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03. Aug 2020
Drava - Mura Region
The Podravje Region The Drava Mura region is named after the Drava River, which goes from the Austrian border between Pohorje and Kozjak to Maribor and further along the Drava field. The length of the river in Slovenia is 142 km. The region consists of 41 municipalities, including the municipalities of Maribor and Ptuj. Maribor is the center of political, economic, sports and cultural events in northeastern Slovenia and is also the second largest city in Slovenia. The name Maribor was first written by the poet Stanko Vraz in 1836. Maribor has a special place in the history of Slovenia. General Maister in November 1918 assumed the command of the military government for Lower ...
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03. Aug 2020
Lasko and Radece with neighbourhood
Lasko and its surroundings include sights in the municipality of Lasko. It borders on seven neighboring municipalities. Lasko belongs to the Savinjska statistical region and covers 198 km2, which ranks it at 26th place among Slovenian municipalities. The population is about 13.000. Slavs immigrated to the surroundings of Lasko around the year 600. The inhabitants were under the influence of the German-speaking area and the Roman Catholic faith. The first official mention dates from 1182 in the record of the Styrian duke Otokar VI Traungavski. In 1598, Archduke Ferdinand granted the people of Lasko the right to elect a judge every year, and with it the coat of arms: three silver l ...
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03. Aug 2020
Southeast Slovenia
The southeastern region is the largest Slovenian region. The Dolenjska region stretches from Posavje to Bela krajina. It includes 21 municipalities, including the municipality of Novo mesto. The region is characterized by winegrowing districts, covered with castles that swell the magnificent Krka and Kolpa. The region has suffered most in history in the 15th and 16th centuries, when the Turkish incursions took place. The first attack was described by Janez Vajkard Valvasor and is expected to occur on October 9, 1408. Southeastern Slovenia was in the second world war occupied by the Italians. Economically, the region is very strong, since it was in 2014 in third place by GDP per c ...
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03. Aug 2020
Celje with neighbourhood
The surroundings of Celje are known for many cultural and natural sights, of which the city of Celje, Celjska koca and Smartinsko Lake stand out the most. In the immediate vicinity of Celje is the Old Castle of Celje, which once represented the largest fortress in Slovenia. It was built by the Counts of Vovbrzani in the first half of the 13th century. In later centuries, its image and purpose changed several times. In 1882, the Celje Museum Society was founded, which constantly strives for its restoration and the return of its former image. Today, the Old Castle of Celje is one of the most visited points in Slovenia. Celjska koca Hut under the Tolsti vrh Hill is located near Celje ...
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03. Aug 2020
Rogaska Slatina and Rogatec with neighbourhood
Rogaska Slatina and Rogatec with neighbourhood have many natural and cultural attractions that attract many domestic and foreign visitors. Among them, the settlements of Rogatec, Rogaska Slatina, the royal spring and the cactus pavilion stand out the most. Rogatec acquired market rights in 1283, which makes it one of the oldest markets in Slovenia. The largest local attractions are the church of Saint Bartholomew, Gornji Rogatec Castle, Church of Saint Cynthia, Sporn's Chapel, Strmol Manor, open-air museum, town hall and medieval square. The Strmol Manor with its port and park is one of the most important feudal buildings in Slovenia. It hosts rich culinary delights in the castle ...
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03. Aug 2020
Dravograd with neighbourhood
Dravograd with neighbourhood have many natural and cultural attractions that attract many domestic and foreign visitors. Among them, the town of Dravograd, the Dravograd hydroelectric power plant, Lake Dravograd and Libelice stand out the most. Dravograd is the geographical center of Carinthia. The town grew in a traffic-important position at the confluence of the Meza, Drava and Mislinja rivers. The Drava river separates the old market settlement of Podgrad under the castle ruins from the newer Meza. They are connected by a picturesque concrete bridge. The city has a varied historical past. Already in ancient times there was a junction of Roman roads from Celeia to Virunum. Drav ...
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03. Aug 2020
Braslovce, Polzela and Smartno ob Paki with neighbourhood
Braslovce, Polzela and Smartno ob Paki with their surroundings have many natural and cultural sights that attract many domestic and foreign visitors. Among them, the settlement of Polzela with the Senek manor, the Komenda castle, the settlements of Letus and Šmartno ob Paki stand out the most. Polzela is a larger settlement, which with its narrower hinterland occupies an extremely important geographical position. It is located next to an important, old road junction that connects routes from the western areas of the Celje basin with the Saleska and Upper Savinjska valleys. The place is famous for its sock factory. The biggest local sights are the Senek manor with a park, the chur ...
