“There is a plant for every disease in the world.”

The words of Uncle Kosobrin from the legendary Slovenian film about the young hero Kekec were more than true. Green Slovenia has wonderful natural spots where you can find numerous types of medicinal herbs. If you are not a true ‘connoisseur’, visit Slovenian herbalists, who will gladly help you find the right plant to stimulate your health and well-being. You can walk through many herbal gardens and even take a holiday surrounded by the calming scent of herbs.

Discover the ancient secrets of monks

Enter the herbal treasuries of Slovenia’s monasteries, where monks have explored the positive effects of medicinal plants for centuries. Choose your favourite tea mixtures, tinctures, and other herbal products from monastery gardens.

The Olimje Monastery

The Olimje Monastery

When visiting the Olimje monastery take a walk through its botanical garden, which boasts more than 200 medicinal herbs.  Check out the old pharmacy, which is considered the third oldest in Europe. Ch...

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Žiče Charterhouse

Žiče Charterhouse

Take a stroll through the now revived herbal garden, which incorporates the wisdom of the former monks and their knowledge about herbs. The path leads to a defensive tower, where you will find herbal...

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Stična Cistercian Abbey

Stična Cistercian Abbey

Father Simon Ašič was one of the best-known Slovenian herbalists. Although you will find herbal products bearing his name on the shelves of numerous Slovenian stores and pharmacies, you should visit t...

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Relax in the embrace of herbs

What can top the experience of being lulled to deep and peaceful sleep by the salubrious fragrance of herbs? Of taking a moment for yourself in the company of birdsong and a cup of herbal tea? Or of simply enjoying picking herbs and learning about them? Treat yourself to an experience amongst herb beds.

Herbal Glamping Resort, Ljubno

Enter the magical world of herbs at a unique glamping resort where the scent of herbs will accompany your every step. Treat yourself to an herbal massage or sauna, and discover the beneficial power of herbs at special workshops that will show you the path from seed to final product. Relax by a natural pool and enjoy a cop of home-brewed herbal tea. In the evening, the scent of fresh herbs will lull you to sound sleep.

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Herbal Glamping Resort, Ljubno

Herbal Glamping Resort, Ljubno

Enter the magical world of herbs at a unique glamping resort where the scent of herbs will accompany your every step. Treat yourself to an herbal massage or sauna, and discover the beneficial power of herbs at special workshops that will show you the path from seed to final product. Relax by a natural pool and enjoy a cop of home-brewed herbal tea. In the evening, the scent of fresh herbs will lull you to sound sleep.

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Herbal village

Herbal village

Nestled in the Upper Savinja Valley with a pleasant Alpine climate is a very special village where herbs play the leading role. Amanda and Maja, the local herbalists, communicate their knowledge and love for herbs to visitors. Walk through the intoxicating smell of the herbal garden and learn everything you want to know about herbs.

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Log – A Land of Experiences

Log – A Land of Experiences

In a pleasant, remote corner of the Idrijsko area, at more than 1000 metres above sea level, you can visit a boutique herbal park that will put you in authentic touch with nature. Relax your thoughts while sipping a cup of herbal tea at a tea party, enjoy the mountain peace on a carpet of grass, and walk through the garden of Sibila the Fairy, who spread her knowledge of nature and herbs among people.

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The Herb Garden in Mozirski Gaj

The Herb Garden in Mozirski Gaj

The blossoming flowerbeds of Mozirski Gaj include an herb garden that used to be a site for researching the cultivation, processing, and use of herbs. Today it offers pleasant relaxation in the embrace of herb beds, which will not only spoil you with their fragrance but are also a feast for the eyes.

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In the footsteps of Koroška herbs

In the footsteps of Koroška herbs

Surrender to the gastronomic experience of Koroška, spiced with new knowledge about cultivated and wild herbs. We will show how herbs are used in traditional cooking. Picking wild herbs like our ancestors is truly a special experience.

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A visit to local herbalists

Watch for the local certificates and trademarks and choose herbal products that reflect the characteristics of the surrounding nature and climate.

