Laufarija carnival in Cerkno

Laufarija, one of the most recognizable traditional carnival groups in Slovenia that hold its own unique rite of spring, takes place in Cerkno. The “Laufarija” of Cerkno has been taking place for centuries according to unwritten rules and plays an important element of local identity. In Cerkno town the carnival spirit actually starts on the …

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Jezersko experience

Jezersko, a charming alpine valley, is (still) unknown, unspoilt and scenic region which can be reached in 50 minutes from Ljubljana. It lies at the foothills of the Kamnik – Savinja Alps and the Karavanke range. Believe it or not, Jezersko is Slovenia’s first mountaineering village part of Bergsteiger Dorfer Association of Mountain Villages. What to see and do …

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Vojsko plateau experience

I met Urban, the local guide, in the city center of Idrija. With his 4×4 car we hit the road to Vojsko plateau where you can find the highest lying village of Primorska region. We were following Kanomljica river. We stopped our car by the bridge from where we could admire Idrijca marble trouts. “The …

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Sticna monastery experience

The Cistercian monastery (the only monastery in Slovenia still in operation), built in 1132, is located in the village of Stična. It is one of the most important sacral, cultural and historical monuments in Slovenia. Famous series of valuable illuminated medieval manuscripts called Stična Manuscripts (Stiški rokopisi), considered to be one of the first written …

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