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03. Aug 2020
Crna na Koroskem with neighbourhood
Crna na Koroskem and its surroundings have many cultural and natural sights that attract many domestic and foreign visitors. Among them, the most famous are the settlement of Crna na Koroskem, the church of Saint Oswald, the 2,000-meter high mountain Peca and the Crna Mining Museum. Crna lies in a narrow basin along Bistra, Meza and Javorski potok, under the steep cliffs of Peca and the slopes of the Smrekovo mountain range. It is a crossroads of important roads towards Sostanj, Solcava and Mezica. The place was first mentioned in written sources in 1137. Iron and mining contributed to the development of the settlement into a market center. The ironworks was abandoned in 1892 bec ...
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03. Aug 2020
Radlje ob Dravi with neighbourhood
Radlje ob Dravi with neighbourhood have many natural and cultural sights that attract many domestic and foreign visitors. Among them are the town of Radlje ob Dravi, the Manor House Radlje with a park, the church of Saint Mihael, Calvary and the Hydroelectric power station Vuhred. The town of Radlje ob Dravi lies between Maribor and Dravograd, right on the border with Austria. It is the administrative, industrial and commercial center of the central part of the Drava Valley. Radlje ob Dravi is surrounded on one side by the hills of Pohorje and on the other by the hills of Kozjak. The largest town sights are the Marenberg Dominican monastery, the town hall, the sign of Mary, the c ...
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29. May 2020
Babic Mill on the Mura
Babic Mill on the river Mura is the combined floating mill. It is situated near the place called Verzej. Water mill is on the river and the milling house is on the land. Babic Mill is the monument of the Slovenian heritage and it has invaluable value, because it is the only floating mill on the river of Mura. The owner of the mill is the family Babic. It was built in the year 1890. It was floating and adjusted to the level of the water. The floating mills were typical of the plane landscapes, which were rather densely populated. The local people were producting mostly wheat and cereals. The mill was entirely built from the wood and independent from the quantity of the rainfall. The ...
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29. May 2020
Markovci
Church of the Visitation of MaryZido-Lenarsic MillMill on Velika KrkaZido-Lenarsic Mill - InteriorShrineEngine room with an engine powered by wooden gasFlour sorting  through sievesChurch of the Visitation of Mary - InteriorSievesMiller's bed
08. Mar 2020
Carinthia - Savinja Region
The Carinthia - Savinja area is known for its many natural and cultural sights. The Savinja region could also be called the former land of the Counts of Celje and is very geographically diverse. It covers mostly forest-covered and tourist-interesting Alpine world of the Upper Savinja Valley, as well as parts of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, the Velenje Basin, the Kozjansko Hills and the fertile Lower Savinja Valley, characterized by favorable conditions for hop production. Carinthia extends along the Austrian border. Its image is created by wooded hills and mountains, which are Karavanke, Pohorje, Kamnik-Savinja Alps and the three river valleys, which are the Meziska, Dravska and Mi ...
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08. Mar 2020
Coastal - Inner Carniola
The Coastal region lies in the southwestern part of Slovenia. It's the only one with the exit to the sea. It includes eight municipalities, including the municipality of Koper. The region is characterized by the sea and the port of Koper. Just like the Gorizia region, the Coastal region was under Austrian rule until the First World War. Italy in exchange for accession to the Entente forces could occupy the Coastal Region. Especially with the rise of Mussolini's fascists, the process of planned assimilation of Slovenes began. The Yugoslav Army liberated the occupied territories in World War II. By signing the Osimo agreement, it was also the officially recognized border between ...
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08. Mar 2020
Bled
Bled is by far the country’s most popular destination. Thanks to its placid fairytale lake and the island in the middle, this small town is the top choice for travelers who want to spend relaxing holidays in Slovenia. The castle is perched 120 meters on a craggy bluff on the northern shore. The first trace of human settlement dates from the Stone Age. Bled is today a modern resort with many hotels, private apartments, car parks and various local and foreign culinary delights. It is especially renowned for the delicious “kremsnita” (cream slices), a local sweet made of custard. Bled is also famous as a rowing and boat race center. It is the starting point for numerous trips and wa ...
