Destinations Revisited ~ Vintgar Gorge

destinations to revisit

destinations to revisit

destinations to revisit

destinations to revisit

Destinations revisted is a new series on A July Dreamer. After a successful 2016 in terms of travels and completing a year travel challenge {#take12trips} I felt it was nice to revisit some destinations. And what better way to start the year than sharing one of the most memorable destinations of 2016! Vintgar Gorge in Slovenia

Destinations Revisited ~ Vintgar Gorge

Vintgar Gorge was discovered in 1891  Jakob Zumer and friends. It wasnt until a few years later when the Gorge was opened to the public due to tourism in Bled. The Gorge is 1.6 km long carving its way through the vertical rocks of the Hom and Bort hills. The Vintgar gorge has two man-made sights; stone bridge of the Bohinj railway and the dam.

Destinations revisited will cover all the favourite places I visited in 2016 and prior years. I must admit I am not sure which I will choose next week because almost all of them are favourites. Though I will confess that Vintgar Gorge is by far the most memorable destination.

Related: Weekend Getaway to Ljubljana

When I was chosen as part of a group of bloggers to visit Slovenia on my first press trip, I couldn’t believe my luck. Ofcouse I had visited Slovenia months before so I had idea of the culture there and what to expect. Granted I visited in winter but what I did not expect was how beautiful Vintgar Gorge is. I hadn’t heard of the gorge prior to this visit but I am sure glad I got the chance to explore this wonderous gorge.

Related: Visiting Vintgar Gorge

I am hoping my pictures are enough to convey the beauty of Vintgar Gorge but I feel visiting it would be best. Whilst that is not a possibility for most, I hope my posts would be able to convey my love for this place.

Have you ever heard of Vintgar Gorge?



  1. January 16, 2017 / 12:09 pm

    This looks like such a wonderful getaway! I love exploring nature and natural beauty like this.

  2. January 14, 2017 / 2:59 pm

    Thanks Lennae I love this place and glad you like the series

  3. January 14, 2017 / 2:56 pm

    Hahahha thanks

  4. January 14, 2017 / 2:44 pm

    Thanks Nikki, it is such a gorgeous place to visit

  5. January 14, 2017 / 1:56 am

    Oh wow, nature at it’s finest. I’d love exploring this gorge, I go hiking when able and enjoy taking photos and just being in beautiful places such as this.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:11 pm

      Indeed, thanks for stopping

  6. Zena's Suitcase
    January 13, 2017 / 11:55 am

    It looks like a stunning destination, I love exploring natural beauty like this

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:11 pm

      Thank so Zena, it sure is

  7. Shannon Graham
    January 13, 2017 / 1:42 am

    How serene is that? That’s definitely a place to visit.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      I know right, serenity surrounds this place

  8. January 13, 2017 / 1:39 am

    I have never heard of Vintgar Gorge. Your pictures are lovely and make we want to visit, the view of the waterfall is nice.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      I am glad to hear that, thanks luv

  9. January 13, 2017 / 12:06 am

    Wow it’s so beautiful. I love that you can walk right on the edge too. It’s so beautiful. I love being by waterfalls, they’re so relaxing. x

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      It was amazing being so close to the edge

  10. dee
    January 12, 2017 / 8:08 pm

    I have never heard of Vintgar Gorge, but based on your pictures its a beautiful place and that one I need to put on my bucket list to get to one day.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:09 pm

      Thanks Dee, hope you get to visit one day

  11. Annemarie LeBlanc
    January 12, 2017 / 2:21 pm

    Wow. It would be so nice to be able to visit Slovenia! There are so many exciting places in the world to visit and it would be a dream come true for me to get to those places. Vintgar Gorge is so lovely. It must be so relaxing to just sit and watch the waterfalls.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:08 pm

      It was breathtaking just taking it all in

  12. Rebecca Swenor
    January 12, 2017 / 1:58 pm

    These are some gorgeous places to visit. The Vintage Gorge looks so beautiful and relaxing to see. I love places like this but no I have never heard of it before. Thanks for sharing this awesome treasure as well as your experiences.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:08 pm

      Thanks Rebecca it’s such an amazing place

  13. Evelina Vilke
    January 12, 2017 / 10:58 am

    It looks so beautiful. I am a city girl myself but sometimes is so nice to escape and explore the nature.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:07 pm

      Exactly, it’s essential to have this kind of escape from the city

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:06 pm

      It sure is an amazing place with so much natural beauty

  14. January 11, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    This gorge is so beautiful. We visited some gorges in our area a few years ago and I would love to go back. The views are truly breathtaking.

    • January 14, 2017 / 3:06 pm

      This was my first gorge and now I want to visit more

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