Among the knights and court ladies

Slovenian historical towns are a treasure trove of tales from medieval and modern times alike. They are hidden behind the walls of mighty castles and manors, carved into town fortifications and walls. If you listen carefully, your mind can wander off to the times of noblemen and serfs, and experience life in towns and the castles overlooking them more than 100 years ago, while reliving the most impressive medieval stories.

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Castles in historical towns you should visit

Every castle has its own story and secrets waiting for you to discover them. Let us take you to the castles with the most impressive tales.

Žužemberk – Suha Krajina's stronghold

Žužemberk is the biggest town in Suha Krajina, the region where the Krka River’s source is located. The biggest attraction of this riverbank market town is Žužemberk Castle, which was once an important stronghold aiding in defence against the expansion of Ottoman Empire. With its walls, bastions fortified towers, and a gallery, it is one of the most picturesque castles in Slovenia.

Travel through time

Slovenian historical towns are a treasure trove of tales about the past, which you can relive in a modern way. If you like the tales of medieval castles, discover the wonderful castles and manors across Slovenia. Behind their walls you will find myths and legends that will stir your imagination.

Castles

Slovenia is full of castles, manors, fortresses, and fortification systems.

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Explore the world of Slovenian myths and legends

Discover the most famous myths and legends of Slovenia.

Explore the world of Slovenian myths and legends

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Historic towns with a wine tradition

Visit historic towns boasting rich wine tradition.

Historic towns with a wine tradition

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Top experiences of historical towns for families

Historical towns invite you to take part in fun family events.

Top experiences of historical towns for families

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Experience Slovenia’s sacral heritage

Discover some gems of Slovenia’s sacral heritage in the most exciting way.

Experience Slovenia’s sacral heritage

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Sleeping in castles

Accommodation where your special wishes are catered for.

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