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08. Mar 2020
Ajdovscina
Ajdovscina is the economic, cultural and industrial center of the Vipava Valley. It is located at the confluence of the Hubelj and Lokavscek streams and lies at the steep edge of the Trnovo forest. Ajdovscina has a rich and rich historical past. From Roman times the walls with fourteen Castro towers have been preserved. On the ground floor of the new market building and on the small square we can see the old Roman spas. The center of the old town is Lavric Square. Nearby is the Church of Saint John the Baptist, where one of the most famous and oldest depictions of the Way of the Cross in Slovenia, which is the work of the local Anton Cebe, is located. Anton Cebej was a popular Baro ...
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08. Mar 2020
Piran
Piran is an old port town in Slovenian Istra. The town is bilingual, Italian and Slovenian. The Italian name for the city is Pirano. It is situated at the cape of the Piran peninsula. Piran has kept its medieval appearance with narrow streets and closely built houses, which gives it a typical Mediterranean character and a special charm. On a hill above the houses, the church of Saint George is situated, with a high tower and an interior with many paintings and intricate artwork. Piran has been settled since before Roman times. In the years between 1909 and 1953, Piran was connected with Portorož and Lucija by an electric railway. Today, Piran is an administrative and tourist cent ...
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08. Mar 2020
Koper
Koper is the main center of the Koper Municipality. The city has two official languages, the Slovenian and the Italian. Koper has an architecturally very rich old city center. It was built on a rocky island which the Romans called Insula Capraria (goat’s island). Koper saw great economic and cultural blossoming in the years from 1279 to 1797, when it was under the rule of the Venetian Republic. The remains of the Venetian period are visible in the city architecture which has preserved its medieval appearance in spite of the modern interventions. Because of that, Koper was included in the association of the medieval cities. At the beginning, Koper was an island, surrounded with w ...
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08. Mar 2020
Maribor
Maribor is the center of Styria and the second largest city in Slovenia. It has a varied historical past. It was first mentioned as a town in 1254. A year later, the town began to build two kilometers long city walls that restricted the old city center. The walls were further strengthened with defensive towers. In the Middle Ages, a Jewish community lived in Maribor, which built a synagogue. At the end of the 17th century, the city was affected by the plague, and at that time Maribor got one of the most beautiful cultural monuments in the city, the Plague sign. Beautiful church of Saint John the Baptist became the chair church in 1895. The construction of the railway from Vienna ...
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08. Mar 2020
Izola
Izola is a wonderful seaside town which lies between Koper and Piran. It got its name after the island on which it was built. Today, it is mostly known as a tourist place, but its inhabitants are still very much connected with fishing and oil and wine production. Tourism started to develop with discovering of thermal springs in 1820. The most interesting things worth seeing are the Italian elementary school Dante Alighieri, the Parenzana museum, Trg padlih za svobodo (the Square), Soncno nabrezje, the Manzioli Square, the Church of St. Mary of Haliaetum, the Cape Petelin, the port (madrac), the Municipal palace (the City Hall), the Church of St. Maurus, the Besenghi degli Ughi pa ...
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08. Mar 2020
Kranjska Gora
Kranjska Gora is the largest town and center of the Upper Sava Valley. It is an important mountain tourist destination and a world-renowned winter sports center, mainly because of the annual Vitranc Alpine Skiing World Cup competitions. It is also known for its ski flights and ski jumps in the Planica Valley. The history of Kranjska Gora began in the middle of the 14th century, when they started deforestation and turned the forest into agricultural lands and pastures for cattle and sheep. Until then, the upper part of the Sava Dolinka had been scarcely populated. From a strategic point of view, Kranjska Gora became important during World War I, when Russian prisoners built a mili ...
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08. Mar 2020
Castle Dobrovo
Castle Dobrovo is located on a small viewing slope in the village of Dobrovo. The Renaissance two-storey mansion from the early 17th century was built on the site of an older castle. The estate was started to be built by the dukes of Montecuccoli, completed by the Counts of Colloredo, and its last owners were the Baguers. Castle is an undivided rectangular building with square towers. The towers are upstairs higher than the mansion and open to each side with three arches. The courtyard is walled and decorated with cylindrical columns. The walls were probably built during the Venetian War and after the war turned into an arcade corridor and one of the towers into a chapel dedicate ...
