Tour to the village of Kanalski Vrh and beneath the ridge of Mt. Jelenk
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Soča RiverPhoto: Andreja Križnič, Turizem Dolina Soce
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Safety informationIn dry conditions, the road is easily drivable in all seasons. The tour requires caution at sections where the paved road is narrow and along the main road through Kanal. When descending from the village of Kanalski Vrh, you should be especially cautious when crossing the road at the hairpin bend and when crossing the main road in Plave because the road is quite unclear.
Tips and hints
You can find the closest bicycle repair shop in the town of Solkan.
Catering services along the tour:
Plave: Gostilna Pri mostu
Ložice: Ošterija Ložice
Deskle: Okrepčevalnica Zanzibar, Pizzerija Vinazza, Pizzerija Špik, Okrepčevalnica z letnim vrtom Tanja, Kavarna in slaščičarna Aura
Kanal: Fontana Kanal, Gostišče Križnič, Okrepčevalnica Rafaelo, Bar & picerija Cafe Libero, Okrepčevalnica Pirih
Sights along the trail:
Kanal – centre of the municipality with rich cultural heritage (Kontrada Square with the Gallery of Riko Debenjak, the Gothic House and the memorial room of the painter and graphic designer Riko Debenjak, Neptune Fountain, Church of the Assumption, Cave with the Lourdes statue, Keramost Gallery, masks from Lig, Museum Collection 1914-1917, Park Pečno)
Accumulation lake in Kanalski Vrh
Church of St. Anthony of Padova in Kanalski Vrh
Kanalski Vrh Sightseeing point
Church of St. Quirinus in Paljevo
Within the framework of the Walk of Peace, you can take the circular well-arranged Prižnica Memorial park trail which is routed from the village of Plave. During the battles of the Isonzo front, Mt. Prižnica was known as Observation point 383 or the Bloody observation point where some of the fiercest battles took place. Along the trail, you can see numerous remnants of buildings and battle positions and a restored chapel next to the Soča River where there was a military cemetery during the war.
Information on transportation of bicycles by train: here >>
Timetable and purchase of tickets. You can find the railway station in the village of Plave.
By roadYou can reach the village of Plave by train. By car, you can reach the village of Plave along the main road Nova Gorica-Tolmin or along the road from the Goriška brda Region (Vrhovlje-Plave). You can cycle to the village of Plave along the Solkan–Plave cycling road.
ParkingParking is available at the gravel parking lot next to the Ladišče Mountain hut along the road Plave-Prelesje. Parking is also available at the Gostilna Pri mostu Inn.
EquipmentCycling equipment. Basic bicycle and tyre repair tool kit, spare tyre and air pump.
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