SLOVENIA BIKEPACK [SELF-GUIDED]

Our self guided bikepacking tour through the Julian Alps and Soca River Springlands of Slovenia. Expect famous road passes, alpine villages and stunning gravel vistas…

Tour Rating
Location

JULIAN ALPS [SLOVENIA]

FORMAT

SELF GUIDED

# Nights

4 NIGHTS

Distance / Climb

190KM / +4900M

Group Size

10-14

Join

£495

2020 DATES
TOUR SCHEDULE
DAY I

25km // +800m

MEET 11.00/12.00
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

DAY II

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

DAY III

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

DAY IV

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.

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY V

0km // +0m

Enjoy the final breakfast, before packing bikes and kit away, and transferring back to Llubljana, where the tour ends…

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SELF GUIDED?

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…

JOINING

*Please see Trip FAQ/Field Notes for more info, and note about booking travel before a tour is guaranteed*

>>TRAIN
Nearest Stations: Ljubljana

>> FLY
Nearest Airports: Ljubljana, Venice.

Ljubljana International Airport is well connected. The other option is Venice Airport, and transferring across.

HIRE OPTIONS

>> Adventure bike (Specialized Diverge, or similar)
>> Bikepacking bags

TOUR INCLUSIONS

>> 4 days adventure cycling
>> Accommodation in mountain huts, guesthouses and hotels
>> Most food and soft drinks, throughout
>> Llubljana Transfers
>> Pannier Tourer Pack Goodies

TOUR EXCLUSIONS

>> Travel to and from Llubljana
>> Riding/travel Insurance (required)
>> Alcoholic drinks and souvenirs
>> Bike / equipment hire – available at time of booking

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01/09/2019 - 31/12/2020

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Soca Springlands Slovenia Bikepacking Tour

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