Trans Slovenia will

inspire your sense

of adventure

Trans Slovenia will
inspire your sense
of adventure

Trans Slovenia - Alps to Adriatic Mountain Biking Tour

SLOVENIA | MTB TOUR | MTB OR E-BIKE | SELF GUIDED OR GUIDED | 2023

 

Adventurous mountain biking tour from the heart of the Julian Alps, Slovenia to the Mediterranean town of Piran by the Adriatic Sea. An amazing mountain biking experience on the beautiful western part of Slovenia with rides on enjoyable trails with local gourmet and untouched nature surpluses. It is an amazing and original Trans Slovenia by bike!

In one week by bike from Kranjska Gora in Julian Alps to the lovely and charming Piran town by the Adriatic Sea. Exploring around the Julian Alps and the western part of Slovenia by mountain bike. Experiencing the breathtaking scenery of green Alpine valleys, emerald meandering river and majestic mountain peaks. An amazing mountain biking tour through the natural and historic attractions of the Alpine, Collio and Karst regions. With diversity at the western part of Slovenia, you will enjoy local gourmet experiences and reconnect with traditional flavours.

 

Each day of this sensational Trans Slovenia MTB tour will inspire your sense of adventure and fuel your passion for exploring the world on two wheels. It's green and friendly Slovenia. Let's ride it!

 

Facts:

  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights.
  • Activity: Mountain Biking Tour / MTB / E-Mtb / Gravel
  • Length: 365 km / Elevation: Climb + 9200 m 
  • Grade: Moderate.
  • Open dates for groups: From May 5th to October 30th.
  • Booking: Any day of the week.
  • Start of the tour: Arrival city is Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.
  • End of the tour: Piran, Slovenia.
  • Price: 895€ - self guided tour (min. 2 bikers in group).
  • Price: 1480€ - guided tour (min. 4 people in group)
  • Note: This biking tour involves riding through remote and rugged terrains.

 

Note: At LIFE Bike we specialize in designing epic bike tours. We are committed to seeking out the very best in everything for our guests that only the knowledge and experience of our local team can provide. This Trans Slovenia Mountain Biking Tour is designed back in 2016. In the last six years, 150 bikers have ridden this epic tour.

 

And what is even welcome and great: At almost every stage, you can choose a more challenging or easier option. So that you can adapt certain stages to your riding abilities. The level of difficulty varies depending on the ground, the difference in height and the length of the stage. All daily stages are connecting - it is necessary to reach the next location for accommodation.

From 895 €

8 Days

Mountain Biking

INFORMATION

Difficulty: Moderate.

Bike skill level: Intermediate+

Bike fitness level: Level 4/5 (7 is max)

EXPERIENCE

Each day of this sensational mountain biking tour will inspire your sense of adventure. It’s about amazing Slovenia, Ride It!

WHEN TO GO / DATE

May 5th - October 30th

START / END LOCATION

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Piran, Slovenia

KRANJSKA GORA

ALPINE LAKES RIDING

  • Morning or afternoon Introductory meeting.
  • Riding from Kranjska Gora to Belopeška Lakes and back to Kranjska Gora via Tromeja / Triple Border
  • Accommodation in a hotel***, Kranjska Gora.
  • Option 1: 22 km / +680m / 2-3 hours
  • Option 2: 32 km / +850m / 3-4 hours
  • Single trails 20-30%, gravel road 30-40%, tarmac 20%

KRANJSKA GORA TO BOVEC

JULIAN ALPS RIDING

  • Breakfast in hotel, Kranjska Gora.
  • Biking from Kranjska Gora to Bovec via the well-known Vršič Mountain Pass (1611 m) and along upper Soča Valley.
  • Accommodation in a hotel***, Bovec.
  • 51 km / +1100m / 4-5 hours
  • Single trails 30%, gravel road 40%, tarmac 30%
  • Note:

BOVEC TO KOBARID

TRUE MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE RIDE

  • Breakfast in hotel, Bovec.
  • Riding from Bovec to Kobarid via Mt. Kobariški Stol by single trails and old mule-track road.
  • Accommodation in a hotel***, Kobarid.
  • Option 1: 45 km / +1250m / 3-4 hours / Via Kobariški Stol direct to Kobarid on steep trail.
  • Option 2: 52 km / +1180m / 4-5 hours / Via Kobariški Stol to Breginj and Kobarid
  • Option 3: 42 km / +1400m / 4-5 hours / Via Kobariški Stol direct to Soča Valley - Nagozd  to Kobarid.
  • Option 4: 28 km / +490m / 2-3 hours / Via Soča valley to Nagozd and to Kobarid.
  • Single trails 20-30%, gravel road 30-50%, tarmac 20-40%

