Slovenia – the beautiful land of castles

12.05.2021 Roundabout Travel

 

Slovenia boasts with some of the most remarkable castles in European history. Our small country counts with over 500 castles, fortresses, and manors, some of them being of great historical and architectural importance. They were mostly built during the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods and many of them are turned into museums or hotels nowadays. Some of the most recognized Slovenian castles worldwide are Predjama castle, Bled castle, Otočec castle, Ljubljana castle, Old castle of Celje, Snežnik castle, and others.

Sleep like a lord of a castle

Sleeping in a castle is a unique experience that will take you back in time and make you feel like a real lord of a castle. We invite you to spend a holiday-inspired by romantic stories from the past in one of the Slovenian castles of our choice:

Otočec Castle is one of the most romantic castles where you can spend the night and enjoy the exquisite cuisine inspired by Slovenian traditional dishes. Located on a small island in the middle of the Krka river and surrounded by beautiful nature, it offers a perfect getaway from the city hustle.Otocec Castle

Kenda Manor (Kendov Dvorec). Located in a tranquil setting, surrounded by beautiful nature, with its gardens perfect for relaxation, this former homestead is today a unique 5* countryside manor, member of Relais & Chateâux. All culinary enthusiasts can enjoy pampering their taste buds at Michelin Plate 2020.Kenda Manor

Last but not least, Gredič Castle is located at Goriška Brda wine region. Apart from offering beautiful panoramic views over the surrounding picturesque landscape, this is a great place to taste some of the best Slovenian wines along with extraordinary cuisine.

Gredic Castle

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