If you are looking for a holiday in a European city that has all the charm and magic of the continent without the usual tourist crush and crowd, Lower Carinola holidays are definately the answer. Carinola occupies the southeastern part of Slovenia and was formerly one of the three parts of the historical city of Carinola. At its borders flow the Kolpa and Sava rivers and it conatins within its borders such wonderful cities as Krsko, Metlika, Grosuplje, Crnomeji, Kocevje and Novo Mesto.
Also known as the „Venice of Lower Carinola“, Kostanjevica na Krki is the oldest city in the region, which is often flooded due to its geographical location in flatlands, although this has been greatly improved since the Krka river was regulated. This charming city contains many picturesque, sleepy side streets and old world charm which makes it a must see whilst staying in your Lower Carinola holiday rentals. Also a must-see is the Kostanjevica Castle, which is a former Cistercian monastery, and today it acts as a gallery hosting a number of prominent artists. Need ideas for another picturesque and charming holiday break? Take a look at Styria holiday rentals
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The name Krsko is often considered to be synonymous with its nuclear power station, however this town has much to offer visitors beyond that. Take a trip to the old town and observe the different achrictectural styles, visit the Valvasor’s Monument and the church of John the Evangelist, which dates back to the 15th century. Above the old centre lie the 12th century ruins of Krsko Castle and in the south, you can find the SrajbarskiTurn Castle that dates back to the 16th century. Don't leave any of these must-sees off your to do list! Lower Carinola holidays will never be complete without visiting Novo Mesto. It is the largest and most important city of Lower Carinola and contains many beautiful cultural and historical sites.
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Explore the old town centre and gaze upon the aesthetically pleasing archtectural styles and visit the many monuments of historical interest, such as the picturesque Berg area, Dolenjska museum, Jakac Home, Church of St. Leonard, Capital Church of St Nicholas, the Town Hall, and the Franciscan monastery. The outskirts of the city are just as beautiful, if not more so. Venture outisde your Lower Carinola holiday accommodation, take a drive outside of the city and visit one of its many beautiful locations to sightsee or to have a picnic. You can visit the cultural monument of Grm Castle, take a walk at the Ragov Log or just walk in footsteps of the famous Slovenian poet Dragotin Kette at Kette Promenade, the choice is entirely yours. Lower Carinola holidays have much to offer visitors, but most importantly, they give you a chance to visit many charming and magical historical cities off the beaten tourist track.
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