trips planned today
out of 5
Trustscore rating

Gornja Radgona trip planner

Create a fully customized day-by-day itinerary for free
Itinerary planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +
You have 2 trips in progress.   See all
Trip PlannerEurope  /  Slovenia  /  Styria Region  /  Gornja Radgona

Gornja Radgona

Wine Tours & Tastings · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Walking Areas
Gornja Radgona is a town in Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Gornja Radgona. Once it was a defensive stronghold for today's regional centre and its twin city, Bad Radkersburg, on the other side of the Mura River in Austria. The towns were split in 1919, when the state of Styria was divided between Austria and Slovenia. After that they developed separately, and Gornja Radgona grew into a new town centre.HistoryTraces of Neolithic settlement on Castle Hill attest to settlement during the Urnfield culture. Later finds indicate that there may have been a small Roman settlement here. The Parish of Gornja Radgona belonged to the Diocese of Salzburg and was founded under the Spanheims in the first half of the 12th century. The parish church in Gornja Radgona is dedicated to Saint Peter and was built in 1813 and extended in 1890.The history of Gornja Radgona itself reaches back to the 12th century, when a settlement was established beneath Ratigoj Castle. King Albert I of Habsburg founded today’s Radkersburg on an island in the Mura River, and it was mentioned as a market in 1265 and as a town in 1299. Eventually the old settlement turned into a suburb of the town. Gornja Radgona was built on the slope of Castle Hill (265 m) and the tip of the Slovene Hills (Slovenske gorice), which separate the Apače Basin from the Mura Basin.
Make the most of your holiday in Gornja Radgona by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Slovenia day trip tool.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Gornja Radgona

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Gornja Radgona

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
20 million rooms are at your fingertips!
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +