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Although Slovenia is one of the smallest countries in Europe, maybe has some of the most idyllic countryside, we can find. It just has about two million inhabitants, and one of the best ways to travel to Slovenia is through a cruise from the port of Venice. Today we want to present the five best hits you can do in this country.
Bled Castle is located on a wonderful cliff, 150 feet above the pristine and icy waters of Lake Bled. This is one of the most photographed images of Slovenia. For a thousand years, offers tourists a spectacular view of the lake and surrounding mountains. In addition to the views you can dine in the restaurant or visit the cellars of the castle.
With its five miles in length, the underground galleries of the Postojna Caves are one of the largest in the world. World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this cave system is regarded as the cradle of caving. For researchers who live here until about 130 different species of animals.
Postojna is on the way between Venice and Slovenia, 50 km from the latter. It is very easy to get because it is very well marked path. Are the most visited caves in Europe and possibly the most expensive, the entrance fee of EUR 19.
They are open all year. They have a total length of 20 km, although not seen in its entirety. The lobby of the caves is a complex that includes an aquarium, bars and restaurants.
The tours leave every hour, and are extremely specific. Have an approximate duration of 1.15 hours.
The temperature inside the caves is 5 ° and they are very wet, for this reason it take a coat. But if they are in the caves and have no shelter, have the opportunity to rent a few layers of cloth at the entrance.