Amber cycling route is one of the European routes
, which will connect the coast of the Baltic Sea with Adriatic Sea
! From Austria the route connects on Slovenian soil at the border-crossing Šentilj.
At first hello to Slovenske gorice, Kozjak
, then over the Drava valley, via Leskovec to Slovenska Bistrica.
Families:4 Length of tour
: 54 km
Key points of interest along the trail:
Pesnica: Pernica lake,Windmill in Sp. Jakobski dol;
Šentilj: Church of Maria dell Neve (Zg. Velka), Church of St Ilija (Šentilj), Gornji Cmurek castle (Trate), Novi Kinek castle (Trate), Celtic trail;
Hoče-Slivnica: Linden avenue in Pivola, Exotic garden at the mansion Pohorjski dvor, Exotic park on the former Ipavec estate in Pivola - Botanical garden;
City park with three ponds, Pohorje – a natural park, Kozjak, Drava regional park, Maribor lake, Maribor island, Park at the Betnava mansion, Old Vine in Lent
, Maribor castle, Cathedral in the square of Slomškov trg
, Franciscan church, Betnava mansion, Rotovž square, Synagogue
, Old town (Lent, city wall), Aloysius church, Villa Rustica (excavations);
Rače-Fram: Regional park Rački-ribniki - Požeg, Fram waterfall (Skalce waterfall), Rače castle;
Slovenska Bistrica: Boč, Štatenburg regional park, Lake Črno jezero, Belojača cave in Hrastovec, Bistrica Šum waterfall, Karst spring in Studenice, Waterfall Šodrski slap, Veliki Šumik, Požeg accumulating lake, Rest area for migrating birds, Bistrica castle park, Mansion garden in Zg. Polskava, Bistrica castle, Areh church, Castle Štatenberg, Studenice monastery.
Additional information Difficulty:
Starting point: Šentilj
Route: Šentilj - Pesnica - Maribor - Hoče - Rače - Sp. Polskava - Slovenska Bistrica
The trail is not difficult
. It runs to Maribor on asphalt, mostly local roads, and through the Regional Park Rački ribniki. It is suitable for tourist recreational cycling
with trekking bikes. The route is marked.