Prekmurje, Slovenia does not usually come to mind when tourists think of the world's glamorous spots, yet it is considered by many as an overlooked holiday gem, its natural beauty, fascinating history and endless things to see and do make for a truly perfect holiday. Look for holiday rentals Prekmurje or holiday lettings Prekmurje that offer you guided tours of the region. You may just find a deal that's too good to miss.
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Excellent wines and food - Prekmurje Holidays
Prekmurje forms the western tip of Slovenia. It is a broad plane that extends beyond the Mura River, with its own distinct cultural, linguistic and ethnical identity. One of the reasons for its uniqueness is its historic isolation, the first bridge over the Mura Riverwas constructed in 1924. Although it lies in Slovenia, much of its culture and landscape is closer to bordering Hungary and to this day, there is a considerable number of Magyars and Roma gypsies living in this region. Many of the holiday lettings Prekmurje organise trips to the wine routes of the area. While you will get a taste of the wines much loved by the Slovenians, you also get to see a beautiful picturesque landscape. The wine regions include the Goricko wine routes and it produces wines made with white grapes, mainly Italian Riesling. This is followed by Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Rhine Riesling, Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, Muscatel and Traminer.After you get a taste of these sparkling wines, be sure to buy one as a souvenir. You can opt for a blended wine or a cuvee, it's all up to you as the choices are numerous. This is also the perfect route to sample Prekmurje's culinary specialities such as the ubiquitous ham, dodoli, the distinctive bograc goulash, buckwheat and millet porridge and the famous Prekmurje sausages. Those with a sweet tooth should sink their teeth into gibanica, a pastry with walnuts, poppy seeds, cream and cheese.
Thermal Spas - A popular tourist attraction
Referred mostly as Sobota, Murska Sobota is the regional capital of Prekmurje. Throughout history the region has passed between Slovenia, Hungary and Yugoslavia hands. It is a quiet city with neoclassical, baroque and secessionist buildings. However, it is most popular for one of Prekmurje's top tourist attractions: thermal spas. If you don't want to pay the extra to get into a public spa, you can opt for holiday rentals that provide them as a standard feature. You can also visit the potters' villages of the area for some unique souvenirs.Any of the holiday lettings Prekmurje can arrange a trip to the floating mills of Prekmurje on Mura River. In use since the Roman times, the floating mills allowed the millers to move to the best destination for milling and were of great social and cultural importance. Today their presence has largely dwindled, but efforts are being made to preserve them.
Prekmurje is unique in many ways with its distinctive culture and food. You can find holiday rentals Prekmurje easily online, you're just a few clicks away from the relaxing holiday of a lifetime. If you have some time, you should use it for discovering another foreign culture - Hungary, Austria and Croatia are nearby: