This incredible hiking adventure, the Via Alpina, connects the vast Alpine and Mediterranean world across eight European countries. This spectacular long-distance hiking trail is divided into 161 stages overall, which are located in Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, France and Monaco. It connects five international footpaths, numerous natural and national parks in the Alps region, interesting tourist spots and the worlds of many diverse European cultures.
Stages 3 and 4 of the Purple Trail run through the Jesenice area, thus connecting the Julian Alps with the Allgäu region in Germany. Stage 3 takes visitors from Dovje to Koča na Golici mountain hut, and stage 4 continues to Prešernova koča mountain hut on Stol.
Webpage: The Purple Trail