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September 27, 2021

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Up-to-date "corona" tourist information about Bohinj

Useful information and safety guidelines for carefree travel to Slovenia

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Testing locations for foreign tourists in Slovenia

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CAN I TRAVEL TO BOHINJ, SLOVENIA?

You can check out the current border information on the European Union website.

Can I get a test for coronavirus in Bohinj?

  • Testing with rapid antigen tests takes place in the lobby of the Jože Ažman Cultural Hall in Bohinjska Bistrica.
  • Rapid antigen testing is provided as a screening measure for healthy persons with no sign of infection.
  • Masks and safety distance of at least 2 meters are required on the testing venue. 
  • In case of signs of infection, it is necessary to register for testing through a personal doctor.

Schedule from August 23 2021, onwards:

The SARS-Cov-2 rapid antigen testing for the general population is available on:

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 7.00 to 10.00
  • Wednesdays from 16.00 to 18.00
  • Sundays, from 8.00 to 10.00

Price and required documents: 

  • The price of rapid antigen testing costs €12.00
  • A health insurance card and personal identification card is needed for testing. 

Latest travel information & safety guidelines

Summer in Bohinj 2021

Frequently asked questions and answers about Bohinj (FAQ):

Frequently asked questions

Trip ideas around Bohinj:

Trip ideas

ROAD CLOSURES IN the municipality of Bohinj

Find more information about road closures in Bohinj on this website.

Info centres

RIBČEV LAZ:

  • Info centre Bohinj
  • Estimated opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 08:00 to 19:00, on Sunday from 08:00 to 18:00

STARA FUŽINA:

BOHINJSKA BISTRICA:

  • LD turizem
  • Estimated opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 18:00, Saturdays from 09:00 – 15:00, Sundays and holidays from 09:00 to 12:00.

Which sights can I visit?

PANORAMIC BOAT

  • Panoramic boat is running every day according to the timetable at the link below.
  • Additional information: Panoramic boat

MOSTNICA GORGE AND WATERFALL VOJE

  • The circular path through the Mostnica Gorge is open.
  • Entrance fee: 3 EUR for adults and 1.50 EUR for children between 7-14 years (payment is possible only in cash)
  • Additional information: Mostnica Gorge and Voje Valley

SAVICA WATERFALL

  • The path to the Savica Waterfall is open
  • Estimated opening hours: Monday – Sunday from 8:00 to 19:00 (the path is closed in case of bad weather or natural hazards)
  • Entrance fee: 3 EUR for adults and 1.50 EUR for children between 7-14 years (payment is possible with cash and payment card)
  • To make your visit to the Savica waterfall more pleasant and safer, please follow the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health. 
  • Additional information: Savica Waterfall.

MUSEUMS

  • All museums in Bohinj are open: learn about 3000 years of Bohinj history in the Tomaž Godec Museum in Bohinjska Bistrica, the history of cheese-making in the Bohinj mountains in the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum in Stara Fužina and see the Museum of Residential Culture in the Oplen House in Studor
  • Estimated opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 – 12:00 and 16:00 – 18:00.
  • Admission: 3.50 EUR for adults and 2.50 EUR for children between 6-14 years (payment is possible with cash); you can also use the combined ticket 2 + 1 = 3

CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

  • Church tours are available for booked groups (+386 (0)40 237 812).
  • You can find the price list and further information here.

ACCOMMODATION BOOKING

PARKING AND FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN BOHINJ

  • ATTENTION! Park only on marked car parks
  • Details on occupancy, prices and opening hours are available on the promet.bohinj.si website

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HIKING

  • We recommend visiting the mountains in small groups and following safety recommendations
  • We also ask visitors to go to the mountains with common sense and to adapt their hiking tours to their abilities and the equipment they have.
  • More information: Hiking in Bohinj, Mountaineering Association of Slovenia
  • The path called Ožarjeni kamen (ferrata) to Pršivec mountain is closed and extremely dangerous due to rockfall and unstable terrain.

What safety recommendations should be followed:

  • In addition to other equipment, keep a protective mask and disinfectant in your backpack
  • Due to the declared epidemic, mountain rescue takes place in special conditions and, taking into account all protocols, the intervention time from the call of mountain rescuers to the arrival of the victim is significantly extended, even if the injured person is on a mountain trail.
  • All the injured must be treated as if they were infected with COVID-19, and under this assumption, the helicopter crew may refuse transport if rescue by helicopter is possible at all (weather, wind or mountain conditions).
  • Mountain trails can be damaged, as the activity of trail builders (torn steel cables, damaged individual parts due to erosion activity and the consequences of winter …) has also stopped since the epidemic was declared.
  • Due to erosion (snow, cold, temperature fluctuations …), which is especially active in the spring, the possibility of falling rocks is increased, especially where the paths run under the walls.

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