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Savinja Valley

Žalec, Slovenia

The Savinja Valley is known as the valley of hops. The centre of the green-gold valley is Žalec with the hop growing museum and the first beer fountain in Europe. Šempeter, in the Savinja Valley, boasts the Roman Necropolis Archaeological Park, and the vibrant city of Velenje attracts visitors with the remarkable underground Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, an excellent tourist and recreation centre next to Lake Velenje and its Velenje Museum.

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