Charming towns and villages

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.

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

 

RADOVLJICA

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

  • Historic town centre including Radovljica Mansion, St. Peter's Church and other attractions
    Free guided tour every Tousday at 10.10am
    Meeting point: Tourist Information Centre Radovljica
  • Museum of Apiculture
    Every Tuesday from 11am to 1pm, visits to the Museum of Apiculture include the chance to take part in a workshop where you can make a candle from beeswax, entrance fee €3
  • Walk through the town with the guidance of a mobile app
  • Radovljica Municipal Museum (€3; combined entrance fee for the Museum of Apiculture and Municipal Museum €4)
  • Lectar Honeybread Museum & Workshop
  • Šivec House Art Gallery
  • Walking trails: Lipnica Castle Natural Science Trail, the Sava River Trail (walk beside the Sava river to the Šobec campsite and on the way visit the Brigita Gallery in Lancovo)
POSAVEC & LJUBNO

A village on sunny slopes where the houses are adorned by numerous frescoes.

  • The village of Ljubno, the village centre (15 minutes from the Posavec bus stop)
  • Otoče-Brezje Pilgrimage Trail

 

KROPA

The unique thriving heritage of centuries of iron forging.

  • Old Village Center
    Free guided tours every Tuesday at 10.30 and 12.30.
    Meeting point: Bus stop
  • Iron Forging Museum; entrance fee € 3
  • The Fovšaritnica Museum House; entrance fee € 2
  • Vigenjc Vice Blacksmith
    Every Tuesday from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 5pm demonstration of nail forging by hand; entrance fee €2
  • Walking Routes: Vodiška planina on Jelovica (2 hours), Jamnik (1-2 hours)

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus 2018, timetable: Tuesdays

 

 

Related news

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.

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.

The old village forge
A 'mini Venice' beneath the Jelovica plateau

A picturesque iron forging village beneath the Jelovica plateau with numerous water troughs and small bridges, which has earnt it the name 'Mini Venice'.

The Lipnica valley in autumn
Unspoilt nature beside the Lipnica stream

The Lipnica Valley inspires with its beautiful nature and heritage of ironworking in Kropa and Kamna Gorica.

Along fishing trails by the Sava river

A pleasant, interactive walking trail follows the Sava river and its rich diversity.

Every Thursday in July & August

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.

 

Coming Soon

 

09.02.2019 00:00
Begunje na Gorenjskem

The 13th accordion competition will take place at the home of Slovenian national folk music.

11.03.2019 17:00
Kropa and Kamna Gorica

Experience one of Radol'ca's most magical rites.

12.04.2019 00:00
Radovljica, April

The biggest chocolate event and the most attractive culinary show in Slovenia.

 

News & Blog

 

The covered ice rink in Radovljica
Free skating for children

From the beginning of December to the end of February, Radovljica's sports park features a covered ice rink.

22.02.2018 13:43
Adele's choise of top winter hikes around Radovljica

Written by Adele Gray, january 2018

 

Though, in truth, I will never be a lover of winter and snow, since moving to Slovenia in 2007 I have learnt that in winter in the area where I live – Radovljica, in the northwest i.e. the alpine area - snow is a fact of life and, to some extent, have learnt to embrace it!

 

The story of world famous skis

A visit to the Elan Alpine Skiing Museum is an experience for the whole family. In addition to an insight into the development of Elan skis, it also offers interactive exhibits.

16.01.2019 14:21
Sledding at sunset on
5 outdoor winter activities for the whole family around Radovljica

written by Rebecca Svetina, January 2019

 

I quite enjoy the start of the new year in my (now) hometown of Radovljica. The hype of the holidays has faded and we can enjoy the frost-kissed landscape and snow capped mountains, which makes the fairytale town of Radovljica even more idyllic.

Naziv vsebine

10.01.2019 08:27
The dates for this year's biggest events are now available
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A new attraction in Radovljica's old town centre
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A variety of events and magical decoration
23.11.2018 13:59
Five Radol'ca food and drink establishments included
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