Welcome to Postojna
The karst cave at Postojna, one of the largest in the world, is among Slovenia’s most popular attractions and its stalagmite and stalactite formations are unequalled anywhere. It's a busy destination – the amazing thing is how the large crowds at the entrance seem to get swallowed whole by the size of the cave, and the tourist activity doesn't detract from the wonder.The cave has been known – and visited – by... Read More
Top experiences in Postojna
Enchanting Ljubljana and Postojna Caves Small-Group Tour from Zagreb
Start your day with a pick up from your centrally located hotel or park Zrinjevac. Hop in an AC vehicle for a drive towards Postojna. Your guide will share interesting stories about Croatia and Slovenia. You will hear about the hidden gems of both countries and all the dynamics that carved them into countries that they are today. Arrival to the most visited European cave – Postojna cave. A fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries, halls and the astonishing diversity of karst features will create a mesmerizing experience. Embrace all of the beauties on the guided tour of the cave which also includes a train ride inside. Continue towards the capital of Slovenia – Ljubljana. We start with a walking tour of the city accompanied with a licensed local guide. Get enchanted with stunning beauties of this lovely city. A small but a big heart-ed city offers you varieties of architectural styles, rich history and quirky bridges with dragons. All in the walking distance! Your guide will take you on this easy going walking tour and share all the interesting tidbits about this Slovenian pearl. Conclude your Ljubljana experience with the Ljubljana castle from where you can soak up the aerial views of the city. You will be driven there by a funicular; this will also fulfill your overall experience. After the tour your will be given free time for your own activities. Return to Zagreb.
One Journey 4 Countries Multi-Day Trip from Zagreb
Day One: Arrival transferDay Two: Zagreb – BledMorning sightseeing tour of Zagreb.Afternoon departure to Bled.Day Three: Bled - Ljubljana – Postojna - PlitviceMorning departure to Ljubljana, followed with city tour of the city. Afternoon departure to Postojna, followed by a visit of the Postojna cave. Journey towards Plitvice lakes area. Overnight Plitvice lakes area.Day Four: Plitvice – Zadar – SplitMorning visit of the Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour of the 16 crystal blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Departure towards Zadar and enjoy a guided walking tour. Departure to Split.Day Five: Split – DubrovnikAfter breakfast, a city tour of Split will uncover the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its cellars. Early afternoon departure to Dubrovnik. Upon arrival, city tour of this UNESCO protected Pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral.Day Six: Dubrovnik - Optional Day excursion to Montenegro (as described below)Departure from the hotel driving through Konavle valley and around the bay of Kotor, continuing drive to Perast and boat ride to the islet of Our Lady of the Rock, sightseeing of the Baroque church from the 17th century. After Perast we go on towards the town of Kotor for a city tour with local guide (no entrance fees). Free time in Kotor. Upon departure short ferry ride across the bay of Kotor, then drive towards Dubrovnik and arrival back to the hotel.Day Seven: Dubrovnik – Mostar – SarajevoMorning departure to Mostar. Orientational walk with your tour leader in Mostar and free time for lunch.Departure to Sarajevo. City tour of Sarajevo upon arrival.Day Eight: Sarajevo – BelgradeMorning departure to Belgrade. Short break will be made in Zvornik, charming little town in the north eastern Bosnia on Drina river. Upon arrival a guided tour of Belgrade.Day Nine: Belgrade – Novi Sad - Ilok - Vukovar/OsijekMorning departure to Novi Sad. Your local guide will show you all must see locations. After the guided tour of Novi Sad you will continue towards "Iločki podrumi", where will have traditional lunch. Afternoon departure to Osijek with a en route in Vukovar.Day Ten: Vukovar – ZagrebMorning departure to Djakovo. See the brightness of the bricks of the two towers and cupolas of its Cathedral, as you approach Djakovo.Visit the Ethno Village of Stara Kapela for a snack (no drinks included) of the products of the Panonian soil.Day Eleven: ZagrebDeparture transfer
Postojna Cave and Lake Bled Small-Group Tour from Ljubljana
Meet your guide at your centrally located Ljubljana hotel for a full day tour of Postojna cave and Lake Bled. Buckle-up in a cozy air-conditioned minivan/car and drive about half an hour through rural Slovenia towards Postojna.First stop will be at Postojna caves with a mysterious Predjama castle. After enjoying in the mysterious underground world you will drive to the Lake Bled observing a beautiful countryside with forests and mountain ranges. Then, arrive and enjoy a moment to view the blue topaz waters that surround the forest green Bled Island like an iris around a pupil. Observe the Church of the Assumption of Mary on the rock islet and realize its insignificance as you see the Julian Alps rise in the background. Next, step onto a traditional two-oared wooden pletna for a short paddle to Bled Island (own expense). After a 15-minute ride, hop onto the island and spend a half hour exploring on your own. Stop for a bite at the cafe and taste a traditional Slovenian nut roll called potica (own expense) or stroll into the church (own expense). Reconvene with your guide and journey to Bled Castle (own expense) which was built on a precipice during the 11th Century. Explore its restored Renaissance towers that give an eagle eye view of the city below. Hear how its strategic locations played an important role in medieval history. Enter the museum to see its artifacts, armor and weaponry. Spend some free time to capture unparalleled views of Lake Bled from atop the cliff. Cruise back down to the lake and enjoy some leisure time to snap a selfie or grab a snack at a local cafe (own expense). As you drive back to your hotel, relax with memorable views of lush Slovenia.
Full-Day Private Tour: Postojna Cave from Zagreb
The Cave in Postojna are a cultural tourist attraction and is breathtaking with its uniqueness, complexity and beauty. It is the only cave in Europe with two-way railway which is set up for sightseeing in the cave. Natural designed galleries, halls, corridors that are interwoven will take your breath away. Just 9km (5.5mi) from Postojna Cave in a little village called Predjama you can visit Predjama castle. This town is part of the Guinness book of records as the biggest cave town in the world. This magnificent beauty that carries mystery was built in the vertical cliff 123m (403ft) high where it proudly has stood for more than 700 years. The history of the castle and all about its previous owner you can learn and see by visiting the museum inside of the castle.You may recognize this because it was used in multiple movies.
Slovenian Highlights in One Day: Vintgar Gorge, Bled, Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle from Ljubljana
Your unforgettable journey starts near the Alpine town of Bled, visiting the beautiful Vintgar Gorge, graced with pools, rapids of the Radovna River and Šum Waterfall. After exploring Vintgar Gorge, you will return to Bled town and sail to Bled Island with the traditional Pletna wooden boat. You will have time to explore the little island where you can walk up the 99 stone steps and admire the Church of the Assumption. Once you sail back to shore, the options are in your hands. Take a swim in the lake or visit the majestic Bled Castle, perched on a rock above the lake to take a look at the dazzling panoramic view of the town and its surroundings. Before you leave Bled don't forget to try the famous culinary local specialty - Bled cream cake! Your trip continues to Karst region, to the town of Postojna, where you visit the Postojna Cave. Its interior leads 20,579 meters into the underground and boasts many natural beauties: stalactite and stalagmite columns, Proteus or ‘human fish’ and more. It is the only cave where you can see the beautiful underground karstic features by riding a train. After visiting the magnificent underworld of Postojna, you go to the village of Predjama, where majestic Predjama Castle is perched on a 123-meter high cliff with a small creek Lokva disappearing into the underground below the stone wall. You will explore the Renaissance castle, built in the entrance of the cave and learn about its legend of Erazem of Predjama.