The beginnings of the Spodnja Idrija village, once called Ydria Sclabonica (Slovenian Idrija), date back to 1156, when the Pope Celestin III mentioned for the first time the Chapel of Mary on the Rock in his notice. Read more ››
Take a walk across the hills, through the forest, all the way to the banks of the Idrijca river. Enjoy the views that open up from the ancient pilgrimage trail between Spodnja Idrija and Ledine. Read more ››
Discover the beauty of Idrijca river and take a walk to the pearl of Slovenian natural heritage, the mysterious karst Divje jezero lake, trapped in the middle of steep rock faces. Read more ››
Stroll in the vineyards, visit Ljubljana, head towards the Alps or explore the picturesque caves.
A VISIT TO A WINERY
Make a visit to renowned winemakers in the closest Slovenian winegrowing regions, where the winemaking tradition reaches far back into the past and where the love for vineyards and life passes from one generation to another.
Vipava Valley (40 km)
Goriška Brda (70 km)
Karst (60 km)
Slovenian Istria (100 km)
THE CERKLJANSKO REGION
Visit the Franja Partisan Hospital from World War II, the bearer of the European Heritage Label, or Divje babe, the archaeological site of the oldest instrument in the world – the 55,000-year-old Neanderthal flute.
Franja Partisan Hospital (20 km)
Cerkno Ski Resort (25 km)
Divje Babe (23 km)
SOČA, THE EMERALD RIVER
The Posočje region offers plenty of possibilities for relaxation, recreation and seeing beautiful natural sights. The site of the notorious Battles of the Isonzo in World War I will touch you with its message of peace.
Soča River (35 km)
Kobarid Museum (55 km)
Tolmin Gorges (45 km)
Kozjak Waterfall (55 km)
THE FAMOUS CAVES
Explore the breathtaking tunnels, passages and spectacular halls that offer a unique experience of the underground world in the Karst region.
We recommend: Postojna Cave (55 km)
Predjama Castle (55 km)
Škocjan Caves (80 km)
Enjoy the picturesque Slovenian capital Ljubljana (60 km) that many travellers describe as the hidden gem of Europe.
Ljubljana Old Town
Prešeren Square with the Tromostovje
A walk along the Ljubljanica river
Discover the paradise under Mt Triglav, breathtaking lakes and gorges in the heart of the Julian Alps, the highest Slovenian mountains.
Bled (110 km via Ljubljana)
Bohinj (140 km via Ljubljana)
Blejski Vintgar Gorge (120 km)
Route de bonheur
Italy, Slovenia, Istria: a contemplative trip along the Adriatic coast
From Venice, follow the Adriatic coast to cross the Friulian plain and reach Croatia. During this ten-day journey through north-eastern Italy, Slovenia and Istria, a region where several cultures meet, lovers of good local food and drink, traditions, unspoilt nature and the sea will be delighted. Read more ››
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