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September 15, 2020

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Up-to-date information to know before visiting Bohinj

Last updated: 15. 9. 2020.

CAN I TRAVEL TO BOHINJ, SLOVENIA?

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

Which info centres are open?

RIBČEV LAZ:

  • Info centre Bohinj
  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday between 8:00 and 19:00, Sunday between 9:00 and 15:00

STARA FUŽINA:

  • TIC Stara Fužina
  • Opening hours: Monday to Sunday between 9:00 and 15:00

BOHINJSKA BISTRICA:

  • LD turizem
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday between 9:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 18:00, Saturday from 9:00 to 15:00, Sunday from 9:00 to 12:00.

Which sights can you visit?

MOSTNICA GORGE AND WATERFALL VOJE

  • The circular path through the Mostnica Gorge is open
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 15:00
  • 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
  • Opening hours: Monday to Sunday between 8:00 and 19:00
  • Entrance fee: 3 EUR for adults and 1.50 EUR for children between 7-14 years (payment is possible with cash and payment card)
  • Additional information: Savica Waterfall.

VOGEL

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
  •  Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 and 12:00 and between 16:00 and 18:00.
  • Admission: 3.50 EUR for adults and 2.50 EUR for children between 6-14 years (payment is possible with cash and payment card); you can also use the combined ticket 2 + 1 = 3

Instructions for visitors:

  • Before entering, all visitors must wear a protective mask
  • Museums must be entered individually at a distance of at least 2 m and your hands must be disinfected
  • Only healthy people should enter the premises of museums or galleries
  • 20 m2 is provided per visitor
  • An interpersonal distance of at least 2 m should be maintained at all times in all areas
  • The direction of the tour (preferably circular) is clearly marked around the exhibition spaces

PANORAMIC BOAT

  • The panoramic boat on Lake Bohinj will start operating on 16 May 2020
  • Entry points: Ribčev Laz and Ukanc (Camp Bohinj)
  • Duration of one-way trip: 30 minutes, the boat does not sail in case of strong wind, dense fog or elevated level of water in the lake
  • Timetable and additional information
  • Ticket prices: 9 EUR one way for adults (12 EUR for return);  6.50 EUR one way for children 7 – 14 years (EUR 8.50 for return); payment is only possible in cash

Instructions for passengers:

  • Travel only if you are healthy
  • Observe a safe distance (at least 1.5 m) before, during and after the trip
  • Observe hand and cough hygiene
  • Ticket sales on the pier start 10 minutes before the departure of the ship, please do not stay on and near the pier beforehand and thus allow safe passage of passengers leaving the ship
  • Observe the floor markings when entering the ship
  • To enter the ship and travel, it is mandatory to use a protective mask that covers the nose and mouth (do not touch the mask while wearing)
  • Use hand sanitizer when entering and exiting
  • Use the permitted seats on the ship, following the instructions of the crew; do not leave the seats while driving; please do not use seats next to the crew
  • Touch as few surfaces as possible on the ship.

ACCOMMODATION BOOKING

PARKING AND FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN BOHINJ

  • ATTENTION! Park only on marked parking lots
  • You can use the free public transport around Bohinj, more information is available on the promet.bohinj.si website
  • Details on occupancy, prices and opening hours are available on the promet.bohinj.si website
  • This year, we are updating parking machines in Bohinj, which will also enable the payment of parking fees with payment cards after arranged updates.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HIKING AND MOUNTAIN HUTS

  • 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

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 markacists (torn steel cables, damaged feet, 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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