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IMG_0420 In Novo Mesto, you won't find a great variety of entertainment centers. The main entertainment for its guests is walking in parks and historical places. To diversify your stay, go to the picturesque Ragov log Park located on the opposite bank of the Krke River. This territory is connected with the city by a pedestrian bridge, which in itself is a popular tourist attraction. Once there was an impenetrable forest in the territory of the present park, and noble residents used it for hunting. In 1955, it was decided to form a forest park zone on the right bank of the river. Now its main value is centuries-old trees and rare plants. Part of the forest was allocated for sports grounds. In the warm season, visitors can enjoy a rope town, some attractions of which are suitable even for preschool children.
A large part of the restaurants presented in the city specializes in Slovenian cuisine. Such restaurants are considered the most popular among tourists because they serve dishes most … Open
Travelers who like long hikes will be interested in climbing Mount Trška with an elevation of about 365 meters above sea level. Several interesting hiking trails have been laid along the mountain slopes and in the foothills. Most of the interesting tours of these places are available in the warm season. In summer, city visitors will be able to stroll through the local vineyards founded here hundreds of years ago. At the top of the mountain is an old church, as well as a number of natural viewpoints offering wonderful views of the city. Novo Mesto is the country's popular wine-growing region. Themed tours are organized here for connoisseurs of fine wines. Apart from the beautiful vineyards, they will have a chance to check out the most famous wineries and cellars. Tastings are a necessary part of such tours.
Several caves are open to the public in the immediate vicinity of the city. The most interesting one is Luknya Cave, which became famous for the unique beauty of its stalactites and stalagmites. In this cave, researchers discovered some rare life forms that could have survived on Earth since the Ice Age. This cave is also located in a very beautiful natural area, so tours are always accompanied by fascinating walks. Copyright
The townspeople are characterized by a special culture, which finds manifestation in every aspect of life. They are very proud of their historical heritage, historic buildings and monuments … Open
Diversify your stay by visiting one of the thermal resorts located on the outskirts of the city. Dolenjske Toplice surrounded by vast vineyards can be found near large mountain ranges and forests. This thermal resort is considered one of the oldest in Slovenia - the first official mention of it dates back to 1224. Now the thermal complex is distinguished by top-notch equipment and excellent conditions created for families. It provides both outdoor and indoor pools so it can be visited at any time of the year. There are restaurants, cafes and several hotels at the resort, so all fans of relaxation with health benefits can stay in these places for several days.
One of the most picturesque places in town is Grajski Otocec Park, which is located on a small island and is a single architectural and park complex with Otocec Castle. The best landscape designers work on its design every year, creating incredible figures from living plants and forming fabulous flower beds. The historic park has ancient trees whose age is more than a hundred years. A few years ago, the old castle was converted into a fashionable hotel. It is a frequent venue for weddings and banquets. In the warmer months, celebrations are organized on specially equipped garden terraces.
Novo Mesto will please tour-goers with a variety of historical monuments and museums. Most of the preserved city attractions can be found in the historic district of Stari Grad that lies on … Open
On a rainy day, guests of the city can go to one of the entertainment centers or cinemas. The largest and most modern one is Cineplexx. Since Novo Mesto is visited by many foreigners, films in English are shown here regularly. After watching movies, all visitors can relax in a cozy cafe on site. A pleasant surprise awaits fans of elite sports - they can visit Golf Grad Otocec located near the old castle. Beautiful local landscapes made it possible to create gorgeous golf courses here. There are suitable ones for beginners and experienced athletes. The center provides golf school and sports equipment rentals, which makes it attractive for those who've long wanted to learn the basics of the game.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Novo Mesto
♥   Nature Park 'Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje' , 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Ozalj-grad' , 30.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Lahinja' , 32.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Kolpa' , 32.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Kum' , 36.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Novo Mesto
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Park Postojna' Postojna, 74.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Glavani Park' Barban, 127.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Long deserted tunnels serve as sites for guided tours, as part of mine is converted into a museum where you can see samples of old appliances and other miners’ devices. To make the atmosphere in the museum even more realistic, it was fitted with wooden statues of workers. The main inhabitants of the desert tunnels are bats, which make atmosphere in the mines even more ominous. … Read further

Ljubljanica Waterfront

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Within several years the town administration decided to rebuild this bridge. For that time, it became narrow for people. The talented architect offered to add one bridge to the left and right sides of the old one. Not far from the Triple Bridge the main square of Ljubljana has placed. Its name is Prešeren Square. The square was named in honor of the famous Slovenian poet. Around the square there are a lot of meaningful architectural and historical monuments. The main decoration of the square is the Church of Annunciation. It is a bright monument made in the baroque style. The church’s interior will impress every mind. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Novo Mesto - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Novo Mesto - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Novo Mesto?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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