Photogallery: SR, Turiec: A Biking Trip from Vricko Village
SR, Turiec: A Biking Trip from Vricko Village
heading (paragraph): Nature
No. of pictures: 27 pictures
The bicycling season starts and we invite you to a small trip. We start our biking trip near the village of Vrícko, close to a guest house, where there is a green tourist sign. From here we cross the forest around the hollow rock to the saddle below Kycera, then continue along the red tourist trail through the meadow through Janková, then through Skalky to Vríčanske Klippe. Throughout the time we have beautiful views of the Turčianska basin, the Rajecká basin and the surrounding Fatra and Tatra mountains or the Klak hill. Again from Vríčanske Klippe we go down the forest to the yellow tourist sign to the crossroads Bak, from there we follow the green trail back along the Vríca creek through the valley to the parking lot at the beginning of the aforementioned guest house, where we started the biking trip. On the way we managed to capture the amazing beauty of spring nature, which we will share with you in the following pictures.
Text and photos: Karol Kobelt (www.karolkobella.sk)
Edited by: Infoglone
This year's biking season is in full swing and cyclists can look forward to the next year's All to the Fable competition, which has just begun.
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