Geopark Karawanken

Discover the Karawanken UNESCO Global Geopark

Karawanken Geopark is a cross-border geopark, which is connected or separated by a mountain range of the same name. It lies between the two Alpine peaks of Petzen and Koschuta, which are over 2,000 metres high. Its total area is 1,067 km2 and is inhabited by about 53,000 people. The administrative boundaries of the Geopark follow the boundaries of 14 municipalities.



Tunnel biking: By bike through the mine tunnel

In Mesica, Slovenia - a 15-minute drive from the Petzen valley station - bikers with a pit lamp and helmet can enter an abandoned lead and zinc mine. Without great differences in altitude, the more than 5 km long underground path leads through the mine, the bike guides explain a lot of interesting facts about the ancient history of mining. Get ready to experience an unforgettable adventure.



Underground Kayaking

A trip to the underground labyrinth of the Petzen and kayak in the underground lake is without a doubt a unique and breathtaking experience. You will be fascinated by the quiet world of stone monuments that have been processed over time by our miners. Crystal clear water, magical underground caves and peaceful silence promise an incomparable experience.



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The Olimpline in Črna na Koroškem – a paradise for adventurers

Adrenaline-loving visitors can glide along Slovenia's longest steel cable slide, the Olimpline, in the town of Črna na Koroškem. The steel rope slide runs from the summit of
Navrški vrh to the opposite side of the town, close to the ski centre and the Kogelnik farm.
As you glide down, you can enjoy the natural features of the bird's eye view of the island and experience an adventure that will be remembered forever! They fly over the beautiful place, on a 1263.5 m long steel rope at an altitude of up to 250 m above the ground. Enthusiastic about the unforgettable experience, you can also visit the exhibition on the Olympians from the town of Črna and walk along the Olympic Trail, which consists of seven benches dedicated to our Olympians. The opening hours of the Olimpline are from Thursday to Sunday. Pre-reservation is required on 00386 41 743 442 or 00386 2 87 04 820. The meeting point for all those who want to experience the Olimpline is located in the tourist office TIC 'rna, Center 23, 2393 'rna na Koroskem.
The price for the zipline ice cream on the steel zip line is 40,00 Euro per person.
The physical limitations for the steel rope slide relate to the weight of the person: the lower limit is 40 kg and the upper limit is 130 kg.
Speed up to 120 km/h



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Fotos: Urosh Grabner for UNESCO Global Geopark Karawanken-Karavanke

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Geopark Karawanken