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Dravograd–Radlje ob Dravi

Distance:29 km
Percentage of asphalt: 90 %
Climb:626 m
Drop:665 m
Dravograd-Radlje

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Its old city centre and the view of the old castle ruins above the market make Dravograd simply charming. Our path first takes us through Bukovje past the mighty and beautiful mansion where you can stop and discover its history. Through the forest above the river Drava, which we can observe from up high, our path takes us between some lovely houses with a view of the Drava Valley, past Trbonje to Vuzenica, which lies at the confluence of Drava and its affluent Cerkvenica, under the north slope of the forest-covered Pohorje. The valley provides some wonderful views of Pohorje, with an even more gorgeous view of the Drava Valley from the top of Pohorje.

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Vuzenica is renowned as one of the oldest towns in the Drava Valley. In the past, rafters launched their “flosa” from here, while hauliers transported their goods along the river Drava. On the other side of the river lies Muta, which hides the wonderful rotunda of Saint John the Baptist, one of the oldest churches in Slovenia, as well as Mitnica. Its name is derived from the toll station (mitninska postaja), which was located in the vicinity during the Middle Ages.

In the middle of the Drava Valley, between Dravograd and Maribor, right next to the Austrian border, lies the town of Radlje, which is surrounded by the hills of Kozjak on one side and the hills of Pohorje, covered by some of the most beautiful forests in Slovenia, on the other. History first records Marenberg (Radlje ob Dravi) as a nucleated village, with the seat of Marenberg aristocracy at the Marenberg Castle, called Kamen or Stein. The market also features the formed building of the monastery of the Dominican Order.

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Hotel Dravograd
AccommodationInn, restaurant

Hotel Dravograd

Koroška cesta 48, Dravograd

+386 (0)2 82 80 080
+386 (0)51 446 666

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Baroque manor Bukovje
AccommodationDestination

Baroque manor Bukovje

Bukovje 13, Dravograd

+386 (0)2 87 23 583, +386 (0)41 280 284

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Traditional Raft in Koroška
Destination

Traditional Raft in Koroška

Gortina 23, Muta

+386 (0)40 186 508

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Gostilna Pri Lipi
AccommodationInn, restaurantBicycle rental, bicycle repair

Gostilna Pri Lipi

Mariborska cesta 12, Muta

+386 (0)2 87 66 090
+386 (0)41 722 091

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Mitnica Muta
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Mitnica Muta

Mariborska cesta 14, Muta

+386 (0)31 473 552

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Bike shop Radlje
Bicycle rental, bicycle repair

Bike shop Radlje

Koroška cesta 65c, Radlje ob Dravi

+386 (0)2 888 02 88
+386 (0)41 670 961

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Marenberški mladinski hotel
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Marenberški mladinski hotel

Mariborska cesta 4, Radlje ob Dravi

+386 (0)41 771 178

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Pnevmatik center Širnik
Bicycle rental, bicycle repair

Pnevmatik center Širnik

Mariborska cesta 41, Radlje ob Dravi

+386 (0)2 88 80 288
+386 (0)41 670 961

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Robert Potnik s.p.
Inn, restaurant

Robert Potnik s.p.

Mariborska cesta 6, 2360 Radlje ob Dravi

+386 (0)41 489 349

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