Southeast Slovenia - Parkirišče
Southeast Slovenia

Southeast Slovenia

Where is Southeast Slovenia?

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Most Beautiful Trips

Below are listed the most beautiful trips in the neighbourhood of the selected place.

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 Werde or islander. In the minddle of the 14 th century the building was widened and it got the ground plan of the letter L. The Castle Otocec was additional strengthened after the Turks devastation in the y...

Kocevje - Rinza River

The Rinza River is the only river in the Kocevje region beside the bordering Kolpa river. It is clearly a karst river. The Rinza River has many springs and the biggest one near the village of Mrtvice is called Reberski studenec. After a short flow on the surface it disappears underground at the end of the Kocevje Plains. In the old times the river flowing through Kocevje represented a defence ditch surrounding the castle with the town centre, creating an island. After the threads of invasion were over the ditch was filled up and nowadays the Rinza River forms a bend around the old town centre. The river...


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