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Slovenia Epic Gravel Riding

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Slovenia is a outdoor adventure mecca and has become a classic gravel riding destination. Every gravel cyclist has high expectations and Slovenia is a great choice. We offer an amazing gravel ride experience to highlight all of the best off-road riding the area has to offer. Slovenia Epic Gravel Riding tour will leave the legs burning and the heart begging for more.

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  • Group Size Small Group
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All about the Slovenia Epic Gravel Riding.

Slovenia is a outdoor adventure mecca and has become a classic gravel riding destination. Every gravel cyclist has high expectations and Slovenia is a great choice. We put together an amazing gravel ride experience to highlight all of the best off-road riding the area has to offer. Slovenia Gravel Epic Riding will leave the legs burning and the heart begging for more.

For gravel grinders, Slovenia offers a variety of cycling options in a truly preserved nature, full of surpluses and fascinating locations. In such a small country, with outer boundaries in the shape of a hen, the cyclist can experience a really diverse variety. It is almost impossible for a gravel enthusiast to stay cool, on the contrary, with a wide choice of great gravel trails, experiences and places along the way, it will warm the heart of every cyclist, or even “burn” them with a real adventure.

Highlights:

  • Stunning mountain scenery.
  • Unique gravel bike roads around Triglav National Park and Julian Alps.
  • Explore amazing Lake Bohinj and Lake Bled.
  • Enjoy Ljubljana, green capital of Slovenia.
  • Epic gravel biking roads around Cerknica Lake, Snežnik mountain.
  • Beautiful Karst region with famous Postojna Cave and Unesco Škocjan Caves.
  • Coastal Piran town – Pearl of Adriatic Sea.
  • Ride on famous Parenzana trail..
  • The valleys of Notranjska region: an incredible landscaped patrimony.
  • Taste the richness of the Slovenian culinary.

Facts:

  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Activity: Gravel bike tour
  • Ride type: Gravel roads, tarmac, single trails …
  • Length: 658 km / Elevation: 12.698 m / (82.2 km daily)
  • Grade: Moderate to Challenge.
  • Bike Skill level: Intermediate (advanced+ is max.)
  • Bike Fitness level: Level 4-5 (level 7 is max.)
  • Accommodation: 3*/4* hotels and private accommodation
  • Date: From May 5th to November 15th
  • Start of the tour: Every Day
  • Start location: Bled, Slovenia.
  • End of the tour: Motovun, Croatia.
  • NoteWe can organise a private guided group from just 4 bikers with our experienced and licensed guides. Please, contact us.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Full organisation of the tour.
  • Introductory briefing on day 1 with a welcome drink.
  • Booklet with detailed itinerary, route instructions and all details with vouchers.
  • Maps with marked route – stages.
  • Navigation pack – GPS track.
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • 7 nights in 3-4* hotel accommodation with breakfast.
  • 7-day rental of Trek Gravel bike Checkpoint ALR 5, Trek Checkpoint ALR 4 or Trek Checkpoint AL 3 with helmet, simple rain cover jackets, lock, pump, spare tube, Squirt chain lube and repair kit.
  • 5 main luggage transfers between accommodations from day 1 to day 8.
  • Main luggage storage (if necessary).
  • Ortlieb waterproof frame pack, seat pack, handlebar pack, gravel bags for luggage (if necessary).
  • Triglav Park entrance fee.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel to Slovenia (the start and end point of the tour).
  • Food and drinks: all food and drinks, except breakfast and dinner.
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Single supplement: 280€
  • Single room Supplement (single room): 240€ /person
  • High season surcharge: 140€ (July 5th to August 20th)
  • Garmin GPS device rental: 65€ (8 days)

 

  • Want to do a private guided group? We can organise a private guided group from just 4 bikers with our experienced and licensed guides. Please, contact us.
  1. Day 1 Lake Bled Biking Day

    Lake Bled Biking Day

    • Arrive in Slovenia.
    • Transfer to Bled – Hotel Check Inn.
    • Introductory breafing.
    • Short »warm-up« afternoon Bike tour around Sava Rivers, Radovljica town, lower slopes of Karavanke mountains.
    • Overnight in Hotel, Bled ***/****
    • 35km / C – 380m, D-420m / 1.5 – 2h
    • Gravel roads 75%, Single trails 10%. tarmac 15%
  2. Day 2 Bled to Lake Bohinj - Julian Alps Loop

    Bled to Lake Bohinj to Bled – Julian Alps Loop

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Gravel Biking from Lake Bled to Lake Bohinj via Jelovica mountain and back to Bled via Pokljuka Platoue in Triglav National Park.
    • Original Gravel Epic Stage Biking.
    • Overnight Hotel Bled***/****
    • 105km / C – 2.350m, D-1.975m / 7 – 8h
    • gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%. tarmac 15% / Al
  3. Day 3 Bled to Ljubljana Riding

    Bled to Capital Ljubljana Gravel Riding

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Gravel Biking from Lake Bled to Ljubljana via Gorenjska region, Škofja Loka town and Polhograjski Dolomiti Mountain.
    • Overnight Hotel Ljubljana***/****
    • 78km / C – 1.750m, D-1.690m / 5 – 6h
    • gravel roads 80%, Single trails 0%. tarmac 20% / Al
  4. Day 4 Ljubljana - Great Ljubljana Riding Loop

    Ljubljana – Great Ljubljana Riding Loop

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Gravel Biking around Ljubljana via Litija, Šentvid pri Stični, Turjak, Rakitna and back to Ljubljana / 5 -6 hours, Loop.
    • Overnight Hotel Ljubljana***
    • 85km / C – 1.680m, D-1.520m / 5 – 6h
    • gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%. tarmac 15% / Al
  5. Day 5 Ljubljana to Postojna Gravel Biking

    Ljubljana to Postojna Gravel Biking

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Gravel Biking from Ljubljana to Postojna via Ljubljansko Barje, Cerknica Lake, Loška Valley, Rakov Škocjan Nature Park, … / 5 -6 hours.
    • Overnight Hotel Postojna***
    • 95km / C – 1.890m, D-1.720m / 6 – 7h
    • gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%. tarmac 15% / Al
  6. Day 6 Postojna – Human Fish Loop

    Postojna – Human Fish Loop

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Morning option: Famous Postojna cave visit.
    • Human Fish Gravel Biking: Postojna – Snežnik Mountain – Gorski Kotar Mountains, Ilirska Bistrica – Pivka – Postojna / 5 -6 hours, Loop.
    • Overnight Hotel Postojna***
    • 87km / C – 1.980m, D-1.940m / 6 – 7h
    • gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%. tarmac 15% / Al
  7. Day 7 Postojna to Piran – To Adriatic sea Gravel Riding

    Postojna to Piran – To Adriatic sea Gravel Riding

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Gravel Biking from Postojna via Predjama, Nanos Mountain,Vipava Valley, Red karst, Lipica, Osp, Koper, … / 5 -6 hours.
    • Overnight Hotel Piran****
    • 112km / C – 2.180m, D-2.050m / 6 – 7h
    • gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%. tarmac 15%
  8. Day 8 Piran to Motovun (Croatia) - Grinding On famous Parenzana Trail

    Piran to Motovun (Croatia)

    • Breakfast in hotel.
    • Riding famous Parenzana Trail from Piran to Motovun / The best part of Famous Parenzana trail.
    • Afternoon private transfer to Airport.
    • 61.5km / C – 488m, D-345m / 4 – 5h
    • gravel roads 90%, Single trails 0%. tarmac 10%.
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