Top 13 Castles of Slovenia (2023)
August 1st, 2022
Due to its geographical location, Slovenia has always been at the crossroads of the most important European routes. This may have led to its strategic role in the region, as shown by its castles and chateaux. These buildings are no longer the residences of the nobility. They do not protect the area from the enemy, but many legends' historical sights and birthplaces delight tourists. Most of them have established regional museums, and some operate as hotels. They are located on hilltops or the h
Celje Castle, Slovenia 2023 - Opening hours, prices, parking ...
May 20th, 2022
Celje, with its turbulent past, has a very rich history. The city is proud of its cultural heritage and the castle of Celje itself. Slovenians consider it the most beautiful castle in all of Slovenia. Its competitors are Bled Castle and Ljubljana Castle. Nowadays, not only do local tourists travel to the city, but the number of foreign visitors is growing every year. The 12th-century fortress built on top of a rocky hill is the most famous of Celje's sights. It offers stunning views of the city
Ljubljana Castle - All you need to know
May 11th, 2022
The coat of arms of Ljubljana shows a green dragon sitting on top of a castle tower rising on a castle hill. Ljubljana Castle is a symbol of the Slovenian capital and its main tourist attraction. The legend of the castle and the dragon is ancient, dating back to the 12th century when the name Ljubljana is first mentioned in written sources. According to the legend, a small castle built of wood stood on the hilltop, and a stone castle was built in its place. The building looked down on the lands
Predjama Castle, Slovenia Guide - History, photos, prices...
February 12th, 2022
Due to its size, Slovenia does not have too many castles. Although the country lags behind Austria or Slovakia in numbers, there are some really special castles. Such is the case of Predjama Castle, which is now being presented. The main special feature is that the castle was built on the side of a cliff above the Postojna Cave. The castle was deliberately built into a natural rock wall sometime in the 13th century to make it more difficult for the enemy to reach. Quick Details Castl
Bled Castle 2023 - Everything you need to know to visit
March 17th, 2021
Lake Bled is one of the most visited destinations in Slovenia. Many people come mainly because of the lake or the Vintgar-gorge, but you cannot miss Bled Castle, which is more than a thousand-year-old. Walking to the castle and spending time there is also an ideal medieval program with kids, so it is perfect for families. Slovenia's oldest castle on the lake is waiting for you to discover. Bled Castle is undoubtedly the most famous castle in Slovenia. Bled's prominent place on the list of the b