Rikli path was established during the time Arnold Rikli was active as a healer in Bled. Here he and his patients lived under the principles of his healing (water, air and sun). Part of daily routine was also a morning walk on empty stomach, where they hiked up the hill Straža barefoot.
Rikli path runs from ascent to Straža at Bled fitness promenade (formerly Rikli running trail – easier hiking path in nature,) to a monument of Arnold Rikli, and back. At the top of the hill there is a wonderful view of the lake and its surroundings. Here on Straža are natural energy points.
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Map of Rikli path
The path begins at the beginning of Bled park and takes us to the top of the hill Straža, to the monument of Arnold Rikli and back. At the top is a wonderful view. To view the map in full size, just click on the image on the left or on the link to open it in another window. [_See the map_]
Slovenia has only one island, but its uniqueness makes it more attractive. With its charm was, for centuries, a symbol of the town in which turists from all over the world like to return. This place, which exists for thousands of years, is Bled. It is one of the oldest and beautiful tourist places in Slovenia. [_Read more_]
Arnold Rikli was born on 13. Februar 1823 in Wangen an der Aare in Switzerland, he died on 30. April 1906 in Sankt Thomas in Koroška (then Austria-Hungary). He was Swiss hydropath and natural healer. He was healing with help of water. He came on Bled because of his illness. [_Read more_]