Discover Ptuj, the oldest Slovenian town, which is 36 km away and famed for being the home of kurent, a typical carnival character, and featuring remnants of the Roman times. Roman ruins can also be found in Celje, which is 40 km away from Podčetrtek. In Celje visit the old castle and the popular hiking spot, Celje Hut. The popular sports centre of Rogla is less than 60 km away, offering skiing in the winter, while summer is the perfect time to explore Pohorje by hiking or biking around the area.
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Foto: Jošt Gantar, Hiking at Lovrenška lakes, Rogla; Slovenian Tourist Board