Out and About

Lake Lokvarsko, Lokve - 5 minutes walk from cottage

The seventh largest lake in Croatia - over 2 sq km.
Nature walks around lake, swimming in summer and
fishing all year round.
A world record 25kg trout was once caught in this very lake!

Golubinjak Nature Forest Park, Lokve

50 hectare nature park. Very close to Lokvarka Caves.
Tallest fir tree in Gorski Kotar (37m high & 500 yrs old).
Sculptures. Arts Colony. Caves. Restaurant.

Lokvarka Caves, Lokve

The cave is divided into 4 halls (3 of which are accessible
to visitors). Stalagmites, stalactites and underground lake.
Temperatures of 6.5°C - 8°C year round.

Zeleni Vir Canyon, Skrad - 15 miles (24 km) from Lokve

Narrow gorge surrounded by steep wooded cliffs.
Scenic walk to canyon's lowest point, where there is
a cave and lake.70m high waterfall which completely
freezes over in winter.

Risnjak National Park, Crni Lug - 15 mins from Lokve

Croatia's sixth biggest national park - over 63 sq km.
Several marked footpaths, circular walks & nature treks.
Mountain lodge. Restaurant. Abundant flora and fauna.

Plitvice Lakes & National Park - 2 hrs from Lokve

UNESCO World Heritage Site covering 30,000 hectares. Long woodland nature trail among 16 lakes connected
by a series of waterfalls. Boat ride across lake.
Tourist train. Restaurants.

Platak Ski Resort - 20 mins from Lokve

Variety of pistes plus 10km cross-country skiing.
Mountain lodge. Night skiing. 6 ski lifts. Ski school. Equipment hire. Sledging. Skidoos. Sea views from slopes. Hiking all year round.

White Water Rafting - 25 mins from Lokve

Beautiful setting on River Kupa in Brod na Kupi.
All levels from family to extreme!
Also kayaking, canyoning, paintballing. FORIS Adventures
Tel: +38551 837 139 or Email: info@rafting.com.hr

Frog Night, Lokve

Last Saturday in April. Famous feast & frog jumping competition. Gastro-evenings with regional specialities
including frog legs & fish.
Tel: +38551 831 250

Mushroom Festival, Risnjak

“Marohlinijada” mushroom competition. Traditional social
event each May. Gastro mushroom dinner party.
Tel: +38551 812 188 or +38551 812 156

Restaurant Eva, Lokve - 10 mins walk from cottage

Great food. Fresh local ingredients. Extensive menu.
Indoor & outdoor seating. Very friendly service.
Open all day from 10am. Highly recommended.
Tel: +38551 831 446 or Email: restaurant@eva.hr

Restaurant Jezero, Lokve - 10 mins walk from cottage

Open for lunch & dinner.
Indoor & outdoor dining.
Tel: + 38551 831 260

Delnice - large town 5 miles (8 km) from Lokve

Gorski Kotar's main town. Shops. Sports facilities. Restaurants. Train & bus stations. Hunting.

Rijeka - city - 35 mins from Lokve

Croatia's third largest city. Major seaport on Kvarner Bay.
Shops, restaurants, nightlife, harbour, ferries.

Crikvenica - Adriatic Sea resort - 30 mins from Lokve

Just half an hour away lie the beautiful beaches of Crikvenica
on the Adriatic Sea. Explore the equally charming resorts of
Selce, Kraljevica and Novi Vinodolski nearby.

Opatija - Adriatic Sea resort - 45 mins from Lokve

Chic Kvarner Riviera resort. Watersports, beaches, cafes, bars, restaurants, discos, casinos, shops, open-air concerts
& films. "Lungomare" - a 12km seafront promenade.
Marina. Boat trips. Big game fishing.

Pula - city - 2hrs from Lokve

Largest city in Istria. Roman amphitheatre, museums,
concerts, beaches, fishing, sailing, diving, port, ferries.

Zagreb - city - 90 mins from Lokve

Croatia's capital and largest city - city of culture.
Museums, theatres, galleries, palaces, cathedral.

Motovun Film Festival - 90 mins from Lokve

Spectacular hilltop setting in Istria
Outdoor film fest from 27 July - 1 Aug 2009.

Lipica Stud Farm (Slovenia) - 1hr 45 mins from Lokve

World-class equestrian centre & riding school in Slovenia.
Horse shows, dressage competitions, riding, carriage rides.

Ucka Mountain & Nature Park - 1hr from Lokve

Hang-gliding, parasailing, mountain biking,
1401m viewing point, hiking trails, flora & fauna.


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