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Location: Ilirska Bistrica (Europe)
 
Location: Ilirska Bistrica (Slovenia)

About Ilirska Bistrica...

The municipality of Ilirska Bistrica lies at the juncture of the roads between Trieste (Italy), Rijeka (Croatia) and Ljubljana, near the boarder with Croatia. It spreads over the valley under Mount Snežnik ( 1.796 m), measures 480 km2 and contains about 14.300 inhabitants.

The Reka river dominates the diverse landscape, from the mountainous districts of the mighty forests of Snežnik to the hilly Brkini and the hillsides of Čičarija

Source: Slovenia.info  

Nature

The municipality of Ilirska Bistrica is divided into the following natural areas: Snežnik Plateau (Snežniška planota) with Javorniki and The Reka river Valley ( Dolina reke Reke).

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Fun & sports

Diverse landscapes of green forests, karst plateaus and valleys offer countless possibilities for leisure activities in nature. Diverse and full of energy, the Green Karst invites you under the sky, among natural wonders…

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History & culture

The old town of Ilirska Bistrica with the remnants of water-mills and saw-mills, the old-time castle Gradina, the Monastery of the sisters of Notre Dame, Vencin's house, the Town Hall and rich architecture from different periods. You can also visit the Military Museum, which presents the period from the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy until the last war in Slovenia.

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Other

The vast forests of the Green Karst provide suitable living conditions for a number of Slovenia’s largest carnivores (the bear, wolf, and lynx)…

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