Lož valley is surrounded by lush and mysterious forests, above which the highest non-alpine mountain top, Snežnik (1796 m)
Day one: Hiking around the Lož valley
A 20- kilometer circular pathway along its edges links natural and cultural phenomena of Loška dolina. Among them are the Snežnik castle, former allied airport in Slovenia during the Second World War (Nadlesk), the karst brook Obrh and other karst phenomena, medieval town of Lož, archeological site, sacral buildings and numerous other local attractions. The pathway is predominantly flat, running over fields and forest paths, taking an occasional turn through villages, thus offering you a chance to get acquainted with the traditional way of life as lived by the locals. You can set on the pathway by yourself, the path being marked with yellow-green signs throughout, or accompanied by a local tourist guide with a handfull of local stories.
Day two: Climb to Snežnik
The pathways to Snežnik are marked and simple, aswell as exceptionally rich in plant and animal species. Its peak offers a startling panoramic view, extending all the way from the Adriatic sea to the Alps. The starting point for a climb to the Snežnik mountain top - taking from hour and a half to five hours - should be selected according to the physical fitness of each hiker.