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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.

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

 

By train on a great family day!

With its range of attractions and the accessibility of its theme trails, Radovljica has become a popular family destination. If you arrive here by train, your children will enjoy the adventure even more!

Discount card: Radovljica

Guests staying in the Radol'ca area for a minimum of three nights are entitled to a free benefits  card.

03.06.2022 16:00
Radovljica

A festival of craft beer, street-food, music and socialising in the green park in close proximity to the old town centre.

01.03.2022 15:20
Farmers, craft and antiques market!

Saturday mornings are a great time to visit Radovjlica's the old town centre. The Radol'ca market, which takes place on the first Saturday in the month in the square in front of St. Peter's church, is an additional reason to visit.

by: Špelina Shramba

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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