F3 - Around Rigelj (V4)

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Around Rigelj
St. Magdalene's Church - Ločica
Ločica - Jakov Dol Road
Ločica - Jakov Dol Road
Ločica - Jakov Dol Road
Ferk Tourist Farm with accommodation
Jakov Dol Viewpoint. View towards Vransko and Lower Savinja Valley
Jakov Dol - Podgrad Path
Tabor pri Vranskem

Cycle around Rigelj

Short, 9-kilometer cycling route along Rigelj towards Jakov Dol elevates for 310 vertical meters and is suitable for families with physically more fit children. We suggest you to take a short break at Ferk Tourist Farm with mini zoo which will make children and animal lovers happy. Next, follow the road past Jakov Dol viewpoint to Plešnikov vrh towards where you can walk on foot. Finally we descend back to Ločica pri Vranskem. Optionally you can extend your trip to Hotel Grof through Vransko (additional 5 km). 

Sights

Itinerary: Vransko - Ločica pri Vranskem - Prapreče - Vransko
Length: 9 km
Elevation gain: 310 m
Time: 1,5 h
Terrain: Hills, valley
Surface type: 6 km asphalt, 1 km gravel road, 2 km cart tracks
Suitable for families or mountain biking
Difficulty level: Easy
Maximum incline: 12 %

Free cycling maps are available at Hotel Grof and you can also load gpx on you navigation device free of charge at the hotel Reception.

Criteria of the difficulty level of cycling routes

 Criteria for family cycling

Easy

You are a family with small children who can already cycle on their own. You cycle mostly on a plain with short gentle inclines.

Normal

You are a family with young children, who cycle on diverse terrain with small climbs and descents.

 Criteria for road cycling

Easy

You are in a poor shape and cycle up to twice a week. You cycle on slightly diverse terrain with smaller climbs and descents.

Normal

You are in a moderate shape and exercise more than 3x weekly. You cycle on hilly terrain with medium length climbs and descents.

Hard

You are in a good shape and exercise regularly. You cycle on a hilly terrain and can spend multiple hours on a bicycle.

Expert

You are in an excellent shape and spend a lot of time exercising. You cycle on a hilly terrain with steep inclines and descents.

 Criteria for mountain cycling

Easy

You are in a poor shape and cycle up to twice a week. You cycle on slightly diverse terrain with smaller climbs and descents.

Normal

You are in a moderate shape and exercise more than 3x weekly. You cycle on hilly terrain with medium length climbs and descents.

Hard

You are in a good shape and exercise regularly. You cycle on a hilly terrain and can spend multiple hours on a bicycle.

Expert

You are in an excellent shape and spend a lot of time exercising. You cycle on a hilly terrain with steep inclines and descents.