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Possible to take bus to Postojna cave and Predjama Castle?

by kelmn07 Online Now Aug 19, 2011 at 7:56 AM

Hello,

Is it possible to visit the postojna cave and the nearby predjama castle, on public transportation, and is there a map of public transportation routes? Would it be possible to fit this visit and a visit to Piran in a one day visit from a cruise ship?

Thank you.

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    Re: Possible to take bus to Postojna cave and Predjama Castle?

    by leics Online Now Aug 19, 2011 at 11:59 AM

    The Postonja website has info in English on how to get there by bus/train:

    postojnska-jama.si/eng/turis...

    You can find train times etc in English on http://www.slo-zeleznice.si/en/

    and bus info in English on:

    http://www.ap-ljubljana.si/eng/

    I haven't been to the castle but its website in English:

    turizem-kras.si/?cat=165&lan...

    states that you can get here by bus from Ljubljana or by train. It might be worth emailing them for more detailed information...it looks to me as if you'd need a taxi or a longish walk from Postonja itself.

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    Re: Possible to take bus to Postojna cave and Predjama Castle?

    by leics Online Now Aug 19, 2011 at 12:02 PM

    You *might* be able to fit in the cave and Piran (check train and bus times, but remember that Piran does not have a railway station..you'd need to get to Koper by bus/taxi), although I'm not sure I'd want to try the castle as well.

    You might also consider Skocjan caves which are less-touristy but equally wonderful (imo). You can get to them by train from Koper, getting off at Divaca and then walking (not very far). Info in English here:

    park-skocjanske-jame.si/eng/...

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