Running along the River Savinja – to Celje and Back

Leave the motorway at the exit Šempeter. If you are driving from Ljubljana, turn right at the first crossing to Šempeter at the first roundabout and take the second exit to Prebold. After 200 meters, just before the bridge, turn left to the camping park Latkova vas. Park there and climb to the embankment that braces the river against floods. The route offers walkers and runners, and ciyclists a well-arranged trail that goes all the way to Celje and back, in a total distance of 28 km.

Savinja is the longest Slovenian river, and runs exclusively in Slovenia at 102 kilometers long.

Lets get to know one part of its path. Towards Celje, after 2.7 km you reach the first bridge in the village Šešče. Continue straight on and after 4.5 km you reach the Vrbje pond, which is about 10 times smaller than Lake Bled, but very alive. 170 species of birds have been discovered in...

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