If there’s ever a medieval town in Slovenia worthy of a “once upon a time…”, it’s Radovljica. With one eye on the Karavanke Alps and the other on the Julian Alps, this is undoubtedly one of the most scenic villages in the Gorenjska region – and one of the sunniest, despite its surrounding peaks. Polygonal roofs slope through the streets, shaping Linhart Square’s unique beauty no matter which angle you look at it.
And there are many ways to get a perspective on Radovljica, beyond its abundance of four-season outdoor activities.
When you’re not snapping selfies on the slopes or riversides, you’ll find a sweet bit of history in the center of town.
Among the lush green trees and dark moat waters is a touch of black and yellow, courtesy of Radovljica’s apicultural history. Bee-keeping in Radovljica long predates even some of the oldest 16th and 17th century buildings, likely as far back as a millennia or longer. Honey-infused confections, as well as chocolates, are perfect inclusions for a high-altitude picnic in the Slovenian Alps.