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08. Mar 2020
Source of Hubelj
The source of Hubelj is located about three kilometers from Ajdovscina. The Hubelj River boils daily from numerous holes in the Karst underground that are more or less accessible. The source is especially interesting with the high water that falls from the higher vault in the mighty waterfalls. View of the splashed water as the drops come from an altitude of about 240 meters to the bridge, which is 40 feet lower, is wonderful. The waters from the underground flow through three caves, which are the Spider Network, the Great Hubel Cuisine and the Eastern Hubel Cave. During the dry season, about 400 trenches were measured, ending with siphon rolls and piles. Hubelj Spring is one of t ...
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08. Mar 2020
Vipavski Kriz
The Vipavski Kriz is a picturesque village situated on a hill in the middle of the Vipava Valley. The Kriz is one of the most valuable and important monuments of cultural heritage, which is also under monumental protection. The original prehistoric settlement was first mentioned in written sources in 1252, and the place flourished after 1532, when it got city rights. It was encircled by the walls of the Counts of Gorizia in 1482. The area of the village can be divided into three parts, which are Plac, Gase and the Grad. The Gase is the oldest part of the village and has narrow streets with one and two storey houses. At the end of the 15th century, a Renaissance castle with four cir ...
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08. Mar 2020
Log pri Vipavi - Church of Our Lady
The Church of Our Lady is located on the plain along the main road in Log near Vipava. It is considered one of the largest and oldest pilgrimage churches in Primorska. The church was built in 1619. Already in the 10th century, a chapel was supposed to be built in its place, but the church was first mentioned in written sources in 1430. The Church of Our Lady is a three-storey building with three bell towers. Today's building dates back to the beginning of the 17th century and was enlarged and renovated in the 19th century. At that time, Geraldon, a Venetian sculptor, rebuilt the grand altar in classicist style. The side naves were turned into eight chapels and baroque altars were e ...
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08. Mar 2020
Ljubljana - Preseren Square
The Preseren Square is one of the most beautiful markets in Ljubljana, which is especially popular by Ljubljana residents. It is known for its red Franciscan church of the Annunciation, the beautiful Plecnik Bridge - the Triple Bridge and the Preseren Monument. The market is lively, there are many bars and shops here. The market was first called the Animal Market, later it was named after the church Mary's Square, and then after the Slovenian poet France Preseren. It lies at the junction of the old medieval town with the new, which spread from the 19th century on the left bank of the Ljubljanica River. It is actually a crossroads, into which five streets converge, which then merg ...
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08. Mar 2020
Ljubljana - Stari trg (Old Square)
Ljubljana is Slovenia's largest and capital city. It is the cultural, geographical, economic, scientific, administrative and political center of Slovenia. It has many cultural, historical and natural attractions. The symbol of the city is the famous Ljubljana Castle on the Castle Hill. The city developed as a three-part market. Just the most lively and the most beautiful markets are around these three city centers. The Stari trg (Old Square) is a picturesque square located in the old city center of Ljubljana. It is the oldest market in Ljubljana. The center of the Stari trg (Old Square) was at St. Jacob's Church, in the extended area where Stari trg, Gornji trg (New Square) and L ...
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08. Mar 2020
Trieste with neighbourhood
The Province of Trieste covers the municipalities of Devin Nabrezina, Milje, Dolina, Zgonik and Trieste. With its 212 km2 area, it is the smallest Italian province. That's why it's unique. In a short time you can see the extremely diverse nature, historical monuments, archaeological remains and architectural heritage. With a longer stop, the visitor also gets to know the hospitality of the locals and the local cuisine. The landscape is stretched between the sea and the land: in the northwest the cliffs are steeply descending into the sea, they are joined by Mediterranean vegetation with bilberry, myrtle and broom; to the northeast is the Karst region, divided between Slovenia and ...
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08. Mar 2020
Rilke Trail
The most picturesque part of the Trieste coast extends in the area between Devin and Sesljan. From the crossroads where the road descends towards the Gulf of Sesljan, there is a beautifully arranged walking path named after the Czech poet. Rainer poet Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the most important lyricists in German space. He spent part of his life at Devin Castle, where the famous Duineser Elegien were created. The walk along the Rilke Trail is very interesting and offers beautiful views of the Gulf of Sesljan, which is a popular destination for many sailors and swimmers. YC Cupa, the Slovenian sailing club that has the name of the oldest Slovenian vessel, also has its he ...
