Excursion's informationsVjetrenica, or the "wind cave" or "blowhole", is the largest and most important cave in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and one of the most interesting caves in the Dinaric Alps mountain range, which is famous worldwide for its karstic and speleological riches. In the warmer parts of the year a strong blast of cold air blows from its entrance. The cave has been explored and described to a total of about 6.7 km in length and the main channel is about 2.47 km long. It runs to the sout and the geologists have predicted that Vjetrenica could stretch right to the Adriatic Sea in the Republic of Croatia, 15–20 km away from its entrance. Vjetrenica is the one of the richest cave in the world in terms of subterranean biodiversity: among more than two hundred different species are registered in it, almost hundred are troglophiles, a great number of them are narrow endemic, 15 are stenoendemic. The cave is located at Location of Zavala: - 100m from beautiful restaurant in adapted train station, - close to orthodox monastery from 13th century. For reservation of restaurant, tour of monastery, or additional info you may contact us.
Tickets, Lunch, Fees
Additional InformationIncluded in price: - Enterance/ulaz u špilju: 10 € - Typical lunch in Restaurant Zavala/ručak u restoranu Zavala: 20 €
Visit: Cave Vjetrenica ("wind cave")