The VTC-Semič Cycling Path will take you to a beautiful sightseeing point Smuk (547 m), which rises just above Semič. On the way you will chance upon numerous natural and cultural attractions. The variety of offer on this route is even further enhanced by culinary and wine specialties, as can be seen by the number of vineyards along the way. Of course, there’s plenty of excellent wine for you to taste.

Technical description

  • Waypoints: Semič-Črešnjevec-Krvavčji Vrh-Gradnik-Sodji Vrh-Maline-Brezova Reber-Smuk-Gaber-Semič
  • Start: TIC Semič
  • Access: - by car: from direction Novo mesto–Semič (through Uršna sela or Jugorje near Metlika to Semič) - by train: from Metlika or Novo mesto
  • Length: 33 km
  • Time: 3 h
  • Highest Point: Smuk, 547 m
  • Difficulty: medium

Points of interest

Local Museum Collection, Cultural Centre Semič, Štefanov square, Taborska hiša and taborsko obzidje (court house with walls), Church of St. Stephen (parish church, first mentioned in written sources in 1228), open-air museum in Črešnjevec, village of Brezova Reber (Church of St. Catherine), Smuk (plateau above Semič), ruins of the Smuk Castle and Chapel of St. Lawrence

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VTC Semič cycling path