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Cycling

For all of those, who cannot imagine a holiday without your bicycle, Rogaška Slatina is the right choice. The area around the heart of the Spa resort is intertwined with exciting and interesting bike trails and paths which will impress every cycler. One can see a lot of natural and cultural attractions on their way around these tracks. In the touristic information centre Rogaška Slatina you can get a cycling map “Rogaška Slatina and the surroundings area”, where cyclers have at their disposal a total of 15 tracks all of which are presented below:

Cycling track 1
Length: 8,5 km / 5.3 miles, Duration: 30 minutes; an easy route, appropriate for everybody.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – Rjavica – Rajnkovec – Rogaška Slatina. 
Cycling track 2
Length: 10 km / 6.2 miles, Duration: 35 minutes; an easy route, appropriate for everybody.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – Tržišče – Tuncovec – Cerovec below Boč – Rogaška Slatina. 
Cycling track 3
Length: 11 km / 6.8 miles, Duration: 40 minutes; an easy trail, appropriate for everybody.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – Spodnje Sečovo (lower Sečovo) – St. Florijan – Cerovec below Boč – Rogaška Slatina.
Cycling track 4
Length: 28 km / 17.4 miles, duration: 1 hour 10 minutes; a dynamic route, easy and appropriate for everybody. Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – Rogatec – St. Florijan – Cerovec below Boč – Kostrivnica – Podplat – Rogaška Slatina (centre).
Cycling track 5
Length: 60 km / 37.3 miles, duration: 2 hours 50 minutes; a dynamic route, challenging and appropriate only for experienced cyclers.
Itinerary:  Rogaška Slatina (centre) – St. Ema – Volčja Jama (Wolf Cave)– Slivniško jezero (Slivnica lake) – St. Štefan – Šmarje pri Jelšah – Pristava pri Mestinju – Vonarje – Rogaška Slatina. 
Cycling track 6
Length: 47 km / 29.2 miles, duration: 2 hours 40 minutes; a dynamic route, challenging and appropriate only for experienced cyclers.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – St. Ema – Rudnica – Virštanj – Podčetrtek – Vonarje – Rogaška Slatina (centre).
Cycling track 7
Length: 29 km / 18 miles / 18 miles, duration: 1 hour 30 minutes; medium difficulty route.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina – Mestinje – Lemberg – Sladka Gora – Pečica – Kostrivnica – Rogaška Slatina.
Cycling track 8
Length: 59 km / 36.6 miles, duration: 3 hours 30 minutes, medium difficulty route.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina – Rogatec – Stoperce – Majšperk – Ptujska Gora (turn around) – Studenice – Poljčane – Podplat – Rogaška Slatina.
Cycling track 9
Length: 24 km / 14.9 miles, duration: 1 hour 20 minutes; a dynamic route, challenging and appropriate for all cyclers.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – Jerčin – Vonarje – Rogaška Slatina (centre).
Cycling track 10
Length: 40 km / 24.8 miles, duration: 2 hours 20 minutes; a dynamic route, challenging and appropriate only for experienced cyclers.
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – St. Ema – Olimje – Podčetrtek – Vonarje – Rogaška Slatina (centre).
Cycling track 11
Length: 61 km / 37.9 miles, duration: 3 hours; a dynamic route, quite challenging and appropriate only for experienced cyclers. 
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina – Rogatec – St. Florijan – Cerovec below Boč– Kostrivnica – Sladka Gora – Šmarje pri Jelšah – Kristan Vrh – Vonarje – Rogaška Slatina (centre).
Cycling track 12
Length: 37 km / 23 miles, duration: 2 hours 30 minutes; a dynamic route, challenging and appropriate only for experienced cyclers.
 Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina – Hunting lodge on Boč – Mountain lodge on Boč – Kostrivnica –  Pečica – Sladka Gora – Mestinje – Male Rodne – Rogaška Slatina.
Cycling track 13
Length: 54 km / 33.5 miles, duration: 2 hours 50 minutes; a dynamic route, challenging and appropriate only for experienced cyclers. 
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina (centre) – Vidovica – castle storeroom in Podčetrtek – Podčetrtek –Olimje – Imenska Gorca – Imeno – border crossing Miljana – Bratkovec – Harina Zlaka – Mali Tabor – Hum na Sutli – border crossing Rogatec – St. Florjan – Cerovec below Boč – Rogaška Slatina. 
Cycling track 14
Itinerary: Rogaška Slatina – Irje – Gril’s chapel – Boč – Formile – crossing to the driving rout to the top of Boč – crossing to the forest nature path. The trail continues on the driving routs to the mountain lodge on Boč – a drop to Kostrivnica – Zagaj below Bočem – Spodnje Negonje (Lower Negonje) – Rogaška Slatina
An advice for the way: the passage on some parts is very difficult. On some parts the conditions are quite extreme, so a high number of experiences in cycling and hiking are required. This track also requires a very stable psycho-physical state of the cycler.
Cycling track 15
Starting point: Rogaška Slatina – Cerovec below Boč – left at the chapel to the forest road – right in the direction of Ravnocerje – left past the wine cellar in the direction of the top of Plešivec – drop in the direction of Formile, to the road in the direction of Boč from the direction of Poljčane (a very difficult climb on this part of the rout) – left at the military base  –  we get off from the bike and carry it to the top of Boč – what follows is a difficult drop towards the mountain lodge on Boč – we continue along the road to Šeklič farm – right in the direction of St. Mary’s church in Drevenik – a drop to Gril’s chapel in Cerovec below Boč – across the bypass road and back in the direction of the centre of Rogaška Slatina. 
A tip for the way: difficult climbs and drops require a lot of experience in mountain biking in difficult circumstances.

