Cycling in Slovenia
Due to its landscape, historical and culinary diversity, Slovenia offers great opportunities for exploring stories through the eyes of a cyclist. Traveling around Slovenia is characterized by three main features: accessibility, diversity and pureness of nature. The dynamics of the terrain offer challenges and a wide range of bike trips for all types of cyclists. Cycling around Slovenia will delight both road cyclists as well as sworn mountain bikers and new eBike riders. The diversity and accessibility enable the combination of several activities by holidays Slovenia. Despite the smallness of the country, the pleasant natural environment offers a chance to hike, row, paraglide, or cross-country ski. All activities offer a wide range of day trips where there is no shortage of wonderful views, natural and cultural sights, and opportunities to taste local culinary specialties.
Among the most popular areas for cyclists are the Julian Alps with Bled, Bohinj and the plateau Pokljuka, the Kamnik-Savinja Alps with Velika planina, the Karawanks, the Soča valley with Tolmin and Bovec, the Ljubljana basin, Kras and Vipava valley. Interesting stories and corners are hidden in the border regions of Slovenia, which offer cyclists the opportunity to truly steer away from the everyday world. Adrenaline enthusiasts will find real pleasure in bike parks in Pohorje, Peca, Krvavec, Kranjska Gora and at the Cerkno Ski Center. All the above-mentioned locations are becoming more and more popular for mountain cyclists, since they, in addition to the park, offer transport with a cable car, numerous cycling routes, and naturally many possibilities for overnight stays. Families that would like to take part in cycling trips with children will feel at home in Slovenia as well. Among the more pleasant family trips is the cycling path leading through the Zgornjesavska valley to Kranjska Gora. Slovenia has recently become an increasingly popular destination for traveling cyclists who are enjoying one of the European tours.