BIKE PARK INFORMATION
MTB Bike Park Široki Brijeg is a network of mountain bike trails, and most of these routes pass through rural parts of western Herzegovina, providing perfect conditions for mountain biking. MTB Bike Park is located in the West Herzegovina County, ie in Široki Brijeg, and in the length of 119 km it visits Donji and Gronji Crnač, Izbično, Gornja Britvica, Sutina, Poklečani, Bogodol, Dobrkovići and Oklaja, and we end the trip again in Široki Brijeg. From visiting remote villages, rural roads and the way of life of the locals on this 119-kilometer-long route, you will discover the most hidden corners of nature in western Herzegovina.
MUNICIPALITIES THROUGH WHICH THE TRAIL PASSES
MTB Bike Park Široki Brijeg passes through one municipality, and more about it below in the text:
The town of Široki Brijeg
Široki Brijeg, the center of western Herzegovina, is located in an area of 388 km2 with 28,964 inhabitants living in interesting relief areas from Mostarski blato at 200 m above sea level to Bilih Stina at 1571 m above sea level. The natural and social backbone is the valley of the river Lištica, whose canyon is recognized as an adventure-tourist potential with numerous facilities. The ancient town of Mokriskik, the medieval fortress Borak, the remains of numerous prehistoric forts, mounds, to the medieval stećak tombstones next to the central cultural institution of the Franciscan monastery in Široki Brijeg are just some of the places recommended to visit.
The administrative, spiritual, cultural and economic center of the West Herzegovina County is also one of the favorite destinations of cyclists in this region. Several trails in the length of 216 km pass through Široki Brijeg. Picturesque picturesque Herzegovinian villages with traditional architecture, the remains of the ancient city of Mokriskik, the medieval fortress Borak, the river Lištica, an incredible landscape intertwined with hilly and mountainous massifs, wild valleys and canyons all the way to the quiet lowlands always delight new visitors. exploration, a new adventure. Welcome!
WHAT TO VISIT
- Museum and Franciscan Monastery in Široki Brijeg
- Spring of river Listica
- Restaurant Vrelo Borak
Although the trail mostly takes us through populated areas and you drive on a paved section, we always think that on longer rides it is necessary to bring a mini tool and a tool for patching inner tires, so the rule applies to this section. We definitely recommend that you tell your family or friends about your cycling plans before you go for a ride.
Mapa/Karta MTB Bike Park Široki Brijeg
ABOUT THE CYCLING RURAL PROJECT
MTB Bike Park Široki Brijeg, is a bicycle path that was developed and implemented within the project Cycling Rural – Bicycle routes for the improvement of natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro. The project “Bicycle routes for the improvement of natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro” is implemented within the Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, funded by the European Union. The project officially started on October 1, 2019, and implementation will last 18 months. The total value of the project is EUR 495,000.00, of which the European Union finances EUR 400,000.00. The project partners are the Office of the Government of the West Herzegovina County for European Integration as the project holder, the City of Široki Brijeg, the City of Ljubuški, the Municipality of Posušje, the Municipality of Grude and the Tourist Organization of Herceg Novi. The European Union is financing this project with the aim of strengthening and diversifying the quality of the tourist offer, as well as the development of cycling and outdoor tourist offer in rural areas of the cross-border regions of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project will result in the creation of a new and attractive offer under the brand “Cycling Rrural” which will become part of the overall tourist offer of both countries, as well as the tourist offer of the Adriatic hinterland.
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