Koroška. Takes You by Surprise!

Koroška. Let it surprise you.

Explore the picturesque landscape of the mighty forests and nature’s marvels in the area of the UNESCO Karavanke Geopark, green Pohorje and the Drava River valley. Experience adrenaline by bike or on foot – with the most beautiful views from the mountains or deep in the Peca underground. Feel the freedom of the mountain peaks and experience joy on the snow-covered plains. Indulge in relaxed conversations with locals, try the Koroška delicacies and explore the legacy of the past. Pristine and undiscovered. This is Koroška – full of surprises

Cycling in subterranean Peca

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Podzemlje Pece (Peca Underground) – Tourist Mine and Museum Glančnik 8, 2392 Mežica

You can experience an unforgettable 5-kilometre adventure on two wheels by cycling through Mount Peca, from one valley to another.

Mountain bikes were designed to enjoy mountains, while in the Koroška region you can cycle directly through the mountain as well. What do you say to taking a ride from one valley to another, several hundred metres under the Peca peak, using the abandoned and mysterious mining tunnels?

After the reception at the Peca Underground and the Karavanke Geopark Information Centre at Glančnik in Mežica, you will head out to the mine entrance at Igrčevo above Črna na Koroškem in the company of a guide. The bikes are available for rent, of course. And then the adventure really begins! All you have to do is put a lamp on your helmet. This unique subterranean cycling path of more than five kilometres is set up in the safe tunnels of the abandoned mine and ascends only 15 metres. After exiting the mine at Breg above Mežica, you only need to descend a kilometre and a half down the concrete mountain road to the starting point at Glančnik. You will also make some stops in the mine and listen to the most hidden stories of the underworld.

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Active break in nature's embrace

Active break in nature's embrace

Nature’s treasures and the heritage of the past – breathtaking and inspirational. Welcome to Koroška where you can enjoy cycling and hiking experiences in the hills and valleys, explore the mysteries of the Peca underworld, and experience the river on a raft. Koroška invites you to a date with nature where you can explore the past in a creative way, every day of the year.

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Mountain bike - trails

Mountain bike - trails

The labyrinth of forest roads and cart tracks leads you up and down the mountain, into the valleys and between them. Among the forests and meadows with their wonderful views there are regulated paths intended for extreme or more recreational cycling. They are best tackled with “all-mountain” or “enduro” bikes.

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Drava cycling route

Drava cycling route

Drava Cycling Route is considered as one of the most beautiful cycling routes in Europe due to its natural splendours and cultural diversity. The 510-km route stretches from the source of the Drava River in Toblach, Italy, crosses Austria to Slovenia and runs further on to Croatia where it terminates at the confluence of the Mura and Drava Rivers next to Legrad. A section of 145 km runs through Slovenia, mostly down less busy local roads and regulated cycling routes. The Slovenian part of...

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