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Discover Grad Otočec in Slovenia. A wonderful journey through history

Welcome, fellow adventurers, to the enchanting land of Slovenia on Grad Otočec- Otočec castle!

Photo by Almira Domitrovic
Grad Otočec

As you've already embarked on your journey, it's time to dive deeper into the hidden gems awaiting your discovery. And what better place to start than the picturesque Grad Otočec?

Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Slovenia, Grad Otočec stands as a testament to the country's rich history and unparalleled beauty. But let's not stop at mere admiration; let's delve into how you can make the most of your visit to this captivating destination.

On the island of the river Krka, near the Novo Mesto is a wonderful Grad Otočec with a rich history and amazing natural resources.

If you want to see and enjoy nature with all its charms and at the same time offer your children a touch of adventure and exploration, this water castle with surrounding forest paths is the right place for you.


When you arrive at the Grad Otočec by the river, there is a parking place for vehicles.  The island is connected with river banks on both sides by wooden bridges. While walking on this mighty bridge you can already admire all the beauty around you.


What the island has to offer to you?


On one side is an amazing green area, where you can relax in the sounds of the river, feel so calm and enjoy the sun´s rays.  On the other side, there are many walking paths under the treetops which will provide you a pleasant shade in summer.  Let your child become a real little explorer with all this nature around you.

Gastronomic Delights Await: 

You can take a drink with you or some snacks but please take care of this place because is tidy and clean for you.


After a day of exploration, indulge in the culinary delights that Grad Otočec when you can eat delicious food in the castle which also offers you accommodation. From quaint local eateries to upscale dining experiences, there's something to tantalize every taste bud.

Be sure to try traditional Slovenian dishes for a true gastronomic adventure.                 

Photo by Almira Domitrovic


Unveiling Local Attractions:

I don´t recommend visiting on a very windy day, especially if you have to walk across the bridge, but be prepared to be mesmerized by the plethora of attractions that await you in Grad Otočec. Explore the grandeur of the medieval castle, stroll through lush greenery, or embark on a scenic river cruise. Every corner holds a discovery, waiting to be uncovered.

Navigating with Ease:

Getting around town has never been easier! Opt for convenient transportation options such as bike rentals or guided tours to navigate the area with ease. And don't forget to grab a city map to ensure you never miss a beat.

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So, dear travellers, are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey to Grad Otočec?

Let the adventure begin!

Photo by Almira Domitrovic



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