Julian Alps loop – long

Distance

distance 403 km

Duration

schedule 8 days

Vertical meters

arrow_upward 8365 m

Season

calendar_month MAY-OCT

Activity

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Type

SELF GUIDED

Julian Alps loop
Julian Alps loop is a week long adventure of cycling in the largest Slovenian mountain range – the Juilan Alps. We have designed a cycling tour where you will enjoy amazing roads, stunning views and ride among the high mountain peaks. The tour will take you thorough the famous Slovenian alpine villages, across the two highest pass in Slovenia (Vrsic 1611m and Bohinj saddle 1277m) and along the crystal clear rivers and lakes. The roads on the Juliana Bike road tour are also the training ground for the world class Slovenian cyclists and you can experience first hand why Slovenia is among the best cycling nations in the world.

Julian Alps loop – long

from 1650€ /

per person

8 days

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DAY 1

welcome to the julian alps

After checking in to your accommodation in Bohinj valley you will have a welcome meeting where you will get all the final information for your trip.

DAY 2

BOHINJ VALLEY

Your first ride in the Julian Alps will be all about Bohinj valley and the top trails and attractions the valley can offer. This loop ride is a great way to start your adventure in the Julian Alps.

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 50 km
vertical meters: 900 m

Day 3

3 top spots

First day of cycling will start in Bohinj valley where you will climb over the famous Pokljuka plateau to the famous lake Bled and finish in beautiful alpine village Kranjska Gora.

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 79 km
vertical meters: 1730 m

DAY 4

RIDE TO TRIPPLE BORDER

The loop ride on this day will first take you to one of the most famous nordic centres in the world. The Planica ski jumping hill is a place where world records in ski flying are set. An amazing valley Tamar is the place where you can have your second coffee of the day surrounded by the majestic north walls of the Julian Alps. Then the route will take you to beautiful Laghi di Fusine located in Italy just across the border. Next stop on this ride is a special as well. You will ride all the way to the point where Slovenia, Austria and Italy meet and you will have the chance to admire the views on the Austrian lakes, Italian forests and Slovenian mountains. A day that you will definitely remember for a long time.

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 49 km
vertical meters: 1275 m

Day 5

highest pass in sloVENIA

This day will be an epic one. You will cross the highest pass in Slovenia, visit the spring of the famous Soca river and ride through some of the nicest alpine valleys in the world before you reach a charming town of Kobarid where you will spend the night.

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 72 km
vertical meters: 1415 m

DAY 6

EXPLORE ITALY AND THE LANGOBARDS

A loop ride day where we invite you to explore the most north-eastern part of Italy and visit Cividale del Friuli a town created by Julius Caesar and is nowadays on the UNESCO list of world heritage. A great town to explore ancient history and reward yourself with a glass of Aperol spritz or Prosecco in one of the typical Italian bars.

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 71 km
vertical meters: 1260 m

Day 7

SOCA & BOHINJ VALLEY

Final day will start with a perfect warm up ride along Soca river all the way to Baca valley. This is where we start to approach the Bohinj saddle pass that will bring us back to Bohinj valley. If you don’t feel like climbing too much on this day you can take the train on the famous Bohinj railroad all the way to Bohinj valley and save your legs for the beautiful ride to lake Bohinj.

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 82 km
vertical meters: 1785 m

DAY 8

DEPARTURE DAY

After breakfast it is time to depart. We hope that you had a great time cycling around the Julian Alps and that the memories will stay with you forever.

Includes

  • Hike&Bike welcome meeting
  • 7x breakfast and overnight in specialised cyclist friendly accommodation
  • luggage transport
  • map of the area and route instructions
  • GPS tracks
  • list of equipment needed
  • first aid kit (on request)
  • 24/7 phone support

Does not include

  • travel cost to Slovenia
  • lunches and dinners (approx. price for a nice lunch is between 15 – 20 eur and dinner 25 – 30 eur)
  • cost of drinks and other personal spendings
  • bike (rent of gravel, MTB or e-MTB on request)
  • bike bags (on request)

What to bring

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

When to come

Ideal time for this cycling trip is between May and October.

HIGHLIGHTS OF JULIANA BIKE ROAD

When is the best time to CYCLE IN the Julian ALPS?

The optimal time for cycling around the Julian Alps is between May and October, when the weather is cyclist-friendly and the landscapes are at their most stunning.

How can I arrange bike rental for the JuliaN ALPS LOOP?

To arrange bike rental for the Julian Alps loop, simply contact us for more information, and we’ll assist you in selecting the right bike for your adventure. In our bike fleet we have a great selection of gravel and e-bikes and we are sure that we can provide you with the perfect bike for this tour.

What does the Julian ALPS LOOP package include?

The Julian Alps loop package includes a welcome meeting, three breakfasts with overnight stays in cyclist-friendly accommodations, detailed maps and route instructions, GPS tracks, a list of necessary equipment, first aid kit availability (on request), 24/7 phone support, and luggage transport.

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