Olimje Monastery, Podčetrtek

Dating back to the 16th century, Olimje Monastery is now a Franciscan monastery. Damaged by a 1970s earthquake, the castle was renovated thanks to national and parish funds, and was turned over to Franciscans in 1990. Both tourists and pilgrims visit, and the Franciscans also run an herbal apothecary on site. There is no entry fee, but donations are welcome. Arrange your visit to Olimje Monastery and discover more family-friendly attractions in Podčetrtek using our Podčetrtek attractions planner.
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  • With a beautifully maintained castle with preserved frescoes, the old pharmacy has a very tasty and fragrant Red Tea.  more »
  • One of the most known landmarks of the village is really a must see. Beautiful surrounding and well preserved castle are true gem.  more »
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  • Beautiful and well preserved. Very interesting historical pharmacology background and the church is really breathtaking. The herbs garden is also a must see.
  • Beautiful Monastery, nature, herbs and tea. A must see. Chocolate store nearby. ❤️

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