Celje is a small but vibrant Slovenian city. In the Celtic times it was called Koleja, a sanctuary. Romans were the next that influenced Celje’s history. The writings from that time, 1 century BC tells us that Celje was a rich place with wide squares and big streets, with numerous inhabitants. The city was destroyed in the migrations, but again recuperated in the Middle ages. The city was a residing place for the rich and powerful Celjski family, one of the most powerful noble families in Europe. Besides the rich history, the city has a vibrant and rich everyday life. Celje has a cool feature, a beer fountain on which you can taste 6 varieties of local beer. It’s also famous for the šamrola or the Celje roll, a very popular dessert.