Nature

Landscape Park Strunjan

The Bay of Strunjan and its surroundings hide a vari - ety of natural and cultural heritage sites. A pristine environment, genuine traditions, breathtaking views, and a wide diversity of flora and fauna provide great many opportunities for spending free time in nature.

Source: Javni zavod Krajinski park Strunjan

Sečovlje Salina Nature Park

At Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, the past and present still walk hand in hand. The ancient method of salt-making, learnt ages ago by the Piran salt-workers from their teachers, the salters from Pag Island, is still something special, even in the entire Mediterranean.

Not only that the traditional manual gathering of salt in salt fields is a special feature of the cultural heritage of the Mediterranean Slovenia, but it also provides for conditions that enable conservation of the most significant natural heritage of the Sečovlje Salina.

Source: Sečovlje Salina Nature Park

The Škocjan Caves

The Škocjan Caves remain the only monument in Slovenia and the Classical Karst region on UNESCO’s list of natural and cultural world heritage sites. Thus, they hold a significant position among the world’s natural monuments.

The entry itself is important from different perspectives: most significantly, that the Škocjan Caves have gained worldwide recognition and that the state has committed itself to doing everything in its power to conserve and protect this outstanding natural site.

Source: The Skocjan Caves Park

Fun fact: The sea ecosystem in seriously endangered by man's intense activities along the coastal line. The percentage of the more or less preserved natural coast is small, for it is estimated at only about 18%. Such course of development may of the Slovene sea and the Gulf of Trieste in general. The original life conditions enable existence numerous organisms which elsewhere occur quite rarely.

Source: Javni zavod Krajinski park Strunjan

 

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