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
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.
A miraculous event in the 17th century led to Ljubno becoming a pilgrimage site that was once known far and wide.
A magical world of nativity scenes that have been gifted to Brezje from all over the world. The museum contains over 500 nativity scenes.