Bike Route 20 – Western Liptov

Parameters: Length: 77 km. Ascent: 1145 meters. Terrain: paved, unpaved, gravel. Recommended bike: MTB, trekking, gravel. Difficulty: 4. Estimated time: 6 hours. Start: Liptovsky Jan

Beginning of the route is simillar as in the case of route 19 so we transfer from Liptovsky Jan to the village of Lazisko via the local field roads and paths under the forests of Low Tatras. Behind the village of Lazisko we do not turn down to village Dubrava as in route 19, however, we continue on the dusty road which follows us under the mountains right to the village of Liptovske Klacany.

Here behind the village we enter Klacianska Valley and follows 7 kilometer climb to the hill located on the right side of the valley. Here we can enjoy awesome views on the whole Liptov Region and the atmosphere of pure forest quietness. Then follows short descend and then short ascend. Following 7 kilometers will be like on a roller coaster, but at the end is 7 kilometer descend partly on forest paved road and partly on asphalt road.

Along the dusty road leading under the mountains we get back to village of Liptovske Klacany. From here we pass several villages connected with dusty roads and we reach village Saint Cross, where is located wonderful articular wooden church. From now on we continue by asphalt road to Liptovsky Mikulas, where we join the local cycling path leading along the river Vah and after several kilometers we are back in Liptvsky Jan.

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