K 8.3 Cycling trail across the wine tourist road, Semič
The cycling trail WTR Semič will lead us to Smuk, a spectacular scenery viewing point (547m), rising just above Semič. We will encounter various natural and cultural monuments on our trail.
The trail begins in the old city centre of Semič (market centre), where we can visit the provincial museum collection, the Church of St. Stephen and the nave wall. We will continue cycling towards Črešnjevec village, where we will visit the outdoor museum. A short ascent to Krvavčji Vrh will follow, where we will turn left in the direction of Gradnik. On our trail, we will view the characteristic Bela krajina landscape, rich with birch trees and sinkholes.
Form Gradnik, we will continue cycling to Sodnji Vrh and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the vine growing hills and the vineyard cottages. We will continue to Maline village and from there to Smuk through Brezova Reber village. On the Smuk plateau, we will be able to see many things worth seeing (ruins of the Smuk Castle, the paragliding take-off point...). We will continue cycling to Gaber, where we will visit the Church of St. Primus. We will then slowly return towards our starting point in Semič. Bicycle rental option at the TIC Semič (Tourist Information Centre).
The trail length is 33km.