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SELFGUIDED TOURS

Holy energy

  • Breza&Tisa Apartments
  • 3 h 30 min
  • 45 km
  • Without refreshment stops

Description

On 10,2 km you'll reach first attraction, St. Anton church from the 17. century. From here you will admire nice view on a beautiful surroundings and have a great opportunity to make excellent photos of nature.
After 20,4 km you'll come to Vuhred, small village next to the Drava river, first mentioned in the old documents in 1407. Vuhred is know after timber rafting and special ships they called 'Šejka' with which they were transporting goods on Drava river.
On 36 km you'll reach St. Janez church from the 16th century.  Its been known for centuries, that the church on the peak Janževski vrh (912 meters above the sea level), and its local area, are sources of healing energy. Today this is a cultural monument and spiritual place. Next to it grows a giant Turkish linden with the trunk circumference of 430 centimetres.
Perfect refreshment stop on the tour is Forge Kovačija pri Kovaču. They preserve their 200 years old blacksmith tradition - machinery and tools, which were used by the ancestors at the farm (spring hammer, hand drill, a large furnace), the master blacksmith, who will presents the manufacture from iron to the product and also the recipes of a smithy snacks and a drinks.

What is the plan

* Start on the parking area in front of the Apartments Breza&Tisa
* Pass the village school on right and on first crossroads turn left
* Go straight and next to the market turn left
* Continue straight
* 4,7 km, turn left towards St. Anton na Pohorju
* 7,1 km, turn sharp right
* 7,7 km, turn left
* 8,2 km, continue straight
* 8,3 km, hold on left side
* 8,7 km, turn sharp right
* 9 km, turn sharp right
* 9,8 km, turn sharp left
* Continue on main road
* 10,2 km, reach St. Anton church
* Go back to the main road
* 10,5 km, turn left and continue on main road
* 13,3 km, turn sharp left
* 13,7 km, turn sharp right
* 14,2 km, hold on right side
* 14,6 km, hold on left side
* 15,7 km, turn sharp left
* 17 km, turn left towards Vuhred
* 20,8 km, after Penzion Vigred, turn right
* hold on right side parallel with the Drava river
* 21,6 km, turn right
* 23,1 km, turn left
* 23,9 km, turn sharp left
* 25,2 km, turn right
* 27 km, turn left
* 28,6 km, hold on left side
* 28,7 km, turn right
* 29,3 km, hold on left side
* 32,2 km, turn left towards Janževski vrh
* 34 km, turn sharp right
* 34,9 km, hold on left side
* 35,3 km, sharp right
* Continue to Janževski vrh and St. Janez church
* 36,5 km, Make U-turn
* 37,7 km, turn sharp left
* 38,1 km, hold on right side
* 38,5 km, hold on left side
* 40,1 km, turn sharp left
* 40,8 km, turn right and make sharp turn left
* 41 km, turn sharp right
* 41,8 km, turn right
* 42,4 km, turn sharp left
* hold on right side
* 42,9 km, turn sharp right
* Continue straight towards Ribnica na Pohorju
* 45,1 km, turn left towards Ribniška Koča
* pass the church on your left side
* and on signpost Reception turn right towards apartments Breza&Tisa.

Itinerary

  • St. Anton church
  • Vuhred
  • Peak Janževski vrh
  • St. Janez church
  • Forge Kovačija pri Kovaču

Good to know

Tour passes an old Blacksmith workshop where you can charge your e-bike battery and have some refreshment.

KOVAČIJA PRI KOVAČU

Phone:  +386 51 635 171

Address: Janževski vrh 74, 2363 Podvelka

Opening hours: by appointment

What to bring

E-bike battery charger, bicycle helmet, protectors for knees and elbows, cycling clothes and shoes, sun cream, windbreaker, extra t-shirt, towel

Payments

Rental and additional offer

Rent :
E-bike Specialized Turbo Levo
Helmet
Protectors for elbows and knees
GPS (Garmin) device

Shuttle from the airport
Fast washing and drying of cycling clothes

Rental & service is located at the Apartments Breza&Tisa.

Free services

Parking
Wi-Fi