Tackle the most demanding Slovenian climbs, discover magical lakes and visit 3 countries in one bike tour!
You will cycle on less traveled roads of Slovenia`s Alpine region, so no bother with too much traffic. The Julian Alps are a hidden treasure for all col collectors in good physical condition.
Notice, routes may vary slightly on the day depending on the weather conditions and the physical ability of the group.
Duration: 2 nights, 2 days activity
Some facts about the location.
Kranjska Gora is a small but lively Alpine town in northwestern Slovenia. It lays in a lovely mountain setting between Austria and Italy. It is also a popular base for all outdoor sports lovers. During the summer months, hiking and biking are the most popular. In winter, Kranjska Gora turns into a popular family ski resort.
The town has all of the amenities that you need in a modern resort. There are supermarkets, bank, post office, well-equipped medical center, tourist information office, and several sports shops. Numerous bars and restaurants are located in the city old center. Although there are several large hotels in the area, the village center retains its own identity. For a bike trip away, you can also visit the world-famous ski jumps in Planica or a spectacular waterfall in Mojstrana. The possibilities around here are neverending!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Ljubljana airport, Slovenia|
|DEPARTURE TIME||As per request|
|RETURN TIME||As per request|
|WEAR||Comfortable bike and athletic clothing, sports shoes (biking shoes), jacket and sunscreen|
Day 1 – Friday: Arrive and get set
- Arrive at Ljubljana Airport, short transfer to your hotel (40 minutes)
- Set up your bikes
- Enjoy the first dinner (not included in price) and get to know each other
Day 2 – Saturday: Warm up ride
Riding: 66km spin with 1250m of climbing over Pokljuka mountain plateau, descending to famous Bohinj & Bled lakes for typical local dessert.
- Enjoy a big fresh breakfast and get ready for a warm-up day in the saddle.
- Return to base and relax on the sun terrace, replenishing glycogen stores in your muscles for tomorrow`s big day.
Day 3 - Sunday: Big mountain stage
Riding: 110km and 2800m of climbing third day`s stage take us over Slovenian highest Alpine pass Vršič and it`s historical cobbled hairpins. After a long descent, you may decide on climbing country’s highest motorable road to Mangart with its famous rock-carved tunnels. We’ll descend over Col d Predil into Italy and finish with a nice flat section to cool down after a long day.
- Time to put all that training to good use!
- Afterward, unwind and relax in the hotel.
- Evening departure for Ljubljana Airport.