The Drežnica Carnival, where the unmarried boys participate, is one of the more known Carnivals in Slovenia. The Drežnica Carnival is a very old traditional Carnival of pagan origin. The wooden masks are carved out by the boys themselves thus passing the lively cultural heritage on from generation to generation.

Ta Lepi and Ta Grdi (the Pretty Ones and the Ugly Ones) that lure locals and numerous visitors outdoors form a procession with various other masks and bring happiness and joy to the inhabitants.

Ta Lepi (the Pretty Ones) visit every house in the village and wish the locals all the best by dancing and making music and are given gifts by locals in form of treats and money in return. During the event various other masks keep on entertaining visitors.

The most typical masks of the Drežnica Carnival – Ta Grdi (the Ugly Ones) chase children and sprinkle them with ashes. This unique custom can be seen on Shrove Saturday in Drežnica and a week prior to that in Drežniške Ravne.


The area is rich in water features collecting in Mountains of Krn and descending over the precipitous walls and running through the gorges towards the Soča River. Here the nature has created numerous waterfalls and gorges.

Two beautiful waterfalls Sopota and Krampež are located only a 10-minute walk from Drežnica and just above them lays one of the biggest Slovenian glacial boulders Debela peč.

You can find numerous waterfalls in the Koseč gorge and after a short walk from Magozd you can find a true pearl among waterfalls namely the Kozjak waterfall. Worth seeing is also the Curk waterfall above Drežniške Ravne to which leads a path secured with steel wire. Worth seeing is also Snežna jama (Snow Cave) located along the path to Mountain Krasji vrh.

The nature has surrounded the Drežnica Area with a mixed forest that provides shelter, rest and tranquillity in any season.
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