Orchid park tropical garden Slovenia Dobronak Dobrovnik Tropski Vrt
The Orchid Park is located in North Slovenia. The area called Prekmurje region, which means North from the Mura river till the Raba river valley in Hungary. This is not the most popular part of Slovenia like the Lake Bled or Lake Bohinj area with huge mountains. This Prekmurje region is characterized with small hills and small villages but with stronger traditions closer to the ancient lifestyle.
The name of the Orchid park is Tropski Vrt if I remember well. The city is just 5 km from the Hungarian border, and mostly inhabited by Hungarians. The offical name of the company is Ocean Orchids. The tropical garden is located in a huge (14,000 m2) covered area. There are more than 100 different types of Orchids can be found there. The garden is heated by their own thermal water well. There is a new 500m2 tropical garden here as well. According to our information they produce 2 million Orchids each year, mostly for export. They started the company in 2005.
We primarily visited the Hungarian Orseg area, which is small authentique villages in a mostly forested area next to the Slovenian and Austrian border at the bottom of the Alps. The Slovenia area is similar but with little less forests as I saw. There are some very nice lakes as well.
Things to do and see in the neighborhood
There is a beautiful lake with an energy park there, which is in a very nice natural (forest) surrounding. The energy park when I heard first was something interesting, but I have no idea, what it meant. I thought about some powerplant, water or wind energy. The Hungarian Orseg area is very interesting in the Szalafo – Oriszentpeter region.