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A visit to Žalec and its surroundings will not leave you unmoved. The destination surprises with its rich cultural heritage going back as far as Roman times. It charms the visitor with a beautiful natural environment, including a three-million-year-old Karst cave in the middle of the Lower Savinja Valley. Your pulse will rise as you climb one of the many mountains surrounding the valley or as you cycle through hop fields.
Žalec peaks visitors’ interest with a rich tradition of hop-growing and beer brewing, which can be explored in a hop-themed museum or while tasting authentic Štajerska hop beer. It can be poured directly from the first beer fountain in the world or coming from one of the microbreweries located in the valley. Come explore!