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Julian Alps to Adriatic 10-day Guided Cycling Tour Level 2/3

  • 10days
  • Slovenia

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10-day Self-guided Cycling Tour from Alps to Adriatic

GRAND CYCLING TOUR OF SLOVENIA - FROM THE JULIAN ALPS TO THE ADRIATIC COAST. Cycling in Slovenia truly is paradise. And this cycling program offers the very best of its dynamic landscapes; you'll start in gorgeous Julian Alps, pass through one of the world's most beautiful lakes (Lake Bled), spend the night in the elegant and leafy city of Ljubljana, cycle to world class attractions – the mighty caves of Postojna and Škocjan - before arriving to the charming Slovenian Adriatic coast. We are inviting you on a fantastic 10 days cycling holiday, where you will see the most important and most beautiful places Slovenia has to offer.

Highlights of the tour:

  • Beautiful city of Ljubljana (European Green Capital 2016)
  • Triglav National Park with Lake Bled, one of world's most beautiful lakes
  • Take a tour through the »Queen of Caves«, Postojna which celebrated its 200th anniversary in April 2018
  • Don’t miss a visit to the interesting Predjama Castle
  • UNESCO listed, beautiful Škocjan Caves are a must
  • Romantic Slovenian Adriatic Coastline

Tour character: Level 2/3

Moderate level 2/3 self guided cycling holiday, mostly on tarmac roads (approx. 10 % is on gravel road) with
some climbs.

Included in the Alps to Adriatic Cycling Tour:

  • 9 overnights with breakfast in good Hotels 3* and 4* with en suite facilities
  • 9 dinners in hotels or sometimes in local restaurants outside hotel
  • English speaking tour guide escorting the group on bike throughout the tour (starts with welcome meeting and dinner on Day 1 and ends after group dinner on Day 9)
  • Quality classic trekking bike Sub Cross 30 with one bike (back) pannier
  • Luggage transfers between the hotels
  • Entrance to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle
  • Entrance to Škocjan Caves
  • Preparation, organization and VAT

Not included in the tour:

  • Arrival / departure to / from first / last hotel flight tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuity
  • Lunches and drinks
  • All other expenses that are not mentioned in what’s included description


  • Airport & city transfers (prices are per person, minimum number two people sharing a transfer)
  • Airport Ljubljana – Kranjska Gora 50 EUR
  • Ljubljana City – Kranjska Gora 60 EUR
  • Klagenfurt Airport Austria - Kranjska Gora 48 EUR
  • Villach Train Station / City - Kranjska Gora 22 EUR
  • Strunjan – Airport Trieste 55 EUR
  • Strunjan – Train Station Trieste 30 EUR
  • Strunjan - Kranjska Gora 100 EUR ( no bikes)
  • Strunjan - Kranjska Gora 125 EUR (incl. bikes)
  • Strunjan - Ljubljana Airport 60 EUR

Date Available: 25.6.2022 - 4.7.2022 

If you would like to rent an e-bike (280 EUR) helmet (16 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Individual arrival at Kranjska Gora.

    Nestled in the Julian Alps at the triple border point of Slovenia, Italy and Austria, Kranjska Gora is an attractive and popular tourist resort throughout the year. In the winter is famous for offering excellent winter sports opportunities, in warmer months cyclists and hikers can enjoy in it's great natural beauty, appreciated specially for its scenic cycling, walking and trekking routes.

  • Day 2

    Kranjska Gora – Bled approx 40km, 390 elevation m

    First cycling day takes you from one Alpine beauty to the next one. Lake Bled, famous for its immense natural beauty, together with its surroundings is considered to be one of the most beautiful alpine resorts. With its island in the middle of the lake and other natural and cultural sights, Bled will surely amaze you. Do not forget to taste the world wide known Bled cream cake, one of the Symbols of Bled. (meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 3

    Bled – Kranj approx 47km, 535 elevation m

    Today's winding cycling route passes typical Slovenian rural villages before you arrive in Kranj, the capital of the Slovenian Alps. They say that in Kranj you stand with one foot in the city and the other one in nature. It is also considered the cultural heart of Slovenia because of the greatest Slovenian poet France Prešeren. The special feature of the town is a river canyon in the town centre. (meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 4

    Kranj – Ljubljana approx 36km, 336 elevation m

    You will leave the charming Kranj and cycle towards Slovenia ́s capital and largest city. Ljubljana is one of Europe ́s greenest and charming cities. You will enjoy strolling through its irresistibly attractive centre, which is free of cars and with numerous cafes along the emerald-green Ljubljanica river, which runs through the city. (meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 5

    Ljubljana – Bistra approx. 32km and 240 elevation m, with the detour approx. 41 km

    Leaving the capital you will ride through idyllic and quaint villages, cycling on quite roads, surrounded by fields, green hills and farms. Just next to your accomodation, in the most amazing place, is located The Slovenia’s largest museum, the Technical Museum of Slovenia. It is located in a former Carthusian monastery and is known for its permanent and occasional collections from agriculture, fishing, wildlife and hunting to electricity, wood working, forestry, water driving machinery, textiles and printing. (Private Guesthouse 3 or smaller and simple Hotel 3, meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 6

    Bistra – Postojna approx 40km, 745 elevation m

    Another meandering cycling day which will lead you to Postojna, a place with two world class attractions, Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle. The world famous Queen of the Caves is simply awe-inspiring. Having formed over thousands of years, it has become one of most visited places in Slovenia. (Hotel 4*, meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 7

    Postojna – Divača approx 40km, 560 elevation m

    Today you will see the second Postojna's world attraction, the Predjama castle, one of the most picturesque castles in Slovenia. It is built into an overhanging rock in front of a karst cave hall that is connected with a cave system underneath the castle. After visiting the castle, the cycling winding route continues through fascinating Karst landscape, mingled with settlements and vineyards, which give us the glorious Teran wine and the well-known Karst prosciutto. (meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 8

    Divača – Škocjan caves – Muggia (Italy) approx 39km, 350 elevation m

    Only a few countries can boast of such natural phenomenon of exceptional global value. You cycle to the beautiful Škocjan Caves, which have been included in the World Heritage List (UNESCO) since 1986. After visiting the caves, you remount the bikes again and drive around the beautiful landscape, crossing the Slovenian-Italian border to arrive to your accomodation for today. Beautiful Bay of Muggia, the only Istrian town remaining in Italy. (meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 9

    Muggia (Italy) – Piran - Strunjan approx 42km, 500 elevation m

    Scenic and just glorious cycling stage from Italian to Slovenian coast - a perfect finish of magnificent Grand Cycling Tour of Slovenia. The route will take you through three Slovenian picturesque and historical Mediterranean towns which we are sure, will not leave you indifferent. (meals included: breakfast).

  • Day 10


    Depart after breakfast or extend your stay (Meals included: breakfast)

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