Monuments, parks and modern design in Radovljica

 

Take a rest in the shade of trees and find out about the creativity of local and foreign artists.

 

Seek out landscaped areas with views of the surrounding hills. The parks in Radol'ca contain contemporary art works by local and foreign artists. During a walk through Radovljica and the surrounding smaller villages, you will see numerous monuments to important people that hailed from Radovljica and diverse reminders of the past.

 

Villas with wonderful secessionist and historic elements can be found beside the main road towards Lesce, whilst some close to the old town centre are the work of the Slovenian architect Ivan Vurnik.

 

Alongside Jo┼że Ple─Źnik and Maks Fabian, Ivan Vurnik is considered a pioneer of modern Slovenian architecture and the founder of urbanist architecture in Slovenia. A number of his works can be seen in his birth town of Radovljica.

Unique wrought iron lights in Radovljica's park

Radovljica is adorned by modern wrought ironwork produced by Slovenian designers and blacksmiths from Kropa.

Statue of Cene Avguštin

In front of Radovljica's church stands a bronze statue of Cene Avguštin. Behind the statue is an exhibition, based on his work, that details the development of the town.

The fountain built in memory of Josipina Ho─Źevar

Quench your thirst at the fountain dedicated to the benefactress Josipina Ho─Źevar.

Decor on the ─îebelica (Little Bee) building

Take a walk through Radovljica and look at the secessionist villas built at the start of the 20th century.

The Monument to Anton Toma┼ż Linhart in Radovljica

The memorial to the first Slovenian playwright, Anton Toma┼ż Linhart, is the work of a local sculptor.

Silvo Jelenc, an artistic blacksmith from Kropa

Traditional wrought iron window grilles, shutters and railings go hand-in-hand with modern designed wrought iron products.

Numerous memorials and burial grounds of hostages and partisans, reminders of the second world war.

 

News & Blog

 

22.03.2020 10:44
This trail is so special in March that even children are delighted

My children are among those who, in addition to walking itself, need an additional reason to go for a walk. Here I reveal a trail that offers the greatest motivation during the month of March. 

13.03.2020 10:52
Radovljica Chocolate Festival

Whilst the Radovljica Chocolate Festival won't be going ahead this year, we are pleased to be able to announce this year's winning chocolate and chocolate bar.

02.03.2020 11:58
Slovenia Green

The Municipality of Radovljica has successfully concluded its application to obtain a certificate as a 'Green Destination' and has acquired a gold 'Slovenia Green' label.

Its surprising how many milestones and sports medals are connected with the Radol'ca area

Would you agree that this year, the year 2020, is a really special date? It has inspired us so much that we have put together 20 facts that connect the Radol'ca area with Slovenia and the world. Some of them are really astonishing!

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.

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.

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'.

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