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Sv. Juraj


Location: to the south of the town
Start: from the place Potirna
Type: circular hiking
Duration:1 hour and 10 minutes
Length: 2,5 kilometers
Level: easy
Map marking: Route Saint George

This route leads to the Saint George hill nearby the place of Potirna.
It is named after a traditional klapa song Jedan brod mi jidri (“A boat is sailing”) describing a horizon during summer months when the sea view from the top is full of white sails.
There is a restored medieval chapel of Saint George on the top of the hill. The chapel holds two rows of inscribed crucifixes and a medieval window above the altar with a piece of sarcophagus built into it.

The hiking route is completely marked. It starts on a macadam road in Potirna. At the beginning, it goes through the olive groves and then continues through the pine woods. The macadam road leads you to the chapel on the top. You can return the same way or use a steep trekking path on the southern side of the hill. It will take you to the same macadam road.