Celje Travel Guide

  • Celje
    by Avieira67
  • Celje
    by Avieira67
  • Celje
    by Avieira67

Celje Things to Do

  • Panoramic view

    Panoramic view at the band of river Savinja, the picture was taken from the castle hill. In a bright sunny days view from the castle hill is fantastic, almost ten kilometres far away. That's why the castle had so big strategic importance and was almosr invincible in its times.

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  • ZDRAVILISCE LASKO....

    A PLACE FOR HEALTH, REST AND RELAXATION.People have been coming to this place for a very long time!It was known to the ROMAN LEGIONS; during the Middle Ages it was visited by missionariesand towards the end of the 19th Century it became a cosmilolitan resort for famous people such as the Austro-Hungarian emperor Franz Joseph (1830-1916) and...

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  • A walk around the centre.

    Take a look at Celjski Dom, the city hall and St Mary's shrine on Glavni Trg - enjoy a sunny afternoon outside one of the cafes around the square too.

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  • Celje Regional Museum

    Attracted here by the Alma Karlin exhibition. In a beautiful old building there's displays of the history of the area and a collection of paintings, furniture etc, all moderately interesting. On the other hand really enjoyed the Alma Karlin exhibition, information about her early life and tthe travels she undertook as an adult. Incredible...

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  • Alma Karlin

    Born in Celje there's a statue of her on Krekov Trg, just over the road from the railway station.An exhibiton of her works and travel at the Regional Museum is fascinating and well worth a visit. (tip later)

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  • Views from the Castle

    Stunning scenery from up at the castle, worth a tip itself I think.Fabulous Autumn weather with colourful views.

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Celje Hotels

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  • Lasko Thermal Spa Resort

    Zdraviliska cesta 4, Celje, 3270, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Evropa

    Krekov trg 4, Celje, SI-3000, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Faraon

    Ljubljanska 39, Celje, 3000, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Celje Restaurants

  • Gostilna Mlakar

    Spotted this one in the "In your pocket" guide and arrived just as a large party were leaving - goos timing.It's pretty much a comfortable local pub and serves great food. Big plate of tasty cevapcici for me and another vegetable plate for Mrs B, both enjoyed immensely. Again Lasko beer to go with it as well, a good choice for our evening meal.

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  • Worth finding

    A little out from the centre, just opposite a shopping centre.Anyway, a real treat here, fantastic food, just what we like, raznjici for me and a special vegetable plate for herself with ajvar and the wonderful bread only found in this part of the world. Lasko beer on offer too added to the enjoyment, also a favourite.Enjoyed our evening here.

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  • Good pub food.

    Pub attached to the Hotel Štorman. Busy and friendly place with a good choice on the menu. Mrs B happy with vegetarian options and a decent steak for me - very good!

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Celje Nightlife

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  • Good New Pub

    Pretty interesting local which offers many *foreign* drinks you don't get anywhere in Celje, including Czech Staropramen (yoooohooo!!!!!!!). On time to time there are great concerts (there was fantastic rock concert of Infack today).

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  • Dali - My fave

    This is my No1 destiantion in Celje. I come here before classes, after classes, and sometimes inbetween... In the evenings... At nights sometimes... The point: Well If you're looking for me and I'm not at school, I'm here :-) Be yourself!

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  • Joco rules!

    It's a very nice local, often our destination after classes. Joco, the waiter who works there most of the time is very funny!

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Celje Transportation

  • By train

    The rail station is pretty much in the centre of town and has good links to Ljubljana and Maribor with a few trains daily to Zagreb, Graz and Vienna.No problem buying tickets, all user friendly.

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  • By Car: How Far/How Long...?

    Some road distances to Celje from:- Split (Croatia): kms.- Wien (Austria): kms.- Rotterdam (Holland) kms.- Madrid (Spain): 2.143 kms.Checking the website, you’ll find more road distances together with the driving times and the best routes.

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  • To Celje by train

    Celje is located along the motorway and railway axis connecting Ljubljana to Maribor, so it is easy to reach it. There is at least one train every hour to both cities. This photo shows the Celje railway station.

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Celje Shopping

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  • Antika

    Small but very good book shop where you can buy new or alredy used books.There are also travel guides availible. Books!

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  • Planet Tus

    Planet Tus is modern complex with many different stores like shoes store, grocery, tobacco, optic, apotheke, fashion store). In first floor are billiard tables and 8 cinnema halls.

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  • Celje Hotels

    5 Hotels in Celje

Celje Local Customs

  • Transport to Hotel Evropa

    I wondered if I should put this tip in the "transport" section, but then I realized it wouldn't be useful to anyone wishing to visit Celje.This truck, which Nat (b1bob on VT) says to be a Model T Ford truck from the 1920s, is parked outside Hotel Evropa. I don't know what it is used for... probably not to carry tourists!

