Valvazorjev trg, Litija
Route elevation profile:
Route length 29,4 km | Estimated time without stops 2 h | Total ascent 530 m | Difficult level medium | Road type and quality Asphalt, macadam
Your cycle trip starts in the centre of Litija. Cross the bridge over the River Sava, turn right towards Ponoviče at the intersection and cycle alongside the left bank of the Sava. On arriving to the village Sava, take the first left towards the mountain Zasavska Sveta gora. Go halfway up the grade and turn left towards Vače, a popular hiking spot. You can continue towards the Geometric Centre of Slovenia (GEOSS) and then on to Zgornja Slivna to the panoramic spot by St. Agnes’s Church. On your way back, head downhill along the main road through Vače towards Hotič. After about 300 m, turn left at the big house and building and continue towards Boltija. After a short steep climb through the pass, descend towards Ponoviče. On reaching Ponoviče, turn right and finish your trip in Litija.
The wider area of Vače is one of the most important archaeological sites in Slovenia. You can pay a visit to an enlarged situla from Vače, St. Andrew’s Church with the holy grave, a cargo scale, old washing area, well, table from Mačkovec Castle, the Geometric Centre of Slovenia
(GEOSS), an adventure park, panoramic spot at the Church of St. Agnes and many other sights.