Just across the Italian border, near the town of Tarvisio (a bit northeast of the town), the small river Slizza forms a short but picturesque gorge. A secured path through it was made already in the middle of the 19th century. Today, you can do a round hike in good one hour. Orrido dello Slizza Gorge is located about 50 minutes drive from Bled.
In the immediate vicinity of the Slizza Gorge there’s an Austrian-era war monument celebrating the defeat of Napoloeon in the Wars against Austria in 1797, 1809 and 1813.
Image by Johann Jaritz / CC BY-SA 3.0
Orrido dello Slizza Gorge address: Via Bamberga, 52, 33018 Tarvisio UD, Italy
Orrido dello Slizza Gorge Latitude and Longitude Coordinates: 46.50526, 13.60308
Orrido dello Slizza Gorge GPS coordinates: 46° 30′ 18.9612” N 13° 36′ 11.1132” E
Directions from Apartments Fine Stay Gorenjska to Orrido dello Slizza Gorge (drive 46 km, 45 mins)
Directions from Apartments Fine Stay Bled to Orrido dello Slizza Gorge (drive 55 km, 50 mins)