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Cycling through the Banjška and Trnovo Plateau

The Banjšice and Trnovo Plateau represents the extreme north-western part of the mighty Dinaric Alps. This diverse landscape with numerous natural phenomena and exceptionally picturesque nature will attract you with its authenticity and hidden corners, perfect for hiking or cycling and enjoying the luxury of perfect peace.

A fusion of natural beauties, unique flora and fauna allow you to rest, find your inner peace and feel the beat of nature. The surroundings are characterized by forests and meadows, Dinaric karst landscape, dry-stone walls, nature conservation, a special micro climate with a hint of the Mediterranean and dispersed settlements. Here, wonderful views open to the Alps and Triglav on one side and the Adriatic Sea on the other side. In a word, a place for everyone who wants to enjoy the fresh air in colorful nature, smell the flourishing meadows and indulge in the silence of the forests.

Here, families, couples, groups of friends, as well as sports enthusiasts and adrenaline fans can actively spend their free time. You can discover the plateau either on foot or by bicycle, perhaps on a horse's back or from a bird's-eye view from the parachute. The landscape is suitable both for relaxed family trips and for advanced and recreational sports enthusiasts, as it offers countless opportunities for various activities with different levels of difficulty.

The plateau also hides a rich cultural heritage and the spontaneity of the locals that will charm you. Many boutique products and local delicacies will delight you and leave you with the desire to visit these places again.


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Cycling routes



The Slatna under Sveta Gora



  Herbal and honey forest path



Views between the Alps and the Adriatic



The path of tradition and forest



Under the peaks of the Trnovo plateau



Through the heart of the Trnovo forest



Panoramas between the Ravnica and Strmica

Hiking Trails

The pleasant peaks of the plateau invite you for short or longer trips,
where you can enjoy picturesque views of the Alps, the Vipava Valley
and the Adriatic Sea.

Those more adventurous souls can combine hiking routes with cycling.


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Trips and programs


Family excursions

Discover the tradition of blacksmithing or go see wild deer in Lokovec. While in Čepovan you can admire th picturesque plateau or visit the pilgrimage center of Sveta Gora above Grgar. In Lokve take a peek to the small Cooperage Museum or recharge at energy points. You can enjoy real family vacations on Mala Lazna.

Local products and crafts

Visit tourist farms where you can try home-made cheese, honey, local herbs and meat products. Handicraft products - wood, forged and other local products are also worth a look.

Cuisine and accommodation

After a more or less active experience in nature, delicious local food prepared with love is just what you need. Stay in rooms, apartments, campsite, hayrack or wooden houses and continue to explore other beauties of our plateau the next day.


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