The Postojna Commune is situated in the southwestern part of Slovenia
where the coast meets the interior. Being situated at the crossroad
of important traffic links and because of its strategic position
between Ljubljana, Trieste (Italy), Gorizia (Italy) and Rijeka (Croatia),
Postojna soon became an administrative and business centre of the
With the discovery of the inner parts of the Postojna cave and their
opening to the visitors, Postojna developed into a tourist town.
Tourists like to visit the Predjama Castle as well as other caves in
the surrounding countryside. Many events take place in Postojna in
the summer months, the most widely visited being the Furmanski
praznik (The Furman Festival), Viteške igre (The Erazem's Medieval
Tournament) and the festival »Zmaj 'ma mlade« which takes place
throughout the whole August and offers visitors open-air concerts,
stage performances, exhibitions...
Postojna and its surroundings offer visitors many attractions
especially the unique natural phenomena as well as cultural and
historic sites. The diverse countryside is ideal for jogging, hiking,
horseback riding, cycling and other sports activities.
Together with other attractions of the Notranjska region Postojna is
an ideal tourist destination which tempts its visitors into
discovering some of its many secrets.