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Location: Celje (Europe)
 
Location: Celje (Slovenia)

About Celje ...

Already in the pre-Roman times and particularly during the Roman period, the favourable natural conditions of this area provided good possibilities for life to locals. This was one of the reasons for the development of the first town called Keleia on the eastern part of the lowest part of the Lower Savinja Valley already during the Halstatt and later Celtic period. Today, Celje has a population of nearly 49,000. Smart development and a fresh impetus have given Celje a reputation as a fast-growing town in the third millennium. The town is pleasant to live in, attractive to see and interesting for investors. Today, the town represents a development, business, economic, trade, cultural, educational, administrative, health, sports and fair centre of the Savinja Region.

Source: Zavod Celeia Celje

Nature

Together with rivers, lakes and ponds in the Land of Celje offer active relaxation for everyone who likes sports fishing and picnics. But that is certainly not all there is to it, since you can go cycling or hiking, go on the lookout for animals and explore the flora and go rowing or walking on water.

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Fun & sports

Whether you’ve arrived at the Land of Celje by bike or have decided to explore it by bike, the LAND OF CELJE will fascinate you with its beauty and preserved nature. The destination has many great cycling and walking routes, horseback riding centres and golf courses.

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History & culture

Paved Roman streets, a rare early Christian baptistery, the mighty Celje Old Castle and the Prince’s Mansion (former Princes’ Palace owned by the Counts of Celje), town churches and the renovated medieval town wall present the former power and glory of the "second Troy". A short walk in the town will reveal architectural jewels from other, later periods.

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Attractions

The town of Celje is rich of history reaching all the way from the period of the Roman Celeia to the medieval counts. Today, the town is the administrative, cultural, educational, business, sports and fair centre of the Savinja region.

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