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Natural characteristics of the Cerkno region: hydrological natural heritage, a valuable natural feature of national importance in the Natura 2000 area, pools, waterfalls, river beds, rapids, brooks and rivers, the breeding area of pure Soča marble trout, pristine nature, and an abundance of plant and animal life.

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...

The Zapoška canyon

The Zapoška stream springs from under the peak of Porezen and runs south towards Cerkno. Here is where the canyon of Zapoška was formed, a gorge with steep slopes, and two large and numerous...

The Kazarska Grapa gully

The Kazarska Grapa gully is an interesting natural landmark, extending from the outfall of the stream into the Idrijca river and upwards to the village of Bukovo. The gully is full of natural sights:...

The Zakojška Grapa gully

The Zakojška Grapa gully used to be a rich source of life where large families lived. Every homestead cultivated its own land, on which they grew the food for their survival. The homesteads were...

The aragonite Ravenska jama cave

The distinctive feature of the cave in Ravne, which makes it known around the world, is found in the exceptionally rich aragonite formations. While calcite flowstone and dripstones are a common occurrence in caves,...

The Davča waterfalls (Slov. Davški slapovi)

Northeast from the direction of Mt. Porezen (1,630 m) and south under the forest-covered summit of Lom (1,176 m) in a rugged gorge, the Davča stream forms three waterfalls (Slov. Pod kotli) in the...

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