Located next to Central Croatia and Gorski Kotar Lower Carniola will be an interesting travel destination for families, couples or friends.Centred on Novo Mesto, Lower Carniola, a region filled with woods and vineyards known locally as Dolenjska, is one of the most charming and relaxing regions of Slovenia. Visitors can explore rivers and forests, local historical sites, or the city of Novo Msto, built, like Rome, on seven hills.Anyone staying in the type of holiday homes Lower Carniola offers can find plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors here. This is one of the most dense forest areas in Europe, and the woods can be explored by foot or, for the more adventurous, on horseback. In Kočevje, people enjoying holidays in Lower Carniola apartments can explore the virgin forest in the nature reserve at Kočevski Rog.
Much of the forest in Lower Carniola is also known as 'The Land of Peter Klepec', after a local hero. This area can be explored from Osilnica, with hiking trails and cycling routes heading out into the woods, where there are seven churches to discover and explore.The Rover Kolpa also offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports such as canoeing, while cyclists can find rolling roads or testing woodland trails to explore. The waters also contain plenty of prey to tempt fisherman.For a genuinely unique local site, people staying in Lower Carniola apartments should head to Kopel Castle, where they can see the nearby Nesica waterfall, one of Slovenia's most beautiful natural landmarks. At another castle, Ribnica Castle, visitors to the holiday homes Lower Carniola offers can explore the arts and crafts of the country and watch local craftsmen at work.
The River Krka carves its way through Novo Mesto, the capital of the region. This town dates back to 1365, and enjoys a lovely picturesque setting on a bend in the river. Nestled amongst wooded slopes, anyone contemplating a stay in the kind of holiday homes Lower Carniola offers would do well to make the town their base for exploring the area. The streets here are packed with history, and there are a number of interesting churches and other monuments, as well as a fine museum which has some interesting archaeological exhibits.Close to Novo Mesto, the hill Trška Gora is a centre for local winemaking, with the local vintage known as Cviček. Other winemaking centres can also be explored nearby. Whether its walking or winetasting, mountains or historic monasteries that are your thing, a holiday in some Lower Carniola apartments will leave you refreshed and wanting to go back for more.
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