Tourist Information Centre Idrija, Idrija

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Idrija je mesto z najdaljšo rudarsko tradicijo v Sloveniji. Bogata zapuščina rudnika živega srebra, ki je zaradi svoje edinstvenosti uvrščena na Unescov seznam svetovne dediščine, ponuja obilo možnosti za raziskovanje. Rudarstvo pa je v mesto pripeljalo tudi čipko, ki se je po zaslugi številnih klekljaric in drugih ljubiteljev čipk ohranjala in razvijala skozi čas. Vabljeni v Idrijo! Popeljali vas bomo skozi zgodbe idrijskih čipk in večstoletne dediščine rudarjenja.

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Idrija is a town located in western Slovenia and its varied cultural, technical and natural heritage give unique and authentic local identity of Idrija’s local community and offers countless opportunities for sightseeing, exploration and relaxation.

In 2012 Idrija was inscribed in the UNESCO heritage list following over half a millennium of mercury mining that significantly shaped the life of Idrijan society, and which nowadays is open to the public. For centuries woman have been making beautiful bobbin lace, adding a distinctive and highly valued contribution to modest mine vogue. In June each year, Idrija celebrates this tradition with the Idrija Lace Festival, which is a single biggest event in the town. Also known for its nationally famous dumplings called Idrija žlikrofi, Idrija and its surroundings is ideal for hiking and biking due to the unspoiled nature, crystal clear waters, geological and natural uniqueness and the warm and welcoming locals.

Idrija Heritage Centre is the umbrella organisation co-ordinating Idrija’s heritage and tourism programme. Through the Idrija Tourism Information Centre it also provides services as an incoming travel agency offering inside knowledge and organizing different packages for Idrija and wider Slovenia.
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  • Idrija office has just one mistake – difficult entrance with steps. Inside – you will fine even too many papers, brochures, maps and souvenirs from the region. Informer is kind and helpful. You can...  more »
  • A really nice tourist office with so many brochures regarding all slovenian regions (and a various choice of souvenirs), in the main square of the town; there's also a little children corner! I'm...  more »
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