Dobrna

The oldest operating Slovenian thermal spa with more than 610 years of tradition.

Dobrna is the place of the oldest Slovene health resort, which is connected with the center by the mighty chestnut alley, with the energy park, the green nature and its sights, and in the surroundings, the pleasant walking, cycling and learning forest paths.
In the 1900’s, the Health Resort had a considerable reputation, and important people came to visit, among them was the German writer Karl May in 1907.

"Believe me, my dear friends, I have seen a lot of the world, but this is the place I only dreamed about."

Baron Kajetan Dienersberg, who took possession of the spa in 1814

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  • Thermal spring in the sanatorium

    The hot spring of Dobrna was also known by the ancient Celts and the Romans. In the year 1403, water was used for the first time for medical purposes, and in Terme Dobrna it is still used today.
  • Spa Park

    The health resort park with a powerful 200-year-old chestnut alley is located in the area of the oldest operating spa in Slovenia. Due to it, many people visit Dobrna, as it excites in the summer with freshness and coolness.
  • Black Kitchen at Šumej

    When you enter the Šumej house, it feels as if time had stopped, and you relive the life of three hundred years ago.Homestead Šumej in Brdce nad Dobrno is one of the few small farms in the area of Dobrna Municipality, which to this day has preserved a part of the cultural heritage of our ancestors.
  • Upper Vovk Mill in the Valley of Mills

    From the seven mills that were once located along the Temnja spring in the Valley of Mills, today ther over 450 years old Upper Vovk mill is preserved, which still works.
  • House of Cultural Heritage "Polenek Collection"

    The collection of old items in the former spa hayrack consists of about 10,000 exhibits arranged in different thematic areas, which depict the life of our ancestors.

Top Adventures

SPOIL YOURSELF

HEALTH AND BEAUTY IN TERME DOBRNA SPA

Visit Terme Dobrna and take care of your health and beauty with spa treatments in the thermal pools and sauna world. The top specialists in the diagnostic rehabilitation center will additionally help you on your way to health. We recommend a visit to the massage and beauty center for all those who want to feel good in their skin and shine in full beauty with various massages and rituals, care, body shaping and rejuvenation of the face.

RELAXATION NEXT TO A POND OF GREEN ADVENTURES

Relax your thoughts on the fish pond in Lokovina with a sporty fishing method based on the "catch and release" principle. The pond offers its visitors a hidden corner for relaxation, walks and gathering positive energy. It is located near the new castle from the 18th century, and the view also reaches to the ruins of Kačji Grad. You can reach the pond on foot or by bike from the center of Dobrna.

KNEIPP'S SPRING OF HEALTH

Health on Dobrna is also sufficient for those who are looking for it in a natural way according to Kneipp's principles. You can get to know them well in Dobrna with various herbal baths, massage, eating healthy dishes from local ingredients and outdoor activities. Before entering the Hudičev Graben, near the cave of Ledenica at Ana's Forest educational path in the heart of the surrounding forests, you can also find Kneipp's springs of health - clear brook water springs for Kneipping.

FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE PAST

Check out more than 10,000 different exhibits at the Cultural Heritage House Collection Polenek and continue along the path to the ruins of Kačji Grad castle, from where you will discover a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape. Not far away at the Pungartnik homestead you can see over 450 years old and still working mill, which is the only preserved in the valley of mills. You will also be able to experience the spirit of the past by visiting the Black Kitchen at Šumej and the Antiquities Collection at the Blažiš homestead.

PILGRIMAGE FROM ONE SMALL CHURCH TO ANOTHER

In the vicinity of Dobrna there are three lovely churches that invite you to visit them. Above the center of Dobrna dominates the Church of the Assumption to which you climb the renovated staircase, where the descendant of the Old Vine from Lent grows. It is also worth visiting the Church of St. Miklavž, which is the most beautiful cultural and artistic monument in the vicinity of Dobrna. Spiritual consolation can also be found in the idyllic rural church of St. Jošt at Paški Kozjak.

BE ACTIVE

A STROLL ALONG THE HIKING PATHS

For those eager to explore sights and unspoiled nature, there are various well-marked hiking and mountain trails around Dobrna.  In the tourist guide, find the maps of the trails, put on hiking boots and follow one of the routes that are of different difficulties. The Promenade along Dobrnica is suitable for those who can not walk without utilities, and for the most demanding hikers, we recommend a route along the border of the municipality "From Miklavž to Miklavž".

RECREATION IN SPORTS PARK AND NATURE

Would you like to have a workout during your holiday in Dobrna? Visit the sports park where you will find a bowling alley beside tennis and volleyball courts, as well as garden chess. In the shade of two hundred-year-old trees, you can test yourself in table tennis, and bike and Nordic hiking pole rental is also available. You can also flex your body on a jogging path that runs through the forest above the spa park.

TAKE THE BIKES OUT ONTO THE TRAIL

The five marked cycling routes of different lengths and difficult levels below the Paški Kozjak lead you past the natural and cultural heritage of Dobrna and its surroundings. Those who like to ride in solitude or through the hills, valleys and meadows, as well as those who conquer the asphalt with a helmet on the head will both find something for themselves. And do not worry if you do not have a bike with you, because it is possible to rent bicycles, including electric ones, at several locations in Dobrna.

SOCIALIZE

TOAST WITH BEER FROM THE FOUNTAIN

Visit the Slovenian hop center in Žalec and enjoy the beer from the first beer fountain in the world. At different ends of the city, you can buy a special glass with a chip into which you can pour from each tap on the fountain, tasting home-brewed beer by the deciliter. You can conclude the trip by visiting the hops museum or the Pekel Karst cave.

FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN TERME DOBRNA

We invite you to the Terme Dobrna spa - fun for all generations. Children will be entertained at various workshops and animations within the mini club, and in the meantime you will take care of your health and well-being. After splashing around pools together, you can go for a walk or take the bicycle to explore the surroundings or visit some of the excursion farms.

A GASTRONOMIC WEEKEND IN THE COUNTRYSIDE

Visit the Lamperček farm, taste the delicacies and see the hunting and ethnological collection. Children can get to know deer, fallow deer and mouflons there. You can try your homemade delicacies and buy them at the Excursion farm Pri Minki, where you will be welcomed by the donkey Rajko along with the other domestic animals. When visiting Paški Kozjak, a spoon dish in the mountain lodge will go down well, but you can also enjoy a picnic in the arranged area of the homestead Marovšek in Brdce on Dobrna.

Green Facts

The Municipality of Dobrna received awards for the Greenest Municipality, Bee-Friendly and Planet-Friendly Municipality.

In Terme Dobrna and Hotel, Triglav Inn, you can rent electric bikes and vehicles for discovering the surroundings of Dobrna in an environmentally friendly way.

Dobrna was among the first places to have its own park. It boasts over 200 years old powerful trees, which in the summer offer relaxation in the natural shade among nicely arranged flowerbeds.

We can still discover undisturbed meadows in the company of bird's singing on a trip to Paški Kozjak and enjoy the admiration of a varied number of preserved plant species.

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