Bohinj are closed. For safety reasons please get well informed and plan your hikes accordingly. We kindly ask you for your understanding, patience and caution. We wish that you spend a pleasant time in the heart of the Triglav National Park.

REGULAR UPDATES ON TRAILS ON FACEBOOK

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Restoring damaged forest: North shore of Lake Bohinj

While walking on the North Shore of Lake Bohinj you are entering the area of salvage logging due to the windfall in December and emergence of bark beetle. We kindly ask you for your patience and caution. For safety reasons please stay on the road (or do not use the ones that are closed) and consider the instructions of foresters. We wish that you spend a pleasant time in the heart of the Triglav National Park.

Fotografije: David Kovačič, Valentin Zalokar

November 1, 2017

Prize game: 4 Brave Men

The prize game has ended on 9 April 2018 with the arrival of 4 Brave Men back to their post. We collected all publicly posted photos found under #4BraveMen & #AlpinaOutdoor hashtags and draw prize-winners among them. One of the photos was not added because it was created while 4 Brave Men were still there.

RESULTS:

  • 1st prize: Alpina Bohinj hiking shoes goes to Blaž Repinc who posted a photo of him and his dog on facebook
  • 2nd prize: 2 nights (weekend) rental of an apartment for 4 persons in Bohinj goes to Petra, who posted a series of photos of her family on Instagram
  • 3rd prize: Bohinj Mega package goes to Katja Lokar who posted her photo “Triglav is that way” on Instagram
  • 4th – 10th prize: Bohinj Hiking Trails Map – all other participants (also the one excluded from the drawing)

We thank you for your cooperation and congratulate you on your wins. You are welcome to join us in our Facebook group called I love Bohinj, perfect place to share your photos from your adventures in Bohinj.


There are rumours in Bohinj that they have conquered Mt Triglav once again. We haven’t got any proof yet, because we don’t know what they look like. Perhaps you are one of them?

Take a photo, post it & earn a great prize

Take a photo at the site where they were spotted for the last time.*

Post as a public post on your personal Facebook or Instagram profile
and add #4BraveMen & #AlpinaOutdoor
or send it to [email protected] and we will post it for you on our channels.

* A hint: they were looking at Mt Triglav from the site on the photo below

PRIZES

  • 1st prize: Alpina Bohinj hiking shoes
  • 2nd prize: 2 nights (weekend) rental of an apartment for 4 persons in Bohinj
  • 3rd prize: Bohinj Mega package
  • 4th – 10th prize: Bohinj Hiking Trails Map

Rules of the prize game:

  • Prize game duration: Due date for the game is the return of the 4 Brave Men statue.
  • We will draw prize-winners among all (relevant and appropriate) publicly posted photos found under #4BraveMen & #AlpinaOutdoor hashtags.
  • Results will be published in one week after the prize game will end.
  • By entering the game you agree, that your photos can be shared and used on our website and social media channels; winning photos will also be used for promotional purposes.
  • Prize game flyer: Where are the four brave men

Explanation:

  • The monument dedicated to the Four Brave Men from Bohinj is currently under reconstruction. it was erected in 1978, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the first ascent to Mt Triglav.

September 12, 2017

Proud member of Alpine Pearls

Alpine Pearls is an association of 25 Alpine destination pearls that invite guests to spend their vacation without their vehicles and by using the sustainable mobility options offered at every destination. In Slovenia, Bohinj and Bled fulfil the conditions for membership of this association. You can travel by train or bus to Bled and Bohinj. During your stay, you can enjoy the advantages offered by the mobility card.

In Bohinj the mobility guest card enables:

  • Free bus rides all over Bohinj
  • Free boat ride on the Lake Bohinj
  • Free entrance to Savica Waterfall, Mostnica Gorge and to museums
  • It also offers to 50% discounts on bus rides to Ljubljana,
  • Discounted train excursions, bike rental and other activities
  • Discounts on sites outside Bohinj

We are proud to be a member of Alpine Pearls Association.

SPECIAL MOBILITY WEEK DEAL: 16 – 22 SEPTEMBER 2017

We will gift all guests that will spend at least two nights in Bohinj at our partners accommodations with a complementary Bohinj Mobility Guest Card. Offer is valid between 16 and 22 September 2017.

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