The water reservoir with the warmest water in Slovakia is that of Teplý vrch constructed on the river Blh between villages Teplý vrch, Budikovany and Drienčany. It is not far away from the town Rimavská Sobota.
Above all the eastern shore of the water reservoir is used for summer recreation where the camping site, a cottage, a restaurants and sport equipment rental provide services to tourists. The reservoir of Teplý vrch is also known for the cultural events (for instance rock festival) held here in summer season.
The less busy north-western bay is the water fowl nesting place. Instructive path that runs by it is the ideal spot for those who like to observe birds. Apart from good conditions for water sports, fishing is also possible in the water reservoir.
The south-western shore neighbours with the protected locality Malá obora where four species of exotic hickory tree grow on an area of 52 hectares. They thrive on what was originally an old beech growth and as they naturally reproduce, the former forest changes into a shrubbery composed of this species. The locality is a good example territory for the study of exotic wood species acclimatising in our conditions.
Ochtinská aragonitová cave situated in the mountains Revúcka vrchovina in central Slovakia is a world rarity and unique natural phenomenon. It is interesting for variety and abundance of aragonite filling and a rare development of underground space. Thanks to its significance and unique ornamentation, it was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List.
This cave also referred to as the “Pride of the Region Gemer“, lies in the south-western part of the Slovenský kras karst on the Silická planina plateau. As a special experience the Domica cave offers to its visitors an attractive boat trip on its underground river. Thanks to its significance and unique ornamentation, it was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The cave is famous for extra thin sinter “curls”. It is situated in the western foothills of the Silická planina plateau in the Slovenský kras karst. Thanks to its significance and unique ornamentation, it was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Euromotel offers accommodation in Rimavská Sobota. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.
Located in the centre of Rimavská Sobota, Hotel Zlatý Býk houses a café, a restaurant serving local specialities and a terrace with barbecue facilities. The front desk is available for 24 hours per day.
Penzión Flipper offers accommodation in Lubeník. The guest house has a barbecue and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.
Located at the gate to the Slovenský kras National park, the Penzión Skalná ruža - Kövirózsa panzió offers free WiFi, a terrace and barbecue facilities. (Source: www.booking.com)
Vonkajší bazénový komplex Vodný svet je vybudovaný v bezprostrednej blízkosti kúpeľného hotela Rimava pri Prírodných jódových kúpeľoch Číž, ktoré sa nachádzajú v okrese Rimavská Sobota neďaleko hraníc s Maďarskom.
In the south of Slovakia not far away from the frontier with Hungary lies what is perhaps the best known settlement of southern Gemer. It is Číž. In the past it was a small farming village but the discovery of mineral springs changed its character.
The museum, which was set up in 1882, focuses primarily on the Gemer-Malohont historical region. Since 1996, it has also been documenting the culture of the Roma in, but not only, the Gemer-Malohont region.
In Červeňany, in the south of central Slovakia, stands the historic blast furnace, one of the best conserved technical monuments of its kind in Slovakia.
The Turkish bridge over the river Ipeľ in Poltár, in the south of central Slovakia, is the third oldest preserved bridge of its kind in Slovakia.
Among the oldest monuments of Gemer the National Cultural Monument - Evangelical church with the oldest organ in Slovakia dominates.