Lake Šmartinsko

Lake Šmartinsko is located in the direct vicinity of Celje. Together with its picturesque shore and interesting environment, the lake is an attractive point that is being developed into a comprehensive and attractive tourist product with special features through initiatives from the local environment.

The lake was created after the construction of the 18.5-metre high and 205 metres long Loče dam on Koprivnica stream in 1970. The lake’s surface measures 113 ha. In addition to its original function as a high water retainer, the lake and its environment over the years changed into a sports, recreational and tourist area that is becoming increasingly popular. Only a few minutes from the centre of Celje, it enables to you relax and exercise. The lake is great for running, cycling or trekking, as it is very well arranged, the nature around it is intact and most of the trail to and around it is safe and beautiful.

The lake also offers boat, kayak and pedalo rentals. There is also a temporary golf course and the option of picnic area rentals.

TIC Celje
Krekov trg 3
3000 Celje
+386 (0)3 428 79 36, +386 (0)31 610 537
+386 (0)3 428 79 31



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