EDEN 2013: Laško

Laško - the Confluence of Good

Thermana Laško and Rimske terme have integrated natural features and expert knowledge into an array of top-level medical programs and WELLNESS experiences connected with the attractive surroundings.

The confluence of good is accessible by public transport, including a spa train that offers various further benefits. Thematic, hiking and cycling trails, rafting, horseback riding, fishing and tandem paragliding are only some possibilities for ACTIVITIES IN NATURE.

During the summer, Laško is invigorated with the traditional event PIVO IN CVETJE, closed with magnificent fireworks each year.
The Laško sports hall is appropriately equipped for the TRAINING OF DISABLED ATHLETES and hosts their important sports events, such as the Slovenia Open international competition in tabletennis.

Thermana Laško and Rimske terme have arranged access for movement-impaired persons, while the blind and visually-impaired may also be able to bring their guide dogs into their rooms. At Thermana Laško, the hearing-impaired have mobile induction loops at their disposal.

Moreover, the area known for its beekeeping tradition features the GARDENS OF HONEY PLANTS, where the garden of honey plants in the spa park in Laško is equipped with signs written in Braille.

Throughout the year, tourist farms and catering providers offer various seasonal dishes prepared with local ingredients. Enjoy typical dishes made with reheated cream that carry a noble sample of the environment and a magical pulse of the countryside.

At poet Anton Aškerc's homestead, you can also be familiarized with the sustainable keeping of chicken, traditional sheep cheese making and the making of other dairy products, along with the literary-ethnological heritage. In the Jurklošter Carthusian church, you can relive the love story of Friderik II. Celjski and Veronika Deseniška.

Special experience:
  • Thermal spa
  • Activities in nature
  • Local cuisine
  • Beekeeping
  • Aškerč's homestead
  • The Carthusian church of St. Mavricij in Jurklošter
  • Pivo in cvetje
In previous years five destinations of excellence were chosen in Slovenia: in 2008 The Soča Valley , in 2009 The Solčavsko region , in 2010 The Kolpa river , in 2011 Idrija and in 2013 Laško

European Destinations of Excellence - EDEN Destinations in Slovenia are presented on tourist’s sites of www.slovenia.info portal:

EDEN 2008: The Soča Valley
EDEN 2009: The Solčavsko region
EDEN 2010: The Kolpa river
EDEN 2011: Idrija
EDEN 2013: Laško

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