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ŽIROVNICA E1: TIC Žirovnica– TIC Bled ( through Lesce)

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From Žirovnica to Bled you will also ride past two Cultural Heritage Trail Points and through Studenčica, Hraše and Lesce villages. From Lesce you can comfortably continue via Bled Cycling Route – this is your starting point for further adventures.
easy
Distance 11.2 km
1:20 h
80 m
137 m
567 m
432 m
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Julijske Alpe
Update: June 02, 2022
Difficulty
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Technique
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Highest point
567 m
Lowest point
432 m
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Safety information

Pay attention when crossing the main roads in Breznica, Lesce and Bled. Pay extra attention while descending along the cycling route from Lesce to Bled, since you can reach quite a high speed, so please consider your knowledge and the fact that you can meet cyclists and hikers.

Start

Žirovnica (559 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.404725, 14.137464
DMS
46°24'17.0"N 14°08'14.9"E
UTM
33T 433700 5139378
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Destination

Bled

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at TIC Žirovnica – Matija Čop’s birth house and continue towards the main road from Žirovnica to Begunje na Gorenjskem. Ride past Selo pri Žirovnici and turn left in Breznica at Vulkanizerstvo Vulco to the side road in the village that takes you to the centre of the village.

 

After 300 metres turn right and continue the tour by staying left. After a short ascent you reach a children’s playground in the village, bypass it on the right and continue through the village. After a short descent, turn sharp right and after 100 metres reach Janša’s Beehive, where you just have to make a stop and visit one of the most important cultural heritage attractions in this region.

 

Then you can continue to the main road, turn right and cross the road to the left and go on towards Vrba. Make another stop in Vrba – at France Prešeren’s birth house.

 

When you finish your visit, continue with your tour. Descend along the road outside the village and turn left just below the main road to the left on the cart road that will take you along the main road and motorway to the beautiful village of Studenčica. After entering the village, turn right and after a short ascent reach the road between Studenčica and Hraše. After a little less than a kilometre, you will reach Hraše. When you descend and ride through the underpass below the motorway, you will reach the crossroad, choose the second exit and continue towards the centre of Lesce. Turn right on the main road to cross the railway crossing and ride to the road light, where you can cross the main road and turn to reach the Lesce – Bled Cycling Route.

 

The route takes you past Šobec Campsite, River Camping Bled and Sava Dolnka bridge to the last short asent to Bled and Triglavska roža or TIC Bled, where your tour ends.

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Coordinates

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46.404725, 14.137464
DMS
46°24'17.0"N 14°08'14.9"E
UTM
33T 433700 5139378
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

  • Technically flawless bike (road bike, gravel bike, mountain bike, touring bike or e-bike)
  • Helmet, gloves, sunglasses
  • Food and beverages in a backpack (refreshment is possible at the end point)
  • Spare tire, pump, multi tool, first aid kit
  • Personal identity document, health insurance card

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
1:20 h
Ascent
80 m
Descent
137 m
Highest point
567 m
Lowest point
432 m
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