Give small presents for festive joy

Holiday shopping: a time of joy or a nightmare? Go for the former. Avoid crowds in shopping centres and take a walk through town centres where you can find original gifts for your loved ones in small boutique shops. Shopping at holiday markets has a special charm as well. Combine it with socialising while savouring hot beverages and snacks at holiday stands and enjoying the diverse array of events taking place under a multitude of lights. Such holiday shopping is a fun experience.

Choose a beautiful gift in small boutique shops

When walking through decorated town centres, visit some of the small shops offering unique products. You can find many interesting things there: from homemade delicacies to designer items.

Holiday markets will get you into the holiday spirit

Visit colourful holiday markets in Slovenian towns where you can find small authentic gifts such as knitwear, various accessories, products made by local designers, craftsmen and artists, and Slovenian delicacies like honey, spirits, sweets and dried fruit.

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Surprise your loved ones with a piece of Slovenia

If you have no idea what to give your loved ones, friends or colleagues, you may find the perfect gift among the typical Slovenian products.

Slovenia is a nation of beekeepers, so you will come across a wealth of honey and bee products. A special experience is shopping for decorative gingerbread products.

Take your food to the next level with unique Piran salt or fleur de sel from Sečovlje saltpans. The salt is harvested by a traditional procedure that has been practiced over 700 years.

Majolka – Slovenian ceramic water or wine jugs are both decorative and useful.

Fine souvenirs include the beautiful bobbin lace from Idrija.

You might be thrilled by crystal products made by the skilled glass blowers from Rogaška Slatina.

You can’t go wrong with a bottle of premium Slovenian wine.

World-famous woodenware or ‘suha roba’ of Ribnica comes in many shapes, from spoons to baskets. Another staple is painted beehive panels called panjske končnice. 

Typical Slovenian cheeses with protected designation of origin, charcuterie such as Karst prosciutto, the Savinjski želodec or the Prleška tünka, and other foodstuffs with protected designation of origin may be the perfect gift for foodies.




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