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Predjama Castle and Postojna Cave Tour from Ljubljana
"On the afternoon of your tour meet your guide at your hotel in central Ljubljana and then set off in an air-conditioned minivan for Predjama Castle located around an hour away in the historical region of Inner Carniola. As you travel hear how the castle sits 400 feet (123 meters) above ground on a cliff.On arrival choose to tour the fortress either with your guide or independently. Explore the chambers linked by winding staircases
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Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour from Ljubljana
"Begin your half-day tour in the morning with a pickup from your centrally located Ljubljana hotel. Then sitting comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan depart for the beautiful Lake Bled nestled amid the Julian Alps on the edge of Triglav National Park. During the approx. 1-hour drive gaze out at rural Slovenia and listen to your guide’s commentary about the glacier-formed lake.On arrival spend a few moments drinking in views of the picturesque lake backed by towering mountains
From EUR59.00
 
"Slovenia in One Day: Small-Group Day Trip to Lake Bled
"Slovenia in One Day: Small-Group Day Trip to Lake Bled Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle from Ljubljana""Start your small-group tour with a pickup from your central Ljubljana hotel and depart for Lake Bled in Slovenia’s Julian Alps in an air-conditioned minivan.During your roughly 1-hour journey admire rural Slovenia and listen as your guide describes the glacier-formed lake and the legends that surround Bled Island the church-topped islet in its center.On arrival
From EUR119.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Skofja Loka

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Cerkev na Hribcu

Next to Puštal Castle, on the top of the small hill which dominated the settlement of Puštal is situated a votive chapel. The church, built in Baroque style, is dedicated to the Holy Cross. The local...
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The Puštal Manor

Puštal is suburb of Škofja Loka just a few minutes walking distance from the Loški Grad, actually when up on the castle hill you will see the manor which will captured your attention.Puštal Castle was...
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Nace's House

Nace’s house is a beautiful wooden farm building located in the quiet nearby southern suburb of Puštal and takes about 10 minutes to walk to from Mestni trg. It is one of the oldest wooden houses left...
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Agata and Jurij

Near the parking lot where we had left our car, in the modern part of the town, there was this amazing statue. Not really off the beaten path but off the old town.A young man, clad in XIXth century...
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Puštal castle

Puštal’s Castle is a rather rustic looking building just over the river from Skofja Loka.It was built in the year 1220 and was inhabited by the family of Puštal’s lordship, the Burgstal’s. In the...
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Other buildings of Pustal

Here are a couple of lovely buildings I walked past on my way to Nace's House in Pustal. The first house is just down the lane from Nace's House on the opposite side. It looks rather rustic in places...
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Sv Kriz church

The Church of Saint Cross on the Hribec hill dates from the 18th century. It can be reached by a path which passes by the twelve Stations of the Cross which I think are shrines. I didn’t visit it but...
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Hudiceva Brv

This bridge is known as Devils footbridge and it crosses the Poljanska River in Puštal about a 5-10 minute walk south from Mestni trg. The bridge is wooden and looks fairly rickety but makes for a...
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Water pumps

It’s still nice nowadays to find relics from a town’s past however menial they might be. I found a couple of lovely old, though rusty, water pumps that have long since been used but have been left...
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Firbar house

This house is located in the suburb of Puštal on the way to the river on Kopaliska Ulica. The culture plaque on the wall says that it has "Gothic and Renaissance origins with a typical drier in the...
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Kopaliska Ulica

This road starts across the road from Martin’s house on the southern corner of Mestni trg. It makes for a lovely walk through the suburb of Puštal and is very quiet. You pass by some lovely houses on...
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GUILDS

In the Late Middle Ages Škofja Loka experienced a flourishing in the crafts. Blacksmiths, shoemakers, tailors, furriers, weavers, painters, butchers, bakers, potters and stove-makers joined together...
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Jurcek house

This is another house located in the suburb of Puštal on the way to the river on Kopaliska Ulica. The culture plaque on the wall says it has a "Gothic arch system and Baroque elements".
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The wooden house

This small lovely wooden house is interpolated in the Spodnji trg, The Lawer Square, just a foot from Kašca.
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Kapucinski trg 17, Skofja Loka, 4220, Slovenia
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Vincarja 47, Skofja Loka, 4220, Slovenia
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Top Things to Do in Skofja Loka

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The Capuchin Bridge

The Capuchin Bridge is a lovely part of town. You have beautiful views up and down the Selska Sora River and if you wander down the river a little, you have a beautiful view back towards the bridge....
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Pustal

Pustal is a village on the other side of the Poljanska Sora River from Skofja Loka. Pustal has a castle which is more just like a big house. It has a pretty looking hilltop church called the Church of...
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Skofja Loka Castle

Skofja Loka Castle is an attractive looking building set on a hill. It was closed when we got to it, which did not bother us as we just wanted to look at it from the outside. There were lovely views...
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Mestni Trg

Mestni Trg is the main square in Skofja Loka. It is where you will find the town hall, a fountain, a and some of Skofja Loka’s painted houses. Most of the buildings on this square were constructed in...
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The Church of St Ann

The Church of St Ann is located near the Capuchin Bridge. This was the only church we went in to and it was very pleasant. The church dates from the early eighteenth century. Worth visiting if you gt...
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"Škofja Loka - Bishop's Meadow"
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