Hiking trail from the village Bačvari through the “Jadrankin put” to the Kožljak castle.

The castle is built on a steep cliff on a southern slope of the Učka Mountains. From written sources it appears that the castle already existed in 1102 and was then called Losilach or Giosilach and later Wachsenstein. Inhabited by Counts of Gorizia, Venetians, the Patriarch of Aquiliea and by Austria. The name of the Romanesque church is St. Hadrianus.



                                                                                                                                                                                             Name: Hiking trail from the village Bačvari through the “Jadrankin put” to the Kožljak castle.

Place: Kožljak – (Kršan).

Coordinates:  Bačvari 45.18767 N -14.18471 E, Kožljak castle 45.19469 N – 14.19221  E.

Trail Rašpor to Rašpor castle.

Archaeological research started here in 2021.

The name of the church in Rašpor is the St. Helena.
See also the former post 2018-08-02.


Name: Trail Rašpor to Rašpor castle.

Place: Rašpor – (Lanišće).

Coordinates: Start Rašpor 45.39165 N – 14.10546 E,   Rašpor castle 45.4437 N -14.08107 E.

Castle Sv. Juraj near Srbani.

This prehistoric settlement was located near the Mirna on a steep cliff with a height of 36 meters. From here they had a good overview of movements in the valley and the mouth of the Mirna and the Adria. After the Roman period, a castle and a church were built within the fortress in the Middle Ages.

Name: Castle Sv. Juraj.

Place: Near Srbani – (Brtonigla).

Coordinates: 45.33709 N – 13.63343 E.

Remains Castle Parentino

Castle Parentino is abandoned in the 10th-century and destroyed by war violence with the Genoese. Therefore it was a part of Dvigrad with the opposite situated other town Moncastello. Dvigrad is mentioned for the first time in 879.

Name: Remains castle Perentino.

Place: Dvigrad – (Kanfanar).

Coordinates: 45.12460 N – 13.80887 E.

Hiking path (201) Parentino / Quarry near Dvigrad

Name: Hiking path (201) Parentino / Quarry  near Dvigrad.

Place: Dvigrad – (Kanfanar).

Coordinates: Starting point (201) near church St. Anton: 45.26031 N – 13.81327 E. End one direction to road 45.12280 N – 13.81822 E. The other to the quarry:  45.12127 N -13.81140 E.

Hiking path to Castrum Vrane – Vranja

This castle is first mentioned in 1102 as Castrum Vrane. In 1370 it belonged to the Habsburgs, and in the 16th Century it was belonging to the Pazin prince. During its exist it is several times reconstructed for the defence of the Ottoman empire.The castle was important in the Uskok war (1615-1618) between the Venetian Republic and Austria.


Name: Castrum Vrane

Place: Vranja – Baričivići – (Lupoglav).


Starting point: 45.317 N -14.15744 E  (Baričevići), crossing with stream Crnjak: 45.31661  N – 14.15854 E; crossing stream: 45.31493 N – 14.15854 E; Ruins castrum Vrane: 45.31393 N – 14.15846 E, Viewpoint 45.31369 N – 14.1579 E.