Last updated on October 11th, 2021 at 02:56 pm
We will tell you all the things you need to know before visiting Lake Bohinj Slovenia. One of my favorite places to visit in my van trip around Europe and my favorite one in Slovenia for sure. Full information from how to get to Lake Bohinj and all the things to do in Lake Bohinj with beautiful hikes plus where to park.
Lake Bohinj is one of the most instagrammable places in Slovenia so keep reading below when it’s the best time for visiting and what to bring! The best way to move around is by car but you can also get to Lake Bohinj by bus.
Lake Bohinj Slovenia is located in Triglav National Park. 4.2 kilometers long and 1 kilometer width. Lake Bohinj is near of Lake Bled the most popular place to visit in Slovenia.
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Lake Bohinj Slovenia Travel Guide
How to get to Lake Bohinj
How to get to Lake Bohinj By Car
Lake Bohinj Slovenia is located in Triglav National Park. If you want to get to Lake Bohinj by car from Lake Bled is only 30 minutes driving. If you are coming from Ljubljana it will take 1 hour 45 minutes driving distance.
The best way of visiting this part of Slovenia Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and Triglav National Park is by car or campervan. The places are so beautiful for spending a few days with beautiful hikes, lakes and you will have amazing there!
How to get to Lake Bohinj By Bus
There are buses running from Lake Bled to Lake Bohinj. Also you can get by train and later you will have to walk to the lake or get the bus passing by the train station. The bus is running every hour and prices are quite expensive for short distance.
Lake Bohinj Entrance Fee
Lake Bohinj Slovenia has no entrance fee. Just parked your car or your van and you can go there. You can stay overnight in a camping near by, there are also hotels if you prefer more comfort.
Lake Bohinj Parking Fee
The Parking entrance at Lake Bohinj is €12 per day. If you stay just one hour can be around €2 depending the area that you are parking and the season there are different prices. There aren’t many parking lots so it can be crowded in summer. Outside summer you will have no problems for parking near the lake.
Things To do In Lake Bohinj
There are 4 kilometers long so you will have plenty places where to walk around and taking pictures. The part with the bridge and the church has my favorite view.
Swimming Lake Bohinj
Swimming is allowed in Lake Bohinj but the water can be so cold even in summer. If you see a sunny day just go for it!
Kayaking at Lake Bohinj
You can kayak at Lake Bohinj. There are few places where you can rent a kayak for €10 per hour that would be enough to go around the lake since its not really big.
Hike Around the Lake Bohinj
There are a few hikes to do apart from the going around the lake. Savica Waterfall and Mostnica Gorge are the most popular ones. There are small entrance fees for the waterfalls in summer time €3.
Take the Cable Car to Vogel
If you take the cable cat to Vogel will cost €20. You can also hike to the top around 2 hours and around 40 minutes to go down.
Best Time To Visit Lake Bohinj
The best time for visiting Lake Bohinj is summer during the months of June-August in these months will be also the peak season and you’ll experience a high temperature. For sunrise and sunset will be amazing! And you will be able to swim and do all the activities the rest of the day.
And Spring season during the months of March-May is also great time. You can even see snow around the lake and enjoying the hikes around.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN LAKE BOHINJ
Accommodation in Lake Bohinj isn’t so expensive. You can access a camping for €15-20. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €70. This prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN SLOVENIA
Food budget travel in Slovenia can go €15 per day. The typical usual breakfast consists of coffee or hot chocolate milk with bread. You can go for restaurants expect to pay €10 per person. You can cook on your own to go down your food budget travel expenses in Slovenia. Make sure your hotel or Airbnb provides a kitchen
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