While cycling, those of you who are active sportsmen will certainly be attracted to the many other sporting activities offered along the Drava River.
You can take a boat out on the river and fishing is very popular in many areas. Along the way, stop at any of the classic thermal water parks or treat yourself to a dip in Lake Varazdin. That has long been a favourite place for swimming, where you may cool down and rest your weary legs on those hot summer days.
Cycle on paved paths all the way. From the Vič border crossing all the way till the place of Legrad you will be passing through the cities of Dravograd, Maribor and Ptuj in Slovenia and Varaždin and Prelog in Croatia. The path will lead you through green plains, forest landscapes and lakes. The river Drava will be disappearing and appearing again along the path, mostly in its natural riverbed.
If you want to enjoy nature, you will choose paths whose majeur routes pass through fields, smaller places and gravel roads through pure nature. You will start at the Vič border crossing, and onthe Slovenian side you will experience the beautiful slopes of Pohorje and, after having crossed the Croatian border, you can expect relaxation having a view on wide fields and long cycling along lake mounds all the way to Legrad where the river Mura flows in the river Drava.
Your ride starts at the Vič border crossing by paved paths through the Slovenian cities of Dravograd, Maribor and Ptuj. The same as on the previous routes, nature and the river Drava interchange with smaller populated places. Then along the river Drava mound you will pass through the city of Ormož and the path will lead you to the border crossing with Croatia where along the paved road to Legrad you will get acquainted with the smaller places of Međimurska županija district.
The Border crossing Vič is always the starting point and the cycling paths lead you through Slovenian cities, smaller places, natural beauties and the riversides of the river Drava all the way to the Croatian border. There you continue your ride by gravel roads through populated places and pure nature and a comfortable ride along two great reservoir lakes will again lead you to the place of Legrad where the Mura flows in the river Drava.
From the Vič border crossing the paths will lead you through Slovenian cities, smaller places, natural beauties and the Drava riversides all the way to the Croatian border. There you can choose paved cycling paths which will lead you through smaller places and their sights to the city of Čakovec in the Međimurska županija district. Continuing your ride you won´t bypass enjoyment in the natural landscape as well as the ride along the mound of the lake all the way to the place of Legrad.
Adventure Park, Maribor
European Cultural and Technological Centre, Maribor
Streliška 150, Maribor
T: Fax+386 (0)59 08 02 85
Pohorje Cable Car
Partizanska cesta 6a, Maribor
T: Fax+386 (0)2 234 66 11
Bike park Pohorje
Pohorje Sports Centre
Mladinska ulica 29, Maribor
T: Fax+386 (0)2 220 88 43
Hydro Power Plant Varaždin Lake
T: Fax+385 (0)99 215 19 11
Hydro Power Plant Dubrava Lake
T: Fax+385 (0)40 63 80 85
Zelendvor Hunting Ground
Grofova Bombelles 2, Petrijanec
T: Fax+385 (0)42 20 99 44