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  • Bird-friendly bus stop

    Shapes of predator birds are often sticked on transparent surfaces to keep smaller birds away and to prevent them from crashing into the glass. However, I had always seen these stickers on the roads, never at a bus stop. Celje is really a bird-friendly town!

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  • Jupi

    If Cockta is Coca-cola, then Jupi is Fanta.Has the same fault as CocktaI like them both. But then, I'm a Croat...

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Celje Warnings and Dangers

  • Frozen hiking path to castle

    There is very good hiking path to the castle just a mile from the city centre, but it is not useable during the winter, because its frozen, so you can get seriously injured by falling down on frozen ground, somewhere even few meters deep...

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  • Frozen beauty

    Winter is not all beautiful, at least not for inhabitants of the lake.But nevertheless always manages to amaze with it's creations.

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Celje Tourist Traps

  • My highschool

    It's not really a tourist trap, but it's my highschool called I. gimnazija v Celju. It's one of the oldest schools in Slovenia (1808). Sometimes it's a living torture, but I got used to it. http://www.s-prvgim.ce.edus.si/ Have I got an other choice?

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  • the old man and his grapes

    There really are no `tourist` traps in Celje unless you count being `trapped` into picking some grapes. Tanja`s grandfather certainly didn`t seem to think of it that way. The old man could not wait to get out there and despite poor mobility and countless warnings to sit down, he just was dying to get his hands on the grapes and help out and this in...

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  • Spooky!

    You might feel intimidated and lonely since there are not many tourists in this town.I'd say it's a ghost town, but that would be bit too much ;-) Take a friend with you!

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Celje Off The Beaten Path

  • The Old Aqua Tower

    The old Aqua Tower, view from the inner side of the building. Unutrašnji dio Vodenog tornja, s prostranim dvorištem, daleko je atraktivniji od vanjskog. Na procelju se isticu prekrasne drvene stepenice i isto takva vrata. Bilo bi lijepo saznati nešto o povijesti ove graðevine.

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  • The Old Acqua Tower

    This is the look of the Old Acqua Tower from the front side.Pokušao sam, ali nažalost uzaludno, saznati nešto više o ovoj neobicnoj i vrlo atraktivnoj graðevini. Na prednjem dijelu, tik uz ulazni luk, nalaze se ostaci nekadašnje cesme koja je bila umomponirana i od ostataka rimskih iskopina. Zacudno je da niti jedna turisticka brošura o Celju ništa...

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  • Logarska dolina - sheer Alpine...

    Put simply, the Logar Valley is a strong contender for the most beautiful spot that I've yet had the privilege to visit.One reads a great deal about the beauty of the Julian Alps around Bled - and indeed they are - but there seems to be less written (in English at least) about the Logar Valley. Perhaps because I didn't really know what to expect,...

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Celje Sports & Outdoors

  • Football

    The Arena Petrol is currently - to my knowledge - the national stadium but I believe this may change as the one in Ljubljana is undergoing a facelift.Great ground with a large cineplex and bars/diners adjacentBeer and burgers on sale inside the ground - believe the beer is only 2% though !

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  • Sheet of ice for skating

    There's a hall meant for ice skating and it's not that crowded. Unfortunately it's open only few hours per week - during winters only. Ice skates (they are availible at the checking, too)

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  • Golovec

    Golovec is main business and sport complex in Celje. Business part host many different fairs thru whole year. Sport complex contain open tennis courts, tennis halls, playground, and host hall for successful Celje Pivovarna Lasko handball team.

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Celje Favorites

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  • Celje In Your Pocket: highly...

    I have HORSCHECK to thank for introducing me to the 'In Your Pocket' series of tour guides, which we first had the opportunity to 'road test' in Tallinn (when the hotel we stayed in provided a copy of Tallinn In Your Pocket in each room).For my money, it's a much more useful travel guide than the Lonely Planet or Rough Guides that we tend to use...

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  • General Info

    Tourism OfficeKrekov trg 3SI-3000 Celje- Tel.: (+386) (0)3 428 79 36- Fax: (+386) (0)3 428 79 31- E. mail: tic@celje.si- Internet: www.celje.si

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  • Celje through the History

    Under the stars of the powerful Counts of Celje who were granted the noble status of princes of the province by the German King Sigismund in 1436, the town of Celje came back to life and soon restored its old historical glory. It had become the administrative center of huge provincial territory, owned by the Dynasty, which the Counts of Celje had...

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River Savinja
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Upper Celje Castle
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Stari Grad - landmark of Celje
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