Workshop for EDEN destinations in Slovenia was held on 13th November 2014 in Laško, with main theme gastronomy in tourist offer of EDEN destinations in Slovenia. Prof. dr. Janez Bogataj presented gastronomy and culinary in Slovenia, with emphasis on EDEN destinations. Workshop focused on learning about gastronomy offer in EDEN destinations, good practices and useful recommendations for EDEN destinations. EDEN destinations presented ... more
their gastronomy offer, in particular Laško – last EDEN winning destination – who presented gastronomy offer in destination based on three main products – honey, herbs and beer. The green scheme for Slovenian tourism was also presented to the participants of EDEN workshop.
9th EDEN Network meeting was held in Brussels on 21st October 2014. Meeting focused on further exploring benefits of the networking among the EDEN destinations with emphasis on new tourism trends, marketing through social media, innovativeness in promotion of destinations and the latest news about sustainable destination management. Slovenian EDEN destinations, members of EDEN network, participated to EDEN network ... more
Within the framework of this year's EDEN project, in cooperation with Dr. Tanja Lešnik Štuhec, we organised an expert excursion to Austria for the members of the Slovenian EDEN network. This includes 14 Slovenian destinations – winners (Laško, Idrija, Kolpa River, Solčavsko Region, Soča Valley) and finalists (Radol'ca, Zeleni kras, Velenje, Mežica, Žiče, Bohinj, destination between Pohorje and Bohorje, Kozjanski park and Kranj) of the EDEN selections. In Austria, we ... more
visited the culinary Vulkanland , Werfenweng village , where we became familiarised with the soft mobility project, and the Obir Cave in Geopark Karavanke .
Each Friday this summer in Ljubljana, fans of good cuisine have been gathering at the event ‘ Open Kitchen ’. This event is an outdoor culinary project that unites more than 40 different catering providers in Pogačar Square in Ljubljana. One can taste traditional Slovenian dishes as well as international culinary specialties at one of the ... more
many food stands set up in the square. Considering that, along with local visitors, the event is visited by many foreign tourists, SPIRIT Slovenia Public Agency has been participating in the event with an information desk and promotion of the I FEEL SLOVENIA trademark since it began. In August, in addition to the general tourist information, we presented the European Destinations of Excellence project as well as the destinations that received this title.
Are you looking for ideas to experience a different vacation, away from the packed seaside destinations and tourist centres? We have selected some attractive hints for a special experience in order to get to know Slovenia – in the refreshing environment of the Alpine peaks, invigorating rivers and thermal springs. For the end of summer or during the pleasant autumn months that are just perfect for exploration. Read more in ... more
Destination Laško – Confluence of Good is this year’s winner of the Slovenian EDEN selection. Slovenia thus received the fifth European Destination of Excellence title after those awarded to the ... more
Soča River Valley, the Solčavsko region, the Kolpa River and the town of Idrija. The ceremony awarding the European Destination of Excellence title at the state level was held in Laško on 5 June 2013. The destination will present itself on the European level for the first time in November 2013 in Brussels, where its title will be officially awarded by the European Commission.
Destination Laško – The Confluence of Good is this year’s winner of the Slovenian selection of the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN). After the Soča Valley, Solčavsko Region, Kolpa River and the town of Idrija, Slovenia has gained the fifth European Destination of Excellence. The official award ceremony of ... more
the European Destination of Excellence title at state level will be held on 5 June 2013. At the European level, the destination will first be presented in Brussels in autumn, where it will be awarded the title by the European Commission.
This year, seven destinations contended for the title EDEN 2013, while the expert committee selected three finalists. The winning destination will be announced at the beginning of May; the award ... more
will be presented at the beginning of June at a celebration in the selected destination. The EDEN project is one of the key strategic projects of SPIRIT Slovenia, Public Agency, Slovenian Tourist Board, within the framework of which Slovenian destinations are encouraged to develop green tourism that considers the social, cultural and environmental aspects of sustainability, with the help of European financial aid. Destinations that have been awarded with the most points are (in alphabetical order): - Laško – confluence of good ; - Radol’ca and - Zeleni Kras - Green Karst.
Within the framework of the European EDEN project – European Destinations of ExcelleNce, SPIRIT Slovenia, Slovenian Tourist Board will, for the fifth year in a row, carry out the selection ... more
procedure for the European Destination of Excellence in Slovenia. The Slovenian destinations of excellence – Soča Valley, Solčavsko Region, Kolpa River and Idrija that gained the prestigious title European Destination of Excellence in the years 2008-2011 will be joined in 2013 by the fifth European Destination of Excellence in Slovenia. The invitation to participate in the project was published on the www.slovenia.info/eden2013 website on Monday, 4 February 2013.
Almost all the Slovenian EDEN destinations have been recording a higher number of overnight stays, especially by foreign tourists. The Soča Valley, the Solčavsko Region, the Kolpa River and the ... more
town of Idrija are destinations that have been paving the way in Slovenia and abroad for the last decade – in recent years, at a brisk pace – through the EDEN network and its promotional support. This year, the EDEN project focuses on the promotion of existing EDEN destinations. A new promotional tool for this is the first In Your Pocket guide to Slovenian EDEN destinations. The guide will be published shortly, with a circulation of 30,000 copies. It will be available in English at various sites, among which the Slovenian EDEN destinations will be included, i.e. in the valleys of the Soča and Kolpa rivers, the Solčavsko region and Idrija. Check the guide attached or on the In Your Pocket website, where Slovenia has already been introduced and well represented.