activities near hostel

The location at the eastern foot of the Jelovica plateau offers many opportunities for active leisure. Cyclists and hikers will enjoy the unspoiled nature, uncrowded paths and stunning views.
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Ideas for cycling trips near Kropa

Some ideas to help you decide. We suggest some of the most beautiful ones.
For those who like cycling, walking, enjoying the natural beauty and breathtaking views.

Road bike

We start cycling in front of the house in Kropa and ride through Kamna Gorica to Lancovo from where we descend to Radovljica. Here you can see the old town center (museums, restaurants and shops with local products). We then continue to Begunje, and climb gently to a small hill and then ride’ Pod Gorami’ through villages with amazing views. We descend to Tržič, then drive to Kranj, the capital of Gorenjska. Here, too, you can enjoy a short drive through the old part of town, then cross the Sava river and pass the ski jumps where many Slovenian champions made their first jumps. We continue through the extremely beautiful valley, through Besnica and other small settlements, and after a short climb, we drive to Jamnik, where an old church stands on a remarkable lookout point. From there, we descend back to Kropa, to the hostel. The route is quite varied, with several short climbs. It offers roads with magnificent views. The most challenging is the climb to Jamnik, (18%, 500m). The tour takes about 3 hours for an average cyclist.
A shorter trip from Kropa to Radovljica leads from the hostel and along the Kroparica stream to Brezovica. As you drive past Zgornja Dobrava, you can see the beautifully shaped peaks of Ojstra Peć, Drnovec and Vreče to your left and right. The trail leads us on through Spodnja Lipnica and Zgornja Lipnica, where we can stop and see the remains of the old Lipnica Castle. We then descend to the village of Lancovo, through which the Sava River meanders, offering plenty of opportunities to rest and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. After crossing the bridge, turn right at the next exit and climb into the old town center of Radovljica. In town, you can enjoy a refreshing drink and try the famous Radolška chocolate. We return via Lancovo and Kamna Gorica back to the Kroparica hostel. The tour, apart from a short and steep climb to Radovljica, is not demanding and is suitable for any average cyclist.

Mountain bike

From Kropa, we descend through the village of Brezovica, past Spodnja and Zgornja Lipnica, where you turn left at the crossroads and start climbing along the macadam road to the hut on the Zgoška ravan plateau. The climb is more than 8 km long. In the hut, you can have a rest and taste local and homemade dishes. Then we continue downhill to the turn-off for Talež, which is on the left-hand side, and after a good kilometer of driving along a forest road, we reach a hunters' cottage. Here you can also enjoy a typical Gorenjska dish before continuing on your way. Talež offers one of the most beautiful views of the Karavanke Mountains, the Julian Mountains, and Lake Bled and its surroundings. We can return to the hostel along the same route or take the adrenaline rush down into the valley and climb back up the macadam road to Talež, then return to Kropa along the more preserved road past Lipnica and Kamna Gorica. The route is demanding, so physical condition is recommended.
We start the cycling tour in front of the house in Kropa and go through the nearby village of Bodešče to the cycling route towards Lesce. Along the way we meet a small hotel where the film 'Pr' Hostarju 'was shot. Through Lesce we come to Radovljica, where we can see the old part of town, where every year one of the largest chocolate fairs in the world takes place. We ascend slightly through Begunje and 'under the mountains' we drive through three villages with an exceptional view of the entire valley to Ljubljana. We descend to Tržič, from where we sail to Kranj, the capital of Gorenjska. Here, too, we can take a short drive through the old part of the city, then cross the Sava River and drive past the ski jumps, where quite a few Slovenian champions made their first jumps. after an extremely beautiful valley, we drive through Besnica and other villages after a short ascent to Jamnik, a place where a church stands on an exceptional vantage point. Extraordinary energy radiates here, it can be seen far and wide in three valleys. From there, the descent leads us to Kropa, our blacksmith center, where we can see the old part of the place while driving. We still have about 20 km of a nice calm drive to Lancovo below Radovljica, where after a short macadam section (2 km) we reach the bridge over the river Sava. A short ascent (1 km) takes us to the village of Bodešče, from where we drive back to our hotel. The tour is quite varied, it has several shorter ascents. The ascent to Jamnik is the only one that is more demanding in the last part, due to the work with a large slope (up to 18%), which is short (500m). The tour for the average cyclist lasts about 3-3.5 hours.

