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Southeast Slovenia

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Source: Public information of Slovenia,
The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia,
State map in measure 1 : 1.000.000, 1995
www.gu.gov.si

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Brezice

Brezice is the administrative, economical and cultural centre of Brezice country and surrounding hills. It is located near the confluence of Krka and Soca Rivers. As the administrative centre of Salzburg archbishops the city developed by the Castle Brezice, where is today the museum. In the beginning the castle was only the wooden stronghold. The settlement was first mentioned in the year 1322. Through t ... arrow

Otocec Castle

The Otocec Castle is situated near the city Novo mesto in Dolenjska. It is the only water castle in Slovenia and it stands on one of the island of the Krka River. Its image was formed through the centuries. The beginning of the castle goes back to the 13 th century, in the year 1252. The name Otocec originates from the Freizing bishops. The owners of the castle were named knights from the island – de Wer ... arrow

Kostanjevica Castle - Bozidar Jakac Gallery

The Bozidar Jakac Gallery is situated in Kostanjevica na Krki. It was established in the year 1974. Most of the pictures are from expressionists. The first starts of the gallery goes back to the year 1956, when was in the places of the elementary school established The Gorjup Gallery. The Gallery Bozidar Jakac is situated in the rooms of the former Cistercian monastery, which the local people also call i ... arrow

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Castle Bizeljsko (Wisell)

Castle Bizeljsko (Wissel) is situated on a rocky hill above the village Bizeljsko. Castle gives the village its characteristics appearance. In written sources is first mentioned in 1404, when the region was inhabited by knights Wissell. The castle has a medieval layout. Throughout the centuries has played an important role as a defensive post. Today the Castle Bizeljsko has Renaissance and Baroque featur ... arrow

Krško

Krsko is the central and commune town of Posavje region. The city has developed on both banks of the longest Slovenian river Sava. It also has varied historical past. The old town centre was renovated. New part of the town is situated in Videm. This part was arranged at the same time with the finishing of the nuclear power station Krsko and the largest paper factory in Slovenia. The city is the cultural ... arrow

Zuzemberk

Zuzemberk is a small town in Suha Krajina in Slovenia. It is the centre of Suha Krajina. Since the year 1998 is the centre of the independent community. It lies in the terrace above the river Krka. Zuzemberk was in the sources first mentioned in the year 1246 and like the square in the year 1399. In the town is the school since the year 1828. The greatest building in the city is Zuzemberk Castle, which i ... arrow


Natural Sights/Attractions

Natural baths, beaches

Beaches

Caves

Caves

Gorges, canyons, river beds (troughs)

Gorges

Karavanken Mountains

Karavanken

Lakes, ponds

Lakes

Triglav National Park

NP Triglav

Parks, arboretums, gardens

Parks

Rivers and confluences

Rivers

Sources, springs

Sources

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

Cultural-Historical Sights/Attractions

Basilicas, churches, chapels

Basilicas

Castles, manors, towers, forts

Castles

World War I Military Cemeteries

Cemeteries

The biggest cities in Slovenia

Cities

Monasteries, abbeys

Monasteries

Monuments, statues

Monuments

Museums, galleries, exhibitions

Museums

The Old Town Centres

Old Towns

Town Halls

Town Halls

Other

Camps

Camps

Places for wedding

Places for Wedding

Marinas, ports

Ports

Ski slopes

Ski Slopes

Health resorts, spas, wellness

Spas

Toboggan runs

Toboggan Runs