Dobšinská cycling route (Revúcka vrchovina and Slovenský raj)

Vyšná Slaná - Dobšiná - Dobšinský kopec - Stratená - Stratenský kaňon - Dobšinská Ľadová Jaskyňa (24 km)

Situation: Revúcka vrchovina and Slovenský raj
Region: Gemer

Starting point: Vyšná Slaná, bus stop, parking lot, district Rožňava.
Finishing point: Dobšinská Ľadová Jaskyňa, bus stop, parking lot, district Rožňava.

Route: Vyšná Slaná - Dobšiná (8 km)  - Dobšinský kopec (7 km) - Stratená (4 km) - Stratenský kaňon (3 km) -  Dobšinská Ľadová Jaskyňa (2 km).
Map: Tatry - Spiš - Zamagurie, 1:100 000 (sheet 3), VKÚ a. s., Harmanec.

Description of the route: The whole moderately demanding route requires concentration, as it runs on busy asphalt road (except for the canyon Stratenský). The long ascent from Dobšiná to Dobšinský kopec is rather demanding (it is 7 km long with altitude difference of 383 m).
Options to visit one of the most beautiful ice caves in the world - Dobšinská ľadová jaskyňa. Attractive route with fine views passes along the northern edge of the region Gemer. It runs along the National Park Slovenský raj, narrow valley Stratenská dolina and the canyon Stratenský. The cave is accessible via blue-marked hiking trail from the parking lot where you can leave your bikes.