The Bled Vintgar is a 1.6 km long gorge through which the Radovna River runs. The troughs are 50 to 100 m high, and the slope height is 250 m. In the gorge there are jumps, pools, rapids, dredges and other corrosive forms of water activity.

Original name: Vintgar Gorge
Mountains / Park: Julian Alps / Triglav National Park
Type of attractions: River gorge
Length: 1.6 km
Maximum depth: 250 m
Geographical coordinates: 46.393597, 14.085671
Google map: Vintgar Gorge

 

Vintgar Gorge is 1.6 km long gorge carves its way through the vertical rocks of the Hom and Boršt hills and is graced by the Radovna with its waterfalls, pools and rapids. The educational trail leads you over wooden bridges and Žumr’s galleries, and ends with a bridge overlooking the mighty 13 m high Šum waterfall.

The Vintgar gorge also includes two man-made sights. The single-arch stone bridge of the Bohinj railway, constructed in 1906, which crosses the gorge 33.5 m above the trail, and the dam from which the water is routed to the small Vintgar hydroelectric power plant under the Šum waterfall.