Created in 1953, Zbiljsko Jerzero is an artifical lake formed from when the Sava River was dammed to provide water to the nearby Medvode hydroelectric power station. The lake is now an important habitat for many bird species as well as being a popular tourist attraction. A great spot for a day trip, you can either spend your day relaxing in an outdoor bar or take an active approach and rent a boat or canoe to explore the lakes surface and shores. There is also a playground for the kids, beach volley ball and a bbq area. Resting beside the village of Zbilje, its possbile to cross the lake by bridge to the nearby village of Valburga, located under Smlednik Castle.
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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.