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VELENJE. ŠOŠTANJ. TOPOLŠICA.

A valley of unique stories will astound you, with Velenje by the lake, Šoštanj and its beginning by Beautiful Rock, and Topolšica’s spa for pampering set in a green shelter. Expect an infinite number of experiences!

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Active by bike across the valley.

Cycle numerous cycling trails, passing rolling hills, forests, rivers and lakes, all collected in the catalogue and application. Take the cycling bus to meet new challenges in the surrounding area.

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Why visit Šaleška Valley?

Accommodations

Topolšica Spa

When our path leads us astray from the main roads into the heart of nature, we are greeted by an infinite assortment of primal experiences.

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Hotel Paka

Hotel Paka has received numerous awards both in Slovenia and abroad. It has four stars.

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Villa Herberstein

Vila Herberstein is situated in one of the most beautiful locations in Velenje. It is located only two hundred metres from the town’s centre, close to the winter swimming pool, and the woodland behind the Villa is an excellent place for relaxing walks in the nature.

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Hotel Razgoršek

Hotel Razgoršek is a family hotel, where all the rooms are furnished in style. It is located only 15 kilometres from the motorway exit, in the vicinity of shopping centres, the bank, post office and coach and rail station.

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Hotel Golte

We can assure you that you will feel great in one of the 52 double rooms.

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Youth hostel Velenje

Velenje Youth Hostel is located only 500 metres from the town centre and the main bus station, on the shores of the river Paka opposite the Livada Elementary School.

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Prenočišče Mraz

The Mraz Accommodation is located at the edge of the woodland in the hamlet of Gorica near Velenje. Here guests can relax and enjoy the peaceful, natural environment.

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Camping jezero Velenje

The Jezero camping site is located at the Velenje lake, only one kilometre fro the town’s centre in the Westerly direction.

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Apat Tourist Farm

The Apat family also offers comfy accommodation in a modern apartment house where you can spoil yourself with sauna or jacuzzi.

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Tourist farm Tuševo

From the farm you can admire magnificent views of the Vinska gora, nearby fields and hamlets, whilst enjoying mouth-watering home-made dishes from home-grown produce, made according to traditional Slovenian recipes.

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A valley of unique stories will astound you, with Velenje by the lake, Šoštanj and its beginning by Beautiful Rock, and Topolšica’s spa for pampering set in a green shelter. Expect an infinite number of experiences! Even if you have already been here, the Valley will surprise you. Treat yourself to several days dedicated to discovering the towns and the countryside, culture and history, activities and relaxation. Taste what is best and enjoy childlike playfulness. Choose how you wish to experience Šaleška Valley!

 

 

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Unique trio

Duration: 3 days, two nights

The Slovenia Unique Experiences trademark ensures that your experience in Slovenia will truly belong to you!

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Culinary trio

One day experiencee

Experience the diversity of the days of yore and modern-day adventures in three towns boasting stories that could not make them more different from one another!

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A diverse urban trio

One day experience

Experience the diversity of the days of yore and modern-day adventures in three towns boasting stories that could not make them more different from one another!

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The underground trio

One day experience

Experience the diversity of the days of yore and modern-day adventures in three towns boasting stories that could not make them more different from one another!

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Pampering at the spa resort with strolls around the magical countryside

Four-day itinerary of accessible tourism

Make sure everyone feels good thanks to the surprising discoveries to be made in the accessible and very magical countryside of Šaleška Valley. An excellent choice for the elderly and physically disabled persons!

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A mountain cycling adventure

Half-day programme for physically active visitors

Reserve a few hours of your time to discover new pathways!

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Holiday break for the family

Holiday break

Combine the splashing around in pools with exciting learning opportunities and adventures around Šaleška Valley.

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Culinary games without borders

Two-day group creative workshop

Create brand new dishes with the knowledge and ingredients your group will gather during a ramble around selected locations in Šaleška Valley

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A wanderer’s tour for schoolchildren and their parents

A four-day programme of guided tours where every day is a new adventure

Let Šaleška Valley be the destination of your family’s grand journey!

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Pippi Longstocking’s walking ‘round town

A family weekend during Pippi’s festival

Let your freckles show, make sure your stockings don’t match, and then it’s off to Velenje to take part in Pippi’s adventures!

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Jump into Lake Velenje

Velenje Beach is the best starting point for strolls, cycling, and horse riding around the lakes, the waterpark for swimming, stand up paddleboarding, sailing and kids playing, pleasant bars for relaxation, and sunken villages for surprising discoveries!
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Šaleška Valley’s Top 7

Underground adventure in the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia
Take the miners’ lift to descend deep into the underground. In a dining hall situated 160 metres below the earth’s surface, try a miners’ lunch or a unique culinary event; whilst doing so, experience the special features of Velenje coal mining.
Jump into Lake Velenje
Velenje Beach is the best starting point for strolls, cycling, and horse riding around the lakes, the waterpark for swimming, stand up paddleboarding, sailing and kids playing, pleasant bars for relaxation, and sunken villages for surprising discoveries!
Pika’s Festival
The largest kids’ festival in Slovenia and its environs offers more than 100 workshops, plays, concerts and other experiences on various stages in Velenje every first week of September. Wherever you go, playful Pikas (Pippi Longstockings) are everywhere!
Experience socialism
Experience Velenje, the socialist wonder of former Yugoslavia, on a nostalgic and fun stroll with fellowship challenges, and a genuine socialist lunch at Delavski klub. Expect to laugh and cooperate in order to solve tasks!
Apat Tourist Farm
The Apat family also offers comfy accommodation in a modern apartment house where you can spoil yourself with sauna or jacuzzi.
Refresh your body and mind at Terme Topolščica Spas
Visit Terme Topolšica with its Zala Wellness Centre. The natural thermal water spring with constant temperature of 32ºC, green forests, fresh mountain air and many sunny days enrich your experience of the most modern ways to achieve health and wellbeing.
The Museum of Leather industry, Šoštanj
In Slovenia, for a number of centuries, the leather industry was an important craft.
Underground adventure in the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia
Jump into Lake Velenje
Pika’s Festival
Experience socialism
Apat Tourist Farm
Refresh your body and mind at Terme Topolščica Spas
The Museum of Leather industry, Šoštanj

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