The village Cigeľ is situated on the north-west foot of the Vtáčnik Mountains in the altitude of 465 m, in the valley deepened by the Ciglianka creek.
The territory of the village is an exceptionally attractive landscape, a new housing and residential construction, a ski centre, a multipurpose water reservoir. The village organizes social and sports events of Slovak importance. For more than 43 years, the winter tourism and social event “The Commemorative March of the Slovak National Uprising (SNU)” takes place in January. The village also becomes the centre of regional events during the carnival, bonfi re of SNU, volleyball and football matches, or the Cigeľská kosa competition.