Novo Mesto ( Rudolfswerth, Newestat), Slovenia, Lower Carniola Region, near Croatia at Bend of River Krka. Old Iron Bridge View.

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Southeastern Slovenia

Slovenia’s southeast doesn’t announce itself as loudly as other parts of the country, preferring subtle charms over big-ticket attractions. This is a region where life slows down considerably – all the better to enjoy meandering rivers and rolling hills covered with forest, orchards and grapevines. Here, villages cluster around church spires, and distinctive toplarji (double-linked hayracks) shelter neat woodpiles.


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