Renamed "Russian Road" in 2006, Vršič Pass is a high mountain pass that runs through the heart of the Julian Alps. The road was built 1,611 m (5,285 ft) above sea level during World War I by Russian prisoners of war. Hike the cobbled road or cycle to the summit while admiring the exceptional vistas of other peaks and slopes. Watch for Ajdovska Deklica, a naturally carved face of a maiden in a rock. Have a cup of coffee or consider staying overnight at one of the five mountain huts along the way and at the top of the pass. The trails are easy to follow, even for children. With our international travel planner, Kranjska Gora attractions like Vršič Pass can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Vršič Pass reviews
When we are in Kranjska Gora always visti pass Vršič (1.611m). Very interested is road to the top: bends, a lot of cars, bikes, motors and if you have "happiness" some cows and sheeps :-). You can... more »
The road is fantastic when empty. Great scenery, pure pleasure. During the summer lots of tourist, cyclist so be careful. Slipery when wet. Otherwise fantastic for petrol lovers. more »
The Julian Alps are awe inspiring
Legendary review: 1. Awesome drive if the weather is good. 2. 50 hairpin bends with lookout points at many. 3. WC — Little hard to find.
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