The Ljubljana Marsh, an endless mosaic of meadows, fields, woodlands and
watercourses, offer a unique contact with flora and fauna.
Visitors can discover the Ljubljana Marshes by walking, biking or horseback
riding while observing different species of animals and plants, many of which are rare and endangered. Some of endangered spieces: the European pond turtle, the Italian
crested newt, dragonflies and different species of frogs, rare birds and
falcons. Why don’t you take your camera and try catching one of these rare
You can participate in an organized wildlife watching and hunting on the
Ljubljanski Vrh, which is a state hunting reserve with the special purpose.
The main game species are: the brown hare, pheasant, Mallard, coypu (nutria),
fox, red deer and roe deer, wild boar, beech marten, pine marten and wildcat.
There are also a few jackals and chamois. If the goddess Fortuna is with you,
you will be able to see one of the protected species, such as brown
bear, wolf, lynx and the golden eagle. Don’t miss the attractive red stag
hunt in rut or a roe deer hunt. The biggest trophies can be hunted
in the lowlands around the Ljubljanski Vrh.