Glavni trg 6 8000 Novo mesto
A pleasant circular strolling path through the heart of the cviček land, with magnificent views of the Krka river valley and the Gorjanci hills.
Access and starting point:
Via Road E70 from the direction of Brežice or Ljubljana, to the Otočec turning.We take the local road less than 2 km, to the centre of the village, where we park by the firemen’s station or before the underpass at the beginning of the turning for Paha and Herinja vas.
We take the road for Paha and Herinja through the underpass, turn left and then right at the turning. When we get to the street Skalna ulica, we go left behind the house no. 6, under the electric mains and take another left by the edge of the forest.After a good 50 m,we turn right to a trail which takes us through the forest to the road, which we cross and ascend Stari Grad. We continue down the road for about 200 m along the Lešnica valley, turn right at the first turning and ascend Nova gora (581 m) through Paha and Grčevje.This is the highest point of the hike. We pass Hmeljnik Castle on our way towards panoramic Trška gora with the Church of St. Mary. At the church, we turn left and descend among the vineyards to the road, from which we soon turn to the macadam path, which takes us to the Lešnica valley.We return to the starting point past Stari Grad. Every last Saturday in January, there is a traditional
hike organized along the Cvičkova gaz path.
17 km Duration of tour
: 4 to 5 hrs Dolžina
: 17 km
Coursein low mountains, around the valley Altitude difference
: 500 m
Turistično društvo Otočec