Best cycling hotels in Slovenia

Slovenia is one of the most underrated and at the same time one of the greenest countries in the world. Did you know, that its pristine wilderness offers some of Europe’s most scenic hiking and cycling trails? In Slovenia, the cultural scene thrives and the food and hospitality are world-class.

When it comes to planning accommodation, Slovenia can be one of Europe’s most inexpensive countries. Our selection of the best cycling hotels in Slovenia will leave you well-placed to cycle and explore the best of this fascinating country.

The best cycling hotels in Slovenia are those with direct access to nature.

Slovenia is closely connected with its natural resources and the local population strives to manage them economically and, above all, sustainably. This means that the country is committed to ecological and sustainable tourism. Therefore, the visitors of Slovenia can get authentic experience full of unforgettable moments in nature.

With the development of tourism, the offer of accommodations in Slovenia is also increasing. To make your choice easier, we present you with some of the best cycling hotels in Slovenia. We arranged them into regions for an easier search.

Cycling hotels in Slovenia are just a door-step away from nature.

Nature in Slovenia is just a doorstep away from your Hotel. 

Best regions to spend cycling holidays in Slovenia

Slovenia is divided into 7 main regions (Primorska, Notranjska, Gorenjska, Dolenjska, Koroška, Štajerska, Prekmurje), which are divided into many sub-regions. We have excluded some of the most interesting sub-regions for active holidays, especially with an emphasis on cycling.

Our collections of best cycling hotels in Western Slovenia:

  • Best cycling hotels in Tolmin (Primorska region)
  • Best cycling hotels in Škofja Loka (Gorenjska region)
  • Best cycling hotels in Tržič (Gorenjska region)

1. Best cycling hotels in Tolmin

The city of Tolmin is the largest settlement in the Upper Soča Valley, Primorska region. His location on the southern rim of the Julian Alps is giving him a great starting point for many cycling trips. High mountains around Tolmin mean that the best way to explore local trails is by riding a mountain bike (MTB). That is why they call it an MTB haven on the south border of Triglav National Park.

Tolmin region with many nice views
Tolmin region with many nice views

In Tolmin you can find some of the most remote and beautiful places. 

Best rides in the region:

  • Matajur with the longest single trail descent in the region.
  • Stol a beautiful and demanding panoramic route
  • Robidišče the most western village of Slovenia

Cycling accommodations in Tolmin

Here are our 3 recommendations for cycling accommodations in Tolmin.

Best cycling hotel in Tolmin

Hotel Dvorec

Hotel Dvorec is easily accessible and conveniently located at the center of Tolmin in a building where the present meets the charms of the old world. With its location, only a couple of hundred meters from the confluence of the magnificent Soča and Tolminka rivers, Hotel Dvorec presents an excellent starting point for exploring the Soca Valley.

Best camping place in Soca valley

Camp Gabrje

Best camping place in the whole valley. Its amazing location on the left bank of Soca river gives you direct access to the river and on the other side great starting point for cycling trips. In addition to location, its great advantage is the size and openness, which adapts to the number of guests.

Best cycling hotels in Slovenia with surrounding nature.

Nebesa (Heaven)

Nebesa is modern shepherd chalets captured on a panoramic deck between the sky and earth.  They are almost a thousand meters above sea level and overlooking the peaks of the Julian Alps, the Triglav National Park, and the emerald Soča River in the valley beneath. Its location is great for exploring the Soca Valley by bike.

2. Best cycling hotels in Škofja Loka

The medieval city of Škofja Loka, Poljanska Valley, and Selska Valley are probably one of the most underrated cycling locations in Slovenia. They are all located in Gorenjska region. The surrounding hills are almost perfect for any kind of cycling. From MTB, gravel bike, and trekking bike to road cycling in this region you can find scenic roads and trails that will leave you speechless.

Škofja Loka region, hidden cycling beauty.

Škofja Loka region is one of the most undiscovered locations in Slovenia. 

Best rides in the region:

Cycling accommodations in Škofja Loka

Here are our 4 recommendations for cycling accommodations in beautiful medieval Škofja Loka.

Best cycling hotel in the centre of Skofja Loka.

Hotel Zamorc

This modern, rustic-style hotel is located in the center of Škofja Loka. Its location has both a great base for exploring the city and a perfect cycling getaway to the surrounding hills. A beautifully landscaped outdoor garden with a private fireplace and direct access to the Sora River ensures that you can relax after a cycling tour.

Award wining hotel and number 1 pick of best cycling Hotels in Slovenia.

Hotel pri Lenart

An award-winning hotel offering luxury accommodation in the foothills of the Julian Alps. Surrounded by some of the finest scenery in Europe, Pri Lenart Hotel is the perfect base for hiking and biking holidays in Slovenia. Accommodating no more than ten guests at a time, the hotel ensures that exploring Slovenia with them is a truly unique experience.

Beautiful and inviting accommodation in Poljanska valley.

Turizem Loka – Hotel Loka and Hotel Vila Loka.

Turizem Loka is situated in downtown Škofja Loka, walking distance to the centre of Škofja Loka. It is perfect for nature lovers, hiking and cycling enthusiasts, and people who enjoy peace and silence. The accommodation offers very nice and inviting apartments and rooms.

Remote village Sorica.

Apartments and rooms Tolc

Under the beautiful mountain pasture and ski center Soriška Planina you can find the photogenic village Sorica and this is where Apartments Tolc are located. Sorica is a great starting point for cycling and hiking trips and will give you a great environment to relax after your day is concluded. Apartments are modernly furnished and besides that, the accommodation offers a spa and private restaurant.

best cycling hotels in Slovenia - Na visokem

View from Sv.Volbnk over Mension Visoko in Poljanska Valley.

3. Best cycling hotels in Tržič

A true paradise for cyclists, Tržič offers you a wide variety of possible routes and levels of difficulty. From easy recreational rides to those that will soon leave you panting from exertion. You can set off on trails through fairly level fields, but sooner or later the terrain in Tržič becomes increasingly vertical.

Hut šija above Tržič

Tržič with its mountains is a hidden treasure in the Karawanks. 

Best rides in the region:

Cycling accommodations in Tržič

Here are our 2 recommendations for cycling accommodations in hidden Tržič.

Best cycling Hotels in Slovenia - Glamping Trzic

Glamping mountain fairy tail

In the oases of incredible nature, you can find beautiful wooden houses (cabins). All of them along with the surrounding park are designed and constructed according to Feng Shui principles. Cabins are located close to Tržič town. This area is convenient for visitors who want to explore natural, cultural, and historical attractions as well as enjoy various sports activities. The glamping site is an ideal base for cycling trips around Tržič.

Very nice cycling Hotel in Tržič.

Apartments tourist farm Štorman

The family-run farm is situated in an idyllic location with a beautiful view of the Alps. There is plenty of space to play or relax around the farm. The surrounding nature is perfect for hiking, cycling, and sightseeing. For a cyclist, they even offer bike storage and their own rental bikes.

Peaceful and authentic Šija hut above Tržič

Do you want to experience the best cycling hotels in Slovenia, but want more information?

Contact us or have a look at our available Holidays, which include some of the accommodations mentioned above.

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