Make a holiday rental apartment or rental villa in Prekmurje, Slovenia your home away from home
Located in the far east of Slovenia, the region of Prekmurje is a flat, historical area, bordering Hungary to the east, giving Prekmurje a distinctive yet mixed culture with both Yugoslavian and Hungarian influences. Prekmurje is a wonderfully rural destination, where mystery lurks around every sweeping meander of the Mura River, and amazing animals can occasionally be seen or wonderful thermal springs discovered. Considered to be ‘the back and beyond’ by many Slovaks, Prekmurje actually offers more natural beauty, grace and culture than many other parts of Slovenia.
Things to do on holiday in Prekmurje, Slovenia
Prekmurje has a long and often violent history, evidence of which can be easily seen today. Across the region are a vast number of incredible sights and monuments of national importance to see. Evidence from the Roman Empire, the Frankish Empire and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes are of special note, but there is a vast array of monuments to find. The Regional Museum and Castle of Murska Sobota stands out as a great day trip from any Prekmurje accommodation, and the Folklore Festival in Beltinci is a simply magical time to visit a holiday home in Prekmurje. The rhythmic dancing which ensues is clearly unique to the area, and is peculiarly enchanting!
The whole area is a haven for walkers, cyclists, nature lovers and climbers. The magnificent Goricko Regional Park, which is known as the ‘land of hills’, is covered in tracks and trails, and the climb to the Sv. Trojica is an essential for serious hill walkers and climbers.
The natural atmosphere and healing thermal waters of Prekmurje mean that you can actually fully relax. The stunningly peaceful and exceptionally beautiful Lake Bukovnisko is the ideal place to let it all go, as the water has been noted for its calming, revitalising and healing properties for many centuries. If you take a self catering Prekmurje holiday rental, you will never be far from a fine spa centre.
Places to holiday in Prekmurje, Slovenia
When you visit a holiday rental in Prekmurje, be sure to allow time to simply explore some of the villages of the area. There are often beautiful views and glorious, mainly forgotten buildings to explore. The cylindrical, Romanesque church in Selo na Gorickem, the Chapel of St Nicholas, is a wonderfully spirited place to sit and absorb the atmosphere.
Weather in Prekmurje, Slovenia
Prekmurje has four distinct seasons. Whilst the area is ideal for all varieties of holidays during the summer, when temperatures average over 22°C in July and August, winters are much cooler, averaging around 0°C. Spring and autumn are great time to visit and explore the great outdoors of Prekmurje.
Flights to Prekmurje, Slovenia
The exact location of your holiday rental accommodation in Prekmurje is only effects the last leg of your trip. Graz Airport (GRZ) in Austria is actually the closest, located within 100km of any holiday home in the area. Ryanair provide a range of cheap flights weekly to Graz, meaning reaching the glorious solitude of a Prekmurje villa is well worth it.