Join us in magical Slovenia for a Pannier guided version of our Soča Springlands tour. Starting in Austria we cross the meeting point of three countries (Austria, Italy & Slovenia) before heading up into the stunning Julian Alps, and along the Soca River Valley … before ending back on the Italian border, in the wine producing town Goriška Brda…
With this being self-guided, you can choose the dates that suit you 🙂 Feel free to contact us (email@example.com) with specific dates / groups before booking, if you have any questions…
25km // +800m
Mid-day shuttle from Ljubljana– Arnoldstein (Austria). Build bikes, pack bags and ride up Mt Peč to the point of the three borders. From here it’s a short descent to Kranjska Gora.
Accommodation: Mountain Hut
55km // +1200m
After breakfast, climb the Vršič Pass via its famed cobbled corners and lesser known gravel tracks, before descending through the Trenta Valley and joining the emerald green waters of the Soča River. From there, you’ll finish in the vibrant Alpine town of Bovec for the night.
Accommodation: Funky Hostel
50km // +1200m
…head to the summit of Mt. Stol. Starting with a pleasant alpine
road ascent you’ll soon turn off onto roughstuff, through dense forest before reaching the stunning summit with views back over Triglav. It is then a downhill gravel trail to your accommodation in the town of Kobarid.…
Accommodation: Basic Hotel
60km // +1700m
Today you’ll climb Kolovrat Mountain to the Italian border for incredible views over the Soča Valley. From there it’s a descent into the rolling hills and vineyards of Goriška Brda, for the night.
0km // +0m
Enjoy the final breakfast, before packing bikes and kit away, and transferring back to Llubljana, where the tour ends…
You will be sent accommodation details, packing information and local contact details before departure. Route wise, you also be sent basic paper maps and digital GPX route files, which you will need to load to a GPS bike computer prior to travel.
Before departure, we will put you in contact with our local partner who is based in Slovenia. They will be your main point of contact throughout the tour should you need any assistance…
*Please see Trip FAQ/Field Notes for more info, and note about booking travel before a tour is guaranteed*
Nearest Stations: Ljubljana
Nearest Airports: Ljubljana, Venice.
Ljubljana International Airport is well connected. The other option is Venice Airport, and transferring across.
>> Adventure bike (Specialized Diverge, or similar)
>> Bikepacking bags
>> 4 days adventure cycling
>> Accommodation in mountain huts, guesthouses and hotels
>> Most food and soft drinks, throughout
>> Llubljana Transfers
>> Pannier Tourer Pack Goodies
>> Travel to and from Llubljana
>> Riding/travel Insurance (required)
>> Alcoholic drinks and souvenirs
>> Bike / equipment hire – available at time of booking
FAQ / Field Notes
Soca Springlands Slovenia Bikepacking Tour
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