The region of Posavje and Terme Čatež Spa offer an abundance of opportunities for 365 days of adventures a year. The largest Thermal Riviera is located near the confluence of rivers Sava and Krka, the two longest Slovenian rivers. There are as many as 6 picturesque castles here.
This is another story; this wine has no competition!
Sevnica was awarded the Slovenia Green Destination designation. More
Due to its Krakovo forest and one of the significant habitats of birds in Slovenia, Kostanjevica na Krki has been awarded the IBA designation – Important Bird Area. More
Kozjansko Park covering an area of five municipalities in Posavje is a reserve protected by UNESCO. More
Thermal Pannonian Slovenia
Čatež in Posavje
With regard to the size of the area, destination Čatež and Posavje has the largest number of preserved castles in Slovenia.
TOP 5 sights
The only Slovenian town on an island in the middle of a river with a number of cultural and historical sites.
TOP 5 experiences
Pamper your senses with thermal and gastronomic experiences. Travel through time and get to know the former and modern life of the people of Posavje and their cultural heritage.
Escape to a Thermal Paradise
Surrender to the whirls of water entertainment, healing effects of the thermal springs and to wellness pampering. At the Thermal Riviera of Terme Čatež Spa and in the Terme Paradiso Spa you will be able to enjoy and relax in numerous pools for all generations. And in all seasons.More
Authentic Flavours of the Castles of Posavje
The castles of Posavje reveal a wealth of granaries and cellars. The Rajhenburg Castle offers delicacies from the wealth of the Trappists who once produced chocolate, cheeses, liqueurs and sparkling wines in the area. In the castle vineyard of Sevnica Castle, there are 500 vines of blaufränkisch giving a distinctive taste to the castle wine. There is also an offspring of the oldest vine in the world from Lent in Maribor.More
Cultural Walk in Božidar Jakac Gallery
The Božidar Jakac Gallery operates in a former Cistercian monastery from the 13th century and is one of the largest museums in Slovenia in terms of exhibition surfaces. Permanent and temporary exhibitions of fine art collections are on display. You can take part in workshops and try interesting graphic techniques. Take a walk in the neighbourhood of the gallery, which is complemented with Forma Viva, a park of wooden sculptures.More
The Posavje Museum and the Knights' Hall
Visit the Posavje Museum which operates in Brežice Castle and presents a rich heritage of the Posavje Region. The castle has a special Knight’s Hall which fascinates its visitors with unique baroque paintings and thanks to the excellent acoustics, it is a unique location to host concerts and gala events.More
Charms of the Countryside
Experience the countryside of Posavje. Through the door of the Ključevšek Ethnological Collection, you can take a peek into the past and with excellent cured meat delicacies, you can spoil your taste buds. Time and time again, the rural women from Svibno bring to life the heritage of the Ostrovrhar knights by recounting stories about it to their guests. At the Ostrovrhar’s vineyards, you can taste the excellent treats of the home-made wines from the northern-most locations of Cviček wine.More
Along the Wine Roads to Vineyard Cottages and Turnip Caves
Posavje is a wine growing region, criss-crossed with vineyards and vineyard cottages. The latter represent an ideal choice for anyone who wishes to taste the wines of Posavje, to have some peace or active family vacations in nature. The vine routes of Posavje also take you to turnip caves (repnice), where the winemakers will be glad to offer you their wines.More
Water Adventures on Rivers
On the Sava River and its power plant reservoirs, there are some of the best routes for sport fishing in Europe and around the world. Treat yourself to relaxation on the beaches of the rivers of Posavje, kayaking, canoeing or SUPing on the Krka River running along the slopes of the Gorjanci Hills. Experience a raft ride in Radeče, where they have maintained five hundred yearsMore
Magnificent Castle Wedding
Say “Yes” at one of the Posavje castles! Experience a castle wedding at Sevnica Castle with the knights and baron Moscon. Newly-weds and their wedding guests will be impressed by the baroque paintings and the Knights' Hall. You will also find castle luxury at Rajhenburg Castle and at the Podsreda Castle which is located in the heart of the Kozjansko Park.More
Kostanjevica cave opens over the source of the Studena spring and is situated in the direct vicinity of Kostanjevica na Krki, at the foot of the Gorjanci Hills. Because of the cave’s proximity to the town, you can take a walk to get there. Join guided tours from April to October and discover its fairy-tale beautiful limestone formations created through millennia. In front of the cave, there is a cavers centre and a large meadow with a stream, which is a popular picnic place.More
Adrenaline Experience of Lisca
Lisca with its peak 948 metres above the valley of the Sava River is an excellent destination for mountaineers, recreational hikers, sports climbers, bikers, paragliders, horse riders and all nature lovers. Adrenaline enthusiasts can climb up the climbing trail, fly a paraglider or a hang glider or ride a mountain bike downhill along the forest paths and tracks.More
Four Mighty Waterfalls on Bohor
Hidden deep in the forest are four magnificent waterfalls foaming even more than 15 metres into the depths. The stretched mountain range of Bohor with its highest peak at 1024 metres offers shelter to numerous protected animals and plants. In the spring, you can try to find a flower called “jarica” (Eranthis hyemalis) and you can also treat yourself to a delicious venison goulash at the mountain cabin.More
Slovenia writes a green story. Feel it at every step.
More than 40% of the Čatež and Posavje destination is included in the protected areas of Natura 2000.
Along the Sava River in Radeče and Sevnica, there is the longest and most beautiful fishing route in Europe.
The gorge of the Bistrica River has the reputation of being the most well-preserved and picturesque river gorge in Eastern Slovenia. Some less known and endangered plant species flourish in the gorge.
Bizeljsko Buckwheat Cake
A juicy cake made from unleavened buckwheat dough with cottage cheese filling. It is tastiest immediately after baking, therefore when still warm. A typical dish served in the past to workers in the fields or vineyards and at the time of major holidays.
Destination Čatež and Posavje for All Tastes
Thermal waters, refreshing rivers, vineyard hills and friendly locals in the East of Slovenia!
What are your interests?
Design your day-to-day itinerary. Select the destinations you want to visit and when you are planning to visit them.
Experience a pleasant getaway and have some rest
Would you like to stay a little longer and see and experience as much as possible? Then select suitable accommodation that is ideal for you in the nearby area.
Book your adventure in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia
The dreamy image of plains and amazing views from vineyards, pampering in the land of spas and a culinary experience of tastes– choose and book your holiday in Pannonian Slovenia today.
You are dared by Natura 2020, the mystic goddess of the Šumik primeval forest in the east of the Alp
Visit the beautiful Villa Aina Boutique Hotel in the wonderful Savinja Valley. Experience the Terme
A log cabin by a lake in the forest, with a waterbed... wake to the singing of the birds while a her
A break in a town for lovers of millennia-old history. Discover historical cultural heritage, tradit
Go and find new thermal and gastronomic experiences in the neighbouring destinations, too. Visit Novo mesto with over 600 years of tradition and discover its surroundings, covered with vines and vineyard cottages. Less than 50 km away, Laško and Podčetrtek await with new thermal adventures. From Posavje, you can also go on a trip to the capital city of Ljubljana and see its attractions and feel the lively pulse of the city.
Slovenia through the eyes of visitors
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