7 days in Celje & Upper Savinja Valley Itinerary

7 days in Celje & Upper Savinja Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Styria Region trip itinerary planner

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Celje
— 1 night
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Velenje
— 1 night
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Mozirje
— 3 nights
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Gornji Grad
— 1 night
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Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Celje online journey planner.

Ljubljana to Celje is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In January, daytime highs in Celje are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Velenje.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

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Velenje

— 1 night
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
On the 20th (Wed), kick back and relax at Velenje Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Velenje driving holiday planner.

Velenje is just a stone's throw from Celje. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mozirje.

Things to do in Velenje

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Mozirje

— 3 nights
Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Grom Motorcycle Museum and Museum of Dolenjska. Your inner history buff will appreciate Novo Mesto Cathedral and St. George Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem) and Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Savinjska, explore the engaging exhibits at Vrbovec Castle & Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Mozirski Gaj Gardens.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mozirje day trip planning site.

Mozirje is very close to Velenje. Traveling from Velenje in January, you will find days in Mozirje are little chillier (1°C), and nights are about the same (-6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Gornji Grad.

Things to do in Mozirje

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Gornji Grad

— 1 night
Gornji Grad is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Gornji Grad in Slovenia.GeographyIt is located on the Dreta River, a right tributary of the Savinja, in the southeastern foothills of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, about 36km east of Celje and 55km north of Ljubljana. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Vulkanija Adventure Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gornji Grad online driving holiday planner.

Gornji Grad is just a short distance from Mozirje. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gornji Grad

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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