Caritas Holiday Resort for Children and Young People, Kalje
Kalje bb, Žumberak
Tel: + 385 1 6277 012, 098 408 534
Caritas Holiday Resort for Children and Young People is located on the southern slopes of the Žumberak hills, in the village Kalje, 9 km northwest from the village Kostanjevac and at the altitude of 536 m. The Caritas of the Zagreb Diocese organizes accommodation for the nature and clean air lovers in the actual village environment. The guests are mostly children groups from Caritas institutions and children from socially endangered families from Zagreb, children from Bosnia and Ukraine, various associations, excursion groups from Zagreb Diocese parishes, scouts from entire Croatia, hiking and sport clubs doing conditioning training there.
In collaboration with the Nature Park Žumberak - Samobor Hills organizes educative walks so that visitors may learn about the natural beauty and its preservation, visit museums in Sošice and Stojdraga and see the cultural heritage of Žumberak.
In the resort there is also the Parish Church of St. Michael, a medieval construction with a arched window of the sanctuary from the Romanesque period. The church was renovated in the Baroque style in 1672, and then again in 1821, when it was consecrated. The feast day and fair is on St. Michael the Archangel's Day, September 29.
Macadam road, village Kalje, Žumberak district, distance to Zagreb airport 46 km, from Kostanjevec 9 km.
Cultural and religious events
The Feast Day and fair of St. Michael Archangel: September 29
Accommodation for children and the young, educative walks in collaboration with the Nature park
Slapnica canyon; archeological site Budinjak, Chapel of St. Petronila, Budinjak; Old Burg Žumberak; Church of St. Peter and Paul, Mrzlo Polje, Sopot waterfall, Sošice, Ethnographic collection of the Basilica Sisters in Sošice
Church of St. Michael in Kalje
9,00 to 23,00