Things to do in the area
The extinct Smrekovec volcano offers opportunities for hiking and observation of diverse flora and endangered animal species (wild rooster,…)
Visit Mozirski gaj and enjoy a stroll amongst the endless beds of beautiful flowers, trees and other beauties that the park has to offer.
Vrbovec Castle and Museum
At the museum of forestry and woodworking in Vrbovec castle, you can learn about the times of carters, olcars, sawyers, carpenters and rafters.
Adrenaline park Menina, located high among the trees in the Menina camp, is suitable for children and adults. Also open in winter by appointment.
Mozirje and Mozirjani
Take a walk through the museum collection and learn about the history of Mozirje through old photos, documents and various objects.
In Nazarje, visit the large double hayrack, which also houses an exhibition about the historical development of the Nazarje municipality.
pillar of shame
Visit the shaming post or “pranger” in Rečica. In the Middle Ages convicts were tied to the pillar and publicly shamed and punished.
Museum of the leather industry in Slovenia
The Museum of leather industry exhibits the history and chronological overview of leathercraft, industrialists and former life in the Šaleška Valley.
Indulge, relax and enjoy the various thermal water pools, sun’s rays and the rich culinary offer that you’ll find at terme Topolšica.
Visit Braslovče lake and take a strpll along the educational trail. After that you can treat yourself to a delicous meal in the log cabin by the lake.
Visit one of the oldest and best-preserved vineyard cottages in Slovenia. You can learn more about the wine and get to try diferenten varieties.
Visit the ethnological collection in the Štekl tower, where you can see up to 400-year-old objects from Gornji Grad and its surroundings.
The Coal Mining
Museum of Slovenia
Visit the museum of coal mining in Velenje and learn about the history and importance of coal mining for the Šaleška valley and Slovenia.
In one of the most beautifully preserved Slovenian castles, you can see 10 differnet permanent museum exhibitions of local history and more.
Pozoj caste trail
On Pozoj’s castle trail, the dragon Pozoj will take you along the path through the history and stories of Velenje and lead you past 5 different castles.
Visit the largest and architecturally most important baroque building in Slovenia, where you can enjoy the beautiful art .
The open-air museum is a park with eight wooden houses where locals present their handicrafts, from forging to tailoring.
Visit the collection of minerals of the world, a collection of minerals from Slovenia, and a gemological collection of precious stones.
Clean water, sunny beaches and many opportunities for various water sports and other forms of recreation await you at Lake Velenje.
Experienced cavers and experts will take you to explore karst phenomena in Savinjsko area and discover pristine karst caves.
Visit one of the oldest castles in Slovenia and take a stoll throught historical ruins of the old headquarters of the Žovneški Lords.
The magical karst cave invites you to visit and see the incredible stalactites. The cave is more than 3 million years old and has a rich history.
Visit the open-air folk architecture museum and more than 300-year-old smokehouse with an open hearth that was used for heating and cooking.
Visit the beer fountain in the pleasant surroundings of the city park. You get to try different kinds of beers available at the time of your visit.
A distinctive 40 m high rock formation above the river. Back in the day, the only footpath between Luče and Solčava led through the “eye” of the needle.
Robanov kot is a glacially transformed Alpine valley of exceptional cultural and natural value. An ideal destination for hiking and sightseeing.
The magical, at least 250-year-old Žager Mill surrounded by lush undergrowth is one of the few water-powered mills still in operation in Slovenia.
A picturesque 25-meter-high Rep waterfall with two water basins invites you to take a moment to admire the natural beauty.
Learning path of
Pearl the dwarf
The trail connects the municipalities of Velenje and Dobrna and covers the fields of biology, geography, history, and cultural and natural heritage.
Visit the castle of the most influential Slovenian ruling dynasty and walk amongst the walls, thet are imbued in rich and interesting history.
Matkov kot and
Visit Matkov kot and Matkov škaf – a crater-like snow formation. In the spring there is a slight waterfall that carves a hole in the shape of a basin.
An important archaeological site from paleolithic. An old Stone Age dwelling, remains of tools, hearths and food were discovered.
The highest situated tourist cave in Slovenia is famous for the eternal ice in the entrance hall, many stalactites and diverse cave fauna.
Visit the natural attraction of Solčava. A natural monument – source of acidic mineral water. Some say it has healing powers due to the minerals
One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Slovenia is a popular tourist destination, especially in spring and autumn, when the flow is at its highest.
Menina planina is a plateau in the Kamnik-Savinjske Alps, which offers hiking trails and wonderful views of the surrounding peaks.