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Spring in Slovenia

Photos: Igor Unuk, Domen Pal, DK, Uroš Razresen, Športno društvo Radenci, Jaka Ivančič

22. Storytelling Festival

21. – 31. 3. 2019 in Ljubljana

If it's been too long since the last time you listened to a story, don't miss the Storytelling Festival in Ljubljana. Among the guests at this year's event is Marina Warner, a leading European theorist in the field of fairy tales and mythology. The festival also includes storytelling and performances for the young and young and heart and a range of workshops and lectures.

22. Storytelling Festival
22. Storytelling Festival

25 km from Ljubljana Airport

Urban Walks Festival

18. – 24. 3. 2019 in Maribo

Discover unknown corners of Maribor at the Urban Walks Festival. A series of guided walks over the course of the week will introduce you to the city’s history and cultural heritage, great food and vibrant urban character. As you walk through side streets, underground and even on the city's rooftops, you will get a sense of Maribor the way the locals experience it.

Urban Walks Festival
Urban Walks Festival

130 km from Ljubljana Airport

Lighting Guerrilla

11. 5. – 16. 6. 2019 in Ljubljana

There's no need to visit a museum or art gallery to see this special exhibition: simply set off into the illuminated streets of Ljubljana and enjoy the spectrum of light that surrounds you. Through the production and presentation of the works included in the exhibition, the creators of Lighting Guerrilla aim to bring contemporary art closer to the general public by installing it in public spaces. An ideal opportunity to experience Ljubljana in a different light!

Lighting Guerrilla
Lighting Guerrilla

25 km from Ljubljana Airport

Wine Spring

17.-19. 5. 2019 in Metlika

As spring slowly starts to take its leave, Metlika comes alive with the finest specialities of the Bela Krajina region. The Wine Spring is a festival of award-winning wines, local specialities and unique culture with a tradition dating back more than 30 years that attracts wine lovers both from Slovenia and abroad. Visit Metlika during the festival and experience the charm of Bela Krajina.

Wine Spring
Wine Spring

124 km from Ljubljana Airport

Three Hearts Marathon

18. 5. 2019 in Radenci

If you are a keen runner and enjoy sharing your passion with others, then the Three Hearts Marathon is the event for you. The hardiest among you can choose from among the five distances available, while everyone else can try the Three Hearts March or cheer on the youngest members of the family in the Children’s Run. Over the years, the event has gained an international character; not just because of the competitors, but also because of the route of the marathon, which crosses the border into Austria.

Three Hearts Marathon
Three Hearts Marathon

172  km from Ljubljana Airport

Portorose2 – Festival of Roses and Rosé

25. – 26. 5. 2019 in Portorož

Stroll through the flowering Rose Garden and enjoy a glass of rosé with a view of the sea. Portorose2 is a festival of roses, rosé wine and select gourmet specialities that attracts connoisseurs and lovers of all things rosy to Portorož at the end of May each year. Visitors can sample rose-themed treats to the gentle sounds of jazz or simply enjoy the bracing sea breeze.

Portorose2 – Festival of Roses and Rosé
Portorose2 – Festival of Roses and Rosé