Radovljica Experience

Radovljica Experience

Radovljica is a small charming town in Gorenjska region. It lies on the terrace of Sava river just a few kilometres away from famous Bled. The heart of the town is Linhart square with well-preserved houses from 16th, 17th and 18th century. This is one of the most beautiful old town centers in Slovenia. At the viewpoint close to the center you can admire Sava river and Julian Alps.

Radovljica hosts several museums and galleries worth visiting. While you are strolling through Linhart square, you can visit Lectar Honeybread Workshop and Museum, Šivec House Gallery, Museum of Apiculture and Municipal Museum, Magušar’s House and Manufaktura, Farmacy and Alchemy Museum. 

Lectar Honeybread Workshop and Museum

Once you enter Lectar Honeybread Workshop and Museum you will not have a desire to leave. The aroma of honeybread is so tempting. You can observe how the gingerbread hearts are decorated.

Opening hours: daily from 9am to 10am.
Price: 2 EUR

Šivec House Gallery

All art lovers are kindly invited to visit Šivec house, considered to be the best preserved 16th century townhouse in Slovenia, which hosts art exhibitions all year round. Moreover, you can admire unique preserved interior and exterior architectural features (fresco, rusticated edges and frames, window and door embellishments, gothic vaulted ceiling, wood paneling, etc.).

Opening hours:
November, April: Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 12pm (noon) and from 4pm to 6pm.
May, June, September, October: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 1pm and from 4pm to 7pm.
July, August: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 1pm and from 5pm to 8pm.

Price:
Children: 2 EUR
Adults: 3 EUR
Family ticket: 7 EUR.

Museum of Apiculture and Municipal Museum

In the museum of Apiculture you can admire more than 250 hand-painted beehive panels (the oldest is dating back in 1758!). From spring to autumn you can watch through the observation hive Carniola grey bee, an indigenous breed of bee in Slovenia.

Opening hours:
January, February: Tuesday to Friday from 8am to 3pm.
March and April, November and December: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
May to October: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Price:
Children: 2 EUR
Adults: 4 EUR
Family ticket: 7 EUR.

Magušar’s House and Manufaktura

Magušar’s House is offering an insight into Slovenia’s pottery tradition.

Opening hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 4pm
Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 7pm
Every first Saturday of the month from 10am to 1pm.

Farmacy and Alchemy Museum

Get to know about pharmacy and alchemy through exceptional objects from all around the world (pharmacy furniture, ceramic containers, old scales, mortals, pharmaceutical books, etc.).

Opening hours: daily from 10am to 6pm.
Price:
Children under 7: free.
Children between 7-18 years: 2,50 EUR
Students, retired people, groups of over 10 people: 4 EUR.
Guided tour for groups of over 10 people: 5 EUR per person.
Adults: 7 EUR

Do not miss excellent restaurants with mouth-watering local food.

Lectar Inn, Linhartov trg 2, 4240 Radovljica
T: 00386 4 537 48 00
E: info@lectar.com

Kunstelj Inn, Gorenjska cesta 9, 4240 Radovljica
T: 00386 4 531 51 78
E: info@kunstelj.si

Gostilna Avguštin, Linhartov trg 15, 4240 Radovljica
T: 00386 4 531 41 63
E: info@gostilna-avgustin.si

Linhart hotel and bistro, Linhartov trg 17, 4240 Radovljica
T: 00386 41 747 636
E: linharthotel@gmail.com

Culinary Festivals

April – The Chocolate Festival
July – Refreshing Thursdays in Linhart Square
September – The Honey Festival and honey menus
October – Opening event of Taste Radol’ca
November – A month of local menus
December – Switching-on of Christmas lights and street food

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If you crave some more local experiences, join my local experiences! What is more, if you need help with your travel planning to Soca valley and/or Slovenia beyond the usual tourist menu , do not hesitate to contact me. Welcome/Dobrodošli!

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