Slovenia and Italy Cycling Tour

Join us on amazing cycling journey from The Julian Alps all the way down to Adriatic sea using Alpe-Adria cycling path.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover beautiful mountain lakes Bled and Bohinj by bike
  • Cycling near the crystal clear Soča River
  • Enjoy stunning views of alpine peaks from easy cycling paths
  • Visit Kranjska Gora, home of a World Cup ski area
  • Unforgettable dinner at Michelin-starred restaurant in Friulli
  • Sip superlative white wines from the Collio region of Friuli, one of Italy's best kept secrets

Slovenia is the only country in Europe that combines the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst. The changing landscape is constantly surprising, time and again. You can have one eye on the sea, then look in the other direction and be surrounded by high mountains.

From $ 2700 pp. dbl. occ.
Duration 7 days / 6 nights in luxury 4 star hotels
Activity Level Recreational non-riders are welcome
Start / End Ljubljana / Venice or Ljubljana
Meals All breakfast, 6 gourmet dinners, 5 Lunches, 2 Wine tastings and Cheese tasting
Daily Mileage 22 - 28 miles
Daily Biking 2 - 4 Hours

Itinerary Map

Day 1

Arrival Bled

The meeting with tour leaders and the rest of the group will take place on the hotel terrace. We will have a welcome drink, and you will receive detailed information about the tour and schedule.

Accommodation Hotel Astoria Bled

Day 2

Alpine lakes Bled and Bohinj 24mi. + 9mi. optional Ljubljana- Lake Bled- Lake Bohinj Show more detail Hide more detail

After the morning transfer to Bled, we will begin our ride towards Lake Bohinj. On the way, we will pass through the alpine village of Studor, and try the famous Bohinj cheese. Upon returning to the hotel, we will ride around Lake Bled.

Accommodation Hotel Astoria Bled

Day 3

Radovna valley and Kranjska gora 23mi. + 12mi. optional Bled - Radovna valley - Kranjska Gora Show more detail Hide more detail

Today’s ride is through the Radovna Valley, where we will make a short stop at a local farm. We will continue along the cycling trail that crosses the mountain river over several bridges. The ride through the typical alpine landscape will bring us to Kranjska Gora, host town for the World Cup ski race.

Accommodation Hotel Ski Pass

Day 4

Kranjska Gora - Alpe Adria cycle path 28mi. + 11mi. optional Kranjska Gora - Tarvisio - Venzone Show more detail Hide more detail

We will take the Alpe-Adria cycling trail from Kranjska Gora via Tarvisio towards the town of Venzone in Italy, where the idyllic towns, imposing sights and magnificent natural landscapes will be our companions along the way! Later, we’ll shuttle to the old town of Venzone, which has been restored to its medieval splendour.

Accommodation Hotel Ski Pass

Day 5

Emerald Soča Valley 22 mi + 15 mi optional Kranjska gora - Vršić - Bovec - Cividale del Friulli Show more detail Hide more detail

Today we have two options: challenge yourself and cycle up to Vršič Pass or take the tour by van, stopping at the Russian Prisoner’s Church, and enjoy a short hike around the Vršič Pass. After a long descent, we will come upon the turquoise waters of the Soča River and the remarkable limestone peaks of Triglav National Park. After a short transfer, we will reach our medieval castle hotel where we will spend 2 nights.
Day 6

Friulli region - Goriska brda 24 mi. + 10 mi. optional Capriva del Friulli - Cormons - Dobrovo - Capriva del Friulli Show more detail Hide more detail

In the morning, we start with a circular ride in the best-known wine region, called Goriška Brda, with Slovenia on one side and Italy on the other. We will stop to taste the best known red wines at one winery, and superlative white wines from the Collio region at another. For our farewell dinner, we will enjoy the San Daniele prosciutto and other Friulian specialities at a Michelin star restaurant.
Day 7

Capriva del Friulli Departure Show more detail Hide more detail

Check out is immediately after breakfast. The first option is a transfer to Ljubljana, and the second option is a van transfer direct to Venice, where you can spend a few romantic days enjoying this famous city.

Accomodation

Hotel Astoria Bled

Elegance and respect for nature are the hallmarks of our hotel. In the magical setting of Lake Bled, a refined and environmentally aware clientele will find the ideal place for relaxing holidays, w

Hotel Ski Pass

At the very northwest side of Slovenia, in geographically confined area between the Karavanke mountains on the north and the Julian Alps in the south, lies the Upper Sava Valley.

Hotel Castello di Spessa

Castello Di Spessa is a 12th-century castle providing panoramic views of the vineyards in Capriva Del Friuli. Free parking and tours of the castle's medieval wine cellars are available here.

What's Included

Come & Go

  • Exceptional customer service and unforgetable experience.
  • Delivery of your luggage to your hotel room each day.
  • Onward transfers.

Stay & sleep

  • Welcome drink.
  • 6 nights accommodation in luxury 4 star hotels.
  • Breakfast and dinner for 6 nights.

On the road

  • Unlimited fruit, snacks and drinks during the rides.
  • Choice of high quality hybrid and road bikes.
  • Water bottle and bike bag.
  • Quality helmets.
  • Vehicle support with free Wi-Fi internet - will carry fruit, snacks and drinks, bike spares, first aid kit, and, if needed, tired cyclists.
  • Two experienced local bilingual guides.

Wine & Dine

  • 6 gourmet dinners with drinks.
  • 5 Lunches.
  • 2 Wine tastings in most famous wineries in Collio region.
  • Cheese tasting.

More

  • Entry fees to attractions and historical sites.

What's not included

Airfare

  • The price does not include flights.

Insurance

  • The price does not include travel and cancellation insurances.

Tips

  • Gratuities for your guides are not included in your trip price. Standard is 5% of your trip price for the guide team. Please tip your guides based on their guest care, service and level of professionalism.