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Skocjan UNESCO Caves and Piran full day tour (small group, max. 8)

10h Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Moderate EN
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Small group day trip from Ljubljana to the Škocjan Caves and Piran is the first choice for travelers who want to experience a coastal part of Slovenia away from the crowds. Departure every day.

Feel like a real explorer when you explore the caves of Skocjan UNESCO, the largest known underground canyon in the world, in the heart of the Karst region, and then take a scenic drive to the romantic coastal town of Piran to indulge in delicious coffee.

The Škocjan Caves, a World Heritage Site ( UNESCO ), are a majestic underground river gorge filled with colorful stalactites and stalagmites in various shapes, including curtains and limestone pools. Walking through the cave, you will be fascinated by the numerous waterfalls and underground halls that surround you. 

The extraordinary volume of the underground canyon distinguishes Škocjan Caves from other caves and places and makes it one of the most famous underground sights in the world.

After exploring the Škocjan Caves, enjoy a drive to the picturesque coastal town of Piran. On the way, stop at Socerb Castle for breathtaking views of the Slovenian coast and the Gulf of Trieste. Once in Piran, you can take a walk through the narrow medieval streets wedged between beautiful houses, churches, and squares that will take you back in time to the Middle Ages. Piran is a tourist highlight on the Slovenian coast, strongly influenced by the old Venetian Republic. Take time to enjoy the sea breeze and admire the main square named after the famous violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini.

The beauty of Piran is only surpassed by its delicious cuisine. Stroll through the small town and enjoy a coffee, cake, gelato, or fresh seafood. The perfect end to a perfect day. We are sure you will enjoy the magical world of Škocjan Caves and the romantic town of Piran.

Are you ready to discover Slovenia's best-kept secrets? Book this top-selling trip in 2023 and immerse yourself in authentic discoveries.

What's included?

  • Central Ljubljana pickup point
  • Comfortable transport by air-conditioned minivan 
  • Professional English-speaking guide 


  • Škocjan caves: 16 € - 24 € per person
  • Piran city wall: 2 € per person

Please note

  • Small group tour - up to 8 people per van.
  • Not suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.
  • Infants are not allowed to sit on laps (we can provide child seats upon request).
  • No public transportation nearby
  • A minimum number of participants applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. In this case, we will offer you an alternative or a full refund.

What do I need to bring?

  • Warm and comfortable clothes and footwear are essential to visit the Škocjan caves (temperature in the cave is 12°C / 53 Fahrenheit).
  • In the summertime, it is recommended to bring a swimming costume and a towel.

Cancellation policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event

Experience type

Day tour / activity

Booking in advance

Cut off: 2 hours


10 hours




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What to expect?

Adaptable and intimate experience: our day tours adapt to the seasons and offer close group cohesion, guaranteeing a personalized journey with our top-class certified tour guides.

Skocjan UNESCO Caves

Škocjan Caves Unearthed: Dive into one of the world's most famous underground canyons in the heart of the Karst region. Experience fascinating stalactites, stalagmites and the echo of millennia.

Socerb Castle

Before reaching Piran, enjoy a breathtaking view of the vast Slovenian coast and the Gulf of Trieste from Socerb Castle.


Stroll through the narrow medieval streets of Piran, whose Venetian architecture casts shadows over squares like the famous Giuseppe Tartini Square. Let the scent of the sea lead you to Piran's delicious treats. Treat yourself to a freshly brewed coffee, decadent pastries or enjoy the freshest seafood.

You can start this experience at the following places.

Opposite City Hotel

Dalmatinova ulica 10, 1000 Ljubljana, SI

102,00 €
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