Olimje Monastery, the Witch’s Hut and the Olimje Chocolate Shop

Olimje Monastery, the Witch’s Hut and the Olimje Chocolate Shop

Enter the Olimje Monastery, stop by the Land of Fairy Tales and smell the candy at the Olimje Chocolate Shop. This trip fulfills every child’s fantasy!

 

 

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The Šalek Lakes-Velenje

The Šalek Lakes-Velenje

The area around the Šalek Lakes boasts several well-tended trails suitable for hikers and cyclists alike, but also for a family stroll with a pram. You may choose between trails of varying lengths, from 2,300 m to 7,500 m.

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The Šmartinsko jezero Lake-Celje

The Šmartinsko jezero Lake-Celje

About 7 km north from the centre of Celje you will find a large oasis called Lake Šmartinsko jezero. Both tourists and locals love to go there and have a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

 

 

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Braslovče Lake

Braslovče Lake

The Braslovče Lake is very popular among nature lovers who like to take long walks on the 1.5 kilometre-long forest educational trail (appropriate for all ages). Its waters attract many fishermen, who throw in their fishing line.

 

 

Celje City Forest Tree House

Celje City Forest Tree House

The beautifully landscaped forest path will take you right to the tree house, which will fire the children's imagination, and make parents think about building something like that at home.

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Konjice Castle-Slovenske Konjice

Konjice Castle-Slovenske Konjice

We often look for locations easy enough for our two-year-old child to walk by herself. A trip to the Konjice Castle is a great occasion for basking in the afternoon sun and seeing the town of Slovenske Konjice from another perspective.

 

 

Mini ZOO Land in the town of Slovenske Konjice

Mini ZOO Land in the town of Slovenske Konjice

Both parents and toddlers will enjoy a trip to Mini ZOO Land because you can meet more than 100 animals of 30 different species.

 

 

Podčetrtek Castle

Podčetrtek Castle

Podčetrtek Castle is one of the oldest castles in the country. It was once located at an old national border at Sotla River, facing Croatia or Hungary.

 

 

 

The Calvary - Šmarje pri Jelšah

The Calvary - Šmarje pri Jelšah

Take a walk through the Calvary in the town of Šmarje pri Jelšah, one of the 7 wonders of Slovenia. The fourteen chapels portraying the Way of the Cross, equipped with rich baroque decorations, are located by the zigzag path and accompanied by the beautiful scenery of Šmarje pri Jelšah. The trail towards the pilgrimage church of St. Rok touches human feelings like no other.

 

 

The Herman Potočnik Noordung Center of Space Technologies

The Herman Potočnik Noordung Center of Space Technologies

Here is a tip for a family trip: visit The Herman Potočnik Noordung Center of Space Technologies in the town of Vitanje! Learn about the visionaries of space travel, explore space technologies, and immerse yourself in the story of space.

The Logar Valley

The Logar Valley

The Logar Valley (Logarska dolina) is one of the most beautiful Alpine glacial valleys in Europe.

 

 

The Old Castle of Celje

The Old Castle of Celje

On the hill above the city of Celje, the Old Castle awaits you. The exceptional fortress has a strategic location and was once a source of pride for the Counts of Celje, and nowadays for all Slovenians.

 

 

 

The Tower of Love on the Žusem Hill

The Tower of Love on the Žusem Hill

A visit to the Tower of Love makes for a nice family trip, easy enough for younger hikers. This construction was named “The Tower of Love” because a church consecrated to St. Valentine, the patron saint of lovers, is located on the Žusem Hill nearby. 

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The town of Rogatec

The town of Rogatec

This was a short trip with the kids past the stables and on to one of the most beautiful open-air museums in the town of Rogatec. You can start in the town center of Rogatec or drive on and leave your car at the foot of the Strmol Manor (Strmol Castle/Strmol Mansion).

 

 

Žice Charterhouse

Žice Charterhouse

Žiče Charterhouse’s ancient walls will definitely leave an impression whether you admire its original architecture through virtual glasses or walk right through it. This hidden gem is a very interesting monument, which defies the ravages of time hidden and tells an incredible story.

 

 

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Žovnek Castle - Vransko

Žovnek Castle - Vransko

Žovnek Castle in the town of Vransko is one of the oldest such buildings in Slovenia and its original builder is unknown.