The Kolpa River
Kolpa is a border river between Slovenia and Croatia, originating in Risnjak National Park in Croatia. Kolpa is a popular destination for domestic and foreign visitors and is the largest watercourse in Kočevsko. The total length of Kolpa is 292 km, and the river is of great hydrological, zoological, and ecosystem importance. Since 2010, it has been awarded the title of European Destination of Excellence. In the upper flow, near Osilnica, Kolpa winds between precipitous walls, and behind Fara it squeezes in between steep forest slopes. Due to the clean and warm water, it is a popular river to swim in, in the summer, while rafters and canoeists also enjoy the river rapids.
Kolpa is also popular with fishermen, who are fascinated by the abundance of different fish species found in it. The water of Kolpa is rich in oxygen, which enables the survival of a large number of salmonid and cyprinid fish. In winter, the most interesting is hunting huchen, and during the year, fly fishing for brown trout and grayling. They are also accompanied by barbels, chubs, abd. In addition to fishing, fishing on the Kolpa River also offers a unique experience of unspoiled nature.
In the area, you can find many accommodation providers where you can relax and enjoy a holiday in the embrace of unspoiled nature.