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 

 

 

Related news

Embellishments according to the plans of Ivan Vurnik
Slovenia's pilgrimage centre with works by Slovenian architects

Pay a visit to Brezje's basilica to see the merciful painting of Mary Help of Christians and the work of the architect Ivan Vurnik as well as other Slovenian artists.

Village Ljubno
A village full of frescoes

Houses, brimming with frescoes, are packed closely together on the slopes of the former pilgrimage Church of the 'Stricken' Mary.

The Church of Mary Help of Christians in Ljubno
'Stricken' Mary in Ljubno

A miraculous event in the 17th century led to Ljubno becoming a pilgrimage site that was once known far and wide.

An exhibition of nativity scenes
Nativity scenes from all over the world

A magical world of nativity scenes that have been gifted to Brezje from all over the world. The museum contains over 500 nativity scenes.

 

Coming Soon

 

Šivec House Art Gallery, untill 13th April

An exhibition of paintings by the renowned Slovenian artist Klavdij Tutta.

01.06.2019 12:00
A festival of craft beer, food, music and socialising.

An entirely new festival is coming to Radovljica. The Craft Beer Festival will feature Slovenian craft beer brewers and will take place in the town park in close proximity to the old town centre.

04.07.2019 20:00
Every Thursday in July, Linhartov trg, Radovljicca

Summer evenings are perfect for concerts and local street food.

 

News & Blog

 

10.03.2019 10:28
5 reasons that will make you choose Radovljica

Written by Adele in Slovenia, March 2019

 

When I first came to Slovenia on holiday in 2006, I cycled alongside the Sava river from Bled to Radovljica and as soon as I rode into the beautiful old town centre, it was love at first sight!

21.03.2019 13:36
Radovljica image brochure

A new brochure has been published by the Radovljica Public Institute for Tourism and Culture to promote Radovljica and its surroundings.

With reference chart!

Written by Rebecca Svetina, March 2019

 

Where do these kids get their energy?! When your kids need to burn off some steam, but you need a bench or coffee, check out one of these public playgrounds in and around Radovljica and Bled. Each has its own perks.

16.04.2019 08:55
After the festival

The 8th Radovljica Chocolate Festival took place last weekend. Despite the less-than promising weather forecast, the biggest chocolate event in Slovenia, with its diverse array of chocolate and entertainment, attracted huge numbers of visitors.

Naziv vsebine

16.04.2019 08:55
21.03.2019 13:36
10.01.2019 08:27
The dates for this year's biggest events are now available
08.01.2019 13:02
A new attraction in Radovljica's old town centre
Cookie - Analitics
They are used to record the website's obscurity analysis and provide us with data to provide a better user experience.
Cookie - social
Cookies required for plug-ins for sharing content from social media sites.
What are cookies?
By visiting and using the site, you consent to the use and recording of cookies.OK Learn more about cookies