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Slovenia

Cycling Highlights of Slovenia

  • · LAND ONLY PRICE
    Please contact us!
  • · ACTIVITY LEVEL
    Easy to Moderate
  • · DURATION
    8 days/ 7 nights
  • · HOLIDAY DETAILS
  • · 8 days / 7 nights
  • · 6 days cycling
  • · 7 nights hotel (breakfast included)
  • · 6 lunches (picnic or in a traditional restaurant)
  • · Guided
  • · Supported with a vehicle
  • · OPTIONAL
    Single Room Option; Daily route extension for more biking
  • · DEPARTURES
  • Upon request from May to October
  • · 8th
  • · OPTIONAL BIKE RENT
    Marin hybrid bike with panniers
  • · TRIP EXTENSION
    See our Blue & Green Istria Cycling Tour.
Tour details
  • Slovenia, undiscovered gem and Europe’s best kept secret with limitless cycling opportunities and friendly locals that amaze with their hospitality;

  • Ljubljana, ancient roman Emona and that today’s European green capital; an oasis of parks, open air libraries along the bridges and banks of Ljubljanica River, cobblestone streets of medieval old town mounted with the 11th century castle on top;

  • cycling in the hearth of majestic Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, rich with  breathtaking views, alpine meadows and grazing cattle, century old farms, Hansel and Gretel fairytale like wooden houses and home made shepherd’s cheese;

  • enjoyable cycling adventures in paradise with pristine nature, on scenic, safe and well maintained roads with flat to rolling terrain (and optional challenging climbs for the extra miles);

  • picture perfect Alpine fed Lake Bled, with it's towering medieval castle perched on the cliff above town, tiny storybook islet and 12th century church where every wish gets true ringing the bell of wishes;

  • serene glacial Bohinj Lake with lush green scenery, crystal clear water beneath and limestone peaks around;

  • a charming village of Kranjska Gora, a ski resort and winter’s delight that hosts many World Cup Alpine Ski races and offers diverse culinary delicacies where various traditions and tastes of 3 neighboring countries (Italy, Austria and Slovenia) blend into unique gastronomy;

  • the most scenic and challenging mountain road that with 27 switchbacks leads to Vrsic Mountain pass, that offers breathtaking views of snow-topped mountain peaks;

  • emerald green Soca River, peaceful and timid at times yet pulsating and vibrant by nature, once the scene of legendary WWI Isonzo front, today a true pearl of nature;

  • family run countryside inn and vinery that offers culinary extravaganzas of Ana Ros, Slovenia’s best chef, who gained world glory staring at Netflix’s Chef’s Table and received the title of World's Best Female Chef 2017;

  • sunny vineyards of Goriska Brda, land of cherries, peaches, apricots, olives and world renowned wines, resembling Tuscany yet with a Mediterranean flavor;

  • Parenzana, a former narrow-gauge railway line connecting Trieste in Italy and Porec in Croatia between the years 1902-1935 that is today transformed into the , Route of Health and Friendship, connecting people and countries;

  • Venetian town of Piran where precious salt and trading routes dating back to ancient Greece gave the wealth and power to this small idyllic coastal town;

  • comfortable nights in carefully chosen boutique hotels;

  • where safety and comfort come first and versatile and reliable local guides adapt to your pace and fitness level;

  • homegrown seasonal vegetables, farm-to-table cuisine, homemade cheese, smoked meat, honey, wine and so much more.

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Map and itinerary
  • 1
    Arrival to Ljubljana
  • 2
    Ljubljana - Karavanke Alps route - Lake Bled
  • 3
    Bled - Pokljuka mountain plateau - Lake Bohinj - Bled
  • 4
    Bled - Radovna Valley - Kranjska gora
  • 5
    Kranjska gora - Vrsic mountain pass - Soca Valley
  • 6
    Kobarid - Kolovrat - Brda Wine Country
  • 7
    Brda Wine Country - Piran
  • 8
    Transfer to Ljubljana and Ljubljana airport or nearby airports (optional). End of tour.
 
We will come back to Slovenia.
Hilde K., Netherlands

We loved activities and the beautiful scenery. For a family, small hotels or b&b were a very nice option.