Thursday's tales from the countryside

Every Thursday in July & August

Listen to tales of Slovenian countryside and visit the national shrine of Mary Help of Christians in Brezje. Explore the ruins of the mighty Kamen Castle and mysterious archaeological sights.

What is Hop-On Hop-Off Bus?

Price of a daily bus ticket: €8

Children up to the age of 10: Free
FREE with Radovljica and Bled benefits card.


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



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

  • Old Village Centre
    Free guided tour every Thursday at 9.45am
    Meeting point: Bus stop
  • At 12.30pm archery on the parkour archery course in the Draga valley, price: from €5
  • At 3.30pm: free visit to a beekeeper, and honey tasting, Draga valley
  • 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 lemonade at the Avsenik Pri Jožovcu restaurant
  • Elan Museum, entrance fee €4, Museum of Hostages, entrance fee €2
  • Walking trails: St. Peter's Trail (1-2 hours), Lambergh Trail (2-3 hours)

Rural life, Roman ruins and horses
Information: Vila Podvin

  • Thursdays at 10am: free guided tour of the village of Mošnje (including the museum and the Villa Rustica archaeological site), meeting point: bus stop in the village Mošnje
  • Adventure Minigolf and Gold Mine Panorama, Gorica, 10 minutes from the bus stop; children €4, adults €5
  • Sitar Ranch Excurstion Farm; every Thursdays: riding school, indoor and outdoor horse riding and pony riding for children
  • Option to return to Radovljica on the forest path: 1.5 hour walk

Slovenia‘s national shrine, and the Peračica waterfalls
Information: Pilgrimage Office Brezje

  • Thursdays at 12.20pm: free short guided tour of Basilica of Mary Help of Christians
  • Brezje Nativity Museum (€2, the reduced fee applies only to passengers of the Hop-On Hop-Off bus)
  • Brezje Path of Peace: a popular hiking trail to the Peračica waterfalls (2-3h, easy/moderate)
  • The Rosary Bead Trail: a circular walk in the shape of rosary bead (3-4h, easy/moderate)

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

  • Old town centre
  • Follow a 'bee' through Radovljica, a family adventure through the old town centre, €8 per family
  • 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


Timetable Thursday

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Kamen Castle
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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