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ŽIROVNICA E5: TIC Žirovnica – Završnice valley

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  • Photo: Turizem Jesenice
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A short connecting route from TIC Žirovnica and Matija Čop’s birth house to the car park in the Završnica Valley – the starting point for tours in the Karavanke mountains or the start for hiking and biking in the Kamnik and Savinja Alps.
easy
Distance 2.8 km
0:25 h
75 m
8 m
634 m
554 m
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Author
Julijske Alpe
Update: June 02, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
634 m
Lowest point
554 m
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Safety information

The connecting route runs along the main road which accesses the Završnica Valley; therefore you must pay attention to other traffic.

Start

Žirovnica (558 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.404551, 14.137461
DMS
46°24'16.4"N 14°08'14.9"E
UTM
33T 433700 5139358
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Destination

Završnica valley

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. Turn right towards the end of the village and Jesenice.

 

Stay on the main road until you reach the railway crossing in Žirovnica. The main road here turns left, while you continue cycling straight ahead (NW) to Moste village. The road turns right and descends to a river canyon (a monument dedicated to the soldiers killed in World War 2). The road reaches a large metal railway bridge, turns left and starts ascending. At the highest point, turn right and continue along the ascending road that crosses the railway line (signpost Završnica) At the T crossroad, turn right (another sign for Završnica) and descend along the road that runs along the railway line. The road turns left and starts ascending through the village of new and mostly wooden family houses. Gradually, the road becomes flat and takes you to wide pastures, fenced with metal fences. Continue cycling upward to the dammed Lake Završnica. Continue straightforward to the car park at the lake (signpost Dom pri izviru Završnice)

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Coordinates

DD
46.404551, 14.137461
DMS
46°24'16.4"N 14°08'14.9"E
UTM
33T 433700 5139358
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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
2.8 km
Duration
0:25 h
Ascent
75 m
Descent
8 m
Highest point
634 m
Lowest point
554 m
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