Otoče - Brezje Pilgrimage Trail

Set out on a pilgrimage by train and walk the last section to the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians along an ancient pilgrimage route, like the pilgrims once did.

he trail revives the once most commonly used pilgrimage route to Brezje. From the railway station in Otoče, the way-marked trail will take you to Brezje, running predominantly across meadows and through forests, while a short section also follows the asphalt road. An optional visit can be made to the village of Ljubno to see the pilgrimage Church of the 'Stricken' Mary and observe the countless frescoes on the façades of residential houses.

 

Start and finish: Otoče

Intermediary stops: Ljubno, Brezje

Length: 4.9 km

Total time: 1.5 hrs

Grade: easy hiking trail

 

Before you set off on your way, pick up a copy of the map of themed hiking trails in Radovljica and the surroundings, available at the Radovljica and Begunje Tourist Information Centres.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE MAP 

Take a photo of the forest and win a free Taste Radol'ca meal!

 

 

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Autumn is a wonderful time to explore Slovenia, whether for outdoor activities or learning about cultural heritage, and not forgetting a visit to great restaurants. Below you can read our latest suggestions for an autumn trip in the surroundings of Radovljica.

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