Product Code : PRODUCT5227
From Ljubljana drive to the UNESCO town of Idrija. First stop is at Anthony’s Shaft, the oldest preserved entrance to the mercury mine in Idrija. It was named after St. Anthony of Padua, the cave patron and protector of disasters. We will continue with a city tour of Idrija and a demonstration of lace-making. Some free time to relax or have lunch in one of the local taverns in town.
The tour continues to the Wild Lake followed by one of the highlights of this tour - Hospital Franja, which operated as a partisan hospital, in extremely difficult conditions and hardly accessible area, during World War 2.
- Get lost in the streets of the UNESCO town - Idrija
- Do not leave without tasting the famous Idrijski zlikrofi - potato-filled-dumplings with cracklings
- Dig into one of the oldest mercury mines in Europe
- Learn about traditional lacemaking technique typical of the area
- Professional private English speaking guide
- Comfortable private transportation
- Entrance fees - Anthony's Shaft, Hospital Franja, lace-making demonstration
- Meals and personal expenses
Know Before You Book
- There is a moderate amount of walking on the tour including some stairs
Know Before You Go
- We suggest wearing comfortable shoes and clothing
Unesco Idrija & Partisan Hospital Franja
Operating Hours: 11:00 Hours
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