Radovljica on the terraces of the Sava river

Radovljica

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

Linhart Square and Radovljica Manor
Linhart Square
Radovljica is known as the town with the most sun in Gorenjska
Čebelica house

The charming and quaint town of Radovljica lies on a terrace of the Sava river, just a few kilometres from world-renowned Bled. The heart and soul of the town is Linhart Square, which is one of the most beautiful old town centres in Slovenia.

 

There are several museums in the square as well as excellent restaurants and a selection of accommodation. Next to the old town centre there is a small well-kept park, which is the remains of the former baroque park. Along the main road through Radovljica towards the swimming pool there are a series of secession villas, among them the Radovljica municipal building with its colourful bee-themed decoration above the entrance. Due to this decor, it is known as 'Čebelica' (the little bee).

 

Radovljica's sports infrastructure and excellent position along transport corridors and close to rivers and mountains offers unlimited possibilites for recreation year-round.

 

Throughout the year a series of interesting events, performances and shows take place. The most notable and widely known is the Chocolate Festival, which takes place every year in April. For over a decade lovers of old music have been enjoying the summer Radovljica Festival.

 

Radovljica is the administrative and educational centre of the Municipality of Radovljica. The town's most important citizens are the late Anton Tomaž Linhart, histiographer and playwright, and the late Ivan Vurnik, architect. In the old town centre there are monuments to the Radovljica-born benefactress Josipina Hočevar and the art historian Cene Avguštin.

 

 

 

 

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A mobile app for discovering the town.

Set off on an experience through the town of Radovljica. You will be 'joined' by Anton Tomaž Linhart, whilst along the way you will encounter fun tasks and virtual surprises.

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Experience Radovljica with a local guide

Explore one of Slovenia's most beautiful town centres in the company of a local guide.

Linhart Square in Radovljica
One of the most beautiful town centres in Slovenia

The heart and soul of Radovljica is Linhart Square which inspires with the variety and authenticity of its preserved architecture.

Radovljica Manor
The 'King' of Linhart Square

The architectural style of the manor in Radovljica old town is 18th century in character, whilst its interior is home to museums, music and events.

The largest exhibition of painted beehive panels
The tradition of Slovenian beekeeping

Take off into the world of the Carniolan grey bee, learn about the history of beekeeping in Slovenia, and admire the diverse painted beehive panels.

 

Coming Soon

 

Lesce Beekeeping Centre

An exhibition of works by Branko Cušin Snr. produced using beeswax

21.10.2018 09:00
Radovljica - Begunje na Gorenjskem

Join a guided hike along the Radovljica section of the new Julian Alps Hiking Trail.

26.10.2018 17:00
Podnart

Local farmers' market and opening dinner of the Taste Radol'ca Month of Cuisine.

01.11.2018 00:00
Chefs co-operating
Taste Radol'ca Restaurants, November

Local ingredients and top-notch preparation at affordable prices.

 

News & Blog

 

Museum of Apiculure, Radovljica, to February 2019

An exhibition about why the birth date of the Slovenian beekeeper Anton Janša has become World Bee Day.

18.07.2018 11:58
Blog about Dežela and its views

Text by Sašo Gašperin, july 2018

 

If Slovenes had to choose what was dearest to their heart, they would place Mt. Triglav on the very altar of their homeland. If they were to look further for the altar table, their attention would be drawn to a lush strip of land stretching between the Sava River and the villages of Žirovnica and Begunje.

01.10.2018 14:05
Long-distance hiking trail

The Julian Alps Association, of which the tourist destination of Radol'ca is also a member, is in the process of putting together a long-distance hiking trail. Part of the trail leads through the Municipality of Radovljica.

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.

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