The Pomurje region is a land of springs of healing water. You will discover a floating mill and an island of love in the Mura River near Moravske Toplice, Radenci, Banovci and Lendava. The largest Baroque castle in Slovenia is also located in this area. You will be fond of this region, which is the most dynamic region in Slovenia when it comes to dialects, culture, and language, especially due to its open and Pannonian soul

Thousands of magical things meet in Pomurje, the sunny land of golden fields, on both banks of the River Mura ...

Feri Lainšček, Slovenian poet and author

TOP 5 sights

Every step you take, you will be surprised by Slovenia’s natural and cultural gems. Are you interested in what you need to see in Pomurje?

TOP experiences

Find your path to health and wellness with the help of therapeutic water and springs of Earth’s energy. Relax by the River Mura, discover traces of history, and explore the exciting landscape and the tastes of Pomurje cuisine.

Experiencing the countryside

Relax in one of the many handicraft workshops, spin the potter's wheel and make your own clay pot at pottery workshops in Filovci, Veržej, or Ljutomer. Join locals in making products made of bast and wicker. Visit tourist farms and taste the specialities grown on the land of Pomurje. Spend the night in a hayloft after a long day.

A gastronomic journey

A gastronomic journey

The local Pomurje cuisine, the taste and smell of which will remain in your memory forever, is the true reason for visiting the region. Taste the fine wines of Pomurje's four wine-growing areas. Enjoy some gastronomy at the festival of street cuisine called Sočna Vilica or Bogračfest in Lendava.

Castle gems

Castle gems

Apollonia, the traveller in love, will take you through the history of Negova Castle and the exhibitions in the castle rooms. Take a walk through the history of Pomurje at an exhibition of the Pomurje Museum at Murska Sobota Castle. Lendava Castle will take your breath away with exhibitions by extraordinary artists, and you can become the lord of the castle just for a day at Grad Castle in the Goričko Hills.

Vulkanija Adventure Park

Vulkanija Adventure Park

Experience an eruption of a volcano that erupted in the area of the Goričko Hills three million years ago. Embark on an adventure underground and travel through Earth’s history. Learn about the geological processes that shaped Earth’s surface. Oli the Mole and Eza the Witch will accompany you on this unique adventure. Eza wishes to find the precious olivine minerals, which were thrown onto the Earth’s surface by the volcano.

Start your summer with music and films

Start your summer with music and films

Learn about the most diverse region of Slovenia when it comes to dialects, culture, and language by visiting many events, festivals, and living cultural heritage. Summer in Murska Sobota is brought to life by the Sobota Days Festival (Soboški dnevi), and visitors will be charmed by the Pomurje Summer Festival in Velika Polana or by the Vinarium Tower in Lendava. Fearless film buffs shouldn’t miss the Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival in Ljutomer.

A cycling adventure

Get your bike pedals running, as more than 600 km of marked cycling trails await you in Pomurje. Embark on an adventure from the sun-kissed, grapevine-covered hills of Jeruzalem to the zidanica vineyard cottages of the Lendavske Gorice Hills or tourist farms in the Goričko Hills.

An adrenaline-filled stroll amongst trees

An adrenaline-filled stroll amongst trees

Go on an adrenaline-filled experience amongst tree tops at the Adventure Park by Lake Bukovnica. Experience 5 different trails and 58 elements. To perfectly top off your day, also head to the “jungle”. Take a walk through the Tropical Garden in Dobrovnik with more than 900 exotic plant specimens.

From the saddle to the sky

From the saddle to the sky

Experience plains, exciting gentle wine-growing hills, and vast forests, as you are seated firmly in the saddle or in a comfortable horse-drawn carriage. The temperamental Ljutomer trotters will take your breath away if you visit horse races in Ljutomer, where you can also visit the Ljutomer Trotter Museum. Ride from Rakičan Manor and go to see the airport on horseback. Fly in an aeroplane or a hot-air balloon, and if you're brave enough, go skydiving!

Feel the power of water

Pomurje is a world of unique water. Feel the beneficial effects of the black thermal and mineral water in Moravske Toplice. At the Terme Lendava Spa, green paraffin therapeutic water and the energy-rich natural surroundings will help you feel your best. Your immune system will be strengthened by the mineral water at the Radenci Spa (Zdravilišče Radenci). You can also enjoy thermal water in the Terme Vivat Spa, the Bioterme Mala Nedelja Spa, and the Banovci Spa.