Gravel

From Kropa, we descend through the village of Brezovica, past Spodnja and Zgornja Lipnica, where you turn left at the crossroads and start climbing along the macadam road to the hut on the Zgoška ravan plateau. The climb is more than 8 km long. In the hut, you can have a rest and taste local and homemade dishes. Then we continue downhill to the turn-off for Talež, which is on the left-hand side, and after a good kilometer of driving along a forest road, we reach a hunters' cottage. Here you can also enjoy a typical Gorenjska dish before continuing on your way. Talež offers one of the most beautiful views of the Karavanke Mountains, the Julian Mountains, and Lake Bled and its surroundings. We can return to the hostel along the same route or take the adrenaline rush down into the valley and climb back up the macadam road to Talež, then return to Kropa along the more preserved road past Lipnica and Kamna Gorica. The route is demanding, so physical condition is recommended.

Ideas for hiking trips

We start the cycling tour in front of the house in Kropa and go through the nearby village of Bodešče to the cycling route towards Lesce. Along the way we meet a small hotel where the film 'Pr' Hostarju 'was shot. Through Lesce we come to Radovljica, where we can see the old part of town, where every year one of the largest chocolate fairs in the world takes place. We ascend slightly through Begunje and 'under the mountains' we drive through three villages with an exceptional view of the entire valley to Ljubljana. We descend to Tržič, from where we sail to Kranj, the capital of Gorenjska. Here, too, we can take a short drive through the old part of the city, then cross the Sava River and drive past the ski jumps, where quite a few Slovenian champions made their first jumps. after an extremely beautiful valley, we drive through Besnica and other villages after a short ascent to Jamnik, a place where a church stands on an exceptional vantage point. Extraordinary energy radiates here, it can be seen far and wide in three valleys. From there, the descent leads us to Kropa, our blacksmith center, where we can see the old part of the place while driving. We still have about 20 km of a nice calm drive to Lancovo below Radovljica, where after a short macadam section (2 km) we reach the bridge over the river Sava. A short ascent (1 km) takes us to the village of Bodešče, from where we drive back to our hotel. The tour is quite varied, it has several shorter ascents. The ascent to Jamnik is the only one that is more demanding in the last part, due to the work with a large slope (up to 18%), which is short (500m). The tour for the average cyclist lasts about 3-3.5 hours.
We start the cycling tour in front of the house in Kropa and go through the nearby village of Bodešče to the cycling route towards Lesce. Along the way we meet a small hotel where the film 'Pr' Hostarju 'was shot. Through Lesce we come to Radovljica, where we can see the old part of town, where every year one of the largest chocolate fairs in the world takes place. We ascend slightly through Begunje and 'under the mountains' we drive through three villages with an exceptional view of the entire valley to Ljubljana. We descend to Tržič, from where we sail to Kranj, the capital of Gorenjska. Here, too, we can take a short drive through the old part of the city, then cross the Sava River and drive past the ski jumps, where quite a few Slovenian champions made their first jumps. after an extremely beautiful valley, we drive through Besnica and other villages after a short ascent to Jamnik, a place where a church stands on an exceptional vantage point. Extraordinary energy radiates here, it can be seen far and wide in three valleys. From there, the descent leads us to Kropa, our blacksmith center, where we can see the old part of the place while driving. We still have about 20 km of a nice calm drive to Lancovo below Radovljica, where after a short macadam section (2 km) we reach the bridge over the river Sava. A short ascent (1 km) takes us to the village of Bodešče, from where we drive back to our hotel. The tour is quite varied, it has several shorter ascents. The ascent to Jamnik is the only one that is more demanding in the last part, due to the work with a large slope (up to 18%), which is short (500m). The tour for the average cyclist lasts about 3-3.5 hours.
