Hiking, themed trails, city walks

Recommended hikes are marked on the map. Red and white marks for hiking trails and yellow marks for local hiking trails appear regularly along the route. The difficulty levels of individual trails depend on the difference in elevation and the length of the trail. Despite the pleasures and joys of visiting mountains, we kindly ask you to take responsibility for your safety and to be technically and physically prepared for the hike. You are solely responsible for using the footpaths and hiking trails. The publisher and landowners are not responsible or liable for any injuries.

We wish you a safe and enjoyable hiking experience!

Along the Juliana Trail, you won't conquer any of the alpine peaks. At the foothills of high peaks, the trail leads you along the edge of the Julian Alps and Triglav National Park. 

Trail route:

Stara Sava – Murova – Pejce – Prihodi – Planina pod Golico – Savske jame

Difference in elevation:

600 m

Walking time:

3 h 30 min

Difficulty:

moderate

Interesting sights along the trail:

Stara Sava museum quarter, Upper Sava Valley Museum (Slovenian Ironmaking Museum, Museum of workers’ culture Jesenice), Kos Manor, the historic district of Murova, Chapels of St. Barbara at Pejce, Holy Cross Church, Savske jame iron ore deposits, daffodil meadows

 The traces of hard work and life of the miners, ironworkers and others who were tightly connected to the once richest iron ore deposit in the region, can still be seen and sensed today. A walk that follows the Old mining route will take you back in time and reveal the fragments of everyday life of the people who excavated and transported iron ore in the region.

On your way, piece by piece, you will learn about the work of the local miners and uncover the veils of the past. You might even chance upon the ironworks and mine owner by the name of Viktor Ruard or bump into the mining manager Heinrich around the corner. In the vicinity of the shaft you might even hear the sound of a pickaxe in the strong hands of the miner Tona. All three of them are real historical figures who are all connected to the mining past of Savske jame in one way or another. In their live enactment they are revived as part of the Old mining route, now a theme trail that follows the route once used by horse-drawn cart drivers for transporting ore from the Savske jame mines to blast furnaces by the Sava river. Visitors to the route can learn about the history of mining and its related activities. Information boards and exhibits are situated along the route.

You can embark the Old mining route independently or in the company of a guide, by yourself or in a group. If you book your visit early enough, you might even meet Viktor, Heinrich and Tona at Savske jame.

 

More information and reservation on:

Tourist info centre Jesenice, Cesta maršala Tita 18, 4270 Jesenice (04/58 63 178, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

Price list of performance (at the request of the client):

1 historical character      100,00€

2 historical characters    150,00€

3 historical characters    200,00€

 

Order and payment:

Gledališče Toneta Čufarja Jesenice (Tone Čufar Theatre), Trg Toneta Čufarja 4, 4270 Jesenice (04/58 33 100, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Trail route:

Dom Trilobit mountain lodge – Medji dol – Konjske peči – Lipene – Dom Pristava mountain lodge – Dom Trilobit mountain lodge

Difference in elevation:

670 (870) m

Walking time:

5 (6) h

Difficulty:

moderate

Interesting sights along the trail:

system of water reservoirs of the Javornik stream, manganese mine, Medji dol glacial valley, iron mine, daffodil meadows, Zois’ Park

Note:

Increased elevation gains and longer walking times apply when visiting the manganese mine

The “Memories of Old Jesenice Settlement” theme trail runs through the oldest part of Jesenice, called Murova. This part is also known as “Altassling” or “Old Jesenice”. Together with the Plavž and Sava settlements, it later formed what is now known as the town of Jesenice. During your walk around Murova, which extends along the slope of the Mirca hill, you will learn about the historical development of the settlement, enjoy the views and experience the pulse of the city. Tales from the locals and the photographs on the information boards will take you back in time.

Trail route:

Jesenice Tourist Information Centre – Kos Manor – Razgledna pot – Čufar square – Stara Sava – Jesenice Tourist Information Centre

Difference in elevation:

60 m

Walking time:

1 h 30 min

Difficulty:

easy

Interesting sights along the trail:

Kos Manor, the historic district of Murova, Church of St. Lenart, Gimnasium Jesenice, Stara Sava museum quarter, Upper Sava Valley Museum (Slovenian Ironmaking Museum, Museum of workers’ culture Jesenice)

Trail route:

Planina pod Golico – Črni vrh – Španov vrh – Javorniški Rovt – Dom Pristava mountain lodge (or in the opposite direction)

Difference in elevation:

400 m

Walking time:

2 h 30 min

Difficulty:

moderate

Interesting sights along the trail:

Church of the Holy Cross in Planina pod Golico, daffodil meadows, scenic overlook at Španov vrh, Zois’ Park

Trail route:

Planina pod Golico – Savske jame – Markljev rovt – Suha pass – Mala Golica – Krvavka – Golica – Koča na Golici mountain lodge – Korl Tunnel – Planina pod Golico

Difference in elevation:

