Taste Radol’ca Tours

New: Come and Taste the Sunny Side of the Alps with Me on a Taste Radol’ca Food Tour

Join me for a culinary and sightseeing tour of Radovljica and the surroundings.

A Taste Radol’ca Tour is for you if:

  • You would like to see AND taste Radol’ca
  • You’d like to find out more about Slovenian food
  • You can’t decide which of the great Taste Radol’ca restaurants to try
  • You are short of time and would like to taste a bit of everything
  • You would like a local, native English guide to show you round and give you some insider knowledge
  • You just love eating and drinking!

Together with Iva Gruden who runs the hugely popular and successful Ljubljana-based food tour company Ljubljananjam, (http://www.ljubljananjam.si/) we are now able to offer you food tours of Taste Radol’ca restaurants and have put together 4 suggested itineraries. However, all food tours can also be adapted to your individual requirements, so just get in touch using the contact form below and we’ll take it from there.

A Classic Taste of Radol’ca

This tour begins at the entrance to Radovljica’s historic old town. During the tour you will visit 4 Taste Radol’ca restaurants – Gostilna Kunstelj, Grajska Gostilnica, Gostila Avguštin, Gostilna Lectar – where you will sample traditional local food. A stroll through the old town centre concludes at Gostilna Lectar where you will visit the honey bread workshop and enjoy a selection of the finest house desserts.

Length: approx. 2 hours

Price: 40 euros per person

Štruklji at Gostilna Kunstelj

Wine Lovers’ Tour

This tour begins at the entrance to Radovljica’s historic old town with a visit to the Sodček Wine Bar which stocks wine from all of Slovenia’s wine-growing areas. Enjoy a short, guided wine-tasting with cheese and Karst air-dried ham.

The tour continues with a visit to Kunstelj Inn’s wine cellar where you can sample wine and taste some local food.

Next we take a stroll through the historic old town centre ending at Lectar Inn where you will visit the honey bread workshop and enjoy a selection of the finest house desserts.

Length: approx. 2 hours

Price: 45 euros per person

Wine tasting at the Sodček wine bar

Music, Mountains and a Taste of Tradition

This tour begins in the village of Begunje na Gorenjskem, known for its music and mountains, and ends at one of Slovenia’s top restaurants.

We start with a visit to the tranquil Draga Valley, stopping en-route to see the ruins of the once-mighty Kamen Castle then visit Gostišče Draga.

We return to the centre of the village and Gostilna Pr’Tavčar, then take a walk around the park (weather permitting!) with its Jože Plečnik-designed pavilion, and the Museum of Hostages with a cemetery and statues.

Finally we visit the Avsenik Gostilna and Museum to learn about this legendary family of musicians of Slovenian popular folk music and enjoy dessert in the Avsenik restaurant.

Length: approx. 2 hours

Price: 40 euros per person

Note: Own transport required

Evening entertainment at Gostilna Avsenik

Honey and Chocolate Tour

One for the sweet-toothed among you! Radovljica is known for its chocolate and honey and this tour will acquaint you with both!

We begin in the old town centre with a visit to Lectar Inn’s honey bread workshop and a honey-based dish.

Next you will enjoy a savoury dish incorporating honey at Gostišče Tulipan in Lesce before continuing to the Beekeeping Education Centre of Gorenjska where you can buy and try a wide variety of honey and honey products.

The icing on the cake of this ‘sweet’ tour is a visit to the finest of Taste Radol’ca restaurants and indeed one of the finest in the country – Vila Podvin – which was recently among the winners of Slovenia’s top restaurants, where you can try head chef Uroš Štefelin’s signature sweet sensation!

Length: approx. 3 hours

Price: 45 euros per person

Note: Own transport required

A sweet sensation at Vila Podvin!

All Taste Radol’ca tours include:

  • 2 drinks per person (additional drinks may be paid for)
  • sharing plates (for 2 people) prepared using local ingredients in each of the Taste Radol’ca restaurants included in the tour
  • an insight into the best local restaurants and local products
  • a tour of Radovljica (or Begunje na Gorenjskem, depending on the chosen tour)

The minimum number of participants per tour is 2.

All tours lasts approximately 2 hours, unless otherwise stated.

Tours are not available on Sundays or public holidays.

Tours are also suitable for children (except the Wine Lovers’ Tour!).

Please ensure you alert us in advance regarding any food allergies or special requests.

Payment is by wire transfer or PayPal only (5% additional fee for PayPal transactions). All prices include 22% VAT.

Note: Due to weddings or other private events, certain restaurants may be unavailable at certain times. At such times, tours will be suitably adapted.

Tours are organised by Iva Gruden, s.p. (LjubljanaNjam), Ločnikarjeva 4, 1000 Ljubljana, DŠ: SI 84047194

Use the contact form below for bookings and enquiries and we will respond to your enquiry asap. Please type in the comments box your preferred date, time, and any special dietary requirements.