The natural sites of Haloze offer magnificent images provided by nature. Intense seasonal colours, views of the entire Dravsko polje plain, Slovenske gorice hills, Pohorje hills, Karavanke mountains and Croatian historical region of Hrvatsko Zagorje, symbiosis with wildlife and the proverbial hospitality of local inhabitants will not leave you indifferent. Cheerful locals will welcome you, your family and loved ones with arms wide open. In Haloze, you will find reasons to spend your free time in nature any day of the year, enjoying the best local layer cake (haloška gibanica) and excellent wines from the land of many hills.
The land of many hills rises above the Dravsko polje plain and boasts rich cultural and historical heritage. You can explore museums exhibiting important historical collections, visit the Štatenberg Mansion, the Basilica of the Virgin of Mercy, the Borl Castle, the oldest Slovenian city of Ptuj or the town of Rogatec featuring the largest Slovenian open-air museum. Let your imagination guide you to see life as it once were.
Far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, hundreds of uninhabited slopes will rise before you, offering serenity and unspoiled nature. The vivid colours of all seasons of the year offer enchanting vistas, while sunrises and sunsets cover the sky with an amazing colour palette and create lingering memories of a primal feeling. This land of many hills offers genuine contact with nature and will leave you with memorable impressions.
Embark on a gastronomic quest and taste the typical local delicacies, such as the “ocvirkovka” flat cake with cracklings, the “haloška bunka” dried meat product, buckwheat porridge and the “haloška gibanica” layer cake. Haloze is also a wine-growing region with a long tradition deriving from the rich history and settlement of the Celts in these parts. The most prominent wine varieties Furmint, Welschriesling and Sauvignon will in-trigue even most demanding of wine lovers.
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