View of Triglav from Gozd Martuljek

Gozd Martuljek – Phenomenal View in Slovenia

The northwestern part of Slovenia is a popular vacation destination, perfect for both summer and winter activities. Located just 5 minutes from the popular Kranjska Gora, you’ll find the village of Gozd Martuljek – one of its hidden gems. Gozd Martuljek is a small village situated in the foothills of the Julian Alps, offering an unparalleled view of the Triglav mountain peaks. In this article, you’ll find tips and recommendations for an unforgettable vacation in Gozd Martuljek.

Where to Stay

There are several apartments in Gozd Martuljek that provide great accommodation options for a comfortable stay. One of the recommended options is Apartments & Rooms Jerman, which offers spacious and fully equipped apartments with mountain and surrounding landscape views. It also has a sauna and an outdoor pool, perfect for relaxing after a day of activities.

Another option is Apartments and Rooms Smolej, located in a peaceful area yet still close to all village amenities. It offers stunning mountain views and modern, comfortable apartments.

Prefer a hotel? The super deluxe Triangel hotel offers rooms with fantastic views. Bathe in a freestanding bathtub with a view of the mountains in this luxurious hotel.

What to Do in the Gozd Martuljek Area?

Gozd Martuljek is in an ideal location to enjoy Slovenia’s natural beauty. From this village, you can do various activities in different directions.

Hiking and cycling:
There are several routes available for both hikers and cyclists. There are trails for all levels and preferences, including the popular route along the Sava River, which flows all the way to the capital city of Ljubljana.

Ski resorts:
The village is close to several ski resorts such as Kranjska Gora, Planica, and Podkoren. During winter, these areas are perfect for winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing.

Visit Bled:
The beautiful Lake Bled is only a 30-minute drive from Gozd Martuljek. It is a popular destination in Slovenia with picturesque views of the lake and an island with a castle.

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Read tips for visiting Lake Bled here.

Sights in the area

Gozd Martuljek is close to several tourist attractions and sights worth visiting during your stay. Some of the recommended places to visit include:

  1. The Vintgar Gorge:
    This beautiful gorge is only a 20-minute drive from Gozd Martuljek. It offers incredible views of the Radovna River flowing through the gorge and is a popular destination for photographers and hikers.
  2. The Soča Valley:
    This valley is known for its crystal-clear water of the Soča River. It is a great place to enjoy nature, but also a challenging place for adventurous activities such as rafting and kayaking. You can find the Soča Valley about 1 hour drive from Gozd Martuljek. The fastest route runs through a bit of Italy. The most beautiful route runs via the VRŠIČ mountain pass. With an almost countless number of hairpin turns, you will drive right through the Triglav National Park with great views and opportunities for short hikes.
  3. Kranjska Gora:
    This charming town is just a 10-minute drive from Gozd Martuljek and offers stunning mountain views and plenty of restaurants, cafes, and shops to explore. It is also home to the largest ski resort in Slovenia and hosts various sports events and festivals throughout the year. Tips for Kranjska Gora
  4. The Triglav National Park:
    The largest national park in Slovenia is a short distance from Gozd Martuljek and is home to the country’s highest mountain, the Triglav. The park offers diverse landscapes from alpine meadows to mountain lakes and glaciers and provides numerous hiking trails to explore.

Gozd Martuljek is a great destination for nature lovers and adventurers. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and activities here. An ideal stopover or base for trips in Slovenia.