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Are you up for a SUP-er adventure and a refreshing dip in the lake?

Come and visit the youngest city in Slovenia, Velenje! Fly, soar high, and spread your wings into the sky. Spectacular panoramic view over our valley will take your breath away.

Get to know Slovenia's most attractive beach, where there's always a vibrant atmosphere and lots to do. Go on a quest to discover the submerged villages by SUP (stand up paddle board) or by Pletna boat and experience our lake-paradise.  Ride our legendary Pony bike and have a picnic in nature. Experience a special package of nature, underground wealth and modern city architecture in our picturesque Velenje – a young city by the lake. Explore our most hidden places that are just waiting for you to be discovered.


-   2 x “bed and breakfast” package in Hotel Paka
-  1 x discover the submerged villages by SUP
-  1x underground adventure at the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia
-  1x picnic by legendary pony bike
-  1 x dinner at the restaurant Jezero 
-  1 x dinner at the impressive Villa Herberstein 
-  Free parking space in front of the hotel or in a hotel’s garage
-  Free Wi-Fi

Our recommendations:

Panoramic flight over the Šalek Valley by plane for just 25 € per person.
Bike rental for just 3 € for 3 hours!
Rent a private Finnish sauna and a jacuzzi with great ambient in hotel Paka
Movies during weekend at the hotel’s cinema


PRICE FOR TWO: 259 €  

* The price is informative and is applicable when buying this tourist package. The price may vary depending on the number and wishes of guests. VAT is included in the price. In order to guarantee all services included in the package, prior reservation is required. In case of bad weather, SUP can be substituted for a visit to the Pattern City and picnic at the Velenje beach can be substituted fora basket of delicacies brought to you at the hotel. The programme is carried out for minimum 2 persons.


Reservations and further information:

Šalek Valley Tourist Board, Stari trg 3, 3320 Velenje

tel: 03 896 17 15,
e-mail: turizem@velenje.si


More information

The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia

The completely renovated underground Museum of Coal-mining in Slovenia provides its visitors with a unique experience of coalminers, who for decades descended 160 metres below the ground to dig for the "black gold".  A variety of 20 exceptional scenes from the life of miners and 15 life-size models including sophisticated audiovisual equipment will bring the past into life to give you   During an hour and a half of a thrilling journey to the recent past you will see the mining machinery and infrastructure used in the last few decades of the Velenje Coal-mine development. The journey ends with an exciting ride on an underground train

VIDEO:The coal mining museum of Slovenia

Vila Herberstein ****

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 part and terrace in front of the building are an excellent place to drink coffee with friends and enjoy the excellent desserts. The villa is protected under cultural heritage regulations.

Hotel Paka ****

Hotel Paka has received numerous awards both in Slovenia and abroad. It has four stars.

All rooms are modernly furnished, air conditioned, boast a mini bar, an in-room safe, a telephone with direct outside line, PC and internet connections, a door card system and a TV with satellite and hotel channels.

Panoramic flight above Šalek Valley

Another amazing adventure in Šalek valley with a two-seater glinder. We offer you a flight above our valley. The journey includes flying above three towns and those are city of flourishing ideas Velenje, Šoštanj a city with chimneys for electricity and Topolšica known for its thermal water. From the air, you will be able to see our beautiful nature – the lakes, the hills, the city and other interesting panoramas.

Direction of the flight: airplane Lajše in Šoštanj – the Velenje Lake – Velenje city – Gora Oljka hill with a church – Topolšica city – airplane Lajše in Šoštanj

The Velenje beach  is located next to the boathouse, you can sunbathe on well-maintained wooden stand. Showers and toilets are also provided.  You can choose from a variety of vessels for an exciting water experience. Nearby the well-maintained and vast grass areas offer large number of possibilities for spending your leisure time in the relaxed atmosphere close to the water.  The beach bar MiaMia, which is located near the boat house, offers a variety of refreshments from a large number of beverages, ice cream and delicious snacks. The Burger kapija offers a viriety od local burgers and Slovenian kraft beers.