This is a circular walk starting and ending at the Local Museum Collection near the Church of St. Stephen in the Štefanov trg square in Semič. Along the way, visitors can explore natural, cultural and historical heritage sites of this unique area. It is a moderate hike on a variety of surfaced and grassed paths with an ascent to the Smuk Hill.



Local Museum Collection Semič, Church of St. Stephen, Church of St. Michael, plague memorial, Malikovec karst cave, sinkhole Vodenica, Church of Holy Trinity, Medvednica sinkhole, source of the river Krupa, Judovska hiša cave, fern areas, vineyards, Church of St. Catherine, hunters’ hut, launch ramp for paragliders and hang-gliders, the birth house of poet Lojze Krakar, etc.

Semič (old town centre)TrataVinji VrhKrupaČrešnjevecGradnikSodnji VrhBrezova ReberSmukSemič (old town centre)

20 km

5-6 h

Difficulty: moderate

Traditional hike: last Saturday in October or first Saturday in November

Access: road Novo mesto- Dolenjske Toplice - Podturn-Semič

Starting point: Semič (in front of Local Museum Collection building)


Foto: B. Krstinić, J. Kocjan, U. Novina, SVRK P. Avanzo