Lubnik – Beautiful hill above Škofja Loka in Slovenia

Lubnik is a beautiful hill with an altitude of 1025 m.a.s.l., rising above the city of Škofja Loka. At the top of the Lubnik, there is a mountain lodge, known for tasty local food and being friendly to

Lubnik is 1025 meters high hill in Slovenia, near Skofja Loka.



Mountain lodges in Slovenia can be much more than a mere lodge. With good work comes reward and Lubnik lodge deserved Environmentally friendly Lodge award, which is awarded by Mountaineering Association of Slovenia.

Fact: July 18, 2015, Lodge at Lubnik and Lodge at Blegoš received DEFIBRILLATORS – a device that saves lives in case of heart failure.

Church of Saint Lawrence

Church of Saint Lawrence stands on the Mount of Sv. Lovrenc at an altitude of 608 m.a.s.l. If you go to the village of Podpulferca, you'll see the church.

Church of Saint Lawrence

What caught my eye on the route, besides all the nature and beautiful day, was this little church, hidden between trees – church of St. Lovrenc. The church stands on the Mount Saint Lovrenc. St. Lovrenc reaches an altitude of 608 m.a.s.l., while the church is at an altitude of 550 m.a.s.l. on the steep slope above village Zminec.

According to the frescoes discovered within the church, historians estimate that this idyllic church is here from the early 15th century. In 1824, lightning struck burned it. At that time, the previous wooden ceiling was replaced by cement.


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© Author: Text, photo and video:
Leon G. Milošević

GPS Coordinates
46°09'04.9"N 14°16'44.8"E
1h 30min
Easy and marked path.
Necessary equipment
No special equipment required, but do note there can be a lot of snow.
Difficulty for this tour