When leaving the old town core of Metlika in the direction of Krašnji vrh, you will need plenty of boosters and be of good cheer, because the first part of the path requires some fitness in order for you to reach the village of Radovica. Intact nature and the mightiness of forests will make you gasp after climbing the 17-metre sightseeing point in Krašnji vrh. On your way back towards the starting point you will ride through a unique winegrowing position pass Boldraž back to Metlika.

Technical description

  • Waypoints: Metlika-Svržaki-Slamna vas-Radovica-Krašnji Vrh-Radovica-Boldraž-Svržaki-Metlika
  • Start: TIC Metlika
  • Access: by car or train from Novo mesto
  • Length: 19 km
  • Time: 2.5 h
  • Highest Point: Krašnji Vrh, 542 m
  • Difficulty: challenging

Points of interest

Metlika old town centre, Metlika Castle, Bela Krajina Museum, Belokranjski muzej, Dr Branko Božič Slovenian Fire-Fighting Museum, Kambič Gallery and Church of St. Nicholas, Church of St. Martin by the plague spot in Metlika, renewed “šterna” well in Radovica, succursal Church of St. Mary in Radovica, vineyards and vineyard cottages in Radovica, 17-meter belvedere in Krašnji Vrh, Orehovec spring in Krašnji Vrh, Bečka cave below Boldraž.

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Krašnji Vrh cycling path