Discover exciting views on the Idrija tectonic trench and learn about the geologic composition of one of the largest mercury ore deposits in the world that attracts with its richness in ores. Along Rake – the mine’s water channel – you can stroll on the path of Idrija’s natural scientists all the way to the Wild Lake where the unique museum in nature will entice you with the varied flora and fauna. In Geopark, the most vigilant among you will not even fail to miss dinosaur footprints!For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Idrija holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Wild Lake and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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This lake was stunning. It is like a natural amphitheatre, with sheer rock walls forming the backdrop. It is supposedly super super deep if you read up on it, to the point where the bottom hasn't... more »
Two km out of Idrija, if u came from Ljubljana, before Idrija u turn left - ita a table so u cannot missed. Small lake. Worth visit - free entrance more »
Nice and silent place. Worth a visit if you’re in Idrija.
Special place with a lake that is the entrance of a 160 m deep cave. And also here is the shortest Slovenian river . It would be nice if there would be more English description of the interesting facts about the lake
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