910 m

Walking time:

4 h 30 min

Difficulty:

difficult

Interesting sights along the trail:

Church of the Holy Cross in Planina pod Golico, daffodil meadows, Savske jame iron ore deposits, views from Golica

Trail route:

Planina pod Golico – Jeseniška planina – Rožca – Jekelj pass – Koča na Golici mountain lodge – Korl Tunnel – Planina pod Golico

Difference in elevation:

780 m

Walking time:

5 h

Difficulty:

zahtevna pot

Interesting sights along the trail:

Church of the Holy Cross in Planina pod Golico, daffodil meadows, alpine pasture Jeseniška planina, views from the Rožca pass

Trail route:

Dom Pristava mountain lodge – Dom Trilobit mountain Outdoor fitness equipment lodge – Stamare – Srednica mountain pasture – Belščica – Vajnež – Belščica – Rida – Medji dol – Dom Trilobit mountain lodge – Dom Pristava mountain lodge

Difference in elevation:

1220 m

Walking time:

6 h 30 min

Difficulty:

difficult

Interesting sights along the trail:

Daffodil meadows, Zois’ Park, system of water reservoirs of the Javornik stream, manganese mine, viewpoints at Belščica and Vajnež, Medji dol glacial valley featuring the Rida cirque

 

Trail route:

Dom Pristava mountain lodge – Pusti Rovt – Kočna pass – Belska planina – Seče – Medji dol – Dom Trilobit mountain lodge – Dom Pristava mountain lodge

Difference in elevation:

850 m

Walking time:

5 h

Difficulty:

difficult

Interesting sights along the trail:

Zois’ park, daffodil meadows, alpine pasture Belska planina featuring panoramic viewing points, Medji dol glacial valley, system of water reservoirs of the Javornik stream

Trail route:

Kočna – Obranca – Planski vrh – Zakop – Jesenice (Podmežakla)

Difference in elevation:

670 m, 750 m in the opposite direction

Walking time:

4 h

Difficulty:

moderate

Interesting sights along the trail:

Poljanska Baba rock formation, Obranca meadow, Snežna jama cave, location of meteorite impact at Planski vrh, natural bridge at Mežakla, viewpoint Špica, partisan hospital, Zakop Partisan Memorial

Trail route:

Blejska Dobrava – Strma stran – Podhom – Vintgar – slap Šum – Blejska Dobrava

Difference in elevation:

70 m

Walking time:

2 h 30 min

Difficulty:

easy

Interesting sights along the trail:

St. Stephen‘s Church, Šum waterfall, Vintgar gorge

Note: An entrance fee is charged at the Podhom entrance for visits to the Vintgar gorge

Trail route:

Jesenice – Jelenkamen – Dom Pristava mountain lodge

Difference in elevation:

500 m

Walking time:

2 h

Difficulty:

moderate

Interesting sights along the trail:

Viewing points on Jelenkamen slopes, daffodil meadows Zois’ Park

Trail route:

Koroška Bela – Javorniški Rovt – Dom Pristava mountain lodge

Difference in elevation:

350 m

Walking time:

1 h 45 min

Difficulty:

moderate

Interesting sights along the trail:

Zois’ Park, daffodil meadows

Trail route:

Jesenice (Zgornji Plavž) – Žerjavec

Difference in elevation:

100 m

Walking time:

1 h

Difficulty:

easy

Interesting sights along the trail:

Outdoor fitness equipment

This incredible hiking adventure, the Via Alpina, connects the vast Alpine and Mediterranean world across eight European countries. This spectacular long-distance hiking trail is divided into 161 stages overall, which are located in Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, France and Monaco. It connects five international footpaths, numerous natural and national parks in the Alps region, interesting tourist spots and the worlds of many diverse European cultures.

Stages 3 and 4 of the Purple Trail run through the Jesenice area, thus connecting the Julian Alps with the Allgäu region in Germany. Stage 3 takes visitors from Dovje to Koča na Golici mountain hut, and stage 4 continues to Prešernova koča mountain hut on Stol.

Webpage: The Purple Trail

The Slovenian Mountain Trail starts in Maribor, and runs across Pohorje and the Kamnik and Savinja Alps, the Karavanke Alps, the Julian Alps and the Slovenian Alpine foothills, then descends through the Karst region and finally finishes by the Adriatic Sea. The route is marked with traditional ‘Knafelc’ hiking trail markings (a red circle with a white spot), each marked with a number ‘1’ to differentiate it from other trails. It is the longest and the most popular transversal hiking trail in Slovenia, and originating in 1953, it is one of oldest in Europe and the world. There are currently 80 check points along the trail (mountain huts, summits, museums, etc).

The Slovenian Mountain Trail travels through the Jesenice area along the ridge of the Karavanke Alps from Stol to the check point at the Koča na Golici mountain hut, and then descends into the valley to the Slovenian Alpine Museum in Mojstrana.

Webpage: The Slovenian Mountain Trail

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