Turistično Društvo Šempeter

Šempeter lies in the heart of Slovenia in the Lower Savinja Valley, by the road that leads from Celje to Ljubljana. Because of its position, Šempeter can boast many sites of historical and cultural importance. But not only that, Šempeter is also a place where nature shows its beautiful side.

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Pekel Cave

Explore the magic karst cave, full of interesting cave structures that – with a bit of imagination – transform into most enchanting images. Such is, for example, the image of the devil above the cave entrance.

Roman Necropolis

The Roman Necropolis is one of the most important and beautifully preserved Roman monuments in Slovenia and Central Europe. It is an open-air museum, exhibiting masterpiece tombs, works of the most skilled Roman craftsmen.

Explore the nature

After you have visited the Pekel Cave, you can take a walk along the forest educational trail or stroll around the lake Vrbje. Bicycle trips in the countryside or a relaxing rest in the Nivo Park is also something you can do here.

Places to eat

Choose among many well-known restaurants and taste the specialties of the Lower Savinja Valley. A varied selection of delicious dishes will make sure that no one leaves Šempeter hungry.


Every homestead is a unique experience. You can enjoy home-cooked meals, go horse riding and learn more about horse breeding, or get to know the workings of hop growing or dairy farms.


Learn about the rich cultural background of Šempeter, from Roman era, to Romanesque and Gothic characteristics of the Church of St. Peter, to the modern-day artists working in Šempeter.

Places to stay

After a busy day in Šempeter one could use a nice place to rest. There are many comfortable hotels, guesthouses with character and scenic tourist farms you can choose from.


Visit our Evenings of Dance, Songs and Flowers at the beginning of each summer, and the live Nativity scenes in the Pekel Cave each winter.