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Idrija - UNESCO heritage

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© Bogdan Kladnik

Get to know Idrija, a small town with a rich tradition of bobbin lace making and mercury mining.

This tour acquaints you with the town of Idrija's remarkable industrial and natural heritage, including the 'klavže' logging sluices as an important monument of engineering heritage, a "bottomless" lake called Divje jezero (Wild Lake), Slovenia's shortest river, the treasures held by the Gewerkenegg Castle Museum, and the tunnels of the town's abandoned mercury mine, one of the world's most interesting attractions of its kind. 

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


1 April to 31 October 2017: Mondays at 8:30. 

Tour duration

Nine hours (full-day tour)  

Number of participants

The excursion is run for a minimum of 2 people. Maximum group size is 8.

Departure point

Your hotel or another place to be agreed on booking. On the booking form, please enter your desired departure point in the 'Departure point' field.

Language options

Slovenian, English
Several other language options are available for groups of six or more people by arrangement with the tour organizer (Slovenia Explorer)