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Hunter's Trail

Mountain Biking · Julian Alps
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    Photo: Anja Kikelj, Turizem Bled
  • / Sava Bohinjka
    Photo: Anja Kikelj, Turizem Bled
  • / Talež
    Photo: Anja Kikelj, Turizem Bled
  • / Talež
    Photo: Anja Kikelj, Turizem Bled
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This cycling tour takes you to the Jelovica Plateau, where you can admire the magnificent vast pine forests and enjoy in the exceptional views of Bled, Dežela and the Karavanke mountain range.
Distance 15.7 km
2:15 h
367 m
145 m
742 m
414 m
The tour runs past the villages of Bled and continues to the Sava Bohinjka River, where you cycle to Lancovo and come to the first climb. The trail then continues to the Jelovica Plateau and to Talež Hunting Lodge, where you can rest, and fresh-up and enjoy in one of the most beautiful views of Bled. The return to the starting point in Bled runs along the initial direction, the tour itself can be extended to Radovljica, Kamna Gorica or Kropa.

Author’s recommendation

The Jelovica Plateau abounds in forest roads, therefore, we advise you to keep to marked trails and consider all direction boards.
S2 moderate
Highest point
742 m
Lowest point
414 m
Best time of year

Safety information

  • The tour is suitable for mountain bikers.
  • Consider traffic signalisation.

Tips and hints

TIC INFOCENTER Triglavska roža Bled

Ljubljanska cesta 27, SI – 4260 Bled


Tel: +386 (0)4 5780 205

Web address:;   


TIC - Turistično Društvo Bled

Cesta svobode 10, SI – 4260 Bled


Tel: +386 (0)4 5741 122

Web address:    


TIC Radovljica

Linhartov trg 9, SI - 4240 Radovljica


Tel: +386 (0)4 5315 112

Web address:  


Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled. (502 m)
46.368858, 14.118553
46°22'07.9"N 14°07'06.8"E
33T 432202 5135409


Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled.

Turn-by-turn directions



The tour starts in front of the Triglavska roža Bled Info Centre and continues along the Ljubljanska cesta. In the roundabout, take the second exit. In the next crossroad (before the Union bus stop) turn left towards Ribno. Continue along the asphalt road until you reach the crossroad before Ribno. Turn left and after hundred meters turn right at the bus stop. The road slightly descends. At the car shop (Kia) turn left and continue descending to the Sava Bohinjka River and cross it.


At the end of the bridge, the asphalt road turns to unpaved road, turn left and cycle along the unpaved road. There is a large meadow on the left side. After a few hundred metres the road starts slightly climbing and stay on the left side in the crossroad. Continue along unpaved road and after 1 km reach the bridge at Bodešče village (on the left side), continue straightforward along the river. When you reach Lancovo, you can already see Radovljica in the distance. In the crossroad, turn right and start a steep climb that ends after 500 metres in the crossroad at the roadside shrine (on the left). Turn left and cycle on the plane before you start climbing to the upper part of the village.


Cycle along the main road through the village and when coming out of the village you reach the main road through the valley of Lipnica. Turn right and cycle along the main road to Zgornja Lipnica. In the village before the bus stop turn right in the direction of Talež. Continue along the asphalt road to the brinks of the village, where asphalt road ends and unpaved road starts. The road slightly ascends, continue along it until you reach the turning for the Talež Hunting Lodge (on the right). The road starts slightly descending. After 600 metres you reach a new turning for hunting lodge, turn sharp right and continue along the wide unpaved road that brinks you to a slight ascend after 500 metres. The hunting lodge is on the right side. Return to Bled along the same road.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport


You can take the bus, or travel by train to the nearby railway stations of Bled Jezero or Lesce-Bled. For more info visit our website: 

Getting there

You can get to the starting point in Bled by car from Lesce (Ljubljana-Karavanke motorway exit) or from other regional roads from Bohinj or Jesenice.


There are several public pay carparks in Bled: .


46.368858, 14.118553
46°22'07.9"N 14°07'06.8"E
33T 432202 5135409
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

  • Bled – cycling trails.


Bike and helmet.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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S2 moderate
15.7 km
2:15 h
367 m
145 m
Highest point
742 m
Lowest point
414 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Geological highlights Linear route Insider tip


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