Points of interest

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    Kostel Castle

    The Kostel Castle with its accompanying market is the second largest castle complex in Slovenia. It was built in the 13th century and invites you to visit it and enjoy the magnificent view of the landscape and experience the pulse of medieval times.

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    MTB Trail Center Kočevje

    MTB trail center Kočevje is located at a former ski resort in Dolga vas, with a total of 14 km of trails.

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    Camp Jezero Kočevsko

    Camp Jezero Kočevsko has designated spaces for mobile homes, trailers and tents, and it offers accommodation in glamping cottages as well.


    Tourist Complex Jezero (TIC)

    The Tourist Information Centre Kočevje is located in the Tourist Complex Jezero. The info point offers visitors all cultural, tourist, sports and other information from the area of ​​Kočevsko.

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    TIC Kočevska Reka and the Škrilj Bunker assembly point

    The Tourist Information Centre Kočevska Reka offers information for tourists and free publications about the tourist services of the region of Kočevsko. It is also an info point and an assembly point for the underground Škrilj Bunker.

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    Forest Cottage Studeno

    This idyllic forest cottage is located on the edge of a forest clearing and offers comfortable leisure with its unusual, relaxed and homey interior.

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    Bearlog Hostel

    Bearlog Hostel is the first hostel in Kočevsko and is located in a renovated house with rich history. The central Tourist Information Centre of the destination of Kočevsko is also located in the Hostel, where you can find information on numerous local activities and events.

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    GOSTel in the Middle of Nowhere

    In the heart of Kočevski Rog lies the idyllic Kočevje village of Koprivnik, where the homestead and GOSTel are located and you will be greeted by: Matjaž, Darka and their dog Ruppi.

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    Bilpa Apartments and Lodging

    Bilpa apartments and lodging offer various types of accommodation (apartments, tents) and many activities - miniraft and bike rental, fishing.


    Institute for Culture and Tourism/TIC Kostel

    The Institute organizes, develops and promotes activities in the field of culture, events, sports, tourism and other activities in the municipality of Kostel.

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    Polom Hunting Lodge

    The hunting lodge is located in the village of Polom in the middle of the forest. It offers comfortable accommodation with warm wood accents and good food.

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    Grbac Mill

    The Grbac Mill is located just below the Nežica Waterfall, and next to it is a learning farm where you can learn about endangered animal species, refresh yourself with colorful bread or a real farm breakfast.

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    Rafting Kolpa

    Here you can rent a kayak, canoe or raft to enjoy in water activities and water sports on Kolpa river.

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    Camp Žaga

    Camp Žaga is a smaller family campsite near Kolpa, located on the edge of the picturesque village of Gorenja Žaga.

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    Excursion farm Zdravič

    They provide animation programs for closed groups, organize bachelor parties, fun dance nights, birthdays, anniversary celebrations, etc. Call before visiting!

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    Center for school and after-school activities Fara

    They offer outdoor school programs, summer vacations and affordable accommodation for societies and sports groups.

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    Rupicapra Holiday Home

    The Rupicapra holiday home is ideal for family vacations and relaxing holidays in the embrace of nature.

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    Lobič Malenca Homestead

    The homestead lies on the southeastern border of Slovenia, along the border river Kolpa. The house is completely renovated, very comfortable and it is possible to rent the whole house or individual apartments.

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    Lukec Homestead

    The homestead is farmed organically, with an emphasis on preserving nature and tradition, offering lodging and various social and entertaining ways of spending time.

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    Tourist Farm Padovac

    Tourist farm along the border river Kolpa is completely renovated and very comfortable. It is possible to rent the whole house or individual apartments. They offer a variety of local Kostel dishes and horseback riding.

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    Tourist Farm "Pri Papeževih"

    The farm offers overnight stays in a well-kept farmhouse, the possibility of renting mountain bikes, organizing activities in the Kolpa River and participating in farm chores.

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    Oštarija, restaurant & hotel

    Indulge your taste buds with the magic of superb flavors and enjoy a relaxing holiday in the embrace of the picturesque Dolenjske Toplice.


    Bus Station Kočevje

    Bus Station Kočevje is located in the city center and connects the city of Kočevje with various places around Slovenia.

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    Rajhenavski Rog Primeval Forest

    The Rajhenavski Rog Primeval Forest stretches over 50 hectares of large forested remains dominated by beech and fir. It is also home to a diverse community of fungi and small animals that break down deadwood. Near the Primeval Forest stands the Queen of Rog, 51 meters high and one of the mightiest fir trees in our country.

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    Rog Sawmill

    Today, the Rog sawmill is just another clearing in Kočevski Rog, where some ruins are found and is a popular excursion destination. Before the First World War, the Rog sawmill was considered the largest and most modern wood processing plant in Slovenia.

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    The cottage at Luža was built as a residence for forest workers at a time when there was no forest road leading to Luža yet. Adjacent to the larger building was a horse stable and a residence for coachmen.


    Kočevje railway station

    It is based on Kolodvorska street. Passenger transport will be resuming soon.

