The landscape of the Notranjska region is defined by karst plains, domed hilltops and rugged plateaus. A high level of harmony between nature and use of land ranks Lake Cerknica among the Outstanding Landscapes of Slovenia.
"Some varieties (of apples) last throughout the year."
(Johann Weikhard von Valvasor; The Glory of The Duchy of Carniola)
A linden avenue supposedly linked Haasberg Castle and Snežnik Castle
Man has influenced the shape of the landscape most importantly through logging, mowing and afforestation