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The Logarska dolina valley, , 3335 Solčava

The Logarska dolina valley

, 3335 Solčava (Reaching us?)

The glacier-formed valley of the upper Savinja is one of the most beautiful Alpine valleys in Europe. Waterfalls drop from the stone ...


The Soča trout, , 5230 Bovec

The Soča trout

, 5230 Bovec (Reaching us?)

The most famous inhabitant of the emerald river is the Soča trout. Indigenous to the northern Mediterranean, Salmo trutta marmoratus is the ...


The Volčji Potok Arboretum, , 1240 Kamnik

The Volčji Potok Arboretum

, 1240 Kamnik (Reaching us?)

The Volčji Potok Arboretum is a popular destination in the vicinity of Kamnik. Located next to the former castle in the northeastern ...


The Kum Dobovec Landscape park, , 1420 Trbovlje

The Kum Dobovec Landscape park

, 1420 Trbovlje (Reaching us?)

The area of the Kum Dobovec Landscape park lies at the juncture of the subalpine and the Dinaric lands, where nature is ...


Najevnik lime, , 2393 Črna na Koroškem

Najevnik lime

, 2393 Črna na Koroškem (Reaching us?)

Near the Najevnik farm on Ludranski Vrh stands the king of all lime trees. The mighty lime tree with a circumference of ...


Velika planina, , 1240 Kamnik

Velika planina

, 1240 Kamnik (Reaching us?)

Velika planina is a true natural treasure: the highest plateau of the Kamnik Alps and the mountain plateau with the best-preserved herdsmen's ...


Križna jama, , 1380 Cerknica

Križna jama

, 1380 Cerknica (Reaching us?)

Križna jama is one of the most important Karst caves in the world. Its entrance and the Bear tunnel (which got ...


The Sečovlje salt pans, , 6320 Portorož

The Sečovlje salt pans

, 6320 Portorož (Reaching us?)

With a huge assortment of animal and plant life, the Sečovlje saltpants are considered one of the most important natural heritage areas ...


Planica, , 4283 Rateče - Planica

Planica

, 4283 Rateče - Planica (Reaching us?)

The picturesque, alpine-formed U-shaped alpine valley lies at the bottom of the Ponc mountain range. The rolling valley floor is covered by ...


Peca, , 2390 Ravne na Koroškem

Peca

, 2390 Ravne na Koroškem (Reaching us?)

Peca is the highest mountain in the Slovenian Koroška part of the Karavanke mountain range. The highest point of the mountain, Kordeževa ...


The Bled lake with an island, , 4260 Bled

The Bled lake with an island

, 4260 Bled (Reaching us?)

Bled Island with the church of Mary is a true pearl in the middle of Lake Bled and one of the most ...


Triglav, , 4264 Bohinjska Bistrica

Triglav

, 4264 Bohinjska Bistrica (Reaching us?)

As early as the 19th century, mountaineers covered the Triglav mountain chain (which includes Slovenia's highest peak, Triglav – 2864m) with mountain ...


Topla, , 2393 Črna na Koroškem

Topla

, 2393 Črna na Koroškem (Reaching us?)

The Topla valley beneath the southern slopes of Peca has retained the primal beauty of an alpine valley. Various plants represent an ...


The source of the river Krka, , 8000 Novo mesto

The source of the river Krka

, 8000 Novo mesto (Reaching us?)

Krka, the longest completely Slovenian river has its source in a wide triangular valley north of the Krka village. Its waters first ...


Škocjan caves regional park, Škocjan 2, 6215 Divača

Škocjan caves regional park

Škocjan 2, 6215 Divača (Reaching us?)

Škocjan caves regional park Visit of the Škocjan caves (from June till October- visit of the museum collections and the Velika dolina ...


The Iška gorge, , 1000 Ljubljana

The Iška gorge

, 1000 Ljubljana (Reaching us?)

Among the rivers flowing into the Ljubljana moor, Iška stands out as one of the most interesting. It has cut a 300 ...


The source of the river Krupa, , 8340 Črnomelj

The source of the river Krupa

, 8340 Črnomelj (Reaching us?)

The source lake beneath a picturesque 30-meter rock cliff, the strength of the flow of water and its biological significance all help ...


Dolžan gorge, , 4290 Tržič

Dolžan gorge

, 4290 Tržič (Reaching us?)

Located near Tržič, the Dolžan gorge is a unique Permian fossil site of global significance. Over the course of many millennia, tectonic ...


The Bukovnik lake, , 9223 Dobrovnik

The Bukovnik lake

, 9223 Dobrovnik (Reaching us?)

The Bukovnik lake near Dobrovnik is simply full of the miraculous powersof nature. The area pulses with relaxing, calming and revitalizing energies. ...


Soča river, , 5230 Bovec

Soča river

, 5230 Bovec (Reaching us?)

The Soča river begins its journey at an interesting Karst spring beneath the frozen mountains of the Julian Alps. It is considered ...


Jovsi, , 8250 Brežice

Jovsi

, 8250 Brežice (Reaching us?)

Jovsi is one of the more important wetlands and at the same time one of the better preserved regions of swampy and ...


The Postojna cave, , 6230 Postojna

The Postojna cave

, 6230 Postojna (Reaching us?)

The most beautiful things created by nature over the course of millions of years can be found in the underground kingdom of ...


The Mura river, , 9000 Murska Sobota

The Mura river

, 9000 Murska Sobota (Reaching us?)

