Hiking

On the Guzaj Path

The outlaw Guzaj, who put the fear of God into the unjust rich men and his enemies, was a friend or benefactor of the poor in our region at the end of the 19th century. The outlaw Guzaj can also be called the Slovene Robin Hood in a caricatured view. The marked Guzaj Path, where a hike is organised every last ...

Stanko Buser Karst Water Nature Trail

The trail, presenting the Ponikva karst area, is dedicated to an excellent Geologist and Professor from Ponikva, Stanko Buser, PhD. The signposts contain a sign with Pironaea buseri, one of the five fossils named after him. The trail starts in front of the Memorial Park with a modernised water sink, ...

The trail of the three famous men of Ponikva

The trail is historical and geographic, and called after the Levantine Bishop Anton Martin Slomšek, the Cartographer and Geographer  Blaž Kocen, and the Grammarian and Lexicographer Mihael Zagajšek. Using the signposts, follow Slomšek’s Blaže and Nežica.   The local road leads from the Blaž ...

Slomšek Pilgrimage Trail

Route: Slom-Charterhouse Žiče-Nova Cerkev Length: 30 km 8–9 hours walking Height difference: about 330 m The Slomšek pilgrimage trail begins at the birth house of Anton Martin Slomšek in Uniše near Slom. The trail leads past five crosses, representing the contemplation of the sad part of the rosary, ...

Mary’s Pilgrimage Route

Mary’s Pilgrimage Route is a part of the international cultural pilgrimage route of the same name leading from Częstochowa in Poland through Levoča in Slovakia to Mariazell in Austria, and then through Graz to Slovenia, continuing to Croatia. The 409 km long route in Slovenia and 393 km in Croatia is ...

Žusem Adventure Castle Nature Trail

The Springs (Izviri) Society designed the Žusem castle nature trail, intended to bring the natural heritage of Dobrina, Žamerk and Žusem closer to its users in the framework of the Leader Project. Its speciality is adventure playgrounds, functioning according to the “I see – I know” principle intended ...

Blagovna Hiking Trail

The trail, which is a good 12 km long, starts at the Blagovna Sports Park in Proseniško. From here, the trail leads past a pond with an island towards the former Blagovna Manor. From here, we head to the left along the road past the large Gologranc farm. Then we continue all the way to the main road again. After ...

Mountain Lodge on Resevna (682 m)

The lodge is located slightly below the peak on the southern side of Resevna (682 m), a hill on the northern outskirts of the Kozjansko region. The Šentjur Mountaineering Society first built a wooden 12-metre-high lookout tower, and handed it over for its purpose on 29 November, 1953. Then they set up ...

Dramlje Mountain Path

The entire Dramlje hiking trail is 22 km long (6 hours of moderate walking), of which 8.5 km runs along the path of the legendary “Fourteenth Division”. The marked path leads from the Dramlje Primary School, past the birth house of Milan Zidanšek in Straža na Gori, by the Majger-Kožuh homestead, through ...

From Bench to Bench

The marked routes, distinguished by their wonderful viewpoints, connect the hills Gaj, Gradišče, Peseke, Saint Helen, Col and Turnče, where benches are placed. The route is marked and equipped with information boards, stamps and registration books. Every point can also represent an independent ...

The Tower of Love on Žusem

The Tower of Love on Žusem is located on the north-eastern part of Veliki špiček (669 m), the highest point on Žusem, representing the northern edge of the Kozjansko region.     The idea of setting up a 25.90 m-high outlook tower from larch wood, which is the highest wooden tower in Slovenia, arose in the ...

School nature trail and beehive

The trail is located on the ecological part of the property of the Šentjur School Centre. In addition to the beehive, it comprises a water ecosystem with a pond, a meadow ecosystem with an orchard, a hotel for insects, a permaculture bed, a herbal garden and a forest ecosystem.  Information Telephone: ...

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