Ultimate Road Cycling – Slovenia, Italy & Croatia
Uncover the perfect fusion of history and contemporary allure in Ljubljana
Journey through the captivating alpine areas of Bohinj and Bled on two wheels
Venture into the breathtaking Julian Alps and their glacial valleys
Encounter the renowned Vršič Pass and conquer the lofty ascent of Mangart
Traverse the enchanting Soča Valley and the wine region of Goriška Brda
Included in price
What to bring to the tour
Embark on a captivating 15-day cycling adventure through the stunning landscapes of Slovenia, Italy, and Croatia. This extraordinary journey goes beyond mere biking miles, immersing you in the rich historical charm of vibrant cities, the breathtaking beauty of lush landscapes, and the distinctive cultures of these three captivating countries.
Your expedition commences in the lively capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, where modern vibrancy harmonizes with timeless allure. Pedaling through picturesque villages and rugged terrains, you’ll be swept away by the untouched splendor and tranquility of Polhograjski Dolomiti, setting the tone for the voyage ahead.
As you traverse charming mountain towns like Škofja Loka and Železniki, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring views atop Soriška Planina, each turn revealing another breathtaking vista. The journey leads you to the Alpine paradise of Bohinj, where crystal-clear waters and majestic peaks welcome you with open arms.
Continuing from Bohinj to the iconic Bled, you’ll encounter peaceful hamlets, undulating landscapes, and historic landmarks. The path unfolds through Radovna Valley’s majestic scenery, offering optional detours to cascading waterfalls and a serene stopover at Lake Jasna in Kranjska Gora.
The adventure takes a thrilling turn as you cross into Italy, where the expansive landscapes of Sella Nevea showcase the panoramic beauty of the Julian and Carnic Alps. Conquering Slovenia’s highest mountain pass, Vršič Pass, becomes a rewarding feat with awe-inspiring vistas that surpass every cyclist’s imagination.
Discover the enchanting town of Bovec and take on the exhilarating ascent to Mangart, Slovenia’s highest asphalt road, where breathtaking views of the Julian Alps unfold before your eyes. This adventurous ride is contrasted by a serene journey through Goriška Brda, renowned for its wines, where ascending offers glimpses of the Adriatic Sea.
Continuing into Italy’s tranquil Friuli region, you’ll descend from the Karst Plateau, passing through charming villages and cycling along the captivating Istrian coastline until you reach Piran. As you ascend from Buje, the historic heart of Croatia unveils itself, culminating in a leisurely coastal ride through Poreč and Rovinj.
This cycling expedition is more than just a physical endeavor; it’s a curated cultural and sensory experience that leaves an indelible mark on your memory. The moments you cherish along this remarkable journey will beckon you to relive them until you embark on another unforgettable adventure.
Things to know
Travel dates can affect the prices.
The itinerary can always be adjusted to suit your budget better.