Heritage Trails from the Idrijca to the Kolpa
Heritage Tours from the Idrijca to the Kolpa
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Slivnica, Cerknica Lake, Rakov Škocjan

Known locally as the Witches' Hill, Slivnica is the perfect spot from which to soak up the views over Cerknica lake and gain your bearings. Witches and other legendary characters feature at the traditional "Pust" Carnival in Cerknica heralding spring. The ideal way to explore the plain is on foot, bicycle or horseback, affording many opportunities to watch the many species of birds attracted by the intermittent waters of Cerkniško Jezero. The lakeside villages have many fine houses and farm buildings, with an old granary in Žirovnica, and an especially fine row of drying racks at the edge of Cerknica. The old borough of Cerknica is built around ancient strongholds against the Turks and offers much of interest to the visitor. A short walk from Cerknica is the village of Dolenje Jezero where the intermittent waters of the lake are represented by a model.
The unique beauty and natural drama in the karst landscape may be readily explored along the trail at Rakov Škocjan.