Novo mesto – a child-friendly city

Choosing a trip or holiday destination is always a well-thought-out move for families. Parents usually undertake careful but time-consuming research on websites to find out what they can explore with their children and which destinations might be suitable for them. It can be mission impossible to choose a child-friendly destination and at the same time try to save even a little time and energy. This is the challenge that led to the WONDER project, in which the Novo mesto Development Centre and its partners focused on developing child-friendly destinations. All this was done in cooperation with the tourism and business sectors, local authorities and civil society. To make Novo mesto even more recognisable as a child-friendly place, a new playground for the youngest children was built in Portoval, thus completing both the sports and tourism offer of Portoval. In order to bring the latter as close as possible to tourists, both local and foreign, the project has produced a promotional film showing how a family can spend an unforgettable holiday in Novo mesto. In addition, we brought a real circus vibe to the centre of Novo mesto with the aim of revitalising the Main Square. Juggling workshops attracted not only the youngest children but also parents, who happily spun the monocycle and threw all sorts of gadgets into the air. Two more events are coming up before the end of the year, where we will upgrade the offer and further enrich the content, allowing the whole family, and especially the children, to spend an active and enjoyable leisure time and make many fond memories of their adventures in the Dolenjska capital.


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