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Soča Trail: Marka bridge - small troughs of the Soča

This part of the Soča Trail starts at Markov most (Marka Bridge). Park your car at Gostilna Metoja and walk along the main road to the Triglav Campsite, then turn onto the road descending left towards the campsite just before the bridge. From there, the trail runs straight along the left bank of the river. You will walk through forests, across meadows and pastures, past rockslides, near or above the river, never losing sight of the majestic mountain peaks rising above the valley. This portion of the trail boasts four footbridges which can shorten the course of the trail significantly. This end of the trail is extremely picturesque as it runs through highly diverse and rich landscape. At several points, you can step down to the river and have a peaceful rest in the shade of a giant boulder or a tree. Two information boards have been put up, providing visitors with information on rockslides and vegetation.

As you near the end of this part of the Soča Trail, the path rises steeply to a small waterfall. You will reach the waterfall after about 20 minutes of walking, and descend from there to the Jelinčič Tourist Farm (Turistična kmetija Jelinčič) and the small troughs of the Soča.

Downstream from this point sport fishing on the Soča is permitted.

Access: by car to the car park at Gostilna Metoja, by bus to the Triglav Campsite. As the trail is not circular, use of bus is recommended.

Estimated time: 2.30h for this part of the Soča Trail.

 

Trail runs through meadows...

... and forests.


Points of interest

Pri Plajerju climbing site (Trenta) is arranged by the road, on two large boulders opposite the Berebice rockslide.

At Jelinčič Tourist Farm you can taste and buy quality home made food and take a look at the farm dairy.

100-metre-long and 6-metre-deep Small Troughs of the Soča (Mala korita Soče) can be viewed from the bridge just below the Jelinčič Tourist Farm.

Small Troughs of the Soča .


Food and accommodation

The Trenta Campsite, located mid-way between the church and the Information Centre, provides tourists with food and drinks and accommodation in rooms. The campsite offers all the facilities required for caravan parks, that is water supply, electricity, and waste water and chemical disposal points.

At Na Logu you can rent private accommodation (rooms and apartments) from Zorč, Zvonko Kravanja and Slavka Hosner, or self-catering apartments in the TNP Information Centre. Workshops and conferences can be held in the conference room of the TNP Information Centre. 

Look for Erna shop at Na Logu, by the main road, in front of the TNP Information Centre.

Kamba Snack Bar near the Information Centre is open in the summer season.

Gostilna Metoja, 500m from the TNP Information Centre towards Bovec, offers food and drinks and apartment rental.

Apartments and tourist rooms can also be rented at the Pri Plajerju farm (specializing in organic farming), Triglav Campsite and Mija apartment house.

At the end of this part of the trail, there is the Jelinčič Tourist Farm which offers local food, home-made sheep cheese, accommodation in rooms and tours of the farm dairy. The Korita Campsite is located in the vicinity, and about 1km from the campsite towards Vrsnik, there are apartments owned by Alojz Stergulc.