Heritage Trails through Dolenjska and Bela krajina in Slovenia
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Recognising the value of these historic and natural treasures Slovenia has active programmes for their protection and conservation; and for welcoming visitors.

In Dolenjska and Bela krajina, Slovenia's southern provinces, history is particularly coloured by years of resistance to foreign rule and invasion; and by a strong pride in Slovenian identity. You will find a fascinating heritage of historic places, archaeology, rural tradition, religion, festivals and cultural events.

Combine this with stunning countryside, perfect for walking, cycling, river fishing, boating or just relaxing in; good local wine and food; and friendly, hospitable hosts, and you have the makings of an excellent holiday.

Empires, invaders and settlers
Farms and vineyards
Wine routes
Ancient and modern
White limestone and green woods
Major heritage sites
Festivals, fairs and celebrations
Food and wine
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Walking, cycling and scenic driving
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Set off on a gentle journey of discovery - along a Heritage Trail of your own making through Dolenjska and Bela krajina.

Discover castles and medieval monasteries, traditional villages with decorated churches, spas and busy market towns. Try exploring along rivers and quiet paths. Look out for buzzards flying over river gorges and listen for nightingales. Enjoy a wealth of festivals and fairs, arts and crafts.