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Family trip to Novo Mesto with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

The city on the Krka River is a great place to visit as a family. The picturesque views of the city are fascinating from the first moment, there is some romance inherent in it. Probably that's why hundreds of tourists come here every year - not only to admire the views but also have plenty of fun. Besides city tours covering historical and cultural sights, children would be happy to walk in parks, visit museums and entertainment centers, go on ecological tours that are held within and outside the city. The city is ready to offer a lot of great camping spots.
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
Little citizens will surely appreciate the time spent in Poletna Termalna Riviera, a water park with many water attractions designed for children of any age (adults, however, can feel like they've never grown up too). The surrounding nature is striking in its beauty so spending time here is pure pleasure. There are several pools for every taste - a deep one, a pool for babies, a lazy river, a wave pool, a whirlpool, and an oriental pool. Besides that, once hungry, you can visit a cafe on-site or have a picnic with a family.
Nearby there are two campgrounds - Kamp New Recepcija and Kamp Terme Čatež. It is worth noting the incredibly amazing views from here. Among children-friendly entertainment centers and playgrounds, Otroško Igrišče and Park ob Gradu Grm deserve special mention. The first playground is located in a tourist area near Qlandia Shopping Center (by the way, young travelers would be happy to check out Praline Cafe that serves delicious ice cream). In Park ob Gradu Grm, besides admiring the stunning scenery, you can also shoot a bow. Copyright
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
Together with the kids, it's worth visiting Pustolovski Park Otočec where you can have active time climbing trees and trying yourself as a climber. The park is beautifully designed and absolutely safe - there are routes of various difficulty levels, and pre-training is required. It should be borne in mind that the working hours depend on weather conditions. Nearby are Sport tennis court and Tekmovalni Paintball Club. On the other side, there is a place where you can arrange a great campsite - Autocamp Otočec (offering magnificent views due to its location by the lake). You can also teach your kids to play golf if you visit nearby Golf Grad Otočec.
Young travelers who are already familiar with the history of the Second World War would find it interesting that there was once a bunker in the city, and it can be found on Drska Street. Be sure to take the kids on a guided tour so that they can see the military equipment of those times and feel the incomparable atmosphere of touching the past. Visitors to the city can go horseback riding - they just need to visit Konjeniški Klub Novo Mesto. A horse ride will certainly impress any child and leave only the most pleasant experience.
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 … Open
No trip to Novo Mesto can do without pampering the kids. So, you can try tasty ice cream at Slaščičarna Malaga Jusuf Rustemi, give preference to delicious pastries at Gostisce Loka, and Tea House - Cajarna serves finger-licking good pies. For pizza lovers, the city has Ostarija Rudolfswerth Pizzeria, and Boheja Restavracija Bar is for those looking for original desserts.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Novo Mesto and surroundings

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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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Aquariums in Novo Mesto and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Akvarij Crikvenica' , 78 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Akvarij Terarij' Maribor, 93.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Novo Mesto
♥   Zoo 'Ljubljana Zoo' Ljubljana, 60.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Zagreb Zoo' Zagreb, 66.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Novo Mesto

West Gate Center

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
Visitors with children will be interested in KIDS WORLD. The area of this park is 4 thousand square meters. It is good for babies and teenagers at once. The mall has all season ice skate and boiling club, more than 20 restaurants with different cuisines and over 10 bars. The enormous shopping mall in Zagreb is dramatically differing from others by its terrific design. Its halls are always decorated with an original art installation and thoroughly made system of lightning. … Read further

Dobra River

From the series “The Most Dangerous River Rapids for Rafting”
Croatia is rich in picturesque rivers, many of which are found for rafting. Dobra River is a right inflow of Kupa River and is very challenged among mid-level athletes. Its length is 104 km, the distinctive feature of the river is the diversity of the small sleepers. Although there are almost no high and extremely complicated river flows, this shortcoming is offset by the numerous obstacles. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Novo Mesto

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