The Central European Alpine destination, Slovenia presents a rich spectrum of traditional and natural heritage to the explorer. Visit the magnificient Rocking Land where the Karst landscape is a space straight out of fairy tales. Visit the Alps at one end and the Adriatic coast at the other. Make a wish at the magical island in Lake Bled after ringing the bell. You can also take an amazing trip to the oldest vine of the world at Maribor.
In the direction towards hinterlands, we easily pass the slope of Črni Kal or Kozina by the new highway, and we arrive to Razdrto, where we turn left, if we want to go to the valley Vipavska dolina. For now, we can access it only by the old road, full of bumps, under the hill Nanos. The center of Vipavska valley is Vipava, the birthplace of a diplomat and historian Žiga Herberstein and protestant writer Sebastijan Krelj.
This breath taking cave has taken more than 31 million visitors (That makes this cave the most visited cave in the history of mankind.) in the last 185 years or so. It was the first cave that was opened to the public, only the first part of the cave was opened in 1945 but it still is the longest accessible cave system in the world.
In this article I would like to present you the river Ljubljanica – the river flowing through Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. Hopefully you will discover some interesting hidden spots to visit on your Slovenia holidays. Ljubljanica rises in Močilnik (beautiful place near Vrhnika you might want to visit) and its journey ands in Podgrad, where it outfalls in the river Sava (which flows through Zagreb, Belgrade and then outflows in the river Danube). It is 41 km long.
Škocjan caves are under UNESCO protection Škocjan caves (?Škocjanske jame?), the series of limestone caves are the second most known cave system among Slovenia caves (the first one is Postojna cave) and are located in southwestern Slovenia. Škocjan caves and surrounding Regional Park are under UNESCO protection since 1986. Škocjan caves are located 1.5km from highway Ljubljana-Koper. Nearest town is Divača, which is about 5km away. Divača has train and bus station as well.
Postojna cave, in Slovenian language called “Postojnska jama” is second greatest Slovenian tourist attraction (first place belongs to Bled). Postojna cave is a name for a system of caves, typical for unique Slovenian landscape called Karst (Kras). The caves were hollowed out by the river Pivka. Postojna cave is with its 20.570 m also the longest cave system known in Slovenia and the most visited tourist cave in Europe. Postojna cave was opened to the public in 1819.