Road Janževski vrh OKP 5-2
Janževski vrh is the expanded settlement of secluded farms above the Drava Valley
and its right affluent of the Velka River.
SIGHTS ALONG THE ROUTE
The Sgerm pine tree is 63 meters high and is, therefore, the tallest pine tree in Slovenia
and Central Europe. Locals celebrate her on the blazon of Ribnica na Pohorju.
The Church of St. John and energetic points. The church was built in the sixteenth
century. It has been known for centuries, that the church and its local area are the
sources of healing energy.
Old Keber’s house is a very well preserved old farmhouse. It was built of stone and
partially wood. The interior is traditionally arranged. Old wooden ceiling and black
kitchen with vaulted barrel archway are still preserved. Left from the house is a
basement, built from stone and dug into the hill.
In Ribnica na Pohorju turn to the road to Vuhred. Follow the road sign to Janževski vrh.
After a slight ascent, pass the home of Držečnik, descend to the Sgerm and Miklavc
After the Breznik farm follow the road and in constant ascent pass the farms Junker,
Stepinšek, and Bomer, and ascend towards the Church of St. John.
Return on the same path, and then turn left at the Junker farm. In a pretty steep
descend past the Pur farm then go to the Valley of the Slivnica brook. Cycle left and
at the road sign join right to OKP3.
You will pass the Lencl and Završnik farms after an ascend. Turn back to Ribnica na Pohorju.
LENGHT: 17 km,
HEIGHT DIFFERENCE: 480 m,
DURATION: 3 h,
DIFFICULTY: more demanding,
ADEQUACY: experienced cyclists.