Slovenske Konjice is almost a fairytale town. On the one side it is surrounded by the wine-producing Zlati grič, and on the other it is embraced by Konjiška gora, from which flows a stream, called Ribnica by the historians, Zmajeva slina (Dragon's saliva) by people who believe in legends, and Gospodična (Lady) by the romantics.Plan to visit Old Town Center during your Slovenske Konjice vacation using our convenient Slovenske Konjice trip planner.
The stream flows almost exactly amidst the pastel-colored houses of the square, which was first mentioned in 1146. The square is reigned by the plague column of St. Florian with four saints, which together with Florian's fresco serve as a reminder of at least four medieval fires.
Take a seat in one of the town square cafés, observe the town and order Minatti's coffee. The poet Ivan Minatti, who wrote »You Must Love Someone«, was born in Slovenske Konjice.
Just as the stream divides the old town centre, is the Dravinja River the boundary between the old and the new part of the town. On Saturdays there is a smell of the home market, and you can rest your eyes on the iconic fountain by Franc Purg, the Fountain for two birds - a symbol of the water cycle, life, freedom and revolution.
There you can catch the most beautiful view of St. George's Church. While walking up the square and beyond, do not miss out on:
- the beautiful artworks of the boutique Riemer Town Gallery,
- a city park with a pond, wooden children's toys and shades of trees,
- the mighty Trebnik Manor where you can relax with natural cosmetics,
- the ruins of the old Tattenbach Castle with spectacular views of the town.
Welcome to the weekend trip, embraced by the noble stories.
Plan your trip to Slovenske Konjice
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Slovenske Konjice
Trips in Old Town Center by other users
7 days in Rogla-Pohorje BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA Zreče 8 days in Rogla-Pohorje BY A USER FROM CROATIA Zreče 45 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Bled BY A USER FROM GERMANY Ljubljana Maribor Bled 6 days in Rogla-Pohorje BY A USER FROM GERMANY Zreče 50 days in Maribor BY A USER FROM GERMANY Slovenia Post Office Maribor Synagogue Old Vine House 35 days in Alpine Slovenia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA Mozirje Maribor Bovec