Velenje is a city with youthful energy. It fascinates with modern buildings, large lawns, numerous events and opportunities for spending one’s free time, which attract more and more visitors. Velenje grew on black gold and precisely the excavation of coal caused the formation of lakes, which today invite the visitors to experience extraordinary things in the summer. The Velenje Beach, the Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, a modern city centre, Pippi Longstocking Festival … Welcome to the youngest Slovenian town.

Photos: Archives of the municipality