We would meet in the center of the city from where we would drive (around 15 minutes) to the start of the hiking trail. From here we would head to the top called Veli Vrh. The remains of military facilities Veli vrh are only part of the Italian border fortifications from the time before the Second World War, known as "Alpine bedem". They played a significant role in the Battle of Liberation of Rijeka, showing in these circumstances practically unmistakable. Over half a century later, they are still impressive and inspire the imagination of citizens, on the way to the top you will see Rječina River, we will reach the dam, the remains of the old mill...
Our journey starts with the car ride from Bus Station Žabica, to Orehovica, the trail start there to Matešić mill through the canyon Rječina, to the bridge Pasac and then to the top of Veli Vrh. The trail is demanding, but offers scenic canyon ambience, old mills and spectacular views of the slopes above the canyon.
Hiking to Highest Peak of city Rijeka