Javna ustanova Park prirode Učka
Liganj 42
51415 Lovran
Hrvatska

Length: 12 km
Category: easy
Surface: 60% earth, 30% gravel, 10% asphalt
Duration: up to 1 h 20 min
Location: Ćićarija
Start: Brgudac 721 m above sea level
Finish: Brgudac 721 m above sea level
Difference in elevation: 58m

At the foot of Planik and Brajkov vrh, at the end of a rather small karst field, lies Brgudac, the most easterly village of Ćićarija. Here we have marked out a route whose simplicity makes it the right choice for beginners or those who simply prefer enjoying unspoilt nature. This enjoyable trail passes through cool, shaded woods and for the most part has earthen surface. When you reach the end, if you are still looking for more exercise and adventure, then hike on to the Burguška korita source area – you won’t regret it.

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elevation (m a.s.l.) km
Brgudac 720 0
Turning from asphalt left 700 1,0
Turning for Semići left 700 1,1
Beginning of the circular route left 690 2,7
Turning at Moljevi dvori straight 710 5,7
Arrival to the road for Planik right 680 6,4
Turning for Brest right 690 6,8
Turning from the wide road to the forest path left 700 7,5
Turning for Semići right 700 8,0
Joining the road that comes from the turning point straight 700 9,0
Arrival to the joining point of the circular point straight 690 9,1
Turning for Semići right 700 10,8
Back to the asphalt
Brgudac 720

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Did you know?

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The „Two towers“ trail

…that in 2018 a trail named „Two towers“ was established, which connects the town tower in Lovran with the Vojak tower on Učka? The trail goes through the existing hiking trail, and alongside there are educational boards that inform visitors on the flora and fauna of Učka.

The Roman cheese

…that it is traditional on Učka to produce the „molded“ sheep cheese of distinctive taste since the Roman Empire time? Its production was standardized due to its use in the nutrition of the Roman legions, while today's cheese made on Učka doesn't differ much from its antique ancestor.

Slavic mythology

…that the Mošćenička Draga's canyon used to be the scenery of sacred beliefs for the first Slavic settlers on the Kvarner area? The local toponyms like Perun, Babin grob and Voloski kuk witness about the old Slavic cult of Perun.
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