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Ljubljana Marshes – Nature and History

This excursion lets you explore the sights of the Ljubljana Moors nature park and the collections of the famous Technical Museum of Slovenia, housed in Bistra Castle near the small town of Vrhnika.

  • Description

    • The excursion begins with a visit to the famous Church of St. Michael in the village of Črna vas, one of the greatest masterpieces of the architect Jože Plečnik, and continues with a ride across the Ljubljana Moors to Lake Podpeč and the village of Borovnica, well known for the remains of a remarkable railway viaduct. The excursion ends with a visit to the picturesque Bistra Castle, the home of the Technical Museum of Slovenia, which boasts extensive museum collections and gives interesting technical heritage presentations.  

      Schedule

      1 April to 31 October 2012: available on pre-arranged dates. 

      Duration

      Eight hours (full-day excursion).  

      Number of participants

      The tour requires a minimum of four participants to operate. 

      Departure point

      The departure point will be arranged on booking.  

      Language options

      Slovenian, English.

      Several other language options are available for groups of four or more people by arrangement with the tour organizer (Slovenia Explorer). 

      Prices

      Regular price: €65.00
      Discounted price: €55.00

      The price includes all excursion costs: guidance, transfers, and admission fees.  

      Notes

      The excursion is suitable for children above the age of 10 years. Children aged below 12 years receive a 50% discount.

      If requested, the excursion can be amended to include a living history show offering an insight into the life and culture of the prehistoric lake dwellers of the Ljubljana Moors (5000-1000 BC), whose archaeological remains are included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.