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beside a river; in the countryside
Otočec, which is famous for its romantic castle on a small island in the middle of the Krka river
, also offers many other things to visitors. Numerous sports facilities are available; the Castle Park
and nearby forests offer plenty of possibilities for walks and slightly longer tours, certainly one should not overlook the Krka river, where you can spend your free time boating
or relaxing to the sound of water gently pouring through the dams. If you are a lover of golf or want to become one, in the immediate vicinity of Otočec castle
there is a golf driving range.
There is no shortage of beds with Otočec offering accommodation at the Grad Otočec Hotel
which boasts five stars and the four star Šport Hotel, however, there are also bungalows available which are categorised with three and two stars. In the vicinity, tourists can also select other accommodation in guest houses or on tourist farms. Close to the castle there is a managed car camp
For those who love entertainment, there is Tango restaurant which, besides delicious dishes, at weekends also offers dancing to live music as well as a discotheque and casino.
Otočec is 6 km from Novo Mesto
and with its location situated half-way between Ljubljana and Zagreb it is an excellent starting point for daily trips
to each of these popular tourist places