Fascinanting circular trail featuring the stunning ruins of Castle Kamen and noumerous archeological and natural sights on the way from Begunje to Draga Valley.
This popular trail, named after the legendary knight Gašper Lamberg from castle Kamen, is a must for history buffs and families with children. Featuring noumerous mysterious archeological sites (Zijalka cave, The Dwarf's castle, Njivice plateau...) and ruins of majestic Kamen castle - this trail shall awaken courioustiy and exploration spirit of both young and old.
Starting at Begunje, the path leads you through the park of Katzenstein mansion, known for tragic events in WWII (Museum of hostages) . Reaching Krpin recreational area, the trails ascends into the forests of Njivice plateau. After traversing the panoramic scree slopes and hiking underneath the limestone cliffs, the Lamberg trail brings you further into the green arms of scenic Draga valley at the foot of the Karavanke mountain range.
If the hike would seem to short for some - it can easily be extended with connecting St. Peter's trail or (for more advanced hikers) also with Begunje Shepherd's trail.
Hiking or athletic shoes with good friction
Use exits Lesce (3), Radovljica (4) or Brezje (5) from A2/E 61 motorway and follow the signs for Begunje na Gorenjskem. Reaching the village pass, the Elan ski factory and Mercator grocery shop. On your left you shall see public parking spaces and Tourist information centre Begunje.
Free parking spaces by Jurček pub and infront of post office (except blue area)