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Franja Partisan Hospital

This clandestine hospital, hidden in a canyon near Dolenji Novaki, about 5km northeast of Cerkno, treated wounded Partisan soldiers from Yugoslavia and other countries from late 1943 until the end of WWII. A memoria…
Cultural in Cerkno

Laufarija

The biggest annual event in these parts unfolds on Glavni trg in the days before Lent begins (the Sunday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday). This ancient carnival sees masked participants chasing and executing the Pu…
Music in Cerkno

Jazz Cerkno

Every May, Cerkno hosts a well-regarded jazz festival that draws a mix of local and international acts – it's a good chance to see up-and-coming Slovenian performers, and there's a real openness to pushing jazz's bo…
Museum in Cerkno

Cerkno Museum

The town's museum is not far southwest of Glavni trg. Its main displays trace the development of the region from earliest times to the modern period, but its biggest draw is the collection of Laufarija masks contain…