Aromatic Laško

Visit the experiential herb gardens in the vicinity of Laško. Discover the heritage of the Celts and Carthusians, learn about permaculture herb cultivation, find wild herbs, experience the distillation of herbs, and gaze at fields of cannabis and old cereals. In August, visit the Herb Festival at the Jurklošter Charterhouse.

Aromatic Laško

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Simply natural

Not far from Bled, you can visit the Garden of Tastes, where the aromas and bright colours of different herbs blend together. Mateja Reš makes unique herbal products from them. Try the tea mixture, ice tea and salt with dried herbs bearing the “Bled Local Selection” certificate.

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Majnika herb garden

While strolling through the Pohorje meadows and forests in the Rogla area, stop at the Majnika Herb Garden, which observes the principles of biodynamic herb cultivation. Season your food with its salt mixtures and enjoy the moment with tea mixtures featured under the “Tastes of Rogla” trademark.

Majnika herb garden

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Adoma herbal boutique

Treat yourself to a cup of tea brewed from herbs picked on the remote meadows of Bohinj. Choose your favourite tea mixture in a boutique bearing the “From Bohinj” certificate.

Adoma herbal boutique

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Plavica Herb Farm

Situated among the idyllic meadows of Dolenjska, not far from Dolenjske Toplice, the Plavica farm has been involved in herbalism for many years. They are happy to show visitors their herbal park, offer them their special tea, and teach them how to make herbal preparations. They are also a part of the “Dobrote Dolenjske” brand.

Plavica Herb Farm

Visit Herb Farms

Slovenia has more than 20 herb farms, where you will gain first-hand knowledge of herbs, from seed to final product. Inhale the pleasant scents of the herb gardens and take home a piece of nature with home-grown herbal products.

Herbal stories from spas

Experience relaxing moments in Slovenian spas. Many offer herbs that will help you totally calm down and relax your body and spirit, most commonly through herbal saunas and massages. Some spas favour local herbs and their beneficial effects.

Herbs from the Pohorje meadows

The treatments provided by Zreče Spa place great emphasis on the benefits of Pohorje peat, while herbs from the Pohorje meadows are a frequent feature of their wellness programmes. Feel the power of these herbs on the massage table, in saunas, and in an accompanying cup of tea.

Herbs from the Pohorje meadows

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Relax with Pannonian herbs

If you find yourself relaxing in the shelter of Terme 3000, nestled in the Pannonian plains, you are likely to encounter buckwheat and the characteristic black thermal waters, as well as herbs from the Prekmurje meadows. Guests will be spoiled as regards both wellness and cuisine, and can also pick herbs to their own taste in the herb garden.

Relax with Pannonian herbs

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Explore other stories from nature

Discover the authentic tastes of Slovenian food. Follow the shortest path from garden, field, or plantation to the table. Feel – throughout your body – the charm of Slovenia’s countryside, where people and nature join hands.

Learn about the story of Slovenian olive oil

Follow the production of world-class Slovenian olive oils from the olive grove to the bottle.

Learn about the story of Slovenian olive oil

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Wine holidays in Slovenia

In wine-growing Slovenia, there are plentiful opportunities to offer a toast with good wine in all seasons. Also visit our typical wine-related festivals.

Wine holidays in Slovenia

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Slovenia’s best wine stories and experiences

Slovenia invites you for a visit to enjoy excellent and unique wine experiences.

Slovenia’s best wine stories and experiences

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Fresh and Local Food on Your Table

Taste the noble gifts of Slovenian soil and the tasty produce of Slovenian farms.

Fresh and Local Food on Your Table

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A family holiday at Slovenia's tourist farms

Spend your family holiday at Slovenia's tourist farms.

A family holiday at Slovenia's tourist farms

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Savouring Slovenian Tradition

Discover the richness of Slovenian cuisine and its geographically protected peculiarities

Savouring Slovenian Tradition

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Local ingredients providing health and well-being in spas

Discover the power of local ingredients from nature incorporated in their service by Slovenian spas.

Local ingredients providing health and well-being in spas

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Slovenia’s flavourful wellness experiences

Try various wellness programmes, which use very tasty ingredients.

Slovenia’s flavourful wellness experiences

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