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Bike Riding recommended route Stage 1

JULIANA BIKE - stage 1: Bohinjska Bistrica - Goreljek

Bike Riding · Julian Alps
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Along the Sava Bohinjka River to Lake Bohinj and upwards to Pokljuka
moderate
Distance 31.6 km
4:15 h
1,075 m
318 m
1,390 m
504 m
From Bohinjska Bistrica follow the cycling route along the left bank of the Sava Bohinja River to Lake Bohinj, and in Ribčev Laz view the monument dedicated to the first four brave men who climbed Mt Triglav. Visit the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum in Stara Fužina and continue your climb to the Pokljuka Plateau, where you can enjoy the views of many picturesque pastures.

Author’s recommendation

The trail is marked with blue signposts and markers indicating a mountain biking loop. We recommend using the Bohinj Map, issued by Planinska Zveza Slovenije (Alpine Association of Slovenia).
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Author
Julijske Alpe
Update: April 15, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,390 m
Lowest point
504 m
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Rest stops

MARKET IN BOHINJSKA BISTRICA
Alpine Dairy Farming Museum
Gručasto naselje Studor
Planina Zajamniki

Safety information

Pay attention on the road between Ribčev Laz and Stara Fužina.

Tips and hints

  • Tourist Information Centres
  • Recommended accommodation
  • Buy some snacks in the Bohinj Valley because your next stop will be in Mojstrana. Drinking water is available on pastures.
  • The railway station in Bohinjska Bistrica, connection with Bled and Jesenice in north-east, or Podbrdo and Most na Soči in south-west, link to timetable

Start

Bohinjska Bistrica (507.5 m, E 13.9495679, N 46.27342472) (509 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.273425, 13.949568
DMS
46°16'24.3"N 13°56'58.4"E
UTM
33T 419064 5124963
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Destination

Sport Hotel in Goreljek (1266 m, E 13.96182806, N 46.3386289)

Turn-by-turn directions

In Bohinjska Bistrica, at Danica Guesthouse turn onto the cycling route, cross the bridge to the left bank of the Sava Bohinjka River and then ascend slowly along the river through the village Brod towards Lake Bohinj. At the crossroads near the Mostnica River, to which you will return later, continue straight on across the bridge and left onto the asphalt road to the Church of St John the Baptist on the shore of Lake Bohinj. Continue across the bridge over the Sava Bohinjka River and go left to reach the monument dedicated to the first four brave men who climbed Mt Triglav in 1778, and then continue to TIC Bohinj. Return along the same path to the crossroads, and turn left towards Stara Fužina. In the picturesque village, the pearl of folk construction, you can visit the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum. Turn left at the north-eastern part of the village onto a narrow unpaved road that leads to Studor village. When you reach the manger (drinking water), turn left onto another unpaved forest road that climbs over the Blatca pasture to the mountain hut on Uskovnica pasture.  Continue across the Zajamniki pasture which is well known for its cottages that are distributed in the shape of an alley, and enjoy the beautiful view of the peaks of the Julian Alps. Continue towards Goreljek, where you can see the peat bog. Leave your bike by the road and walk around the peat bog. 

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Coordinates

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46.273425, 13.949568
DMS
46°16'24.3"N 13°56'58.4"E
UTM
33T 419064 5124963
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Mountain bike, gloves and helmet, first aid kit, clothes for windy and cold weather.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
31.6 km
Duration
4:15 h
Ascent
1,075 m
Descent
318 m
Highest point
1,390 m
Lowest point
504 m
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