The Franja Partisan Hospital
Deep in the forests of the Pasica Valley hides a small complex of 14 wooden cabins, where there was a partisan hospital during World War II. It operated as an illegal hospital in difficult conditions.
Today, the hospital bears a message of peace and a symbol of humanity, companionship and solidarity. Its heroes are the people who left the safety of their homes, to fight for peace and freedom.
Grohar birth house in Sorica village
In this idyllic alpine village, stands an important monument of Slovenian cultural heritage – the birth house of the painter Ivan Grohar. The house hosts a museum and exhibits Grohar’s memorial collection gallery as well as a collection of ethnographic objects, which were once used by local craftspeople and farmers.
Throughout history, the village has been marked by blacksmithing and lacemaking, the traces of which can be seen at every step. The remains of the mighty blast furnace which was used for smelting iron-ore, is the only preserved furnace of its kind in Europe.
Lacemaking, the art of weaving threads into lace, came from Idrija in the late 19th century, and quickly became an important part of the cultural heritage of the area.