Be energised

Be energised

St Vitus Chapel stands in the embrace of old trees in the immediate vicinity of Lake Bukovnica, and next to it you can hear a source of water with special energy and numerous medicinal effects. The surrounding forest is a hiding place for 26 points with sources of beneficial and therapeutic energy. Such points can also be found in Razkrižje. There, you can also learn about the lives of our ancestors in an authentic prehistoric settlement in Šafarsko.

Peaceful romance

Peaceful romance

Experience romantic moments on the Island of Love. It was formed by the River Mura over time, and legend has it that this is where lovers meet. To experience additional romance, take a walk through unspoilt nature or take a boat ride across the River Mura and reach the Biomura Educational Trail in Mota. On the Island of Love, there is also a berth for rafting boats for anyone who wishes to slightly “shake up” their romance on Mura's wild waters.

Green Facts

Slovenia writes a green story. Feel it at every step.

Due to its incredible biodiversity, the River Mura is one of the richest ecosystems in this part of Europe, which is a part of the Natura 2000 system.

There are three protected areas of nature in Pomurje; in addition to the Goričko Landscape Park, there is also the Ljutomer Ponds-Jeruzalem Hills Landscape Park and the Negova Landscape Park.

You can also bike along the former Iron Curtain (Eurovelo 13) by e-bicycle, which you can rent in larger towns around Pomurje.

In Pomurje, there are three unique types of thermal water – black, mineral, and paraffin.

Prekmurje layer cake (gibanica)

The Prekmurje layer cake (gibanica) is quite a special dessert, which is considered a Slovenian national culinary delight. It prides itself in having a traditional speciality guaranteed designation. This old holiday and ritual dish from Prekmurje was named after the word guba or güba (fold) and it has been present in the region along the River Mura since very long ago.

Try our recipe

Visit Pomurje

There are many reasons why you should visit Pomurje. Simply come because you wish to see something different, enjoy some peace, views of endless green landscape, or travel across the rolling Slovenske Gorice Hills or Goričko Hills. You will surely experience the hospitality of big-hearted locals and maybe even the mysticism of mysterious fairies of the River Mura ...

Experience a pleasant getaway and have some rest

Would you like to stay a little longer and see and experience as much as possible? Then select suitable accommodation that is ideal for you in the nearby area.

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Hotel Livada Prestige - Sava Hotels & Resorts

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Hotel Štrk

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Hotel Ajda - Sava Hotels & Resorts

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Hotel Elizabeta

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Hotel Lipa - Sava Hotels & Resorts

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Hotel Zvezda

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Hotel Diana

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Hotel Termal - Sava Hotels & Resorts

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Turistično naselje - BGW

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Nearby destinations

In addition to exploring Pomurje, go on a trip to neighbouring destinations too. Visit Ptuj, the oldest town in Slovenia, which is just 45 km away. You are approximately 10 km from Maribor, Slovenia's second largest city, which is home to the oldest grapevine in the world and where you can enjoy active experiences in the Pohorje Hills. An hour-and-a-half drive or approximately 100 km is what separates you from Podčetrtek, where you will not only be pampered at the Terme Olimia Spa, but you can also explore the special features of the village of Olimje or relax in the Kozjansko Park. Rogaška Slatina is just under 100 km away – what this town shares with Pomurje is its link to unique mineral water. Here, you can drink mineral water, or enjoy a treatment with the Donat Mg mineral water, which is water with the highest content of magnesium in the world.

Ptuj

The oldest town in Slovenia, nestled between gentle wine-growing hills and the River Drava.

Ptuj

Ptuj

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Maribor – Pohorje

The Styrian capital at the base of the green Pohorje Mountains

Maribor – Pohorje

Maribor – Pohorje

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Podčetrtek

A world of premium indulgence in thermal waters and popular destinations along the Sotla River.

Podčetrtek

Podčetrtek

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Rogaška Slatina

A health resort with 400 years of tradition and the unique Donat Mg mineral water

Rogaška Slatina

Rogaška Slatina

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More details about Pomurje

For more information visit the Pomurje website.

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