Heritage Trails from the Idrijca to the Kolpa
Heritage Tours from the Idrijca to the Kolpa
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Kontrabar Tourist Farm Gostilna Miklavčič  
address Dolenja Vas 72, 1380 Cerknica
telephone 01 709 22 53
gsm 041 906 007
location Cerknica
languages Slo, It
seating 60
number of beds space for 20 under the kozolec
season year round
visiting hours Monday-Wednesday: by prior arrangement
Thursday-Sunday: 12-22
group reservations yes
reservations contact Danica Martinčič
excursion possibilities Cerknica Lake, Rakov Škocjan, Mount Slivnica, Snežnik Castle, Križna Cave, Postojna Cave
special features meals, horseback riding, riding lessons
bus parking yes
parking for automobiles yes
access for invalids yes
toilets equipped for invalids yes


At the Kontrabantar Tourist Farm at the foot of Mount Javorniki, you can experience a close encounter with various interesting farm animals, including among others horses and ostriches. They offer riding lessons, trail riding, several-day trips on horseback, carriage and sleigh rides, and picnics in summer under a kozolec (the traditional Slovene hayrack), where there is also space for twenty people to sleep. By prior arrangement, you can also get delicious homemade meals.
address Velike Bloke 14, 1385 Nova vas
telephone 01 709 80 40
gsm 031 505 209
fax 01 709 80 40
location Velike Bloke
languages Slo, Eng, Ger, It, Cro
seating 100
season year round
visiting hours Tuesday-Sunday 10-22; closed Monday
group reservations yes
reservations contact Janez Miklavčič
excursion possibilities Križna Cave, 7 km; Snežnik Castle, 14 km; Cerknica Lake, 15 km; Bloško jezero lake, 5 km
special features farm feast, homemade salami, želodec
bus parking yes
parking for automobiles yes
At the Gostilna Miklavčič restaurant in Velike Bloke, both vegetarians and devoted meat eaters who want to treat themselves to a real farm feast, a simple lunch, or a homemade Sunday dinner will come into their own. The former will be offered healthy, home-produced vegetable dishes, while the table of the latter will be loaded with sausages, black pudding, homemade salami, želodec, and various cured-meat products, and in winter with homemade pork and sausage delicacies.