Articles about - Postojna based walks

31. Rakov Škocjan, near Cerknica

29-Oct-2009

Walk 31 – a walk through Rakov Škocjan, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

The River Rak in Zelske Jame, Rakov Škocjan

The River Rak in Zelske Jame, Rakov Škocjan

This short walk is packed full of interest! Explore collapsed caves, walk over natural rock bridges, peer down into underground rivers and enjoy a leisurely stroll through the woods and meadows along the Rak river.

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30. Velika Slivnica, near Cerknica

29-Oct-2009

Walk 30 – a walk to Velika Slivnica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

On Velika Slivnica

On Velika Slivnica

This fine walk to the summit of Velika Slivnica is rewarded with superb views over the intermittent or ‘disappearing’ lake of Cerknica, Cerkniško jezero.

Start/Finish – Cerknica

Disappearing lake of Cerknica - Cerkniško jezero

Disappearing lake of Cerknica - Cerkniško jezero

Distance – 9km/5.6miles

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29. Škocjan Caves and the River Reka

29-Oct-2009

Walk 29 – a walk from the Škocjan Caves Visitor Centre, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Modern painted beehives, Slovenia.

Modern painted beehives, Slovenia.

After visiting the wonderful Škocjan Caves, why not spend a few hours wandering alongside the River Reka to find a ruined castle above a deep gorge and the attractive village of Famlje.

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28. Hrastovlje, Slovenia

28-Oct-2009

Walk 28 – a walk from Hrastovlje, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Dance of Death fresco, Hrastovlje

Dance of Death fresco, Hrastovlje

You can easily combine this this walk with a visit to see the wonderful frescoes, including the ‘Dance of Death’, in the fortified church of Sv. Trojica, which is also the walk’s starting point.

Sv. Trojica, Hrastovlje, Slovenia

Sv. Trojica, Hrastovlje, Slovenia

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