What will you experience?

world famous lake Bled

Radovljica old town

cycling on the scenic roads and gravel trails

sleeping in specialised cyclist friendly accommodation

beautiful scenery and amazing views

typical alpine villages

Kropa village and the Iron forging museum

Karavanke mountain range and Zavrsnica valley

Price:

Please let us know your preferred date and accommodation type at grega@hikeandbike.si and we will send you the price.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1 will start with a welcome meeting, where you will get all final information and materials for your trip. If you choose to rent bikes with us, this will also be the day when we will fit the bike to your needs. We recommend to follow the day rides like we suggest, but since you will be center-based, you can choose on your own what ride to do. If you come early we invite you to hop on your bike and do a short warmup ride around the area and get ready for your cycling adventure.
You will start your gravel riding adventure by exploring the Jelovica plateau and the surrounding areas and villages of Bled area. During your ride you will experience everything from green forests, beautiful fields and meadows with amazing views.

TECHNICAL DATA:
- distance: 40 km
- vertical meters: 800 m (up and down)
This day is reserved for gravel roads on the famous Pokljuka plateau, alpine meadows and untouched nature. The day will start with a climb up to the plateau and when the climb eases off, you can stop for a break, coffee and strudel in a typical mountain hut. The ride will continue across the meadows and pastures, with amazing views, so make sure to have a full battery on your phone or camera. You will also ride through the higher lying villages of the Bohinj valley and Bled area and finish the day with a beautiful descent back to your accommodation.

TECHNICAL DATA:
- distance: 53 km
- vertical meters: 1100 m (up and down)
Day 4 is a day for cycling under the Karavanke mountain range and discovering the picturesque alpine villages. During the ride we suggest to stop at Radovljica town, experience the old town and take a brake in one of the traditional Radovljica restaurants.

TECHNICAL DATA:
- distance: 54 km
- vertical meters: 750 m (up and down)
Your gravel cycling is done, but we hope that we memories will remain forever. 🙂

 

Included:

welcome meeting
half-board and overnight in specialised cyclist friendly accommodation
map of the area and route instructions
GPS tracks
list of equipment needed
first aid kit (on request)
24/7 phone support

Excluded:

airfare for arrival to Slovenia
travel cost to and from Bled
travel and health insurance
cost of drinks and other personal spendings
gravel bike (optional rent available)

What to bring:

 

Once you book a self-guided gravel biking with us we will provide you with a full equipment list that we suggest to have for your cycling vacation.

Available dates:

Ideal time for this cycling trip is between April and October. We have various options from self-catered apartments to cyclist friendly hotels for overnights on this tour so the availability depends on the accommodation availability. Please let us know your preferred date at grega@hikeandbike.si.

This tour can also be modified for less days. If you have a limited time frame or any special requests that you would like to experience during your cycling in Slovenia please send us an email at grega@hikeandbike.si and we will set all the details. 🙂

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