The four shrines of the Virgin Mary
Destinations: MARIJA BISTRICA – LOBOR - BELEC - TRSKI VRH
- Marija Bistrica - Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The best known shrine to St. Mary in Croatia. Apart from praying at this church to the Black Madonna, pilgrims can take a walk along the Stages of the Cross path behind the church. Here you can also see the traditional "Licitar" craftsmanship and visit a park of wooden sculptures in vicinity.
- LOBOR - Church of St. Mary of the Mountain
The area with magnificent nature at the slope of the Ivancica mountain (the highest mountain in Zagorje), with the church which is a cradle of Christianity in northern Croatia. Experience the abundance of architectural styles in the church, a medieval baptistery and see graves of the Knights Templars.
- BELEC - Church of St Mary of the Snow
One of the smallest churches in Zagorje, but definitely the richest in baroque frescoes, a true baroque pearl. You can spend hours and hours in discovering numerous details of its ceiling and wall frescoes
- TRSKI VRH - Church of St Mary of Jerusalem
The Marian Mirror. From the church you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view down to the Krapina city in the valley. The church offers numerous baroque art details and its yard is full of messages of thanks to Mary the Virgin.