Historic Villages

Historic Villages

Historic Villages & Towns Network

Outline

A historic village or town is a local community with a rich cultural heritage and interesting touristic opportunities. The village/town representatives –cultural heritage actors – can be: local community president, tourist or cultural association president, owner of a restaurant, owner of an accommodation facility, owner of a historic collection, manager of the local tourist attraction (castle, church, museum, sports facility, wine cellar), and others involved.

The members of the  Historic Villages & Towns Network are kindly inviting you to plan for a visit. They are proposing  accelerated cross-border collaboration by exploiting eTechnologies. The Historic Villages & Towns Network is open to eCollaboration in the region of the neighboring countries.

Slovenia

Beltinci
Ela Horvat, Director, Institute for Tourism and Culture Beltinci
Elizabeta Zadravec, President, Beltinci Local Community
Milan Kerman, Mayor, Municipality of Beltinci
Sebastijan Rous, President, Culture and Art Society
Simona Cizar, Director, Murama, Events and Tourism
Matej Vučina, Owner, Restaurant Castle Tower
Anton Baligač, Owner, Restaurant Tonček

Bizeljsko
Mateja Kmetič, President, Local Community Bizeljsko, Municipality of Brežice
Mateja Kmetič, President & Vesna Kunej, Vice President, Tourist Association Bizeljsko
Vlado Leskovar, Parish Priest Church St. Lovrenc
Blaž Zagmajster, President, Winegrowers Association Bizeljsko
Janez Istenič, Owner, Sparkling Wine
Bojan Klakočar, Owner, Wine Cellar, Castle Bizeljsko
Aleš Balon, Owner, Organic Farm
Aljoša Najger Runtas, Owner, Repnica Najger
Kocjan Ivanka, Owner, Restaurant Kocjan

Brda
Tina Novak Samec, Director, Tourist information Centre Brda, Dobrovo

Drašiči  
Veronika Plut, President, Local Community Drašiči, Municipality of Metlika & Plut Anton, Owner, Plut Wine Cellar and Mill
Martin Simonič, Vice President, Neighbourhood Vineyard Cottage of Drašiči
Primož Bertalanič, Priest, Metlika Parish & Three Parishes, Rosalnice
Julij Nemanič, Ph.D., Enolog,  Member, Dolenjska Academic Initiative
Martin & Bernarda Pečarič, Owners, Oil Mill Pečarič
Nada Simonič, Owner, Tourism Simonič – Open Doors Farm
Anton Vinopivec, Owner, Dolc Vineyards and Wines
Lidija, Jože, Marija Mavretič, Owners, Mavretič Wine
Martin Pečarič, Owner, Pečarič Wine House Čurile
Jožef Prus, Owner, Prus Wines Krmačina
Otmar & Lidija Šturm, Owners, Šturm Wines Vidošiči, St. Ana & Metlika Castle Cellar

Gažon
Elka Sabadin, President, Tourist Association Gažon, Šmarje

Hrastovlje
Doris Pohlen, President, Cultural Association Jože Pohlen & Teacher of Informatics, Grammar Business School Koper
Milan Stepan, Parish Priest, Predloka, Črni kal & Holy Trinity Church
Grozdan Pohlen, Owner, Military Museum First & Second World War
Aleš Markučič, Owner, Markučič Excursion Farm
Kristjan Katarinčič, Owner, Restaurant Švab
Iztok Trček, Owner, Farm Trček, Istrian Meat Products

Jeruzalem
Marjan Munda, President; Matevž Kaučič, Vice President, Local Community Council, Železne Dveri, Ljutomer
Jerneja Rajner, Head, Tourist Information Centre Ljutomer
Vincenc Brenholc, Farm & Tourism Brenholc Jeruzalem
Samo Kupljen, Owner & Mag. Lidija Kupljen, Director, Vino Kupljen Jeruzalem – Svetinje
Marjan Novak, Tavern Jeruzalem
Jeruzalem Mansion, Ivanjkovci

