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The Orion trail follows the remains of ancient cultures through spots and areas that used to to serve as the meghalithic “Centre of the World” temple in the triangle between Savinja, Sava and Sotla rivers, as discovered by dr. Karl Gržan. The multiple forts with hundreds of meters of walls follow the pattern of Orion constellation. The trails also lets you discover other attractions of the mysterious Gračnica valley.

Type: natural history trail
Level of difficulty: medium
Lowest point: 366 m
Highest point: 594 m
Start: Jurklošter Carthusian monastery, TIC Jurklošter, GPS: 46.094739, 15.345066
Route: Mrzlo Polje, Pojerje, Blatni vrh, Puršnica, Marof, Jurklošter

Tip: In the Sign of Orion, a book by dr. Karl Gržan, a Jurklošter Carthusian monk, presents the misteries of the megalithic temple and ancient forts.


Jurklošter Carthusian monastery, Gračnica valley
10,7 km
Height difference
228 m
3–4 h
Level of di


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