Where can you go during the lockdown in Bratislava? Try a new hiking and running path

The new trail bypasses a busy asphalt road in the Small Carpathians above the Borough of Rača.

The new path is an alternative to the busy asphalt route above the Rača borough in Bratislava.The new path is an alternative to the busy asphalt route above the Rača borough in Bratislava. (Source: MLB/Marek Velček)
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Bratislava’s municipal forestry company opened the first stretch of a new touristic and running path in the foothills of the Small Carpathians, above the Borough of Rača, shortly before the Christmas holiday. The three-km long stretch from Spariská above Pekná Cesta, leading to the popular touristic point of Biely Kríž, leads through a forest.

“It is an alternative to the busy asphalt road used by hikers and cyclists that has resulted in collisions,” municipal forestry company Mestské Lesy v Bratislave (MLB) informed on social networks.

The regime on the road remains the same, i.e. mixed use by pedestrians, cyclists and forest maintenance vehicles.

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