Loka, the Poljane valley - featuring Gorenja vas, Poljane and Žiri, and the Selca
valley - featuring Železniki, make up this unique tourist destination, which
offers an abundance of inspiration for diverse adventures. Explore medieval Škofja
Loka – the historical centre of the area, set off into the hills above the
Poljane Sora or Selca Sora rivers. In each place, and at each step, new stories
and adventures await!
The Škofja Loka area is where the Škofja Loka Passion Play, the first Slovene dramatic text, originated. Three hundred years later the picturesque streets of the authentic medieval town of Škofja Loka make the best stage. New memories can be created here by uncovering the past.
Numerous artists and writers have found inspiration for their creativity in the Škofja Loka area. In the Poljane valley newlyweds and those seeking the wonders of nature are still inspired today by the story of the film 'Cvetje v jeseni' (Blossoms in Autumn), which combines urban experiences with the aroma of flowers from the mountains. In genuine contact with nature, with people and with each other, here eternal love is born.
Škofja Loka is an area where each and every person is the architect of their own fortune. In Železniki, still home to a blast furnace, unique, in Europe, nails are forged alongside the art of lace-making. Here you can discover that happiness can be achieved: through your own effort!
Škofja Loka is an area where there are unlimited possibilities. Along the slopes above Žiri, a place with a special shoemaking tradition, you can discover the fortifications of the Rupnik Line, which is a meeting point of various landscapes.
Come and find inspiration in Škofja
Loka, the Poljane valley, Železniki, and Žiri.