Degenija is sheltered flower of Velebit, and restaurant
is a pleasant family catering estabilishment, located on the main
road D1 in direction Zagreb - Slunj - Plitvice lakes, 5 km before
the enterance into the National park the Plitvice lakes, settlement
Seliste Dreznicko. Beside an excellent position, it is marked by a
beautiful view onto the green landscape, pleasant surroundings and
an exceptional gastronomic offer.
The offer of food is mainly on the meat basis,
which is the characteristic of the entire region. The house
specialty is trout, and besides that, we prepare pizzas from the
baker's oven. There are also all sorts of a la carte dishes: home -
made cheese and smoked ham, barbacue, turkey meat in different ways.
The object also possess the luxurious terrace with 60 sitting chairs
and 90 sitting chairs in the closed space of the restaurant.
Along with the rich gastronomic offer, there are rooms for the night in
complex of the restaurant, whose additional favour is determined by
the distance from the National park, just 5 km. The object contains
all together 20 beds, 4/2 rooms in the upper part of the object and
4/3 rooms in a family house in the immediately nearness of the
restaurant. All rooms are with TV and modern conviniences and very
Riding a bike in the region of Rakovica is certainly one of the
reasons to visit us and spend a beautiful day , and to experience,
get to know and see something new on every cycling trail, but also
to recreate yourself.
The most prominent and the most visited national park in Croatia,
the Plitvice lakes, is the place of the unique natural
harmony and beauty, and in that priceless gift of the nature, we can
enjoy over the entire year. In the magical greenery of woods,
meadows and green swards, a pearl of 16 bluish green lakes appear in
a row, connected with the cascades and crackling waterfalls.
We are free to say that the Barac caves are the ones that Rakovica
is today known for. Our pearl that we compare with the Plitvice
lakes, is decorated and open for tourists, precisely 200 m of the
Upper Barac cave. The tour lasts 40 minutes with the escort of the
An unavoidably place of the natural beauties and active rest is also
the city of Slunj. There are the most beautiful watermill settlement
Rastoke, the rivers Korana, Slunjcica and Mreznica. The surrounding
area of Slunj is rich with the different deer, so the hunting, but
also fishing, canoeing, rafting and other activities are developed.
There is the possibility of organizing bussines lunches in the restaurant
Degenija, different celebrations and receivings. All guests who are
desirous of the traditional, but also the other cuisine, tired
travellers, or simple couriosers, are welcome, and we are going to
take care that the sojourn in our region stays in the nice memory to
You. There are no words to describe all the beauty and harmony of
this region, so visit us, feel and experience the part of the
primordial, untouched nature.