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    Pugled-Žiben Forest Reserve

    Many World War II memorials are located here along with the ruins of the villages Pugled and Žiben.


    Nežica stream and its waterfalls

    The Nežica stream is located by the route Kočevje-Petrina. The highest and most famous of the three waterfalls, the 10 meters high Nežica Waterfall, is visible from the main road.

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    Caves of Željne

    The caves between the villages of Željne and Šalka vas, east of Kočevje, are an extremely interesting horizontal cave system about 1,600 metres in length with more than ten entrances.

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    Regional museum of Kočevje and the Šešek Home

    The Regional Museum of Kočevje was founded in 1952 on the initiative of the Museum Society of Kočevje and is based in the building of the Šešek Home.


    Lake Kočevje

    Lake Kočevje or Rudnik Lake is one of the cleanest lakes in Slovenia and was formed on the abandoned opencast mine of the brown coal mine of Kočevsko in 1978. With a surface area of 1.5km2 it is suitable for swimming, surfing, boating and diving enthusiasts in the summer and ice skating enthusiasts in the winter, and is famous as a popular fishing destination among fishermen.

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    Pension Tušek Jezero

    They offer a relaxing holiday in a quiet and peaceful environment in the immediate vicinity of Lake Kočevje. Don't miss their home-made dish specialties.

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    Hotel Kovač

    A three-star hotel with a wide range of activities and a Spa & Wellness Center. A facility with shared beds for large groups is also available.

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    Madronič Guesthouse

    The Madronič Guesthouse offers its guests three-star rooms, excellent trout food and a wide selection of wines.

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    Veronika Guesthouse

    In one of the most important secession buildings in Slovenia, the Veronika Guesthouse offers comfortable rooms and a variety of dishes and wines.

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    Camping Kanu Radenci ob Kolpi

    Camping Kanu Radenci ob Kolpi is located in the village Srednji Radenci about 5 km away from village Stari trg ob Kolpi.

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    The Three Star Inn (Tri zvezde)

    They have been involved in the catering business since 1986 and offer accommodation (double rooms) and various Slovenian dishes (lunches and A La Carte).

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    Apartments Šuster

    The Šuster Apartments are located in Stari trg by the Kolpa River, in the part of the Poljanska Valley, where a large part is covered by forests and pastures.

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    Farm Rajhenav

    The farm is located in the heart of the Kočevje forests and is home to livestock and beekeeping. They also have accommodation available.

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    Pillory "Pranger" in Predgrad

    One of the twelve remaining preserved pillories "pranger" in Slovenia is located in Predgrad.


    Kočevje Veterinary Station

    Kočevje Veterinary Station offers favorable and quality veterinary services and takes care of your furry pets.

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    Tine & Co. d.o.o.

    For more than 20 years, they have been organizing rafting trips through the Kolpa, boating, sledding and cycling, with a particular focus on safety. They also offer accommodations at Kano Camp or wooden glamping houses in the eco village of Rinčica.


    Tourist Association Brezpotja

    The Tourist Association strives to unite the providers of tourist offer in the wider Kočevje region and to achieve the common goals of tourism development in the Municipality of Kočevje and beyond.


    Muhvič camping and lodging

    The Muhvič Camp is located directly along the Kolpa River, in the village of Dol. They offer accommodation, a well-kept private beach, a children's playground, canoeing and bicycle rental.


    Church of St. John the Baptist in Kočevska Reka

    During and after World War II, many sacral structures were demolished in the closed area of Kočevska Reka and Gotenica, including the Church of St. John the Baptist. In 1999, at the site of the baroque church, a new church was dedicated to the same saint.


    MSNZ Memorial Park

    The memorial park of the Maneuver structure of national protection in Kočevska Rijeka is one of the foundations of the Slovenian state and a value center for the formation of the Slovenian Armed Forces.


    Eleonora's Cave

    It is 25 meters deep, 130 meters long and has three halls. It lies near the Strmec forest. Entry is only possible with the guidance of cavers and mountaineers, who also take care of it.

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    Kočevje fishing club

    The primary mission of the Kočevje fishing club is to protect and cultivate fish and to protect aquatic and aquatic ecosystems in the Kočevje fishing district.


    Ice cave at Stojna

    In the middle of the Stojna Forest Reserve, there is an Ice Cave south of the cottage near Jelenov Studenec. It can also be called an underground glacier. The entrance to the cave is 50 meters deep in the abyss.


    Fridrihštajn Castle

    Fridrihštajn Castle was built by Frederick 2nd for his mistress Veronika Deseniska in the 15th century. It is located south of Kočevje and today, only ruins remain of the castle.


    White Willow in Kostel

    It is about 100 years old and measures 557 cm in circumference and 23 meters in height. It grows in the village Vas in Kostel.


    The thickest walnut tree in Slovenia

    On a hill in the middle of the village Kočevska Reka you will find a park with a chestnut avenue and the thickest known walnut tree in Slovenia.