Kobarid 
Natalija Rot, President, Tourist Association
Jože Šerbec, Director, Kobarid Museum
Bojan Rustja, Owner, Alberto Picco Museum Collection of the First World War
Ivo Krajnik, Owner, Museum Collection Upper Soča (Isonzo) River and Kobarid (Caporetto) Retreat in 1917
Valter Kramar & Ana Roš, Owners, Restaurant Hiša Franko
Tanja Hvala, Owner, Hvala Hotel & Restaurant Topli val
Natalija Rot, Owner, Apartment Hiša Sonca
Lidija Koren, Owner, Koren Kobarid Camp

Krkavče
Mihael Goja, Krkavče Delegate, Local Community Šmarje, Town Municipality of Koper
Darij Lisjak, President, Volunteer Fire Department
Jernej Lisjak, Website Editor, The Smell of Istria
Pavle Goja, Krkavče St. Michael’s Parish Church
Ondina Reja, Owner, Living Museum – Vrešje Hous
Patricijo Ternav, Owner, Olive Oil Mill House (Torkla)
Robert Lisjak, Owner, Tourist Farm & Apartments Robivera

Kropa
Branko Maček, President, Kropa Local Community
Branko Kavčič, Vice President, Kropa Local Community
Saša Florjančič, Curator, Iron Forging Museum Kropa,
Iron-Forging Craft and Trade, UKO – umetnokovaška obrt in trgovina Kropa, d.o.o.
Metka Kavčič, Tourist Association Kropa
Restaurant pr’ Kovač Kropa
Restaurant By Jarm Kropa

Novo mesto 
Vida Čadonič Špelič, Ph.D., Director, Municipality Administration, Town Municipality of Novo mesto
Mitja Simič, Head, Institute for the Cultural Heritage Protection, Novo mesto Regional Office
Simona Mele, Director  & Matjaž Pavlin, Conusellor, Kompas – Tourist Information Center – TIC Novo mesto
Jasna Dokl Osolnik, Director, Museum of Dolenjska, Novo mesto
Vojko Grobovšek, Tour Guides Coordinator, Cars and Caravans IMV Museum Collection
Silvester Fabijan, Parish Priest, St. Nicholas Cathedral Novo mesto
Igor Zevnik, Front Desk Manager, Hotel Krka Novo mesto
Marjanca Trščinar Antič, Marketing, Hotel Center Novo mesto
Slavko Vidmar, Director, Restaurant Loka Novo mesto
Borut Jakše, Owner, Restaurant Jakše Novo mesto
Rok Vovko, Owner, Restaurant & Apartments Vovko, Ratež, Brusnice & Council Member, Local Community Brusnice
Boštjan Predovič, Owner, Restaurant Boheja Novo mesto
Marjan Hren, Founder & President, Ernst Mach Route Association, Slatnik nr. Novo mesto

Padna
Denis Goja, Member, Cultural and Sports Association Padna & Rural Development Counsellor, Municipality of Piran

Pliskovica
Milivoj Štemberger, President, Local Community Council Pliskovica, Municipality of Sežana,
Jernej Bortolato, Development Association Pliska
Laura Fornazarič, Head, Youth Hostel, Pliskovica, Dutovlje
Jernej Bortolato, T`mškovi, Karst Stone Products
Breda & Franko Durcik, Owners, Tourist Wine Farm Petelin Durcik
Lovretovi, Rikardo, Domen & Rok Vrabec, Wine Farm
Darij in Ivo Šuc, Owners, Wine Farm Vrabči
Irma Petelin, Owner, Api Tourism Petelin

Podbrezje
Dragica (Daca) Perne, President, Tabor Cultural Association Podbrezje
Janez Gregorc, Owner, Gregorc Farm
Janko Jeglič, Owner, Jeglič Farm
Aleš & Tatjana Jerala, Jerala Farm
Robert Markič, Owner, Tabor Restaurant
Viktor  Marinšek, Owner, Slavka Restaurant

