Crni Vrh nad Idrijo is a quiet settlement in the hills south of Idrija in the traditional Littoral region of Slovenia. The name "Crni Vrh" literally means 'black pass' and was originally an oronym that was later transferred to the settlement. The epithet 'black' refers to dark, coniferous woods that surround you and help you unwind.
Crni Vrh is the perfect retreat for summer hiking and biking, winter skiing and all year relaxing. Its central location also gives you an opportunity to explore the hidden beauties of Slovenia.
Idrija is notable for its mercury mine with stores and infrastructure, as well as miners' living quarters, and a miners' theatre. Together with the Spanish mine at Almadén, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. In 2011, Idrija was given the Alpine Town of the Year award. The town celebrates traditional Slovenian dish called zlikrofi with Idrijski Zlikrofi Festival every August, a great opportunity to explore the fine cuisine! Idrija is also home to the famous bobbin lace – Idrija Lace. When exactly and how the lacemaking in Idrija started, is unknown. It is presumed that the knowledge of this craft was brought to Idrija more than three hundred years ago.
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Crni Vrh is conveniently located 55km away from Ljubljana, Slovenia's capital city and only 1 hour away from the amazing Slovenian Seaside. In the winter you can enjoy the Ski Bor ski slope nearby or drive 50km to the larger Cerkno ski resort. If you wish to explore Postojna Cave, Lipica Stud Farm or party at the beautiful Italian Seaside, it's all less than 1.5 hour drive away.