The Julian Alps (Slovene: Julijske Alpe, Italian: Alpi Giulie) are a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps that stretch from northeastern Italy to Slovenia, where they rise to 2,864 m at Mount Triglav, the highest peak in Slovenia and of the former Yugoslavia. They are named after Julius Caesar, who founded the municipium of Cividale del Friuli at the foot of the mountains. A large part of the Julian Alps is included in Triglav National Park. The second highest peak of the range, the 2,775 m high Jôf di Montasio, lies in Italy.
The Julian Alps cover an estimated 4,400 km2 (of which 1,542 km2 lies in Italy). They are located between the Sava Valley and Canale Valley. They are divided into the Eastern and Western Julian Alps.
There are many peaks in the Eastern Julian Alps over 2,000 m high, and they are mainly parts of ridges. The most prominent peaks are visible by their height and size. There are high plains on the eastern border like Pokljuka, Mežakla and Jelovica.
The main peaks by height are the following:
Triglav 2,864 m (9,396 ft) – the highest mountain and the coat of arms of Slovenia
Triglav 2864 m (najvišja gora in simbol Slovenije)Škrlatica 2740 m (druga najvišja slovenska gora)Mangart 2679 mJalovec 2645 m (simbol Planinske zveze Slovenije)Razor 2601 mKanjavec 2569 mPrisojnik 2547 mŠpik 2472 mKrn 2244 m (prizorišče številnih bojev soške fronte)
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Visit the Julian Alps is a true mountain experience. Julian Alps are also known for endless hiking trails and trekking.
Do you want to visit some of the Julian Alpine peaks? Take a walk through beautiful Julian Alpine meadows or try out several days of trekking?
Contact an experienced International Mountain Leader to help you prepare, organize and select the Alpine tours
Duration: 1 – 3 days
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Best period: By arrangement all year round
Difficulty: difficukt turs, very difficult turs
Price includes: Organization and professional guidance on mountain tours.
The price does not include: Transport, half board for guide and clients.
Upon check-in, the participant gets a detailed description of the tour and a list of detailed equipment for the tour.
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