Stories from Kočevsko

  • Lake Kočevje

    Lake Kočevje is one of the water treasures of Kočevsko that has become an extremely popular location for fishing in the last few years, so a new regime of regulated fishing was implemented in 2020.

  • KOF LukaFabcic

    This year during June 3-5 Kočevsko will be proudly hosting a new event - Kočevsko Outdoor Festival, that will provide running enthusiasts with a brand new running challenge in the unspoiled nature of Kočevsko and provide a variety of accompanying events that will extend over the entire weekend.


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    BÜRGERMEISTER - Mayor's beer

    Written by: Kočevsko

    This year, the MATT brewery has developed a new innovative product, where participants can transform into a beer-brewer for one day in the heart of Kočevsko. The mayor of the municipality of Kočevje, dr. Vladimir Prebilič, was delighted to get to know this process and brewed the mayor's beer called Bürgermeister.

  • Evrazijski ris

    The Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) is the largest wild cat in Europe and one of the three large beasts that still inhabit the forests of Kočevsko (along with the brown bear and the grey wolf).

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    Welcome to Kočevsko, Slovenia

    Written by: Kočevsko

    Slovenia is reopening for tourism and we are happy to welcome guests from all over the world again looking to spend their vacation in one of the most forested and naturally preserved regions in Europe.

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    Bear's winter sleep

    Written by: Kočevsko

    The brown bear is the largest European representative of the carnivora order and is known as the most characteristic animal representative of Kočevsko, that is dormant in winter and often sleeps through the colder months.

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    In August of 2019, members of "Šola gozdovništva" (Bushcraft & Survival School Slovenia) set themselves up for an interesting and demanding project - making a dugout canoe, using only hand tools and fire.

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    6 ideas for a trip to Kočevsko

    Written by: Kočevsko

    Kočevsko is an ideal destination for anyone who loves nature and likes to enjoy intact forests, adrenaline-filled hiking and biking adventures, true wilderness or needs a break from the stressful everyday life.

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