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Ljubljana to Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle

Visit the world’s largest cave-castle and the most famous cave of Slovenia on this Postojna cave tour from Ljubljana.
Start time
8:00
From
Ljubljana
Duration
~ 5 hours
Schedule
Every day
Price
From: 125€/person

World-famous Postojna Cave

Guiness record Predjama Castle

Unique Slovenian Karst

Predjama Castle

Predjama Castle

Human Fish

Human Fish

Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave train

Postojna Cave train

Predjama castle stairs

Predjama castle stairs

Postojna Cave inside scaled

Postojna Cave inside

Postojna treasures

Postojna treasures

Postojna Cave train

Postojna Cave train

Predjama Castle
Human Fish
Postojna Cave
Postojna Cave train
Predjama castle stairs
Postojna Cave inside scaled
Postojna treasures
Postojna Cave train

Summer Itinerary

Day What we will do
8.00 am Departure from Ljubljana
9.00-10.30 am Postojna Cave
11.00-12.00 pm Predjama Castle
1.00 pm Return to Ljubljana

Winter Itinerary

Day What we will do
9.00 am Departure from Ljubljana
10.00-11.30 am Postojna Cave
12.00-1.00 pm Predjama Castle
2.00 pm Return to Ljubljana

Included in price

English speaking guide

Comfortable transportation

All parking fees and toll charges

Important for the tour

Difficulty: Moderate (1.5km (0.9 mi) walking through Postojna Cave + around 200 steps in Predjama Castle)
The temperature in the cave is 10C, so make sure you are dressed properly.
Snacks and beverages are not included
Shared group trip of max 8 people
Private tour available with extra charge
Minimum number of guests applies
Pick-up available at 4 designated spots in city center, extra charge for accommodation pick-up
The trip is conducted in English, Spanish guide available with extra charge

Postojna Cave is the cradle of cave explorations in the world and one of the most visited attractions in Slovenia. Start with an exciting train ride that will take you deep underground to the towering halls of Postojna Cave. On this day trip from Ljubljana to Postojna you will first join a walking tour through the unique world of dripstones and halls, all created millions of years ago, and learn about the active growth of the cave as well as the enigmatic fauna inside it.

Meet an incredible creature, the olm, which lives inside these caves and is oddly called “the human fish” (človeška ribica) in Slovenian and nicknamed “the baby dragon” due to its visual similarities to the mythological beast. This spectacular place below the surface has been visited for the last 200 years by people from around the world.

Our next stop will be Predjama Castle, a unique medieval structure built into a sheer cliff around the mouth of a cave. It boasts a Guinness book of records entry as the largest cave castle in the world and was home to the legendary Erazem of Predjama, a rogue knight whose story rivals that of Robin Hood. Optionally, take an audio-guided tour through the multiple levels of the castle (there are roughly 200 steps inside) or take in the panorama from the outside while enjoying a drink or a picnic. Predjama castle from Ljubljana is a must-do trip.

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John Praprotnik
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Awesome Day Trip and Tinkara was such a great Guide a wealth of knowledge and just relaxing Day. Would recommend this trip Triglav national park day trip. Again thanks to Day trips Slovenia
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John P
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The experience was amazing and the scenery awesome. Tinkara Was an awesome amazing guide lots of knowledge and just a relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend this tour . But be aware lots of steep climbing. Had a wonderful experience which I will remember.
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Veronica Torres
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Best team, best tour guide ( special shout out to Matej)! Really wonderful helpful team that went the extra mile to make sure my family and I had a memorable day!! I will forever recommend this tour!
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amy c
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We chose the option to meet at lake bled and left from there for an all day adventure in the Soca valley. We saw so much in the short day and had a wonderful professional driver
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Jennifer M
Verified Customer
Ziga was our guide for the day & was absolutely fabulous. His driving was smooth & safe & his knowledge on all things was A1 from history to nature to all thing Slovenia. We were very impressed. We went from Venice to Lake Bled & return as a daytrip. Few crowds, fairytale scenery, delicious fooderies of our choice and then a walk along the lake & optional hilltop view . A pletna ride to the church too !! It was wonderful & so convenient, good communication in the lead up . Highly recommend this as a daytrip .
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Bill B
Verified Customer
We had such a great time at Lake Bled. My wife and I went on this tour from Koper with Marjana, who gave great insight into the area, plenty of time to experience all that Lake Bled had to offer, and great conversation. The tour started and ended on time as we had time constraints from our cruise ship, but we felt that the time was maximized to give us the best taste of Slovenia possible. Highly recommend!

Expert Local Guides

Experienced and passionate local guides will make your trip run smoothly, going that extra mile for you.

Best Prices

Working without middlemen or agency fees, we are able to negotiate the best prices and provide you with great value for your money.

Small Groups

Enjoy faster and smoother travel with more time to enjoy the sights in the company of up to 8 people.

Comfortable Transfers

We take you on our day trips in air-conditioned minivans, for a more comfortable ride.

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