Bike Route 6 – Easy Route under the Mountains

Length: 67 km. Elevation gain: 1219 meters. Terrain: paved, unpaved, gravel. Recommended bike: MTB, gravel. Difficulty: 3. Estimated time: 4 hours. Start: Liptovský Ján.

We start in Liptovsky Jan and by the field road we get to the Zavazna Poruba. We continue through the forrest singletrail to the village Ilanovo and then follows villages Plostin, Pavcina Lehota, Lazisko, Liptovske Klacany. The whole route has a hilly character and forest and field roads are changing with the asphalt ones. Through the whole route we have beautiful views on the whole region and vater reservoir Liptovska Mara. The track follows the foot of Low Tatras. During the road we get to the local airport and to the village Svaty Kriz (Saint Cross) with old wooden church.

We continue across the meadows to the village Plostin and then Liptovsky Mikulas to join cycle path. We get again to village Zavazna Poruba, at the end of the village we turn right and ride around the the hotel Tatrin. After a steep short climb we get to the hill above the village Liptovsky Jan. After a short technical descent we get to the bike singletrail at the foot of the hill Kastielske Lazy. We pass the St. Johns viewpoint tower and via the forest route we get to the hanging bridge near Borova Sihot. We cross the bridge and through the floodplain forest and along the bank of the river Vah we get to the village Podturen where is another hanging bridge. After crossing it we get again to the Liptovsky Jan.

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