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08. Mar 2020
Sistiana
Sistiana is a small village located in the municipality of Devin Nabrezina in the Province of Trieste in Italy. It lies about 70 meters above sea level. The Gulf of Sistiana, which stretches beneath the village, is a popular tourist destination. The Italian and Slovenian forms of the settlement's name originate from the Latin name Sixtilianum. It was the first or one of the first Roman settlements in the present-day Trieste province. At the end of the 19th century, Sistiana became one of the most popular seaside resorts in the region of Austria-Hungary, in addition to Opatija and Grado. At that time, the place also had the German form of the name, which was Seestein, but now it i ...
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08. Mar 2020
Duino
The Province of Trieste covers the municipalities of Devin Nabrezina, Milje, Dolina, Zgonik and Trieste. With its 212 km2 area, it is the smallest Italian province. That's why it's unique. In a short time you can see the extremely diverse nature, historical monuments, archaeological remains and architectural heritage. Devin is one of the two central settlements in the municipality of Devin Nabrezina. The settlement extends along the northern part of the Gulf of Trieste. The municipality has 8774 inhabitants, of which about 40% are Slovenes. During the Austro-Hungarian period, Devin also had the German name Tybein. The town is known for its two castles. The old castle is in ruins an ...
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08. Mar 2020
Tarvisio with neigbourhood
Tarvisio with its surroundings is known for its many natural and cultural sights that attract many local and foreign visitors. The most prominent among them are the town of Tarvisio, Fusine Lakes, Cycle route Ratece – Fusine Lakes and Sanctuary of Mount Lussari. Tarvisio is located not far from the triple border between Italy, Austria and Slovenia. There are four languages spoken in Tarvisio: German, Slovenian, Italian and Friulian. The place is also known as Tarvis and Tarvisio. Tarvisio has a population of about 5.000 people, and its economic development is based solely on tourism. The area is surrounded by ski slopes, especially those on the steep slopes of the Mount Lussari. ...
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08. Mar 2020
Gonjace
Brda is a picturesque landscape, marked by the extraordinary position between the state border and the valley of the emerald river Soca. The villages between the terraced landscaped vineyards and orchards along the slopes and ridge hills show the typical Mediterranean culture. Brda is an old settlement area, many traces have left the Roman era. Slovenian settlement reached the edge of the plain and has not changed over the centuries. The local people preserved the Slovenian habits and mixed them with the Friulians for a while, although the border between the Austrian lands and the Republic of Venice ran across the area until the end of the 18th century. The border caused the cons ...
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08. Mar 2020
Col
Col is a small village belonging to the Municipality of Ajdovscina. The largest local landmarks are the Saint Leonard's Church and the monument of the waterworks Gora. Part of the settlement above the church is Hrastova gorica, and part below the road to the school towards Visnje is Oresje. Oresje represents the oldest part of Col and is probably named after walnuts. Hrastova gorica (Oak Hill) is named after the oaks that once flourished there. Landmarks in and around the settlement include a spring in Oresje with a reservoir, a former saw mill, a Tratnik inn, a cooperative home, an Alpine establishment, Primary School Col, fountain near the primary school, a snow cave in Malo po ...
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08. Mar 2020
Podkraj
Podkraj is a small village above the Vipava Valley, which lies at the intersection of the Karst plates Nanos, Trnovo Forest and Hrusica. It extends along the Col - Kalce road and belongs to the municipality of Ajdovscina. The sub-districts include villages Visnje, Bela, Hrusica, Vodice and Trsevje. Steep above the village are located Sveti Duh, Krizna gora, Strliska gora and Srednja gora. The plain in front of the Podkraj covers meadows and fields. The locals are mainly involved in forestry and animal husbandry. The Podkraj is beautifully maintained, most of the houses have been renovated, and the balconies and courtyards are adorned with flowers. In the center of Podkraj is the ...
