Europe

Gartnerkofel Nassfeld
Austria, Europe, Places

Gartnerkofel

The Gartnerkofel is, together with the Trogkofel and the Rosskofel, one of three distinctive mountains in the Naßfeld-area in Carinthia, Austria. It is located on the main chain of the Carnic Alps above the Naßfeld Pass. The Gartnerkofel has two summits, the north-peak – its highest point – at 2.195 […]

Debela pec
Europe, Places, Slovenia

Debela peč

It is said that the hike up Debela peč is one of the most panoramic in the Julian Alps. Its summit is located at an elevation of 2.014 metres above sea level and offers a great 360-degree view including Triglav, Brda, Karavanke mountains and Krma valley. However, the area around […]

Lake Bled
Europe, Places, Slovenia

Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj

Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj are two gorgeous, but different lakes in northwestern Slovenia. Both are part of the Julian Alps, coloured crystal blue and at about 30 metres deep. Lake Bohinj is a glacial lake within Triglav National Park, whereas Lake Bled is located next to the town of […]

Krn Slovenia
Europe, Places, Slovenia

Krn

Krn is the name of a mountain in northwestern Slovenia. It is part of the Julian Alps and with an elevation of 2.244 metres it is the highest peak of the Krn Mountains. During World War I the area around Krn and neighbouring Batognica was a hard-fought place. During the […]

Soča valley
Europe, Places, Slovenia

Soča valley

Soča valley is located in western Slovenia and stretches from Triglav National Park to Nova Gorica. It got its name from the Soča, which is a 138 kilometres long and emerald green river that is passing through the valley. Its amazing colour is absolutely natural and is caused by limestone. Nowadays Soča valley is […]

Piran
Europe, Places, Slovenia

Piran

Piran can be found on the Gulf of Piran in southwestern Slovenia. It is home to over 4000 inhabitants but has only a size of 0,7 square kilometre. Therefore, everything is in walking distance. It is great that Piran is closed for general traffic as it makes this beautiful town […]

Rovinj
Croatia, Europe, Places

Rovinj

Rovinj is a Croatian city located on the western coast of the Istrian Peninsula. Today Rovinj is one of the last true Mediterranean fishing ports and over 14.000 people call the city their home. The inhabitants of Rovinj are officially bilingual and speak Italian and Croatian. The reality shows that […]

Pula
Croatia, Europe, Places

Pula

Pula is situated near the base of the Istrian peninsula and as it is home to over 62.000 people it is the largest city in Istria county. The history of Pula dates back to 1000 BC when it was built by Illyrians. In 177 BC it was conquered by the […]

Predjama Castle
Europe, Places, Slovenia

Predjama Castle

Predjama Castle is situated in south-central Slovenia near the village of Predjama. The special thing about this castle is that it is built within a cave. Standing high on the one side and protected by a rock from the other side the castle was hard to seize. Including a hidden […]