CHARMING TOWNS AND VILLAGES

EVERY TUESDAY IN JULY AND AUGUST

Bled - Radovljica - Kropa - Radovljica - Bled

TOP ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE ROUTE:

  • guided tour of Radovljica
  • guided tour of Kropa
  • demonstration of iron forging in the Vigenjc Vice foundry 
  • the Lipnica valley
  • walking and hiking trails

TUESDAY: PROGRAMME OF GUIDED TOURS & ACTIVITIES

 

Traditional houses by the Kroparica stream
The cradle of Slovenian iron forging

Slovenia's former iron forging centre is tucked away in the lush Lipnica valley and invites you to explore its preserved cultural heritage.

A demonstration of nail forging
Watch a demonstration of hand forging of nails

You will be fascinated by the preserved foundry for the hand forging of nails, the only of its type in Slovenia.

The largest exhibition of painted beehive panels
The tradition of Slovenian beekeeping

Take off into the world of the Carniolan grey bee, learn about the history of beekeeping in Slovenia, and admire the diverse painted beehive panels.

11.09.2018 10:00
Every Tuesday at 10am

Every Tuesday morning Radovljica's Tourist Information Centre invites you to join a guided tour of the old town centre.

BEE OUR GUEST

EVERY WEDNESDAY IN JULY AND AUGUST

Bled - Lesce - Žirovnica - Radovljica - Bled

TOP ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE ROUTE:

  • Kralov med Beekeeping
  • Anton JAnša Memorial Apiary
  • Lesce Beekeeping Centre
  • Apicultural Museum Radovljica

WEDNESDAY: PROGRAMME OF GUIDED TOURS & ACTIVITIES

 

A visit to the centre's apiary
Modern beekeeping and the well-stocked Beeshop

Visit the Beekeeping Education Centre of Gorenjska where you will found out about modern beekeeping and enter the secret world of bees.

Lectar Workshop and Museum, Radovljica
Podnaslov A workshop of traditional Slovenian crafts

A workshop and museum, full of delicious smells of honeybread, and where every day decorative honeybread products are made.

The largest exhibition of painted beehive panels
The tradition of Slovenian beekeeping

Take off into the world of the Carniolan grey bee, learn about the history of beekeeping in Slovenia, and admire the diverse painted beehive panels.

Museum of Apiculure, Radovljica, to February 2019

An exhibition about why the birth date of the Slovenian beekeeper Anton Janša has become World Bee Day.

TALES FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE

EVERY THURSDAY IN JULY AND AUGUST

Bled - Vrba - Žirovnica - Begunje na Gorenjskem - Mošnje - Brezje - Radovljica - Bled

TOP ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE ROUTE:

  • France Prešeren's birth house
  • Begunje na Gorenjskem
  • Mošnje
  • Brezje
  • Radovljica

THURSDAY: PROGRAMME OF GUIDED TOURS & ACTIVITIES

 

Life in the past
Life in a Slovenian village in the past

Old objects that were used by village ancestors tell a story about this Slovenian village.

The Avsenik Homestead in Begunje na Gorenjskem
An interesting walk through Begunje

The Village Trail invites you to take a walk through the birth place of Slavko Avsenik, where memories of the past are still alive.

The entrance into the museum
Everything about the music of Slavko Avsenik

Find out about the beginnings of Slovenian popular folk music and listen to hits by the Avsenik Ensemble.

Embellishments according to the plans of Ivan Vurnik
Slovenia's pilgrimage centre with works by Slovenian architects

Pay a visit to Brezje's basilica to see the merciful painting of Mary Help of Christians and the work of the architect Ivan Vurnik as well as other Slovenian artists.

PANORAMIC ROAD TO TRŽIČ

EVERY FRIDAY IN JULY AND AUGUST

Bled - Begunje na Gorenjskem - Tržič - Kovor - Bled

TOP ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE ROUTE

  • Kamen castle
  • hiking routes
  • Tržič
  • The Dovžan Gorge

FRIDAY: PROGRAMME OF GUIDED TOURS & ACTIVITIES

 

The Rosary Bead Trail (Rožnovenska pot) near the village Hudo
Across fields and through forests from Brezje and back

This circular trail, in the shape of a rosary bead, leads along old pilgrimage paths and connects the renowned village of Brezje and its basilica, with the lesser-known hamlet of Brezje pri Tržiču.

St. Lucy's Church in Zadnja vas
An opulent Renaissance portal

A small church with a view beneath the slopes of Mt. Dobrča adorned by an exceptionally opulent portal inscribed with the date 1633.

Hiking trails with views of Gorenjska
Views of the Julian Alps and mountain pastures of the Jelovica Plateau.

The easily accessible mountain pastures, hill tops and mountain peaks in the surroundings of Radovljica await all year-round.

The preserved Romanesque tower at Kamen Castle.
The Castle of the Knight Gašper Lambergar

At the entrance to the Draga valley, standing atop a rocky promontory, are the picturesque ruins of a castle of the Counts of Lambergh.

 

 

News & Blog

 

25.01.2018 08:47
Discovering cultural heritage by bike

Text and photos by Miran Kambič, January 2018

 

I was given the task of choosing and presenting 'My Favourite 10' in Radol'ca. And, since 2018 is dedicated to Slovenia's cultural heritage, it's only right that these 10 should be cultural heritage themed.

Museum of Apiculure, Radovljica, to February 2019

An exhibition about why the birth date of the Slovenian beekeeper Anton Janša has become World Bee Day.

18.07.2018 11:58
Blog about Dežela and its views

Text by Sašo Gašperin, july 2018

 

If Slovenes had to choose what was dearest to their heart, they would place Mt. Triglav on the very altar of their homeland. If they were to look further for the altar table, their attention would be drawn to a lush strip of land stretching between the Sava River and the villages of Žirovnica and Begunje.

09.08.2018 10:37
Three easy cycling suggestions

Written by Kaja Beton, August 2018

 

Radovljica is an excellent base from where to set off by bike to discover wonderful villages, towns and other attractions.

Take a look at our three suggestions.

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