Lively meetings with the future!
Green city with social energy.
Velenje Promenade along the River Paka is the most beautiful place in the city for strolls, meetings and social gatherings. You can reach it from Velenje’s wide squares with friendly cafes, bars and pubs with special stories. Velenje, a city of youthful energy and a lively social life, with Pattern City and its interactive teaching settings for visitors, is the place where you can meet the future. The city below Velenje Castle, also a scene for numerous events, shows its unique pulse at Velenje Beach beside the lakes, at Sun Park and many other green places.
The Festival of Youth Culture Kunigunda in August and Pika’s Festival for kids, held in September, are only a part of the scene with more than 1,500 events per year, including cultural, music, sports and recreational events, from the international athletic meeting, to the VIP tennis tournament, sailing regattas and adventure competition called Adventure Race Slovenia. The miners celebration Skok čez kožo (Leap over skin) awakens tradition, and the Floral, Autumn Fairs and Festive Fair in December and, especially, the culinary Flavour Promenade offer plenty of reasons for a stroll in the urban centre of Šaleška Valley. The traditional fairs and events, such as the Beer Festival and Wine and Cuisine Festival invite you to Šoštanj.
A brief visit to the Pattern City ecosystem raises the learning-only threshold and activates development, research, and innovation activities. Pattern City promotes science, knowledge, and understanding through curriculum, modern technologies, international cooperation, intercultural dialogue, and interdisciplinary integration, and effectively intervenes in the segments of culture, art, research values development, modern technologies, holidays, economy, and innovative and social entrepreneurship.
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The three-valley experience
Treat yourselves to a mini journey that connects three rivers, three valleys and grand experiences of genuine and original particularities!
Hotel Paka has received numerous awards both in Slovenia and abroad. It has four stars.
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.
The Jezero camping site is located at the Velenje lake, only one kilometre fro the town’s centre in the Westerly direction.
Youth hostel Velenje - Green Accommodation
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.
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.
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.
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.
Youth centre Šmartno ob Paki
The Šmartno ob Paki hostel is located in the shelter of Mount Oljka (733m) and is easily accessible from all urban centres.
Glamping Valley of Peace at Lamperček
The cottages are located in a quiet area by the stream, where you can unwind from the hustle and bustle of the city while listening to the birds’ chirp.
Apartments Rosemary Topolšica
Discover the serenity of Rosemary, a hidden cottage nestled in the heart of nature. Immerse yourself in the picturesque surroundings, explore the nearby cycling paths, and indulge in experiences offered at the renowned Topolšica spa.