Caves and Castles in Slovenia

Postojna, Slovenia

Renowned for its huge numbers of beautiful castles, Slovenia is also home to some of Europe's most impressive caves. Head underground and explore the most spectacular caves, as well as the incredible Predjama Castle, itself built into a cave.

Discover the incredible caves and castles of Slovenia, starting with the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Škocjan Caves. Carved out by the Reka river, this is one of the largest karst caves in the world, and archaeologists have even found evidence of human habitation here dating back more than 10,000 years. Admire one cave which houses a temple before resurfacing and heading to Predjama Castle.

This fascinating castle was built into a cave, towering above the surrounding countryside. First mentioned in writing in the 13th century, Predjama Castle was home to the legendary knight Erazem of Predjama, often referred to as the Slovenian Robin Hood. Learn about Erazem's intriguing story as you explore the castle and take in the scenery from the hidden viewpoints.

Your final stop will be the impressive Postojna Caves, stretching for miles underground. Your private guide will wait for you on the surface as you descend into the caves, which have been welcoming visitors for 200 years. Enter the caves as part of a goup on a unique train and admire the incredible stalactites, stalagmites and limestone sculptures in this incredible underground world.

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