Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle.
The best experience on the way to Slovenian coast.
- 6 hr6 hours
- 226 euros€226
- Customer's Place
Duration of travel appr. 6 h. Departure from your hotel • About 1 hour by car Postojna Cave Tour https://www.postojnska-jama.eu/en/information/tour-timetables/ • 15 minutes by car Predjama Castle Many visitors say that the Predjama Castle in Slovenia is is unlike anything they have seen before. It is almost impossible to get tired of the view at the Predjama Castle. Its stories will make your imagination go wild. Over the course of time, the castle had many different owners and inhabitants. It is also known that many people were locked up, trailed and tortured here. Documents certify that “Predjamski Grad”, which in Slovenian means “the castle in front of the cave”, was built about 13th century. According to the legend, Erazem had taken over the Predjama castle in the late 15th century. He came into conflict with the Habsburg establishment, after he killed the commander of the imperial army in Vienna. To escape the revenge of the Holy Roman Emperor Friderik III, he settled in the family fortress of Predjama. Furthermore, he began to attack Habsburg estates and towns. By the siege of the Predjama Castle on emperor’s command, the soldiers expected that Erazem will be starved to death by the isolation from the outside world. But the magnificent cave systems beneath and behind the castle enabled Erazem to leave the castle and bring back all the supplies he needed. He was even teasing the soldiers, by sending them fresh meat and fruits. However, everything changed when the soldiers managed to bribe one of Erazem’s servants to betray his master. The deal was that the servant had to inform the troops with a lit candle when Erazem ... The final part of this story about a brave local hero, so you’ll get all the information during your visit to the castle. USEFUL INFORMATION An audio guide details the site’s highlights and history, so you will get all the information about the Predjama Castle’s history.
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Ljubljana Airport, Zgornji Brnik, BRNIK - AERODROM, Slovenija