During the Christmas and New Year holidays, the world slows down for a while. Enjoy a getaway in the countryside and indulge in home-made tastes prepared by local housewives. You will enjoy the tranquil country living and you will be able to visit numerous nearby hidden spots on your walks through the morning mist. One of these is the Podstenjšek Stream, its barriers presenting an interesting interplay of water and nature. In the evening, you can warm up and pamper yourselves in the Finnish sauna.
THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Price for 3 x overnight with half board: 155 EUR per person in a double room. From 29 December 2018 to 1 January 2019.
Reservations are subject to availability!
We recommend that you take some time to visit one of the events taking place nearby during your stay in the Green Karst. You can attend various concerts, go ice skating, visit the Park of Military History in Pivka or enjoy the traditional live nativity scene in Postojna Cave.
You can also enjoy a free visit to the unique mechanical nativity scene in the village of Veliki Otok, where a local enthusiast has been adding to his collection for more than 30 years.
Park of Military History Pivka:
The Park of Military History Pivka is a museum and experience centre, which enthrals all visitors to this modern museum centre with its exhibitions and exhibits. The biggest museum in Slovenia houses various military history exhibits, a submarine and a flight simulator. Fun is guaranteed for everyone and as part of the complex you can also visit a real military canteen, where you can try, among other things, an authentic military pasulj dish.
Timetable: 25. 12. 2018 – 1. 1. 2019: closed on 25 December and 1 January, open every other day from 10 AM to 4 PM (during the holiday period and on weekends)
Entrance fees: adults 10€; students and retirees 8€; children 6€; family ticket 26€
Live nativity scene in Postojna Cave:
This year, Postojna Cave will once again host one of the biggest Christmas events in Slovenia – the 29th annual live nativity scene. The event starts on Christmas day and lasts until 30 December 2018. This year’s live nativity scene will once again shine with the help of the audiovisual effects and costumes of the Serpentes Magic Theatre. Local performers will be joined by top class musicians with three standout vocalists.
Slovenian singer Helena Blagne will perform Ave Maria in her own distinctive style, Alex Volasko will captivate you with his interpretation of Silent Night, and the show will be capped off in the Concert Hall by the angelic voice of Irena Yebuah Tiran singing Amazing Grace. Due to high demand, we recommend making reservations or booking in advance. The shows will be held between 1 PM and 3 PM.
Live nativity scene timetable: from 25. 12. 2018 to 30. 12. 2018 (from 1 PM to 3 PM – online ticket reservation)
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3 overnight stays
155 EUR per person