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Interesting Villages and Towns 

 
Explore quaint villages and hidden corners of the Gorenjska countryside

 

The destination of Radol'ca is full of charming village centres featuring authentic Gorenjska architecture. At the crossroads of them all is quaint Linhart Square, which is the heart and soul of the town of Radovljica. Explore towns and villages with a wealth of history and unique ethnological heritage.

 

Here in the Radovljica countryside there are villages that have attained world-class achievements, and towns and villages that have a special place in the hearts of the population. The villages of Kropa and Kamna Gorica, which lie beneath the Jelovic plateau in the Lipnica valley, are known for their distinguished iron forging heritage.

 

Radovljica on the terraces of the Sava river

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

Kamen Castle

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

Traditional houses by the Kroparica stream

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

Village Ljubno

Houses, brimming with frescoes, are packed closely together on the slopes of the former pilgrimage Church of the 'Stricken' Mary.

The Mošnje Ethnological Museum

The village Mošnje will impress you with it's rich past.

Zgornji Otok

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

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

Lesce with the Julian Alps in the background

Once a small village, today the capital of skydiving and the home of the Gorenjka chocolate factory.

 

News & Blog

 

10.05.2023 12:37
World Bee Day

In May, when we celebrate World Bee Day, we set off on a journey of discovery of Radovljica's beehives. Radovljica is home to the Museum of Apiculture and the Beekeeping Education Centre of Gorenjska, as well as renowned beekeepers and attractive bee-related experiences.

13.09.2022 21:00
Some ideas for what to see and do on rainy days

A visit to the Radol'ca area is undoubtedly best when it's not raining, but even when it is, there's still plenty to do in Radovljica and the surroundings. Read on to find out more.

07.09.2022 14:10
Be aware of your footprint

Below we have put together some simple tips for a sustainable visit to Radovljica.

FREE guided tours 2023

Between 15th June and 15th September 2023 you can join FREE guided visits, which are organised by the Radovljica and Begunje tourist information centres and local tourist associations. 

 

 

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