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Hike Runina - Tri studničky - Ďurkovec

Walk to the pilgrimage site with the possibility of extension

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Hike Runina - Tri studničky - Ďurkovec
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A quiet walk from the village of Runina to the pilgrimage site of Tri studničky with the possibility of extending the hike to the Polonin ridge

A quiet walk to the Trem wells

Boarding from the parking lot at the end of the village for a total of about two hours walk through forest paths and along a mountain meadow to calm the soul. Following the green and yellow tourist signs across the meadow, you will reach a crossroads, where you will turn right onto a forest road.

A quiet walk to the Trem wells
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Place of pilgrimage

After a total of 2 km we reach the turnoff, the first holy pictures and the steps to the three wells, where you can refresh yourself with tasty springs

Place of pilgrimage
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Three wells

At three wells we can refresh ourselves with tasty water, which the locals consider healing.

Three wells
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Glade with chapel and bell tower

Then it is just a short walk to the clearing, where a beautiful place of pilgrimage with benches, a chapel and a bell tower has been built.

Glade with chapel and bell tower
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The legend of the apparition of the Mother of God

According to legend, in 1927 the Virgin Mary appeared to the local nine-year-old boy. News of the event spread to the surrounding area and numerous processions began to arrive. It is a quiet place to rest and calm the soul, you can even ring the bell.

The legend of the apparition of the Mother of God
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Extension of the hike to the ridge
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Extension of the hike to the ridge

Return the same way. If you want to enrich the trip with a hike to the ridges of the Polonin, then at the crossroads go further along the green on a long ascent to the top of Ďurkovce (1189 m above sea level) or to Rabia skála (1199 m above sea level).

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