Radovljica
Nataša Mikelj, Managing Director, Tourism Radovljica
Natalija Černe, Head, Radovljica Tourist Information Centre
Verena Štekar-Vidic, Director, Municipial Museum of Radovljica
Miha Zalokar, Director, Hotel Grajski dvor Radovljica
Maja Buden, Manager, Kunstelj 1873, Traditional Inn and Hotel
Jože Andrejaš, Owner, Restaurant & Pension Lectar

Stična
Borut Finec, President, Local Community Stična
David Mrvar, President, Tourist Association Stična
Nataša Polajnar Frelih, M.Sc., Director, Slovene Museum of Christianity
Father Janez Novak, Abbot & Father Maksmilijan File, Prior, Stična Abbey with the Retreat Center – the only operating Cistercian Monastery in Slovenia
Miha Genorio, Director, Zavod prijetno domače Ivančna gorica
Borut Žaren, Owner, Tourist Village Pristava, Stična

Sveta Ana in Slovenske Gorice
Silvo Slaček, Mayor, Municipality of Sveta Ana 
Viktor Kapl, President, Wine Producers Association Sveta Ana
Feliks Berič, President, Tourist Association Sveta Ana
Evgen Simonič, Owner, Production of Vinegar Simonič
Miran Kolarič, Owner, Production of Oil Kolarič, Jurovski Dol
Viktor Kapl, Owner, Farm Kapl
Natalija Monika Eder – Kramberger, Owner, Restaurant Eder
Tatjana in Dušan Mihelič, Owners, Tourist Farm Rožengrunt by Mihelič

Tolmin
Špela Kranjc, Public Relations & Protocol, Municipality of Tolmin
Mateja Leban, Acting Director, Local Tourist Association Sotočje, Tolmin-Kobarid
Mag. Damjana Fortunat Černilogar, Director, Tolmin Museum
Dijana Škoberne, Director, Hotel Dvorec, Tolmin

Velika Nedelja, Municipality of Ormož 
Karmen Štumberger, M.Sc., Head, Department of Economy, Municipality of Ormož
Simona Kosi, Acting Director, Institute for Tourism, Culture and Sport, Municipality of Ormož
Marjan Mušič, President, Local Community Velika Nedelja
Anton Žumbar, President, Cultural Association Simon Gregorčič Velika Nedelja & Principal, Basic School Velika Nedelja
Nevenka Korpič, Custodian, Velika Nedelja Castle & Museum of Ptuj
Father Janko Štampar, Prior, Teutonic Order & Velika Nedelja Parish Church
Franci Cvetko, Owner, Kogl Winery, Velika Nedelja
Sonja Ozmec, Owner, Sonja Ozmec, Tourist Farm & Accommodation, Senešci, Velika Nedelja

Vipava
Mag. Iris Skočaj, Director, Tourist Information Center – TIC Vipava
Branko Tomažič, President, Wine Tourist Association Vrhpolje & Farm Tomažič
Miha Povh, Owner, Povh Wine Cellar, Goče
Nataša & Matej Tomažič, Owners, Majerija homestead, Slap
Tomaž Kavčič, Manager, Restaurant Pri Lojzetu, Zemono Manor House Vipava
Apartments and Rooms Koren, Vipava

Vipavski Križ
Harij Bat, President, Local Community Vipavski Križ, Municipality of Ajdovščina
Marjan Brataševec, President, Tourist Association Vipavski Križ
Ljubo Žgavc, Head, Institute Vipavski Križ
Sonja Mužina, Head, Tourist Information Centre – TIC Ajdovščina
Father Marjan Potočnik, Guardian, Capuchin Monastery St. Francis Vipavski Križ
Oskar Birsa, Owner, Tourist Farm Birsa, Dobravlje
Silva and Jordan Cigoj, Owners, Tourist Farm Arkade, Črniče