The Škocjan Caves Regional Park
The Škocjan Caves that are placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List are a true gem of nature and the most impressive underground phenomenon in the karstic landscape. The Škocjan Caves in Slovenia have the largest underground canyon in the world. This feature makes them unique amidst other caves around the world.
The Škocjan Caves are among the most fascinating places to go in Europe, as here you will have the opportunity to see the gorgeous gorges, mysterious cave entrances, natural bridges, dolines, and other captivating karstic underground phenomena.
The guided cave tour will lead you through the mighty underground canyon with collapse dolines and the tunnel to the Tiha Cave, the fossil passage and the cavern where you will be impressed by pillars, stalagmites, stalactites, and cave curtains.
Later, you will cross a large natural bridge under which the Reka River flows, creating the underground world of the cave for millions of years. The guided tour also takes you to Velika and Mala Valley and some other karst caves that are located in the Škocjan Caves Regional Park.
In the regional park, you will also have the opportunity to get to know the world’s unique karst landscape and its natural heritage in the form of karst phenomena and other attractions. You can also see the ethnological, karstological, geological and archeological collections in museums and preserved old karst barns and stone houses on the educational path through the park.