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Source: Public information of Slovenia,
The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia,
State map in measure 1 : 1.000.000, 1995
www.gu.gov.si

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Road to Mangart Saddle

Mangart is 2679 meters high mountain in Julian Alps. It is the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia. It lies on the border with Italy, so it attracts many mountaineers from both countries. We can come to Mangart Saddle from different directions: from direction Lake Predil (Trieste), from direction Trenta (Vrsic) or from direction Bovec. Branch for the road to Mangart Saddle is in the nearness of the new v ... arrow

Tolmin Gorge

Tolmin is the central point of the Tolmin landscape. It is situated on the balcony between rivers Tolminka and Soca. The city was between first world war, when in the nearness were taking place Soca fronts, very much demolished. In this place are the most remarkable river beds of Tolminka and Zadlascica. Tolmin river beds are the most southern entrance point to Triglav National Park, which is the only Sl ... arrow

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Gonjace - Lookout tower

The Lookout Tower is located on the hill Mejnik above the village Gonjace. It is a central point in Goriska brda and the belvedere which in nice weather offers wonderful views to Goriska brda, Furlanija, Carnian and Julian Alps, Trnovo forest, Dolomite, Karst, Trieste bay and Vipava Valley. The Lookout Tower is 23 meters high, has 144 steps and was built in 1961. The plans did the architect Marko Slajmer ... arrow

Idrija - Castle Gewerkenegg

Castle Gewerkenegg is located on a small hill in the old town centre of Idrija. The renaissance castle was built in the 16th century for the mine management and the storage of mercury. Castle Gewerkenegg was also a centre of trade with mercury in Idrija. The castle was through the centuries rearranged and upgraded. Courtyard facades were painted in the other half of the 18th century with frescoes, which ... arrow

Javorca-Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit

The most beautiful World War I monument is a wooden shrine that rises high above the Tolminka riverbed – the memorial church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca. The church in the walley of Polog was built by Austrian soldiers in 1916, to the design of the Austrian architect Remgius Geyling. The outside of the church is decorated with stylised coats-of-arms of all the monarchies and lands of Austria-Hungary. ... arrow

Boka Waterfall

The Boka Waterfall is situated in the nearness of Bovec, in the direction to Kobarid. If you arrive from Bovec, there is the parking place in the left side of the road. The Boka Waterfall is already seen from the road, when you drive over the bridge. If you go from the parking place to the footpath and you do not cross the bridge over the Boka River, you will after about one hour and half come to the nea ... arrow

Kozjak Waterfall

The Kozjak Waterfall is one of the greatest remarkableness in Kobarid region. It is part of The Kobarid historical trail, which also includes the Kobarid museum, The Italian Charnel House, Tonocov grad Hill, Soca Gorge and other. Kozjak Waterfall or also Veliki Kozjak is one the highest waterfalls in the brook Kozjak. It is 15 metres high. The brook goes through many water channels. It falls in six water ... arrow

Kluze Fortress

Kluze Fortress is situated near Bovec. It belongs to the most powerful and most interesting strongholds. It is lying above the deep gorge of the Koritnica River, in its most narrow part. Before the Kluze Fortress is a small park, where are also the information tables. The primary Venetian fortress was erected in the second part of the 15th century for defence before the Turks. The Venetians were banished ... arrow


Natural Sights/Attractions

Natural baths, beaches

Beaches

Caves

Caves

Gorges, canyons, river beds (troughs)

Gorges

Karavanken Mountains

Karavanken

Lakes, ponds

Lakes

Triglav National Park

NP Triglav

Parks, arboretums, gardens

Parks

Rivers and confluences

Rivers

Sources, springs

Sources

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

Cultural-Historical Sights/Attractions

Basilicas, churches, chapels

Basilicas

Castles, manors, towers, forts

Castles

World War I Military Cemeteries

Cemeteries

The biggest cities in Slovenia

Cities

Monasteries, abbeys

Monasteries

Monuments, statues

Monuments

Museums, galleries, exhibitions

Museums

The Old Town Centres

Old Towns

Town Halls

Town Halls

Other

Camps

Camps

Places for wedding

Places for Wedding

Marinas, ports

Ports

Ski slopes

Ski Slopes

Health resorts, spas, wellness

Spas

Toboggan runs

Toboggan Runs