Sv. Lovrenc    20 km      750 m     1:30 h

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no.

m

km

direction

1

522

0

on main asphalt road in direction of Postojna (SW direction) from parking in front of the sawmill Belsko  ("Javor opazni elementi", bigger buildings at the crossing 6 km from Postojna towards village of Studeno)

2

531

0,41

in the same direction on the other side of the crossing in front of motel Erazem, first across the parking and then on nice cart track, going under the power lines (in direction to the village of Brinje)

3

531

0,68

follow more bitten cart track on the left

4

559

1,24

after crossing a small stream cont. uphill

5

562

1,27

a branch on the right, cont. straight

6

552

1,72

straight & right, joining a wider cart track

7

545

2,00

straight & right

8

536

2,14

beginning of a macadam road, straight (past branches on the left and right side)

9

535

3,16

you reach asphalt in the village of Brinje and soon after 40 m ...

10

535

3,20

left at the crossing with main road in the middle of Brinje and cont. through the village

11

530

3,35

right at the house with no. 24 on a side asphalt

12

540

3,45

the end of asphalt, cont. in the same direction on macadam, past a church on the left

13

547

4,52

split of the cart track at the power line pillar, cont. straight on left and more bitten leg, going down the hill

14

510

4,80

smaller branch on the left, cont. straight

15

489

5,15

when you get out on the open, on the plain, follow the cart track along the stream (called Lokva)

16

489

5,72

left at the crossing (you can also go straight, but with a less beautiful view over the Predjama Castle, in any case you get to the village of Predjama)

17

491

5,95

right at the macadam crossing

18

492

6,08

first there is asphalt, then a bridge and finally a steep short asphalt climb among houses (keep to the left)

19

515

6,28

right at the top of the climb in the middle of Predjama village and straight on the road, past a church on your right and then right away...

20

516

6,39

left towards the upper parking

21

525

6,43

right still before the parking on a side road between houses

22

557

6,75

left at a house with no. "Predjama 29", which is on your right side, steeply uphill on at first grassy cart track, which luckily soon ...

23

581

6,87

... levels, cont. left towards the woods

24

603

7,24

cont. straight (a cart track from left)

25

620

7,31

right at the crossing of 4 cart tracks and then straight

26

620

7,47

right at the split on more bitten track

27

604

7,82

you get out on the open and descend towards the asphalt road 

28

602

7,89

right on the road and soon ...

29

600

7,92

left, back on off-road

30

590

8,10

far right at the split of the cart track on 3 legs

31

610

8,60

joining a rocky cart track, follow it to the village

32

622

8,81

right on asphalt towards the village of Gorenje

33

632

8,97

left on the second asphalt on the left in the middle of Gorenje (in direction of hiking signs marks for Sv. Lovrenc)

34

632

9,13

cont. on macadam past a church on the right

35

645

9,38

right and cont. on main macadam

36

672

9,83

a cart track crosses your way, cont. straight

37

758

10,70

keep riding on main macadam (there is a branch for the hunting hut on the right)

38

908

14,51

right at the split

39

909

14,70

right

40

930

15,03

a ramp, con. straight and follow the main cart track turning slightly to the left (cart track becomes quite difficult and rocky towards the top, luckily it is short)

41

980

15,46

a saddle with the church of Sv. Lovrenc,

cont. straight down on the trail in the same direction on the other side of the saddle, past the church - right at the beginning is a short difficult section, but after that only a nice singletrack all the way down; PLEASE, DO NOT DESTROY THE TRAIL BY  BLOCKING THE REAR BRAKE! (on the right, there is also a trail leading to the top of 1020 m high peak of Gora with nice view, 5 min by foot)

42

628

16,98

at the end of descent you cont. on a cart track and turn towards the village of Studeno (on the first cart track turn right and after 50 m at the crossing go left on the second cart track towards the village)

43

583

17,22

right on the main asphalt road in the middle of the village and soon (after 400 m) ...

44

565

17,63

right at the house with no. "Studeno 18" and on a rough cart track

45

556

17,95

right at the split

46

552

18,35

straight

47

550

18,39

straight

48

546

18,69

a cart track from left, cont. straight on the right leg

49

545

18,93

another cart track from left, cont. straight on the right leg

50

531

19,22

left on the asphalt in the village of Belsko

51

528

19,35

left on the main road back towards ...

52

522

20,06

starting point