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08. Mar 2020
Hrusica
Podkraj is a village that stretches under the mighty plateaus of the high karst Nanos, Hrusica and Trnovo forest. The villages and hamlets of Visnja, Bela, Vodice, Trsevje and Hrusica also belong to the sub-district headquarters. Hrusica, extending at an elevation of 858 meters above sea level, is best known for its Roman fortification Ad Pirum. At Hrusica there was a post office from the 1st century on, where it was possible to change the horse-drawn carriage, and from the 2nd century onwards there was also a guard post. In the second half of the 3rd century, the Romans built a fort or castle on Hrusica. Most of the finds date back to this time and mostly to the 4th century, whic ...
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04. Feb 2020
Central Slovenia
The Central Slovenian region is known for its many natural and cultural sights, which attract many foreign visitors. The most prominent places are Ljubljana, the vibrant and modern capital of Slovenia, which became the capital in 1991. The symbol of Ljubljana is represented by the Ljubljana dragon, which is visible on the Dragon Bridge and in the coat of arms. Throughout its diverse history, the city has been influenced by several different cultures, since it was located at the crossroads of Romance, Germanic and Slavic nations with their customs, customs and languages. Today, Ljubljana is the cultural, geographical, economic, scientific, administrative and political center of Sl ...
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04. Feb 2020
Ljubljana
Ljubljana is a vibrant and modern capital of Slovenia, one of the largest cities in Europe. It has been the capital of the Republic of Slovenia since 1991, when Slovenia became an independent state. The symbol of Ljubljana is represented by the Ljubljana dragon, which is visible on the Dragon Bridge and in the coat of arms. Throughout its diverse history, the city has been influenced by several different cultures, since it was located at the crossroads of Romance, Germanic and Slavic nations with their customs, customs and languages. Today, Ljubljana is the cultural, geographical, economic, scientific, administrative and political center of Slovenia. The highest state bodies, the ...
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04. Feb 2020
Maribor - Lent
Lent is a beautiful old part of Maribor along the Drava River. It is the oldest part of the city that becomes most vibrant in the summer when the international multicultural Festival Lent takes place. The Drava embankment is full of top cultural events and entertainment at that time. Numerous cafes, bars and restaurants invite you to sit down with excellent hospitality. The most important sights on Lent are the Water Tower, the Jewish Tower, the Old Bridge, the Old Vine and the Old Vine House, Manor Zicki Dvor, the Minorite Monastery, the Minorite Church of Mary's Assumption, the Judgement Tower, the city walls of the Old Town Center, and Market hall on Vodnikov trg. Lent used to ...
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04. Feb 2020
Maribor - River Drava
The Drava River runs through Maribor, which played an important role throughout the city’s earlier history. The formation of the city was closely linked to its passage. The Old Bridge, the Koroska Bridge, Tito Bridge and Studenci Footbridge run across the Drava River. The Old Bridge was the cause of various dangers in wartime and a source of income in peacetime. It was built between 1906 and 1912. It is one of the most beautiful bridges in Austria-Hungary. The Koroska bridge was built in 1996. It connects the left side of the town with the Studenci district. Near the Koroska bridge is the church of Saint Joseph. Tito's bridge was built in 1963 and is named after Yugoslav Presiden ...
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04. Feb 2020
Promenade Bernardin - Piran
The Promenade Bernardin - Piran is a picturesque shorter walking route that takes you past cultural sites, restaurants with varied cuisine, pubs, hotels and more. All along the way, we have a wonderful views of the sea. Bernardin is a rounded larger tourist complex where a church tower of a former Benedictine monastery was preserved in the middle of the buildings. The complex comprises the Grand Bernardin Hotel, the Histrion Hotel, the Villa Park Hotel, the Bernardin Convention Center, the Wellness Center, the Bernardin Lagoon, the Bernardin Casino and the Marino Bernardin. Monastery with the Church of St. Bernardin was abolished in 1806, as well as other monasteries in Istria, i ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Cankarjevo nabrezje (Cankar Quay)
Piran is a beautiful medieval town along the Slovenian coast, which attracts many local and foreign tourists. Cankar embankment is located in the inland port of Piran. On the waterfront you can see the Museum of underwater activities, an interesting building with an engraved lion, the Ventrella and Fonda Palaces, the Gabrielli Palace, a small park near the Maritime Museum and more. The famous Altana Restaurant and the Tartini Piran Hotel are located in this area. The Museum of underwater activities features Slovenian Diving and World Diving History, the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the Kingdom of Italy, the SFRJ and the Republic of Slovenia. In the museum ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Presernovo nabrezje (Preseren Quay)
