Bridges

The Selca, Poljane Sora and Sora rivers shaped the landscape and the people who live by them. There are numerous bridges which stand on its banks, connecting people and places.

 
The Devil's Bridge

The Devil's Bridge

The wooden footbridge with a shrine, named after the ancient appearances of the devil, connects the settlement of Puštal with Škofja Loka. With its surroundings, the Devil's Bridge, under which the Poljane Sora river froths, is one of the most picturesque locations in Škofja Loka. From the bridge there is a great view of the Church of the Holy Cross on Hribec, which dates from the 18th century. A path leads up to the church with the 12 Stations of the Cross.

Puštal, 4220, Škofja Loka
The Stone (or Capuchin) Bridge

The Stone (or Capuchin) Bridge

This bridge over the Selca Sora river, built in the mid-14th century from carved stone in a semi-circular shape, is the only one of its kind in central Europe. In 1888 it was renovated and equipped with iron railings. In the centre there is a statue of St. John of Nepomuk, with the Škofja Loka coat-of-arms on the plinth. In the Middle Ages the Selca Gate with a guard tower stood beside the bridge.

Kapucinski trg, 4220, Škofja Loka
Nesk's Footbridge

Nesk's Footbridge

Nesk's footbridge was designed as a covered footbridge with a gabled roof. It is one of the most beautiful bridges of its kind in the region.
Gorenja vas, 4224, Gorenja vas
Bridge under Griva

Bridge under Griva

This elegantly-shaped stone bridge with a chapel, built in 1840, is located in Železniki.

Racovnik, 4228, Železniki
Lah's Bridge

Lah's Bridge

Spodnji trg, 4220, Škofja Loka