The Ars Viva Institute is located in the village of Podcerkev near Stari trg in the Lož Valley, 62 km from Ljubljana. The youth hostel is decorated in a pleasant country style and is surrounded with unspoilt nature. Ars Viva is the first hostel in Slovenia completely adapted to handicapped persons. There are 10 rooms with 29 beds in total available and a spacious four-room apartment with 12 beds and two extra beds and two shared bathrooms. All beds not in the dorms are adapted to handicapped persons. You can rent an idyllic location near the Veliki Obrh Stream for special events for up to 200 people. The location is suitable for camping, motorhomes and trailers.
The hostel offers different activities that take place outdoors or on the hostel premises. You can choose from riding the lojtrnik (traditional local hay cart), horse riding, and various workshops on working with clay, painting and art, wood, motivational workshops for the youth, themed educational workshops (herbs, tree pruning, healthy foods...). In the summer, the hostel hosts various outdoor cultural and musical events.
Zavod Ars Viva
1386 Stari trg pri Ložu
T: 00386 5 99 15 058