5 Cycling Tips for Discovering Kranj and Surroundings

You don't need a car to explore Kranj and the surrounding countryside. We would like to invite you to get to know the city and the places around it in a more nature-friendly way, by bike. This is all about a genuine contact with nature with plenty of opportunities to observe the surroundings and countless possibilities for sightseeing, so it is a very special experience. We have 5 suggestions for you, so you’ll know where to start.


Cycle path to Preddvor along the Kokra river and past the Brdo estate

This pleasant cycle path with lots of variety is mostly on field roads with little traffic and enables you to enjoy the natural beauty along the way. There is an educational trail along the Kokra River, then it goes past the Brdo estate and all the way to Preddvor. The trip is ideal for hot summer days as the Kokra River and the Črnava Lake in Preddvor offer excellent refreshment.


Cycling to Jezersko and back

Jezersko – this is a pearl with a special charm due to the unique location of its valley in the mountains, the hospitality of its people, local food and pristine nature. A visit to Jezersko should really be part of your travel plan and you will definitely not regret it. The most active among you can also cycle from Kranj all the way to Jezersko. The route is on the main road, so we recommend taking this cycling trip during the week when the roads are less busy.



This cycle path is flat and has only little traffic, so it is suitable also for children! Most of the route runs on gravel and forest roads, only through the villages of Voklo and Voglje a shorter part is on a road that is not very busy. With a bit of luck you can see many forest animals in the late afternoon!


Cycle path at the foot of the Storžič Mountain No. 10

This path has lots of variety and is ideal for recreational cyclists, as it offers a beautiful view of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. It leads past villages, meadows, fields, through forests and connects many interesting sights. The cycle path is well marked.


Cycle path at the foot of the Storžič Mountain No. 11

There are some interesting stops along the way. In Polica there is the Poličar farm with its history of 500 years. In the village of Spodnje Duplje you can see a manor house that was once a modest rural aristocratic residence and now it houses a gallery and a museum. The Vogvar House, which is over 200 years old, is also nearby. It has a typical farm kitchen and is also a museum. In Žiganja vas, next to the Church of St. Urh, you can relax in the shade of a 500-year-old linden tree. The cycle path is well marked.


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