Cave Tours of Slovenia
Slovenia is a beautiful country known for its diverse landscape. Deep forests to vast mountain ranges and the rolling Danubian hills. Along with hidden rock formations, there’s an intriguing underground world perfect for cave tours of Slovenia.
You have not actually experienced Slovenia until you visit some of the stunning caves. Here you will see curious rock sculptures, supernatural stalactites and stalagmites as you explore the underground routes. Along the way you will discover weird animals such as the distinctive human fish.
Slovenia caves are extremely famous and known as world-class attractions. These include the Postojna Cave, Pekel, and Škocjanske Caves.
So, if Slovenia is your holiday destination this year – take a look at five top combined cave tours of Slovenia that include a visit to the famous underground world:
This is a fabulous tailor made tour of two of the most popular attractions in Slovenia. You will be collected by your English speaking guide / driver and driven to the superb Postjana Caves which is the most visited attraction in Slovenia. It was first discovered in the 17th Century and is the second longest cave in the country – more than 20 km long. The tunnels you explore will show you the most astounding creations of nature. Probably the largest attractions of the cave are the Proteus, known as “human fish”, which is the only cave vertebrate in the whole of Europe.
Afterwards, you will enjoy a scenic drive to Lake Bled. There is plenty of time to stroll around the lake including taking an optional Pletna boat ride. There is a visit to Bled Castle that has sat upon a mighty cliff for more than a thousand years and offers outstanding views of the lake and the surrounding Alps.
This is a smaller, less expensive trip than the one above. However, with your English-speaking guide, you will still visit the spectacular Postojna caves which are only a 50 minute drive away from Koper port. You will take the electric train ride into the caves and then continue your tour on foot throughout the rock formations.
On your journey back to Koper port, there is a photo-stop, giving you plenty of time to spend admiring the impressive Predjama Castle.
Another fantastic combined trip in the Karst region, featuring more cave tours in Slovenia. The Škocjan Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will spend 2 hours exploring these magnificent caves. The amazing cave system was carved out by the Reka River. The waters enter a gorge below the village of Škocjan, before flowing into the Dead Lake at the end of the cave.
Afterwards, you will then travel to the remarkable village of Piran. Along the way passing numerous fascinating villages as you travel through the Valley of Strunjan. Visit the quaint village of Portorož where you take in the beautiful Istrian countryside.
This tour is ideal for those visiting Slovenia by sea, or staying near to Koper port. Combining a tour of Škocjan caves with the Lipica Stud Farm. The farm is well worth a visit and has been operating for over 400 years.
It is the oldest European stud farm and has been breeding the same horses all this time. You will be able to explore the horse carriage museum and stroll through the tree-lined avenues and parks. Afterwards, the excursion continues to the famous Škocjan Caves.
Another fabulous tour for those arriving at Koper by boat or staying along the Slovenian coastline. Firstly, is a trip to the amazing Postajna caves. This natural beauty is the same as outlined in the above tour! Then a visit to Ljubljana, Slovenia’s energetic and lively capital. A definite must for anyone visiting the country.
Ljubljana has been awarded the Green Capital of Europe. Traffic is restricted, so that the lush green banks are free for pedestrians to wander around on foot. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the cafes terraces set up along the gorgeous Ljubljanica River.
There is also a visit up the funicular railway to Ljubljana Castle, which was built in the 15th century. The castle offers exceptional views all over the city, hosting numerous cultural events throughout the year.
Cave Tours of Slovenia
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