Celjska koča (the Celje hut) with its hinterland is a part of a country side on the southern part of the Celje valley, for which the main characteristics is a hilly landscape, typical of this area is also the preserved natural habitat and small density of population. It is relatively close to the city Celje (8,5 km from Pečovnik and 12 km from Štore) and is connected to the valley with roads and hiking paths. Celjska koča (the Celje hut) is a well-known small Slovene ski slope with a long tradition in Štajerska district. Since 1928 it has been hosting skiing competitions and has been voted the best ski slope in the category of small ski slopes five times in the last couple of years. It is a very popular hiking destination amongst people living in Celje and its surrounding towns. You can reach Celjska koča (the Celje hut) by foot, bicycle or car. You can take a walk along the educational nature path or to the nearby hiking destinations; you can also ride a bicycle, ski in the winter on a very pleasant skiing ground, or enjoy the beautiful mountainous surroundings and end your trip with a taste of the delicious home-cooked food at the new hotel Celjska koča. For a person who knows how to enjoy life and nature, Celjska koča and its surroundings are a real “chicken soup” for the soul and body.