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Volcji Potok Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 32 photos

The Volcji Potok Arboretum is located on the edge of the Kamniško polje plain. It is one of Slovenia's most visited botanical gardens, worth visiting at any time of the year. Lying on an 80-hectare site, it features 4,500 perennial flower, bush and tree species from around the world.

The Arboretum's numerous plant beds have been conceived in such a way that different plant species complement each other, but are at the same time displayed in all their individual beauty. The Arboretum's energy fields are believed to have a beneficial action on the human body's energy centres.

The earliest know mention of the place was in 1220, when a castle stood on the site of the present gardens. In the 17th century, a two-storey mansion was built at the foot of the nearby hill. The only preserved and restored parts of the mansion are the garden pavilion, the mansion chapel and the stairway which used to lead to the mansion park, which was located on the site of the present Arboretum.

  • Last visit to Volcji Potok: Apr 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2005 at 5:23 AM

    What a fabulous Aboretum. I love Springtime and those gorgeous flowers. Those dancing tulips are cute too:-)

  • Aug 31, 2005 at 1:16 AM

    what beautiful photos you have here tanja! i watched a documentary on slovenia last night, and really want to go now! puno pozdrav iz australia! ;-)

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2005 at 12:14 PM

    Great photos on your intro. I will come back once you have built the whole page !

  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2005 at 12:22 AM

    Great pics, but you should add some descriptions. Where is this place? Is it a park or a village? Ciao!


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