Dobrna is a place with the oldest Slovenian health resort linked to the centre with a mighty chestnut alley, while pleasant walking, cycling and educational forest trails link it to the energy park, green nature and attractions in the surroundings.
Trust me, dear friend, I have seen a great part of the world, but this is the place I have been dreaming of.
In 1900s, the spa was very famous because important people used to go there, one of them being German writer Karl May in 1907.
Relax your body and mind and allow yourself to be pampered at the Terme Dobrna Spa and discover the hidden corners of nature. Take a trip to the surrounding area awaiting you with a variety of gastronomic delights. Enjoy the natural beauties and the attractions of cultural heritage along the hiking and cycling trails.
Relaxation by a pond of green experiences
Relax your mind by fishing in the pond in Lokovina. The pond lies near Novi grad (new castle) from the 18th century and you can also see the ruins of Snake Castle. The pleasant green surroundings offer the possibility of having various celebrations in nature. You can go to the pond from the centre of Dobrna on foot or by bicycle.More
Kneipp's spring of health
Have a spoonful of health by Kneipp’s principles. In Dobrna, you can get to know them very well through various herbal baths, massage, eating healthy dishes from local ingredients and physical activities in nature. In the heart of the surrounding forests, near the Ledenica cave, you can also find Kneipp's spring of health – springs of clear spring water used for kneipping.
In the footsteps of the past
Climb to the ruins of Snake Castle which still stir the imagination and where you will find a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape. Not far from the castle, you can go to the Valley of Mills, which were quite common along the streams of the Paški Kozjak hills in the past. The spirit of the past will also accompany you when looking at the collections of the cultural heritage house and at the Šumej and Blažiš homesteads.More
Make a pilgrimage from one church to another
Beautiful small churches sitting on the hills around Dobrna invite you to visit them. Above the centre of Dobrna rises the Church of the Assumption of Mary. You can visit the Church of Saint Nicholas which is the most beautiful cultural and artistic monument around Dobrna. You can also find spiritual consolation in the idyllic country church of St Jošt below the top of the Paški Kozjak hills.More
Recreation in the sports park and in nature
Would you like to play volleyball, tennis or badminton while on vacation in Dobrna? Visit the sport park, where you will find courts for these sports and even a boules court. You can have a game of table tennis or rent bicycles. You can also workout on a trim trail running through the forest above the Spa Park.More
Take a bike trip
Discover the world under Paški Kozjak by bicycle. Five marked cycling trails of different lengths and difficulties will lead you past the natural and cultural heritage of Dobrna and its surroundings. If you do not have your bicycle with you, do not worry; you can rent one at the Terme Dobrna Spa, at the Tourist Information Centre and at some other locations around Dobrna.More
Family holidays at the Terme Dobrna Spa
The Terme Dobrna Spa offers fun for all generations. While you take care of your health and well-being, your children can have fun at various workshops and activities provided by their mini club. Together you can paddle in the water, explore the surroundings or visit some of the tourist farms.More
Gastronomic weekend in the country
Visit the Lamperček farm which is famous for home-made delicacies with game meat. Visit the hunting and ethnological collection and the children can learn more about deer, fallow deer and mouflons. At the Minka tourist farm, you will be welcomed by a donkey called Rajko and you will be served home-made dried meat products as well as a wide range of aperitifs. You can also have a picnic on an organised spot at the Marovšek homestead.More
Slovenia writes a green story. Feel it at every step.
Dobrna Municipality was awarded a recognition award for responsible endeavours in the field of protection of natural resources, for creating a better quality of life for the residents and for proper information about the right attitude towards the environment.
The Daja Valley is one of the most beautiful plains of Paški Kozjak. By the road and rocky margins, Daphne mezereum blooms in the spring, in July and August St John’s wort, blackberries and raspberries and in the autumn the fruits of the Rowan’s shrub cover the margins in red.
In the area of destination Dobrna, you will be pampered by the hard-working country women, connected in a society of country women and girls named Arnika Dobrna, with home-made dishes from the recipes of their grandmothers. One of the culinary delicacies is the walnut bread well worth tasting if you visit Dobrna. You can also make it yourself.
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.
Make another turn to the neighbouring destinations. Destination Velenje - Topolšica which is 13 km away from Dobrna expects you with its unique mining museum and fun adventures of the recent history, and you can find refreshment at Lake Velenje. Approximately 16 km south from Dobrna, you can travel through time in Celje, from the remains of the Roman period to the mighty medieval Old Castle (Slovene Stari grad). If you prefer nature, you can visit the popular Celjska koča Mountain Lodge. For active experiences in nature, you can visit Rogla - Pohorje, which is one of the most popular family ski resorts in the winter and which does not spare fun exploration of Pohorje in the summer. It is only 38 km away from Dobrna. You can also visit Laško, which is 28 km away and which can pride itself on a rich tradition of beer brewing and apiculture.