Tales from the countryside

Every Thursday in July & August

Listen to tales about famous Slovenians and the places where they found their inspiration. Set off on a journey through the countryside to visit Slovenia's most popular and well-known pilgrimage centre.

What is Hop-On Hop-Off Bus?

Price of a daily bus ticket: €8

Children up to the age of 10: Free

The price of the bus ticket does not include entrance fees to the museums and workshops. The tickets are purchased on the bus.


Sights of Interest Along the Way



The birthplace of Slovenia's greatest poet

  • The Birth House of France Prešeren
    Guided tours every Thursday from 9am to 4pm; entrance fee € 3 
  • Old village center
    Free guided tour every Thursday at 10.10am
    Meeting point: Birth House of France Prešeren

A picturesque village surrounded by meadows and mountains

  • Ajdna Museum Room; an exhibition about Late Antiquity archeological site; entrance fee 1 €
  • The lake and recreation park in the Završnica Valley
    Free guided tours every Thursday at 12.25noon (45 min walk)
    Meeting point: Birth House of Matija Čop
  • Walking trails: Ajdna Arcehological Site (3 hours), Valvasor Mountain Hut (2-3 hours)

Mountains and music, the home of Slovene music legend Slavko Avsenik

  • Old Village Centre
    Free guided tour every Thursday at 10.30am
    Meeting point: Bus stop
  • Avsenik Museum
    Every Thursday from 11am to 5pm: visits to the Avsenik Museum include the chance to watch a documentary film about the Avseniks; entrance fee €3; visits include a free homemade ice-tea made from forest fruits at the Avsenik Pri Jožovcu restaurant
  • Museum of Hostages, entrance fee € 2
  • Walking Routes: St. Peter's Trail (1-2 hours), Lambergh Trail (2-3 hours)
  • Sitar Ranch Excurstion Farm; every Thursdays: riding school, indoor and outdoor horse riding and pony riding for children
  • St. John the Baptist Church

Village life and Roman ruins
Information: Vila Podvin

  • Adventure Minigolf and Gold Mine Panorama, Gorica, 10 minutes from the bus stop; children €4, adults €5
  • The village of Mošnje including the Ethnological Museum and Villa Rustica
    every Thursday at 5.20pm: free guided tour of the village, the museum and the Villa Rustica archeological site

The largest Slovene Pilgrimage Centre
Information: Pilgrimage Office Brezje

  • Basilica of Mary Help of Christians with the surrounding park and Franciscan monastery
  • Nativity Museum
    guided tours of the museum every Thursday at 1pm, entrance fee €3,5
  • Walking trails: The Path of Peace (2 – 2.5 hours), The Rosary Bead Trail (Rožnovenska pot) (3-4 hours)

The delightful old town centre crammed with museums and wonderful Bourgeois houses.

  • Old town centre
  • Linhart's town, a tour of the town with 'Anton Tomaž Linhart' (mobile app.)
  • Museum of Apiculture and Municipal Museum; combined entrance fee €5
  • Šivec House Gallery; free entrance
  • Lectar Museum and Workshop; entrance fee €2

Hop-On Hop-Off 2018, timetable: Thursdays



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The home of popular folk music

Begunje is the birthplace of Slovenian popular folk music and the inspiration for numerous songs by Slavko Avsenik.

Zgornji Otok
Former rest-stations along the Emperor's road

Preserved farmhouses beside the local road, above them the walled Church of St. John the Baptist.

The Mošnje Ethnological Museum
From Vila Rustica to Vila Podvin

On reaching Mošnje you are greeted by two equestrian centres on one side of the road, and on the other by Vila Podvin, which satisfies even the most demanding of gourmets.

The park next to the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians
Slovenia's pilgrimage centre

The village of Brezje is best known for its Basilica of Mary Help of Christians, which attracts pilgrims from Slovenia and abroad.

Radovljica on the terraces of the Sava river
The capital of beekeeping and chocolate

Radovljica is the sweetest Slovenian town, also known as the town with the most sun in Gorenjska.

Every Tuesday in July & August

Every Tuesday in July & August

Set off on a journey of discovery of charming towns and villages. Their history and hidden corners will be shown to you by local guides and residents.


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16.12.2018 16:00

A pre New Year's Eve concert of choirs from Kropa

22.12.2018 00:00
22nd-30th December, Radovljica

A wide range of events for all the family take place during the month of December in Radovljica.


News & Blog


17.10.2018 13:56
3 circular hiking trails

Written by Kaja Beton, October 2018, Photo: Kaja Beton and Jošt Gantar


Autumn steadily colours the leaves and changes nature into a wonderful painting on canvas. Set off on one of our suggested hiking tours where you can enjoy the autumn colours and wonderful nature.

27.11.2018 07:54
A variety of events and magical decoration

This year's festive December in Radovljca begins with a St. Nicholas fair, which will also feature the switch-on of the Christmas lights and the closing event of the Taste Radol'ca Month of Local Cuisine.

01.12.2018 00:00
1.-31. December, Radovljica

An orientation journey through Radovljica which the whole family can enjoy.

05.12.2018 09:41

written by Radovljica Tourism, December 2018


In December Radovljica doesn't change into an illuminated galaxy and nor does it abound with kilometres of lights. Instead it boasts unique natural and handmade decorations made out of greenery, red hearts and a fairytale-like Christmas tree.

Naziv vsebine

27.11.2018 07:54
A variety of events and magical decoration
23.11.2018 13:59
Five Radol'ca food and drink establishments included
01.10.2018 14:05
26.09.2018 11:44
New local souvenirs
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