The Mura river is truly the soul of the Prekmurje region. It contains all the diversity of the living world, flood groves, ...


Cave Pekel, , 3310 Žalec

Cave Pekel

, 3310 Žalec (Reaching us?)

North of Šempeter, one of the region's greatest natural treasures lies nestled in the bosom of the lone mountain Ponikovska planota – ...


Rakov Škocjan, , 1380 Cerknica

Rakov Škocjan

, 1380 Cerknica (Reaching us?)

In the middle of a dense forest, the roof of an underground tunnel collapsed and created a beautiful Karst valley called Rakov ...


The Cerknica lake, , 1380 Cerknica

The Cerknica lake

, 1380 Cerknica (Reaching us?)

The famous Cerknica plain with the intermittent lake changes its form every season of the year. Sometimes you can go ice skating ...


Robanov kot, , 3335 Solčava

Robanov kot

, 3335 Solčava (Reaching us?)

A pearl among Slovenian Alpine valleys, Robanov kot is not nearly as inhabited as the nearby Logarska dolina valley. The ...


The karst cave of Kostanjevica, Dolšce 24, 8311 Kostanjevica na Krki

The karst cave of Kostanjevica

Dolšce 24, 8311 Kostanjevica na Krki (Reaching us?)

At the foot of the Gorjanci mountains, near the source of the Studena stream, lies the underground treasure of the largest Karst ...


Potočka zijalka, , 3335 Solčava

Potočka zijalka

, 3335 Solčava (Reaching us?)

On the southern slopes of the Olševa mountain you can find the entrance to a cave where stone age hunting tribes lived ...


Lake Bohinj, , 4265 Bohinjsko jezero

Lake Bohinj

, 4265 Bohinjsko jezero (Reaching us?)

The Bohinj area is an image of the typical Alpine landscape, full of idyllic mountain pastures and plateaus reflected in the clear ...


The Kolpa river, , 8342 Stari trg ob Kolpi

The Kolpa river

, 8342 Stari trg ob Kolpi (Reaching us?)

The Kolpa river first sees the light of day in Gorski Kotar, Croatia, and marks the southern border of our country. Warm and ...


The spring of St. Vid, , 9000 Murska Sobota

The spring of St. Vid

, 9000 Murska Sobota (Reaching us?)

The water from the spring next to the chapel of St. Vid near the Bukovnik lake is endowed with special energy and ...


The Vintgar gorge, , 4247 Zgornje Gorje

The Vintgar gorge

, 4247 Zgornje Gorje (Reaching us?)

This ravine in the immediate vicinity of Gorje approximately 4 km north-west of Bled, was discovered by Jakob Žumer, the Major of ...


Boč naturale reserve, , 2310 Slovenska Bistrica

Boč naturale reserve

, 2310 Slovenska Bistrica (Reaching us?)

The Boč nature reserve protects an extremely important part of Slovenia's natural heritage (geomorphological, botanical and dendrological landmarks) as well as several ...


Čemšeniška planina, , 1410 Zagorje ob Savi

Čemšeniška planina

, 1410 Zagorje ob Savi (Reaching us?)

Čemšeniška planina is one of the few peaks in the Posavje hills that cannot be reached by road. At 1204 m above ...


The Ljubljana Moor, , 1000 Ljubljana

The Ljubljana Moor

, 1000 Ljubljana (Reaching us?)

The Ljubljana Moor lies on the southern edge of the Ljubljana basin. Today, it is the largestswamp and wet grassland in the ...


The Trenta valley, , 5230 Bovec

The Trenta valley

, 5230 Bovec (Reaching us?)

The horseshoe-shaped Trenta valley cuts deep between the mountains of the upper Soča river. The glaciers and the river have created a ...


The Kanin plateau, , 5230 Bovec

The Kanin plateau

, 5230 Bovec (Reaching us?)

The Kanin plateau is a world famous example of Karst mountain plateaus and one of the most important speleological areas in Slovenia. ...


Soča trail, Trg golobarskih žrtev 22/23, 5230 Bovec

Soča trail

Trg golobarskih žrtev 22/23, 5230 Bovec (Reaching us?)

The Soča Trail is a nature trail taking visitors to the Triglav National Park along the Soča river from its source towards ...


Drava national park, , 2000 Maribor

Drava national park

, 2000 Maribor (Reaching us?)

The Drava National park comprises the old, natural bed of the Drava river and the area next to it between Maribor and ...


Krakovski forest, , 8270 Krško

Krakovski forest

, 8270 Krško (Reaching us?)

Between the base of the Posavsko hribovje hills and the Krka river stretches the largest lowland flood oak forest in Slovenia. In ...


Pohorje, , 2000 Maribor

Pohorje

, 2000 Maribor (Reaching us?)

Pohorje is the only silicate mountain range in all of Slovenia and also the only place in the world where čizlakit rock ...


The channels of the Tolminka and Zadlaščica, , 5220 Tolmin

The channels of the Tolminka and Zadlaščica

, 5220 Tolmin (Reaching us?)

If any one place can truly sum up the magnificence of nature, it is this pearl – the channels of the Tolminka ...


The walk of peace, Gregorčičeva 8, 5222 Kobarid

The walk of peace

Gregorčičeva 8, 5222 Kobarid (Reaching us?)

The Walk of Peace intertwines the heritage of the Isonzo Front with the natural wonders of The Upper Soča Region. It is ...