Circular Trail of Military History connects the Park of Military History, the Alpine Wall fortification, Šilentabor nad Zagorjem hill, and the village of Narin.
The Pivka Basin, at the intersection of the Inner region (Notranjska), the Littoral region (Primorska), and the Karst, invites curious travelers to meet its unspoiled nature. Recently, the Circular Trail of Military History has become an important hiking destination among locals and tourists, because of diverse content, attractive landscape, and good infrastructure of signposts, blazes and information signboards. With its picturesque landscape and interesting stories, the hike along the Circular Trail of Military History, which follows the footsteps of the thousands of years of military-historical heritage of these regions, is a special experience. The thematic educational trail with its starting point in the Park of Military History, a museum with a rich collection of military heritage, visits the cavern from the First World War, the top of Primož hill, Šilentabor with its amazing panoramic view over Pivka and the village of Narin, before returning to the starting point.
Twice a year, the Thematic Path of Military History Walk is organized along the route
The trail will take you 4h, and includes ascend to a few hills, as well as underground tunnels, so the proper hiking equipment is essential.
Tips and hints
You can visit just some of the parts of the trail, take a look at the brochure on the link bellow:
Take highway Ljubljana -Koper, exit Postojna and head towards Ilirska Bistrica. The museum is located next to the main road, about 1km from Pivka.
Free parking available, also payable places for mobile homes.
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