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1,200-Kilometre Hiking Trail Opens Across Slovenia’s Mountains

By October 6, 2020No Comments

A circular hiking trail known as Transverzala going through all Slovenia’s mountains from the Alps through to the Carst wilderness has just opened in its full length, some 50 years after it was started. Helping complete the project was Slovenian travel writer and translator Jakob J. Kenda, who has walked its full length, partly in the company of his teenage children and friends.

To discover more about the trail and see an interactive map, go to

Kenda has written a novel based titled Transverzala about his trip. It is a sequel to his award-winning travelogue about America’s famous Appalachian Trail (

Kenda recently gave an interview for Slovenian national television: