Walk 31 – a walk through Rakov Škocjan, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.
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.
Start/Finish – Rakov Škocjan
Distance – 5km/3miles
Height gain – minimal
Time – 1h26min
Grade – easy, but note that after heavy rain parts of the walk may be inaccessible due to flooding.
Recommended map – is the 1:50 000 Notranjski Kras map, published by GZS
Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.
Refreshments on route – available at Hotel Rakov Škocjan
Updates to the 2010, 3rd Edition – There are no updates
Public transport – There is no public transport to Rakov Škocjan. You may be able to get a taxi from either Postojna or Cerknica. The nearest train station is at Rakek.
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Nearest Town/Village – Our base for this walk is Postojna, which has hotels, apartments and rooms plus a Youth Hostel.
The nearest campsite is the Pivka Jama Camp located about 4km north-west of the town. Postojna has an excellent range of shops, and places to eat. In Cerknica there are rooms available and there is, of course, the Hotel Rakov Škocjan on the route of the walk.
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