Piran is a beautiful medieval seaside town. Preseren Quay is a promenade that goes right by the sea. While walking, you pass the Hotel Piran, many cafes, pastry shops, restaurants that invite you with their delicious scents, colorful old buildings, the Our Lady of Health Church, the ancient Milje Gate and other attractions. On the north side of Preseren Quay is the lighthouse, the town beach and the famous Piran diving center. The Piran Hotel was built in 1964. It was completely renovated in 2002. It has four stars and you also have an internet corner and reading room at the hotel. On the ground floor of the hotel there is a conference room and its technical equipment enables the o ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Trg bratstva (Brotherhood Square)
Piran is a beautiful town on the Slovenian coast, which lies at the end of the Piran Peninsula. In the summer, it attracts many local and foreign tourists as it has a beautiful medieval design with tightly packed houses and narrow streets. The Brotherhood Square was once called the Rok trg Square. At the Square you can see the Marciana Gates, the Saint Roch's Church, Palace Apollonio Palace and other interesting buildings. The square is surrounded by Marx Street, Tomsic Street, Gortan Street, Zupancic Street and others. Piran used to be surrounded by the city walls, parts of which are still preserved today. It is made up of three different walls that were created due to the expan ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Prvomajski trg (1st May Square)
Piran is a beautiful seaside town visited by many tourists. The Baroque, almost rectangular 1St May Square is located in the very heart of the city. Until the 13th century, it was the main square with the town hall. It is surrounded by a one to three storey house. Most notably, two baroque buildings stand out. One is on the southwest side and has a baroque iron balcony, the other is on the other side with stone balconies that have columnar fences on three floors. In the middle of the square is a large Baroque well dating from 1776. It consists of a stone fence and a large raised platform of rectangular shape. Next to it on the staircase are standing allegorical figures of the Low ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Bolniska ulica (Bolniska Street)
Piran is a beautiful seaside town that attracts many visitors throughout the year. In Bolniska Street you can see the Minorite monastery of St. Francis, Minorite Church of St. Francis, Church of Mary of the Snow, Gallery Marko Jezernik and many other interesting buildings. The monastery of Saint Francis was founded around 1301. The original monastery was built in the Gothic style and on the ground floor. The monastery was then enlarged and renovated in the 17th and 18th centuries. In it, the Minorite brothers performed their mission until 1954, when it was nationalized. In 1996, it was returned to brothers by denationalization, who immediately began its restoration. The restorati ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Rozman and Gortan Street
Piran is a city full of streets and tightly packed houses. Rozman Street leads to the city walls, offering a magnificent view of the entire city. Along the way you pass the First and Second Raspor gates. Down Gortan Street, head down towards the center of the old town and arrive at Brotherhood Square. Among you can see an interesting stone house and an old villa. Piran was sometimes surrounded by the city walls, which adapted in shape to the medieval way of warfare. Seven city gates have been preserved, former entrances through the city walls. The first Raspor gate was built in Gothic style. The second Raspor gate was built in 1470. It has prominent stone door hinges and a distinct ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Zelenjavni trg
The Zelenjavni trg Square is located in the center of Piran. Here is a marketplace where you can get fresh vegetables, fruits and many other goodies. You can also see the memorial plaque here – Memorial Tablet, the Dolphin Gate, the Benvenuti Palace and many other attractions. The Memorial Tablet - Piran declaration was unveiled in 2006. The Benvenuti House is built in Neo-Gothic style. Today, it houses a music school. Piran used to have a city wall, parts of which are still preserved today. It is made up of three different periods that resulted from the expansion of the city. Seven city gates, former entrances to the city, have been preserved. Dolphin's door is one of the most bea ...
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04. Feb 2020
Piran - Ulica IX. korpusa (IX. korpusa Street)
Piran is an interesting seaside town that has retained its medieval design. It has tightly built houses and narrow streets. These rise in steps from the coastal plane towards the top of the ridge. The IX. Korpusa Street is one of 11 streets that connects to Tartini Square in Piran. It was named after the 9th Corps of the National Liberation Army of Yugoslavia. In this part is the most famous Consolation Mary's Church. This one was first dedicated to St. Michael. The original form of the church dates from 1439. In the 17th century the church was renovated and now its interior and exterior are in Baroque style. At the main altar from the 18th century you can see a picture of Mary w ...
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