Old mining route
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Route: Stara Sava – Murova – Pejce – Prihodi – Planina pod Golico – Sava caves
The Old Mining Trail was used to transport iron ore from the Sava caves, a former iron ore deposit, to the blast furnaces in Stara Sava. Ten information boards describing the life of the miners and ironworkers enrich your walk.
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Sights along the trail: Stara Sava museum area, Upper Sava Valley Museum (Slovenian Ironmaking Museum, Museum of Workers’ Culture Jesenice), Kos Manor, the oldest part of the city - Murova, the chapels of St. Barbara in Pejce, the Church of the Holy Cross, the Sava caves iron ore deposit, daffodil meadows
Pack a lunch and enough water, especially during the summer months.
You can visit the Old Mining Trail with or without a tour guide. It is also suitable for larger groups. If you book ahead of time, historical figures will greet you in the Sava caves – the ironworker Viktor, the miner Tona, and the mine manager Heinrich.
Guided tours for groups: TIC Jesenice (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Train to Jesenice: Jesenice train station
Bus to Jesenice: bus to Jesenice Gimnazija
City bus transport in the Municipality of Jesenice
Direction: Planina pod Golico – Jesenice Gimnazija (Line 4)
Motorway: A2 Ljubljana – Jesenice (Gorenjska motorway)
Exit: Jesenice - East (Lipce) or Jesenice - West (Hrušica)
Direction: Lipice or Hrušica - Jesenice - parking area of the Upper Sava Valley Museum, Cesta Franceta Prešerna 45, 4270 Jesenice
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