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Radovljica Old Town

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Many consider Radovljica as the most beautiful small town in Slovenia. It inspires with the variety and authenticity of its preserved architecture nad rich museum collections. 

Radovljica is known, above all, as the centre of Slovenian beekeeping, whilst it is also becoming increasingly recognised for its exceptional chocolate festival. The heart and soul of Radovljica is Linhart Square which inspires with the variety and authenticity of its preserved architecture. It boasts preserved houses from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, a magnificent manor and numerous museums, galleries and local restaurants.

Here are a couple of must-see point in the old town:

  • The Museum of Apiculture is the central museum of beekeeping in Slovenia 
  • The Lectar Honeybread Workshop and Museum
  • Radovljica Manor
  • St. Peter’s Church, the rectory building and defence walls
  • The former medieval defence trench at the entrance to the old town
  • Šivec House Art Gallery
  • The viewpoint at the end of the square offers astonishing views of the Sava river valley and the Julian Alps

  • Pharmacy and Alchemy Museum

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You can visit the old town, the manor and church free of charge, but most of the museum collection have an entrance fee, varying from 2,00 to 7,00 € per person.

All the museum with entrance fees and opening hours are HERE.

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Updated: October 21, 2019

Public transport

Radovljica is very easy to visit with public transport. Main bus station is 2 minutes walk from Radovljica Old town and there are regular buses to Ljubljana, Bled, Kranjska Gora, Kranj and villages around Radovljica. All buses from LJubljana towards Bled and Kranjska Gora make a stop in Radovljica.

Radovljica also has a train conection. The train stop is 2min walk from old town and all local trains Ljubljana - Jesenice stop here. International trains stop in nearby Lesce, and from there there are local buses about every 30-45 min towards Radovljica.

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Getting there

If coming with your own car or motorbike, Radovljica is next to the highway between Ljubljana and Karavanke Tunel, exit No. 4. 



There are many public parkings near the old town. 

When visiting the old town centre of Radovljica we recommend using the following public car parks:


  • car park in front of the old town centre – Gorenjska cesta: blue zone, maximum of 3 hours
  • parking areas along Gorenjska cesta: blue zone, maximum of 2 hours
  • car park between Kranjska and Ljubljanska cesta: blue zone, maximum of 2 hours
  • car park in front of Grajski dvor hotel, Kranjska cesta: blue zone, maximum 3 hours
  • parking spaces along Kajuhova ulica, unlimited parking


46.341268, 14.174537
46°20'28.6"N 14°10'28.3"E
33T 436476 5132296
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29.8 km
3:00 h
212 m
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2:34 h
337 m
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Radovljica Old Town

Linhartov trg 9
4240 Radovljica
Phone 04 531 51 12

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Top Difficulty S1 easy open
Distance 29.8 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 212 m
Descent 218 m

Discover Radovljica and it's surrounding on your own power and pass thourgh it's charming villages, fairytale forests and soak up the stunning views.

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Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 27.8 km
Duration 2:34 h
Ascent 337 m
Descent 337 m

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