“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
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...More
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...More
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...More
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.More
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.More
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.More
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.More
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.More
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.
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.