Devil’s Tower (Hudičev turn) in Soteska and Point 20 (Baza 20) in Kočevski Rog

Devil’s Tower (Hudičev turn) in Soteska and Point 20 (Baza 20) in Kočevski Rog

Here is a very interesting and extremely instructive family trip. Visit the Devil’s Tower (Hudičev turn) in Soteska and Point 20 (Baza 20) in Kočevski Rog. Explore Slovenia’s history together with your children.

 

 

Eagle’s Trail (Orlova pot) in Kočevska Reka 783

Eagle’s Trail (Orlova pot) in Kočevska Reka

Eagle’s Trail (Orlova pot) in Kočevska Reka

The locals discovered a nest of a pair of white-tailed eagles in the village of Kočevska Reka in the 1980s. This happened just a few years after the construction of the dam, which resulted in the creation of Reško jezero Lake.

 

 

Educational Trail Divji Potok

Educational Trail Divji Potok

The educational trail passes by the Divji potok Stream, a beautiful pearl of nature in the embrace of Kočevje forests. Our beautiful nature constantly creates various smaller waterfalls and pools.

 

 

 

Friedrichstein Castle-Kočevje 745  

Friedrichstein Castle-Kočevje

Friedrichstein Castle-Kočevje

The highest-located Slovenian Friedrichstein Castle was the site of our only medieval love story between Frederick II, Count of Celje (who built the castle in 1422) and Veronika of Desenice. 

 

 

Klevevž Natural Spa

Klevevž Natural Spa

The Klevevž Natural Spa is one of the most interesting family trip locations that you must visit ASAP! It is situated in the Lower Carniola region, right next to the village of Grič.

 

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Kočevje Lake

Kočevje Lake

The Kočevje Lake is one of the cleanest lakes in Slovenia and offers many options to relax your body and soul. The artificial lake was formed between 1973 and 1978. Initially there were two large ponds at the bottom of the opencast mining pit of the Kočevje brown coal mine.

 

 

Krašnji vrh Village

Krašnji vrh Village

Bela Krajina (White Carniola statistical region) has many hidden gems in its area. It is therefore great if you are acquainted with some of the local people, because they know better than anyone how to get around the place they live. They can show you trip locations that are not known among tourists.

 

 

 

Krupa River Spring

Krupa River Spring

Take your family on a trip to one of the most beautiful springs in Slovenia located under a mighty rock.

 

 

Nežica Waterfall-Tišenpolj 772  

Nežica Waterfall-Tišenpolj

Nežica Waterfall-Tišenpolj

The Nežica Stream is located by the route Kočevje-Petrina. Leave your car at the marked parking lot by the main road. Some also call it the Tišenpolje Waterfall, as the stream originates below the village of Tišenpolje and flows down into the valley.

Novo mesto City 718

Novo mesto City

Novo mesto City

The municipality of Novo mesto covers an area with a rich history and tradition. People inhabited the area of Lower Carniola (Dolenjska) two thousand years ago, and the settlement on the Krka River bend has officially existed since 1365.

 

Otočec Old Castle

Otočec Old Castle

The village of Otočec has beautiful surroundings that are perfect for weddings. However, this trip describes a lesser-known, yet admirable neighbor, the Otočec Old Castle (Stari grad Otočec). The hike to this location can be extended with a climb onto the Trška gora Hill.

 

 

 

Pleterje Trail

Pleterje Trail

The Pleterje Trail circles the only still-inhabited Carthusian monastery in our country, which is located in the municipality of Šentjernej. Mysterious and hidden to the eye, it defies the ravages of time and evaporates a special atmosphere.

 

Prilozje Ponds and Rožanec Mithaeum

Prilozje Ponds and Rožanec Mithaeum

White Carniola statistical region (Bela Krajina) does not disappoint and even if you spend several days there, it is an inexhaustible source of truly exceptional excursions. The diversity of the landscape, historical monuments and the preservation of tradition will leave a lasting impression.

 

 

Travna Gora Mountain Hut

Travna Gora Mountain Hut

There are so many hills beckoning us to climb them and admire the views up there. Take a relaxing Sunday walk with your kids from the village of Nova Štifta to the Travna gora Mountain Hut.

 

 

Trimmigo Trim Track in Mirna

Trimmigo Trim Track in Mirna

Mirna is a small town with quite a few interesting sights. One of such landmarks is the magnificent castle (the locals call it the sleeping princess), which is currently unfortunately falling into ruin.