Žirovnica’s picturesque villages are embraced by the Karavanke mountains, radiating peacefulness and homeliness. Visit the cradle of beekeeping in Slovenia and the home town of Anton Janša, a pioneer in modern beekeeping. Taste the special sparkling honey wine and discover the scent of a unique honey perfume.
France Prešeren could be also described as the Shakespeare of Slovene literature and his birth place is a popular tourist sight. The house presents a collection of 19th-century artefacts, including the poet’s cradle, and was one of the first Slovene protected cultural monuments. Indulge yourself in some culture and taste the delicious honey biscuits.
Besides being a pioneer of beekeeping, Anton Janša also painted the fronts of the beehives. Learn about the beginnings of beekeeping and visit the first home of Janša’s bees in the idyllic village of Breznica. Did you know that the first World Bee Day will be celebrated on Anton Janša’s birthday, May 20?
At Noč beekeeping, the fourth generation is now continoung the tradition of dedicated beekeeping. Try a vast variety of honey products, honey spirits, sparkling honey wine, and even honey scented perfume!