5 to 6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Learn about mercury mining and lacemaking in a castle on this guided tour. Depart from Ljubljana with your driver and make your way to a mercury mine in Idrija. Hear stories from your guide about the history of mercury mining as you descend into the mine. Continue to Gewerkenegg Castle and admire the large collection of Idrija lace.
- Travel with a driver
- Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from Ljubljana
- Learn about mercury mining from your guide
- Admire Idrija lace at Gewerkenegg Castle
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English speaking chauffeur guide
Mercury mine guided tour
Idrija Castle Museum entrance fee
Departure & Return
Departure PointLjubljana, Ljubljana, Upper Carniola Region
Traveler pickup is offered
1. Departure from CITY HOTEL, Dalmatinova 15, Ljubljana
2. Are offered complimentary pick up to all accommodation types (Hotel/Hostel/App) within Ljubljana ring or with post number 1000 Ljubljana
3. Clients with hotels within pedestrian zone will be redirected to the nearest possible pick up point.
4. Complimentary pick up is offered and will be executed only:
!If FULL ACCOMMODATION ADDRESS will be provided!
Departure point & exact hotel pick up will be reconfirmed to you within 24-48h before the tour with reconfirmation email.
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children below 4 years are not allowed to participate a mine tour
- At the time of booking please provide a full international mobile telephone number or accommodation telephone number where you can be reached before and on your travel date.
- A minimum of 4 people per tour is required
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- We are communicating with our clients exclusively through the point of booking, in this case TripAdvisor Interface
- Not recommended for travelers with clavstrophobia
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- OPERATED BY ljubljana.today
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
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