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Free guided Tour of Kamen Castle

19.06.2023 16:00

The famous history of Kamen Castle will be presented to you by a knowledgeable local guide. While exploring the castle ruins and nearby cave archeological sites, you will enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding mountain scenery.

MORE ABOUT THE guided Visit:

The mighty ruins of Kamen Castle greet the visitors above the village of Begunje, right at the entrance to the scenic Draga valley. This famous castle, which once guarded the old trade route across Karavanke mountains, will surely impress you with its size and picturesque location. In the company of a local guide, you will learn about the proud and log history of the castle, where several noble families have lived for many centuries. The most famous of them was the Lamberg noble family, among them knight Caspar II. Lamberg, who was one of the most famous tournament warriors of his time. You will walk through the ruins of the castle, all the way from the garden terraces to the top of the 12th century tower, from where you can enjoy wonderful views of the castle, the valley and the surrounding mountains. The tour of the castle is followed by a short hike on the most scenic part of the Lamberg trail, which leads to nearby archaeological sites. You will learn about the prehistoric activities in the Zijalka cave and hear he legend about the construction of the Dwarfs castle, a mysterious fort without windows .

 

You will see the following with a local guide:

- Ruins of castle Kamen

 - Zijalka Cave

 

While you are in Begunje, you can also visit:

 The Draga valley

The Avsenik Museum (free admision for holders of Radovljica guest card)

 Alpine Ski Museum Elan

 

Sports/hiking footwear is recommended!

 

FREE for all visitors

Every Monday at 10:00am (between 15.6 and 15.9 2023)

Meeting point:  by the entrance (Kamen castle)  (Begunje na Gorenjskem 140)

 

 

 

For more information, please contact your local Tourist Information Centre or the reception of your accommodation.

Prior reservations are advised. Contact the Begunje Tourist Information Centre (begunje@radolca.si)

 

Guided tours are intended for individual visitors.

Groups should contact the Begunje Tourist Information Centre to arrange guided tours, which are payable according to the current price list.

 

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