A walk to Marija Bistrica

Sightseeing in the town of Sveti Ivan Zelina; hiking across beautiful nature; enjoying the landscape and the scenery; tasting local culinary delights; Shrine of Blessed Virgin Mary.

It is well known that the shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the most popular and most visited Marian shrines in Croatia. This is also the Croatian national shrine. Do something different and go for a walk to the pilgrimage center in Marija Bistrica and feel the peace that permeates this place. The Mariana path from Sveti Ivan Zelina to Marija Bistrica starts in front of the parish church of St. John the Baptist. We will take a couple of short breaks with one at Kladeščica where we will enjoy a picnic of local delicacies and taste the local Zelina herb brandy. The route continues through the forest and down beautiful meadows with vistas of Kalnik, Ivanščica, Ravna Gora and Sljeme. Following the path we will enter the parochial forest passing by centennial beech trees before arriving to the last station of Calvary above the very shrine in Marija Bistrica.

One-day tourist package. The basic activities program for a one-day package includes: a walking tour from Sveti Ivan Zelina to Marija Bistrica. The packages are available throughout the year for groups of ten to 50 persons. Return trip by bus, arranged by the agency. All the information contained herein is indicative and non-binding. Please contact us for the final quote.

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