Slovenia Walking

Category: Towns and Cities

Holiday information for towns and cities in Slovenia

Luče and Solčava

Church of Our Lady of the Snows (Marija Snežna), Solcava
Church of Our Lady of the Snows (Marija Snežna), Solcava

The remote Upper Savinja Valley in Štajerska is a playground for walkers, mountaineers, cyclists and kayakers. The two villages of Luče and Solčava, situated near the head of the valley, are ideal bases from which to explore this beautiful valley and the surrounding hills and mountains.

Attractions in and around

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Kamnik, Slovenia

The Romanesque Chapel, Kamnik
The Romanesque Chapel, Kamnik

Kamnik is a bustling town with a very attractive historical centre. It lies a little off the main tourist routes, so consequently many visitors to Slovenia give Kamnik a miss in their rush to see Bled or Ljubljana, which is a pity. Glavni trg and Šutna are the heart of the old town with the Little   … Read the rest

Postojna, Slovenia

Predjama Castle, near Postojna
Predjama Castle, near Postojna

Postojna is a modern bustling town and the commercial centre for quite a wide area in the region of Notranjska. Without a doubt most people visit the town to take the 1 1/2 hour tour of the Postojna Cave (Postojnska Jama), a series of passages, caverns and halls, hollowed out by the Pivka River.   … Read the rest

Idrija and Cerkno, Slovenia

Idrija, Slovenia
Idrija, Slovenia

Idrija and Cerkno lie in the wooded foothills of the Julian Alps, an area that is often overlooked which is a shame because in the steeply wooded valleys are several unusual attractions. The woods provided protection and a base of operations for the Partisans in WWII and some sites still remain and are open to visitors. Idrija is   … Read the rest

Bohinj – Bohinjska Bistrica, Slovenia

Bohinj - decorated church tower
Bohinj – decorated church tower

Bohinjska Bistrica is the main commercial and administrative centre of the Bohinj area but the highlights and attractions of Bohinj are to be found in the two valleys, Zgornja (higher) and Spodnja (lower) Dolina and around Lake Bohinj, 6km to the west. Undoubtedly the area’s natural scenic beauty is it’s main asset but the visitor   … Read the rest