In a blink of an eye, you can leave the town and find yourself surrounded by nature, be it in the all-year-round sports complex located at Celjska koča or on the shore of Lake Šmartinsko jezero. The inhabitants of Celje are proud of their city park located along the Savinja River as well as their unique Tree House. You can choose from numerous hiking and biking trails among the nearby hills and forests. As an environmentally and local-community-friendly destination, Celje has received the Green Destination Award, i.e. the bronze “Green Destination Slovenia” sign, for its sustainable offer.