History & culture
It is also one of the oldest Slovenian industrial regions. The previous centuries gave start to mining in the area (the beginnings of mining allegedly go back to the Roman era); and afterwards ironworks and wood industry have flourished here. Today we are trying to present the work of miners, crofters, charcoal-burners, rafts men, carpenters and blacksmiths most authentically and vivaciously as an important part of our heritage.
You have to take time for eating and drinking in Koroška, with many recipes for the traditional dishes from the area having been passed from generation to generation. It takes knowledge, care, and time to prepare dishes from Koroška but tourist farms and rural restaurants will happily prepare a culinary treat for you.