Idrija - UNESCO Heritage of Lace & Mercury Day TourSW Slovenia
Day trip to Idrija, town of lace making and mercury mining traditions. Visit this UNESCO-listed town and its surroundings. Include this trip in every tour to Slovenia!
Highlights of UNESCO Idrija day trip
- Mercury mining traditions and museum
- Traditional crafts – lace making
- Unspoilt nature - forests, river and lake
- UNESCO-listed site
Why visit Idrija?
Once Europe’s second biggest mercury mine, Idrija is Slovenia’s newest EDEN (European Destination of ExcelleNce 2011) and Slovenia's latest addition the UNESCO heritage list (2012).
Admire Klavže, a river engineering phenomenon called “Slovenia’s pyramids”, look into the bottomless Wild lake and walk along Slovenia’s shortest river, visit Idrija castle and its interesting museum, and descend into the depths of the disused mercury mine, transformed into a world-class attraction.