Excursions

EXCURSIONS

Olimje – Visit the monastery with one of the oldest pharmacies in Slovenia, a chocolate boutique, deer farm Ježovnik, wine cellar and the Amon golf course. (approx. 23km)
Ptuj – This town can trace its history to the Romans and is the oldest town in Slovenia. It is home to a castle with a fine musical instrument collection. (approx. 48km)
Maribor – The capital of Štajerska (Styria), in the eastern part of Slovenia. Sightseeing in Lent by the River Drava, where you can visit the oldest grapevine in the world (over 400 years old), an old synagogue, the Lent festival (a great musical festival in June), shopping centre and the chance to a cruise along the River Drava. (approx. 50km)

Zagreb – The capital of Croatia, where sightseeing in the centre and in the Upper Town of Gornji Grad is a must. The old part of the town has an interesting marketplace, cathedral and opera. (approx. 83km)
Krapina – Visit the unique museum of prehistoric man (uomo Crapensis), or sample agro-tourism located nearby. (approx. 40km)
Kumrovec – Is the birthplace of Marshal Tito and also has an outdoor museum,. We recommend that you try out a dish called štruklji. (approx. 40km)
Trakoščan – There is a baroque style royal mansion housing an exhibition of antique weapons, but perhaps you would prefer just to walk by the lake or take out a rental boat. (approx. 45km)
Podsreda – Has a castle, which dates back to 1213 and has an exhibition area including an exhibition of glassworks and you can enjoy a stroll through the Kozjansko Park. (approx. 45km)
Rogatec – Visit the open-air museum that preserves Slovenian folk architectural heritage and cultural tradition, or see the Renaissance-Baroque Strmol Manor close by and try local specialties. (approx. 8km)
Ljubljana – The capital of Slovenia, sightseeing in the old part of the city, visit the marketplace, or take a boat ride along the Ljubljanica River. (approx. 120km)
Postojna Cave: A fascinating web of passages, galleries and halls, the breathtaking diversity of Karst formations and a highly accessible location are the main reasons why Postojna Cave is a beloved attraction that draws in large numbers of visitors: over the past 200 years, the Cave has been visited by over 35 million guests! Several kilometres away, in the village of Predjama, lies Predjama Castle; etched high into a cliff, the Castle proudly gazes out over its surroundings. (approx. 150 kilometres)

Bled – Location of an idyllic lake with a small island in the middle, which can be accessed by a traditional “pletna” boat. On the island, you will find a church with an ancient bell tower purported to have special powers by bringing wishes true, the Bled Castle dating back to 1004 or just take a walk by the lake. (approx. 180km)
Logarska dolina – Has a clean, natural environment with the longest alpine valley, where you can visit the botanical garden of Mozirski gaj, visit any one of the many local churches, or take a walk to the Rinka waterfall. (app 120km)
Graz – The main city of the Austrian Styria region. Visit the old part of the city and see the minster, the Graz Castle or take in some shopping at the Seiersberg centre. (app 130km)
Piran – Is an old dock town located at the end of the Piran peninsula, where it narrows between Strunjan and the Piran Bay. Visit Tartini Square, the church of St. Peter, the town’s defensive wall and municipal palace (approx. 179km)

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