Novo Mesto

A quaint old town, surrounded by beautiful green hills and rivers, home to some interesting cultural and historical sites.

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. The town is traditionally considered the economic and cultural centre of the historical Lower Carniola region. The city is one of the most important archeological sites of the Hallstatt culture and has been nicknamed the "City of Situlas" after numerous situlas found in the area. The area around the city - the Krka Valley - is known as an attaction for wine enthusiasts who take tours throughout the Lower Carniola region, tasting locally produced Cviček wine, which is produced by blending several different varieties of local wine.
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