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  • MTB Trail Center Kocevje 2

    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.

  • Koca Pri Jelenovem Studencu 1 min min
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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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    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.

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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.


    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.


    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.


    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.

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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.


    Firštov rep/Firšt's Tail Forest Reserve

    Firšt's Tail Forest Reserve is located at the top of the precipitous Loška stena above the Kolpa valley and is an extraordinary vantage point.


    Goteniški Snežnik Forest Reserve

    With 1289 meters, it is the highest elevation of the limestone and dolomitic Gotenica Mountains and is a popular hiking spot.


    Primeval forest reserve Strmec

    The Strmec primeval forest lies on the southern slope of Stojna. It is overgrown mainly with fir and beech, and in parts with maple and spruce.


    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.

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    Ranch Marina

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


    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.


    Ponirek Kočevje Diving Association

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


    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.


    The Krokar Virgin Forest

    The Krokar Virgin Forest represents the beauty and intactness of the virgin beech forests on the surface of over 75 hectares. It is a strict reservation, also a part of the Natura 2000 area, and represents an ecosystem of a constantly changing balance between the soil, climate and countless living organisms – from microscopic organisms to bears.