We start the cycling tour in front of the house in Kropa and go through the nearby village of Bodešče to the cycling route towards Lesce. Along the way we meet a small hotel where the film 'Pr' Hostarju 'was shot. Through Lesce we come to Radovljica, where we can see the old part of town, where every year one of the largest chocolate fairs in the world takes place. We ascend slightly through Begunje and 'under the mountains' we drive through three villages with an exceptional view of the entire valley to Ljubljana. We descend to Tržič, from where we sail to Kranj, the capital of Gorenjska. Here, too, we can take a short drive through the old part of the city, then cross the Sava River and drive past the ski jumps, where quite a few Slovenian champions made their first jumps. after an extremely beautiful valley, we drive through Besnica and other villages after a short ascent to Jamnik, a place where a church stands on an exceptional vantage point. Extraordinary energy radiates here, it can be seen far and wide in three valleys. From there, the descent leads us to Kropa, our blacksmith center, where we can see the old part of the place while driving. We still have about 20 km of a nice calm drive to Lancovo below Radovljica, where after a short macadam section (2 km) we reach the bridge over the river Sava. A short ascent (1 km) takes us to the village of Bodešče, from where we drive back to our hotel. The tour is quite varied, it has several shorter ascents. The ascent to Jamnik is the only one that is more demanding in the last part, due to the work with a large slope (up to 18%), which is short (500m). The tour for the average cyclist lasts about 3-3.5 hours.
We start the cycling tour in front of the house in Kropa and go through the nearby village of Bodešče to the cycling route towards Lesce. Along the way we meet a small hotel where the film 'Pr' Hostarju 'was shot. Through Lesce we come to Radovljica, where we can see the old part of town, where every year one of the largest chocolate fairs in the world takes place. We ascend slightly through Begunje and 'under the mountains' we drive through three villages with an exceptional view of the entire valley to Ljubljana. We descend to Tržič, from where we sail to Kranj, the capital of Gorenjska. Here, too, we can take a short drive through the old part of the city, then cross the Sava River and drive past the ski jumps, where quite a few Slovenian champions made their first jumps. after an extremely beautiful valley, we drive through Besnica and other villages after a short ascent to Jamnik, a place where a church stands on an exceptional vantage point. Extraordinary energy radiates here, it can be seen far and wide in three valleys. From there, the descent leads us to Kropa, our blacksmith center, where we can see the old part of the place while driving. We still have about 20 km of a nice calm drive to Lancovo below Radovljica, where after a short macadam section (2 km) we reach the bridge over the river Sava. A short ascent (1 km) takes us to the village of Bodešče, from where we drive back to our hotel. The tour is quite varied, it has several shorter ascents. The ascent to Jamnik is the only one that is more demanding in the last part, due to the work with a large slope (up to 18%), which is short (500m). The tour for the average cyclist lasts about 3-3.5 hours.

What we offer for perfect cycling vacation?

Bicycle rental price

Rental time
Moutain Bike
E-BIKE
Gravel Bike
children’s bike
trailer
7:00 – 13:30
13:30 – 20:00
19,00 €
35,00 €
25,00 €
14,00 €
15,00 €
7:00 – 20:00
26,00 €
45,00 €
32,00 €
22,00 €
24,00 €
EXTRA HOUR
4,00 €
6,00 €
5,00 €
3,00 €
3,00 €
MTB bike (18): Scott, Haibike; E-bike (18): Scott, Haibike; Gravel bike (2): Wilier Triestina Reservations and information at the reception. We recommend that you reserve the bike one day in advance. For the rental of any bicycle, a fee of €30.00 is payable (registration per room or house). The entry is removed if the bike is returned undamaged.