Location: Cerknica (Europe)
 
Location: Cerknica (Slovenia)

About Cerknica...

The amazing Cerknica Lake, which now you see and now you don’t, enchants visitors with its numerous natural phenomena and diverse flora and fauna. The lake fills in spring and during rainy periods. Around it, the lake offers numerous possibilities for trips on the bicycle and forest education trails, and you can also tour Rakov Škocjan Regional Park and Mount Slivnica, long known as a gathering place of witches.

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Nature

Entering Notranjska Regional Park offers chance visitors a surprising view. Coming from a vast mixed forest, they suddenly find before them a wide plain, a true karst polje with a disappearing lake.

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Fun & sports

If you want to know why bees sting, how they communicate, what a honeycomb looks like, and what tools a beekeeper needs, visit the Beekeeping Education Trail on Cerknica Lake. It runs on the Goričica island in the middle of the mysterious disappearing and changing Cerknica Lake.

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History & culture

Cerknica was first attested in written sources as Circhinitz in 1040. The name is derived from Cerkvnica, a univerbation of *Cerkvna (vas) 'church village'. A church was established very early in Cerknica, probably already in the 9th century.

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Other

The amazing Cerknica Lake, which now you see and now you don’t, enchants visitors with its numerous natural phenomena and diverse flora and fauna. The lake fills in spring and during rainy periods.

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