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Starting point: Rogaška Slatina – Cerovec below Boč – left at the chapel to the forest road – right in the direction of Ravnocerje – left past the wine cellar in the direction of the top of Plešivec – drop in the direction of Formile, to the road in the direction of Boč from the direction of Poljčane (a very difficult climb on this part of the rout) – left at the military base  –  we get off from the bike and carry it to the top of Boč – what follows is a difficult drop towards the mountain lodge on Boč – we continue along the road to Šeklič farm – right in the direction of St. Mary’s church in Drevenik – a drop to Gril’s chapel in Cerovec below Boč – across the bypass road and back in the direction of the centre of Rogaška Slatina. 
A tip for the way: difficult climbs and drops require a lot of experience in mountain biking in difficult circumstances.



1st direction (24 km/14.9 miles): Mountain lodge on Boč – Hunting lodge – Rogaška Slatina
Kostrivnica – mountain lodge on Boč – Hunting lodge – Road to Boč – Rogaška Slatina – Kostrivnica (mountain path; difficult).
2nd direction (35 km/21.7 miles): Mountain lodge on Boč – Hunting lodge – Ložno – St. Florijan
Kostrivnica – Mountain lodge on Boč – Hunting lodge – Pirš – Ravnocerje – Ložno – St. Florijan – Cerovec – Rogaška Slatina – Kostrivnica (mountain path; difficult).
3rd direction (26 km/16.1 miles): Gabernik – Rodne – Rogaška Slatina
Kostrivnica – Gabernik – St. Rosalie – Podplat – Sotensko – Male Rodne – Topole – Velike Rodne – St. Trinity – Rogaška Slatina – Kostrivnica (requires an average physical condition).
4th direction (34 km/21.1 miles): Rogaška Slatina – St. Florijan – Rogatec – Hum na Sutli (Croatia) 
Kostrivnica – Rogaška Slatina – Cerovec – St. Florijan – Rogatec – (Brod – Hum na Sutli – Mali Tabor – Prišlin) – Rogaška Slatina – Kostrivnica (requires an average physical condition).

In the area of Obsotelje and Kozjansko there are also joined cycling trails, which run through all the counties of this particular area. The map to these tracks can be purchased in TIC Rogaška Slatina or other tourist information centres and also in The Development agency Sotla in Šmarje pri Jelšah. Two paths run through the area of Rogaška Slatina: 

1st direction (26 km/16.1 miles): Cycling trail of Rogaška
Rogaška Slatina – Rajnkovec – Vonarje – Sodna vas – Hajnsko – Kristan Vrh – Plat – Prnek – Rogaška Slatina (circular, undemanding path).
2nd direction (31 km/19.2 miles): Cycling trail to Boč
Rogaška Slatina – St. Florijan – Zgornje Negonje – mountain home on Boč – Drevenik – Zgornja Kostrivnica – Rogaška Slatina (circular demanding path).