Cycling to Mt. Korada
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The gravel road from the hamlet of Zamedveje to the hamlet of Vrtače is not busy and is surrounded by forest. In the summer it offers shade even during the hottest hours of the day, whilst during the winter, it offers sunshine and shelter from the Bora wind.
You can find restaurants in the village of Plave, in the hamlet of Vrtače and on the top of the mountain. This tour is also appropriate for e-cyclists.
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Safety informationIn dry conditions, the road is easily drivable in all seasons. You should only be cautious when driving through the village of Plave in the section of the paved road from the Gostilna pri mostu Inn to the railway underpass where you turn to the left and where the road is narrow and unclear.
Tips and hints
You can find the closest bicycle repair shop in the town of Solkan.
Catering services along the tour:
Plave: Gostilna Pri mostu
Vrtače: Okrepčevalnica Na skednju
Mt. Korada: Zavetišče na Koradi
Sights along the trail:
Plave: Church of St. John the Baptist
Mt. Korada: Church of St. Gertrude (few minutes of walking from the top)
Korada sightseeing point
Walk of Peace: well-arranged circular trail between the villages of Plave and Paljevo - Prižnica memorial park. During the battles of the Isonzo front, this peak was called Observation point 383 or the Bloody observation point. You are able to see numerous remnants of buildings and battle positions along the tour and a restored chapel next to the Soča River where there was a military cemetery during the war.
Juliana Trail - Circular long-distance hiking trail with an additional trail connecting the central Julian Alps with the city of Nova Gorica across the Kanalski Kolovrat Ridge and through the Brda Region.
Information on transportation of bicycles by train: here >>
Timetable and purchase of tickets. You can find the railway station in the village of Plave.
By roadYou can reach the village of Plave by train. By car, you can reach the village of Plave along the main road Nova Gorica-Tolmin or along the road from the Goriška brda Region (Vrhovlje-Plave). You can cycle to the village of Plave along the Solkan–Plave cycling road.
ParkingParking is available at the gravel parking lot next to the Koča na Ladišču Mountain hut (along the road Plave-Prelesje). Parking is also available at the Gostilna Pri mostu Inn.
EquipmentCycling equipment. Basic bicycle and tyre repair tool kit, spare tyre and air pump.
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