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Self-guided Cycling from Alps to Adriatic

Cycle your way through the diverse regions of Slovenia, discovering the country’s diversity on this self-guided cycling journey from the mountains to the sea.
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8 days / 7 nights
Apr - Oct
From: 1,495€/person
Suitable for most active people with good stamina and basic cycling experience
Trekking Cycling
Discover the joy of scenic rides across varied landscapes, tailored for cyclists seeking adventure and exploration.

The ultimate cycling holiday from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea

Visit Slovenia’s top highlights like Bled, Kranjska Gora, Vršič Pass, Soča Valley, Goriška Brda, and Piran, on the way

Explore the diverse landscapes of Slovenia at your own pace

Get a prepared itinerary and enjoy our full support while retaining the freedom of self-guiding

After 6 days of cycling around 40-50 kilometers per day, reward yourself with a dip into the sea

Cyclists on the wine route, riding along Austra - Slovenia border with grapevines fields in Autumn.

Goriška Brda offer amazing leisure cycling routes along the vineyards

cheerful active senior woman on a E mountain bike tour at Vršič Pass in the Triglav National Park, Julian Alps above Kranska Gora in Slovenia

The Vršič pass offer two roads the main paved road, and the old bridle path, more accessible to electric mountain bikes

Lake Bled Castle 2

Lake Bled castle

Overlooking Koper as you arrive to the Slovenian coast

Overlooking Koper as you arrive to the Slovenian coast

Asian tourist on a bike with beautiful scenery of lake Bled with church on island in Slovenia, Europe

Start your adventure by circumnavigating the lake Bled

Arial view of Slovenian coast and Piran peninsula

Arial view the Piran peninsula

beautiful senior woman cycling in downtown Piran at the Adriatic sea in Slovenia, Europe

Labyrinth of the narrow streets of Piran

lake kreda is great for summer refreshment

Lake Kreda, conveniently hidden on the way to Kranjska Gora

Bicycle tourism in Slovenia

The switchbacks of Vršič Pass

goriška brda at sunset

Goriška Brda at sunset

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Vršič pass from above

Chilling by the Soča river

Soča River will be your company for quite a few kilometres

Self guided

Included in price

Tour design and organization
Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions
Service and support during your tour
GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app
Accommodation as per itinerary
Luggage transfer

What to bring to the tour

Cycling Gloves
Rain/Wind Jacket
Small Backpack
Water Bottles/Bidons
ID Card
Zip Lock Bag for Electronics
Bike Lube

Are you a traveler who likes to experience the country you’re in up close but still explore a lot in a week? Do you prefer to organize your own day while traveling but not take so much time doing all the needed research? If you resonate with both of these questions, then you’re gonna love our self-guided cycling holiday in Slovenia.

If walking is too slow and driving around with a car is not immersive enough, cycling is just the right compromise between the two. It allows you to breathe clean air like walking and be fast enough so you can see quite a lot in a week of turning the pedals. And of course, this fun physical activity also makes you healthier!

The self-guided aspect is also a key component of our tour. Guided tours are all about schedules, timetables, and other restrictions. But going on a self-guided cycling holiday allows you to explore Slovenia’s top attractions and beautiful landscapes at your own pace. And don’t worry, you don’t have to do any all-night research sessions about the places you’re going to visit. We take care of all that.

But you might be wondering, why Slovenia?

Slovenia is perfect for such a holiday. It’s small in size, but vast in its diversity, making cycling the optimal speed at which to explore it. Because the country is also super safe and easy to find your way around, you don’t need to be an experienced adventurer to avoid the pitfalls of traveling without a local guide.

In just a week, you’ll discover diverse landscapes, cycling your way through the ever-changing countryside, from the mountains to the sea. You’ll start your journey at the famous Lake Bled, on the doorstep of the Julian Alps. From there, you’ll delve deeper into the surroundings of the Triglav National Park, exploring the scenic alpine valleys, mountain passes, and the mesmerizing emerald river of Soča Valley. The many cycling paths, gravel tracks, and asphalt roads will take you over pastures, forests, and villages, leading you south into the Mediterranean climate. The romantic roads through the sunny vineyards will take you over the Karst Plateau, from which you’ll descend and eventually arrive at the Adriatic Sea, just begging you to take a swim.

The roads and cycle paths in Slovenia are well-maintained, and the traffic is relatively low, especially on the ones you’ll be cycling on. You’ll have our team’s 24/7 support during the trip, remotely guiding you through the week and making you remember this journey for years to come.


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Things to know


Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided cycling holiday in Slovenia. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations; You enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.

Local experts

Our professional cycling guides know the local terrain and are trained to make this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity both safe and enjoyable.


We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree holiday.

Completely Customizable

Flexibility is our middle name — whether you want more or less, or just beyond ordinary, we’ll make it happen.

Book with confidence

We are a financially protected company, fully bonded and insured, keeping your money safe and allowing you to travel with confidence.

Unbeatable support

Our 24/7 customer support is where we show our passion, bringing you a better experience by making your well-being our number one priority.

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