Divaška cave is an extravagance of beauty and peace.
The Divaška Cave lies near The Divača-Lokev road and is approximately one kilometre distant from town Divača. The cave is arranged for tourist visits since the 19th century. The cave is part of an extensive system of avalanche valleys, abysses and karst caves formed by Rijeka in this area. Exactly the river Reka, which not far away sinks into the famous Škocjan Caves.
Almost entire cave is richly decorated with calcite formations that have developed through its geological history. The cave shelters numerous species of cave animals and other forms of life. In the past, the cave was visited by many prominent personalities. Especially worth mentioning are Rudolf of Hapsburg, Crown prince of Austria, whose name the cave bore for some time, and the famous psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.
The walkway in the cave is well-maintained and illuminated and thus suitable for visitors of all ages. It is approximately 500 m long. The temperature in the cave is 8°c/49°f. The tour lasts about an hour and a half.
Opening hours to see the sights with a Travel Loyalty Card
- TUE, THU, SAT: 10.00*
- SUN: 11 a.m.
*only July and August