As one of the largest known underground canyons in the world; it's no wonder that Škocjan Caves is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times and provides both, great cultural and historical significance. Škocjan Caves were first written about by Posidonius of Apamea in the 2nd century B.C. and are marked on the oldest published maps of this part of the world. For many years people have been attracted to not only the caves, but also to the gorge where the Reka River disappears underground into Škocjan Caves, then flows 34km underground before reappearing in Monfalcone, Italy. Todate the explored length of the caves is 6.2km. The caves represent the most significant underground phenomena in the Karst region and Slovenia.
Ljubljana voted 5th most idyllic place to live in Europe
In a recent article published by Forbes Magazine, Ljubljana has been voted the 5th most idyllic place to live in Europe, described as a “little Paris” with hints of Art Nouveau - a melting pot of culture at the crossroads of the German, Latin and Slavic worlds.