The Avsenik Homestead in Begunje na Gorenjskem

The Begunje Village Trail

The Village Trail invites you to take a walk through the birth place of Slavko Avsenik, where memories of the past are still alive.

The Jožamurka pavilion designed by Jože Plečnik

Along the way you will learn about the history of Begunje, the Avsenik Brothers Ensemble, the Katzenstein Mansion and the work of Slovenia's most prominent architect, Jože Plečnik.

 

The trail begins at the Begunje Tourist Information centre and leads to the birth house of Slavko Avsenik where you can also visit the Avsenik Museum. Continue past the cemetery to the Robačnek Mill, and then on to St. Ulrich's church, Katzenstein Mansion, and through the horse chestnut-lined promenade and park back to the start.

 

Start and end point: car park in the centre of Begunje (46.3753N, 14.1987E)
Length: 1.6km
Estimated time: 45mins
Difficulty level: easy walking trail
Height difference: 35m
Signs: signposts and information boards
Guided tours with a local guide: Begunje Tourist Information Centre, begunje@radolca.si

 

Did you know?

  • You can hire a local guide, who will tell you interesting stories and provide information about local attractions to enrich your walk along the trail.

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