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Located at the junction of the Karst and Alpine landscapes, Slovenia’s oldest mining town is surrounded by stunning nature. Idrija’s old town, the old mercury mine, and the natural beauties of Idrija Geopark are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
This small treasure chest of world-class heritage brings together the legacy of former generations and modern creativity. A visit to the town expands the visitors’ horizons, while its surroundings provide ample opportunity for recreation and peaceful relaxation in picturesque and pristine nature and the countryside with unique gastronomic experiences. Welcome to Idrija, a UNESCO heritage gem.