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The course of history, a unique geographical position, and natural characteristics have shaped a landscape with a unique way of life and rich cultural heritage that has many recognizable architectural elements, linguistic peculiarities, sacral landmarks, and breathtaking natural beauty.

The Parish of Cerkno

The following churches and objects belong to the Parish of Cerkno: The parish Church of St. Anne The cemetery Church of St. Bartholomew in Cerkno The succursal Church of St. Andrew in Zakriž The...

The Zaganjalka intermittent spring

Interesting hydrological natural heritage is preserved by the Zaganjalka or Zaganjalščica spring under the village of Cerkljanski Vrh in the Volkova Grapa ravine near the Zakrog farm. The spring is located high below the...

The Idrijca river

The spring of the Idrijca river is in Mrzla Rupa, at the end of the Vojsko plateau (Slov. Vojskarska planota) at an altitude of 960 m. After about 60 km the river flows into...

The Pasice gorge and its waterfalls

The Pasice gorge in the village of Dolenji Novaki was created by the Čerinščica torrent, which cut its river bed into the Njivč hill and eventually split it into two parts: Veliki Njivč (915...

Jazz Cerkno

The main music event organized by Zavod Jazz Cerkno has been taking place annually in mid-May since 1996 (between Thursday and Saturday). The festival venue is the square “star plac” in the center of...

The Local Community of Bukovo: people under the Kojca hill

The Local Community of Bukovo lies in the western end of the Cerkno municipality and is one of the largest local communities by area. It has about 220 residents, who live in several villages and...

The Local Community of Šebrelje: the Divje Babe site and its plateau

“Do you know where Šebrelje is?” “No ...” “Have you heard of Divje Babe (Eng. wild women)?” “Oh, yes, there are plenty of those …” says the other person carefully. “I mean Divje Babe and the Neanderthal...

The Local Community of Novaki: they want snow most of all

Where the Gorenjska and Primorska regions meet, lies the village of Novaki. It has about five hundred residents. It extends from Log, which is about three kilometers away from Cerkno, all the way to...

The Local Community of Orehek – Jesenica: on the sunny side of the Kojca...

The local community is comprised of the villages of Orehek and Jesenica, which with houses, scattered at the base of the Kojca and Ritovščica hills, cover the entire valley on the sunny side of...

The Local Community of Otalež: societies create a vibrant pulse

TThe Local Community of Otalež with about 600 residents is the second largest local community in the Cerkno municipality, which apart from Otalež includes Plužnje, Lazec, Jazne, and Travnik as well. Life in the...

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