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    The Queen of Rog

    It is located in Kočevski Rog, near the former sawmill and is one of the most beautiful trees in Rog. With its 55 metres, it is the tallest fir tree in Slovenia.

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    Municipality of Osilnica

    Municipality of Osilnica has the smallest population among the municipalities in Slovenia. The land of Peter Klepec offers you the opportunity to spend your free time in unspoiled nature and offers a wide range of activities.

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    The parish church of St. Fabian and Boštjan and St. Jernej

    The parish church of St. Jernej is located in the center of Kocevje along the Rinza River. It was built in 1903 in neo-Romanesque style and is adorned with works by some of the leading Slovenian artists.

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    Tourist farm and autocamp Konda

    The Konda Camp is part of the Konda tourist farm, where they biologically produce most of the food they offer to their guests. 


    Prelesnik Collapse Valley

    Prelesnik Collapse Valley is characterized by a 40-meter-deep impact cave in the Ušiva Cave area near Rajhenav. It was named after the forester of Kočevje, Anton Prelesnik. The Collapse Valley can be seen from the Roška footpath.


    Rinža River

    It is the only river in the Kočevje region and is a characteristic karst disappearing river, which is 14 km long. The spring of the river is Reberski well, located at the foot of Stojna near the village Mrtvice. It flows into the Sava River Basin, through the river affluents of Kolpa and Krka.


    Lake of Kočevska Reka

    The Lake of Kočevska Reka is located in the valley below Kočevska Reka. It is registered as a reserve and no spatial interventions are permitted there. It is inhabited by pikes, skis, carps, lines, tusks, redheads, perch, toothless mollusks and alder crayfish.


    Kočevje Police Station

    Since 2008, they have been operating in new premises and are responsible for ensuring law and order in the municipality of Kočevje.


    Kočevje Sports Hall

    Kočevje Sports Hall is a large sports and multipurpose hall hosting numerous events.


    Kočevje Tourist Association

    Visitors are offered tourist information about the options on how to actively spend their visit to the forest country, while the tourist shop offers various local products.


    Kočevje Health Center and emergency medical care

    The Kočevje Health Care Center began operating at a new location in 1965 - Roška cesta 18, where the headquarters of the public institution remain today. Their primary mission is to provide quality healthcare to all users.

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    Kostel Tourist and Sports Association

    They are mainly occupied with the development of tourism in the municipality and are in charge of the preparation of various leaflets.

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    Ranch Marina

    Ranch Marina is a forest fairy tale for anyone who wants to experience a true "western" style holiday.

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    Mountaineering Club Kočevje

    The Club has been operating since May 20, 1951 and has achieved many successes during this period. Throughout the year, the Club organizes hikes on Slovenian and foreign hills and mountains.


    Krempa Forest Reserve

    It is the focal point of the Borovec Nature Trail and a popular excursion destination with a view over the Kolpa River Canyon.


    Kočevje Pharmacy

    Kočevje Pharmacy is a local pharmacy that provides prescription, over-the-counter and prescription drugs to the public.


    Kočevje Fire Brigade

    Their mission is to provide professional assistance in the field of protection and rescue and to strengthen camaraderie among firefighters.


    Melamin Cycling Association

    It was founded in Kočevje in 2011, at the initiative of the employees of the Melamin factory.


    Ponirek Kočevje Diving Association

    It was founded in 1995 and is organized as a sports association with the purpose of education, training and socializing.


    Grand Kolpa

    They offer rafting, boating, guided fishing, overnight stays, picnic area and food.

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    The Majerle Tourist Farm

    The tourist farm near Kolpa offers apartments or rooms and breakfast with local farm produce, as well as lunch and dinner on request.


    The Kolpa River

    It is a border river between Slovenia and Croatia, which originates in the Risnjak National Park in Croatia. The total length of the river is 292 km. It has great hydrological, zoological and ecosystem importance and is a very popular tourist spot.

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    ECO village Rinčica

    Eco village Rinčica is located in the Poljanska Valley along the Kolpa River and offers a true nature experience in glamping wooden houses set right next to the Kolpa River.


    Gaj Kočevje Sports Center

    The facility of the Gaj Recreation Sports Center is located in the Gaj Park, close to the Rinža River and is surrounded by beautiful nature. It is intended for all sports visitors, and hikers and cyclists use it as a starting point for their excursions.

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    Kočevje Cultural Center - KCK

    Kočevje Cultural Center is the central venue for cultural and artistic events in Kočevje.

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    Tourism in the village Kapš

    Tourism in the village Kapš is located in the Poljanska Valley, in the idyllic village of Prelesje. The vicinity of the Kolpa River attracts fishermen and numerous opportunities for nature activities.

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    Kolparaft Skender

    They offer rafts, mini-rafts or kayaks for rent with all the necessary equipment and the accompaniment of an experienced guide to exploring the Kolpa River. They also offer accommodation.

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    Rugole Homestead

    The Rugole Homestead is located in the fairytale-like village of Bosljiva Loka, offering affordable and well-appointed accommodations.