- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
The property is completely embraced by the intimate forested hills that form the the unique region of Haloze. Built into the hillside with spectacular views all around, offers an intimate experience of Haloze and its inhabitants. This small Slovenian gem is as yet undiscovered and virtually unspoilt. The hills are dotted with small vineyards and ancient forests giving it an intoxicating loveliness that you will find hard to forget. There is a gentle deception of complete isolation but no more than 10 minutes by car brings you to the village of Podlehnik and the main road for either Croatia, Austria, Hungary or the capital Ljubljana, Ptuj, Maribor,...Read more
Nestled in the hills of Haloze, Discounts for couples
Additional Location Information
Haloze is situated in the largest wine growing regions in Slovenia.
Only 20 minutes from the house will bring you to the oldest town in Slovenia town, Ptuj. This lovely old town has 2000 years of history with its Romanesque and medieval architecture. Strolling through the old town it's easy to feel a connection with an age long past. But it's a town for people of all ages and tastes with many café/bars, restaurants and a large variety of shops and supermarkets. Ptuj also has the largest Terme (thermal spar and water park). The river Drava runs along the southern outskirts of the town and from Ptuj castle you will see the hills of Haloze in the distance.: Ptuj, wine cellar archives with the oldest Slovene wine from 1917, imposing castle above the city cultural and historical sights in the immediate vicinity: Mithraic temple, Dominican and Minorite monastery.
The Ptuj Lake is the largest artificial lake in Slovenia. In the summertime you can rent kayaks for rowing at Ranca, go sailing on the lake, or enter the sailing school. On city holidays you can compete in the traditional 'Ranca' boat competition on the Drava River. They also give lessons on the weekends to all ages
As well as a good selection of local organised recreational activities, hiking and cycling are very popular throughout Slovenia with many choices of mapped routes( and we can supply you bikes).
Guests at the thermal baths and wellness centre of Ptuj,(which is the largest in Slovenia) can enjoy themselves in four outdoor pools with a wave machine and a waterslide as well as two indoor pools with a whirlpool and hydrotherapy.
Horse Riding;Whether you are an experienced rider or riding for the first time, riding through beautiful clearings and around the hillsides of the town, riding on the bank of the river Drava or in a horse-drawn carriage, are activities that should not be missed. Horse-riding clubs and some tourist farms offer the opportunity to ride horses whether you are a professional or a beginner.
Boating/Water sports; Ptuj's lake is the largest artificial lake in Slovenia. Its surface measures 4,1km2. In summer you can rent a kayak or rowing boat by the lake in Ranca or even sail on the lake, either alone or by registering at the school of sailing.
Just a short walk from the old town is the golf course, which is special for its diverse grounds and numerous water obstacles. The course extends over 50 hectares and is well known for its green plots and water features One of the best courses in Slovenia. The golf course has a lot to offer; from its demanding 18 holes to the beautiful surroundings, including a magnificent view of the townscap
Tennis; Ptuj and its surroundings have a large selection of tennis courts, all in good condition and close by Ptuj's thermal baths.
Jurjev sejem (George’s Fair) opens the season for traditional fairs in Ptuj. It takes place on the streets and squares of the town on April 23. There are approximately 150 manufacturers and sellers from all over Slovenia that gather on this fair and offer a great variety of products. On this day a Medieval market is also organized.
Ožbaltov sejem (Oswald's Fair) takes place on the streets and squares of the town on August 5. This is also the day of the Ptuj Municipality, so there are many organized events all over the town.
Katarinin sejem (Catherine's Fair) takes place on the streets and squares of the town on November 25. There is the largest number of sellers offering the greatest variety of goods at this very fair. This is also the fair where second hand goods are mostly traded.
Cvetli?ni sejem (Floral Fair)
In spring and in days before November 1 two floral fairs take place in Ptuj.
Pustni sejem (Carnival Fair takes place in days before the Carnival and during the Carnival. The date is determined according to day of Shrove Tuesday. Usually it comes after the Candlemas, which falls on February 2 every year. The goods offered are carnival accessories and decorations.
In December there is also Christmas and New Year Fair. You can visit the stands with dried fruit, Christmas decorations and holiday gifts.
There are numerous airports you can choose from to reach us. Graz 1hr 30mins, Ljubljana 1hrs 30mins, Klagenfurt 2hrs and Zagreb approx 50 mins.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Car is not necessary
Last updated on February 26, 2015
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- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Central heating
- Clothes Dryer
- Housekeeping Optional
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Alarm Clock
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no