This route will take you through the southeast area of the surroundings of Požega town, through wonderful nature, oak forests, orchards, vineyards...
The bike ride, on a combination of asphalt and gravel roads, will give you the opportunity to climb Požega Mountain via a 17% ascent. Endless forests and vineyards that stem between forested areas.
Arriving to the top near the Ćosine village and turning toward Pleternica you will head into the adventure called mountain top riding. This pleasure will take you to the Markota winery vineyard where in the lovely environment of grapes you can rest and replenish in the domestic atmosphere and barrel house.
Further along the gravel road, through the vineyards of Pleternica, with a mild descent you arrive to the church in Pleternica. After that comes an asphalt road back to Požega. Upon entering Požega, in Dubrovačka street is the Bartolović winery, with superior wines of the Požega and Kaptol areas.
Here you can also rest, taste wines and enjoy the cellar. Riding on you arrive to the centre of Požega, the Holy Trinity Square where the bike route ends.
Route name: Bike and Wine Vinogorje Pleternica
Route length: 36.1 km
Height difference: 255 metres
Average incline: 2,7 %
Ride duration: 4 hours
Terrain: Asphalt, gravel
Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 5
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