Cheese and Wine Fest Events
The Cheese and Wine Fest represents a long and rich tradition of cheesemaking in Bohinj valleys and brings to the public a fabulous wine selection of Slovenia.
Kravji Bal Events
Kravji Bal is the greatest fest of Bohinj’s municipality. It’s a traditional event that has been presenting over the last 60 years the local tradition, habbits, food and artifacts. It’s one of Slovenia's greatest events. On a day before, on Saturday, there is a great Cheese and Wine fest which starts at noon and ends at midnight, so you can have rest for the Kravji Bal.
Potica Days on Bled Island Events
The Potica Festival on Bled Island is intended for all enthusiasts who cherish this sweet or salted Slovenian speciality.
Assumption Day Events
The traditional holiday of Spodnja Idrija attracts many visitors and pilgrims every year. The centre of the celebration is the picturesque church of Our Lady of Assumption, known as Marija na Skalci (Mary on the Rock). A solemn mass is given there every year, followed by a great local feast. According to an old tradition,’štruklji’ (dumplings) were cooked, small wreaths were made, all accompanied by dancing and singing in the whole village.
Kranj is a picturesque historic town above the confluence of two alpine rivers – the Sava and the Kokra. Due to its geographical position – on the junction of important routes, leading from the Northern Europe to the Adriatic Sea and from the Western Europe towards the Eastern Europe – Kranj is also a strong commercial centre. Being the fourth biggest city in Slovenia, Kranj is the industrial, employment, traffic, educational, cultural and sports centre of Gorenjska.
In close proximity to Radovljica, the village of Ljubno was once an extremely important centre of pottery. Although the craft died out in the 20th century, living memories of its 'Ljubno bowl' still remain.
The Chocolate Festival Events
Radovljica hosts the largest chocolate festival, and the only of its kind, in Slovenia. Every year producers from across Slovenia present their products at the festival together with a variety of cooking shows, workshops and presentations. As sweet as it gets!
The Iron-Forging Festival Events
On the banks of the rushing Kroparica Stream, in the shade of the forested Jelovica Plateau, one of the major iron-forging Slovenian centres lies hidden away: Kropa. Every year, in July, the town celebrates a typical festival focused on the centuries-old iron-forging tradition where visitors can enjoy the preserved iron forgers' cuisine, customs and excellent singing.
A festival of local folk dance, music, cuisine and arts and crafts, which presents the rich culinary and ethnological heritage in Prekmurje.
Vinska Vigred is a traditional tourist viticultural and cultural event, which takes place in the old town of Metlika and extends to three days.