The Educational Trail in Svaty Jur
The educational trail begins in the centre of Svaty Jur (10 miles away from Bratislava) and passes manor dated to the 17thcentury, houses of nobility from the period of the Austrian Empire, several churches, a Gothic bell tower, and a reconstructed Slavonic settlement, dated to the period of the Great Moravian Empire (9th century AD), surrounded by massive walls. The route of the trail is available here. The trail is not equipped with any information panels, all useful information contains a guide book, available in Academia Istropolitana Nova, at the Prostredna Street 47-A, in Svaty Jur.
Length: 1,2 mile (the route in Svaty Jur), 4,6 miles (the route outside Svaty Jur)
Time requirements:1,5 hour (the route in Svaty Jur), 3,5 hours (the route outside Svaty Jur)
Number of stops: 17 , 9 stops in Svaty Jur,8 outside Svaty Jur
Difficulty level: low
How to get there:
The blue blazed trail that begins nearby the railway station in Svaty Jur leads you directly to the centre. The departures of train lines Bratislava – Svaty Jur – Trnava and back are available here. If you travel by car, you can leave it on the parking area at the Prostredna Street.
More information: Academia Istropolitana Nova