Trail 9 - KARNJUKA
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Church of Holy Cross and Church of Mary's Assumption in KojskoPhoto: Damijan Simčič ZOSO, ZTKMŠ Brda
Karnjuka is one of ten Cherry Blossom Trails, which are named after old Brda cherry varieties. The trails are marked by brown signposts, yellow and white circles and yellow arrows on roads, rocks and trees.
By taking this trail, you will explore the eastern part of Brda and the area near the Sabotin hill.
The Karnjuka trail starts in the village of Hum, climbs near the Sabotin slopes and goes through the villages of Brestje and Kojsko before returning to Hum. Besides offering amazing views of the Slovenian Brda, the Italian Collio, the Adriatic Sea and the Alps, the trail passes right by the eye-catching church of the Holy Cross in Kojsko, perched on a hill.
The church was once part of a former fortified village, which is evident from the apperance of its bell tower - it is the last of the village's fortified crenellated towers. The church has a path lined with Stations of the Cross chapels and also one of the oldest Gothic altars in Slovenia.
Tips and hints
A trip through Brda is not complete without trying some of our delicious seasonal dishes and excellent products. Seize the opportunity and try some of our local wines, olive oil, honey and spirits!
Selected winemakers, olive oil, honey and spirits producers offer tastings of their products without prior arrangement, some of them also guided cellar tours. The producers will be more than happy to share with you interesting facts about the production and our territory.
The list of selected producers and restaurants is updated every two months and can be found here (October and November).
Author’s map recommendations
A map of the Cherry Blossom hiking trails can be found at the Tourist Information Centre in Šmartno or downloaded here.
Book recommendations for this region:
- standard hiking equipment, according to the season and weather conditions
- sufficient water and food or snacks
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