Attractions

Top Choice Cave in Postojna

Postojna Cave

The jaw-dropping Postojna Cave system, a series of caverns, halls and passages some 24km long and two million years old, was hollowed out by the Pivka River, which enters a subterranean tunnel near the cave’s entran…
Top Choice Cave in Škocjan Caves

Škocjan Caves

Touring the huge, spectacular subterranean chambers of the 6km-long Škocjan Caves is a must. This remarkable cave system was carved out by the Reka River, which enters a gorge below the village of Škocjan and eventu…
Top Choice Cave in Lož Valley

Križna Cave

You can explore plenty of Slovenia's caves on foot, but Križna (Cross) Cave is one of the few caves where you can take a subterranean boat ride. This is also the country's only tourist cave without electric lighting…
Castle in The Green Karst

Predjama Castle

Predjama Castle is 9km from Postojna and is one of the world's most dramatic castles. It teaches a clear lesson: if you want to build an impregnable fortification, put it in the gaping mouth of a cavern halfway up a…
Farm in Lipica

Lipica Stud Farm

The stud farm can be visited on very popular, 50-minute guided tours. The interesting, informative tours are available in a number of languages; a tour covers the farm's unique heritage and the breeding of the anima…
Castle in Lož Valley

Snežnik Castle

Surrounded by parkland, the restored 16th-century Renaissance Snežnik Castle is one of the loveliest and best-situated fortresses in Slovenia.Entrance is via a 45-minute guided tour. The four floors are richly decor…
Cave in Postojna

Planina Cave

Planina Cave, 12km to the northeast of Postojna Cave, is the largest water cave in Slovenia and a treasure-trove of fauna (including Proteus anguinus). The cave’s entrance is at the foot of a 100m rock wall. It’s 6.…
Museum in Postojna

Expo Postojna Cave Karst

The newest addition to the Postojna Cave complex is this well-designed, kid-friendly space. It displays details of karst phenomena in an engaging manner, and tracks cave exploration. Most interesting is all the memo…
Museum in Postojna

Vivarium Proteus

Just near the entrance to the Postojna Cave is the Vivarium, the cradle of a special branch of biology: speleobiology. Postojna provides shelter to dozens of cave-dwelling animal species – visitors can get to know s…
Lake in Cerknica

Lake Cerknica

Since ancient times, periodic Lake Cerknica (Cerniško Jezero) has baffled and perplexed people, appearing and disappearing with the seasons. Cerknica is a polje, a field above a collapsed karst cavern riddled with h…