About the Park

A priceless gem of nature 

About the Park

Majestic, mysterious, exciting, playful, and unique. Slovenia's only national park proudly covers 840 square kilometres in the heart of the Julian Alps.

Endemic animal species, including the wolf, bear and lynx, and bountiful diversity of flora that boasts 19 endemites. In this land of myths and legends, people still live in perfect harmony with nature, attuned to its tradition. 

Vast, enchanting forests, deep-carved valleys, high-altitude pastures, and crystal clear waters that flow down from the slopes of the country's highest mountain, Triglav, into rivers, lakes, and brooks.

Untouched nature 

Crystal-clear rivers, virgin forest remains, high-altitude mountain ridges and summits, glacier-carved U-shaped valleys, glacier lakes, raised bogs, and much more. In this part of the globe, nature is at its richest and most beautiful.

Discover nature's treasures

Diverse relief offers a wealth of natural attractions.

The area is home to species of wide distribution as well as those endemic to the Park.

Fabulous fauna 

With its diverse climate and a wealth of landscape types, the Triglav National Park is home to around 7,000 plant and animal species, from tiny insects and freshwater fish to majestic red deer and a proud golden eagle.

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Cultural heritage

The Alpine cultural heritage in Slovenia is exceptional, and its protection is a top priority task. Besides the famous Aljaž Turret on top of Triglav, the Park is home to another two cultural monuments of national importance.

In addition to preserving pristine nature, our aim to  safeguard the area's authentic cultural heritage. 

Hard full-fat cheeses 'Tolminc' and 'Bovški sir' and soft cheese 'Mohant' are great-tasting snacks.

Genuine homemade food

Organic farming and sustainable livestock practices which involve cattle grazing on green mountain pastures are a sound basis for the production of genuine homemade food. Several local cheeses have been awarded Protected Designation of Origin.

Useful information

Information points

Information points

Start learning about the Triglav National Park at its information points.

Code of conduct

Code of conduct

Learn about the code of conduct within the Park.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Check this list of frequently asked questions and answers.

Traffic and public transport

Traffic and public transport

Lower noise levels, fewer vehicles, and a lower carbon footprint bring a promise of clean air and peace.

TNP fact file

TNP fact file

The Triglav National Park extends along the Italian border and close to the Austrian border in the north-west of Slovenia, i.e. in the south-eastern section of the Alps.