KOBARID TO TOLMIN

REAL ALPINE DELIGHT

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cycling from Kobarid to Tolmin via Drežnice and Krn village and the well-known Tolmin Gorge.
  • Accommodation in a hotel***, Tolmin.
  • Option 1: 40 km / +1380m / 4-5 hours
  • Option 2: 45 km / +1780m / 5-6 hours
  • Single trails 30, gravel road 40%, tarmac 30%

TOLMIN TO ŠMARTNO (COLLIO)

WESTERN SLOVENIA PANORAMIC RIDE

  • Breakfast in hotel, Tolmin.
  • Cycling from Tolmin to Šmartno in famous Goriška Brda (Collio).
  • Accommodation in a hotel***, Šmartno.
  • Option 1: 56 km / +1540m / 5-6 hours
  • Option 2: 44 km / +900m / 4-5 hours
  • Single trails 30%, gravel road 40%, tarmac 30%

ŠMARTNO (COLLIO) TO PLISKOVICA / SEŽANA

AMAZING KARST REGION RIDE

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cycling from Šmartno to Pliskovica via beautiful Kostanjevica and Komen town.
  • Accommodation in a Tourist Farm***, Pliskovica or Hotel in Sežana ***
  • 68 km / +1260m / 5-6 hours
  • Single trails 30%, gravel road 40%, tarmac 30%

PLISKOVICA / SEŽANA TO PIRAN

ADRIATIC SEA BIKING DAY

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Biking from Pliskovica to Piran via Škocjan Caves (UNESCO) and on the panoramic trails above the Gulf of Trieste.
  • Accommodation in a hotel***, Piran.
  • 78 km / +1560m / 6-7 hours
  • Single trails 30%, gravel road 40%, tarmac 30%

PIRAN, ADRIATIC SEA

REST DAY IN AMAZING ISTRIA

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Tour concludes in Piran.
  • Morning transfer to Ljubljana or Kranjska Gora.

WHY CHOOSE TRANS SLOVENIA TOUR

  • Stunning mountain scenery of the Julian Alps.
  • Unique single trails and gravel biking roads in Triglav National Park.
  • Beautiful towns of Tolmin, Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Piran, Bovec  …
  • Beautiful Soča Valley – the valley of the emerald river.
  • Enjoy riding on rideable and distant trails and gravel roads in the most beautiful part of Slovenia.
  • Beautiful coastal towns of Izola, Piran and Portorož - Adriatic sea!
  • Stay in charming accommodations.
  • Taste the richness of the Slovenian culinary.
  • Only the best cycling itinerary prepared by us - 22 years of experiences in Slovenia.

MTB ALPS TO ADRIATIC MAP

PRICE INCLUDE - SELF GUIDED TOUR

  • Full organization of the mountain biking tour.
  • Introductory briefing in Kranjska Gora on day 1 (morning or afternoon).
  • Self Guided LIFE Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions, transfers with timetables and details with all vouchers for accommodations, private transfers, ...
  • Gps routes/tracks (all stages).
  • APP for navigation (login with phone or tablet).
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • 7 nights in 3/4* accommodation, with breakfast.
  • Private luggage transfer between accommodations from day 2 to 7.
  • Main transfer from end of the tour (Piran) to Ljubljana or Kranjska Gora.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.

Price not includedTravel to Slovenia (the start point of the tour) / Food and drinks: all food and drinks, except breakfast at the accommodation / Items of personal nature / Travel Insurance / bike rental

 

  • High season surcharge: 180€ (June 15th to September 15th)

 

Optional extras:

  • *Bike rental: Trek MTB Marlin: 20€/day
  • *Bike rental: E-MTb Trek Powerfly 5: 40€/day
  • Single supplement: 560€
  • Single room Supplement (single room): 290€ /person
  • Garmin GPS device rental: 50€ 

* bike rental includes: bike rental with helmet, lock, pump, spare tube, chain lube and repair kit.

PRICE INCLUDE - GUIDED TOUR

  • Full organisation of the tour.
  • Introductory briefing on day 1 with a welcome drink.
  • Welcome goodie bag.
  • 8 days of guided tours by professional and licensed local mountain biking guides.
  • 7 nights in 3/4* accommodation, with breakfast.
  • Luggage transfer between accommodations from day 2 to 7.
  • Main transfer from end of the tour (Piran) to Ljubljana or Kranjska Gora.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.

Price not includedTravel to Slovenia (the start point of the tour) / Food and drinks: all food and drinks, except breakfast at the accommodation / Gratuity / Items of personal nature / Travel Insurance / bike rental

 

  • High season surcharge: 180€ (June 15th to September 15th)

 

Optional extras:

  • *Bike rental: Trek MTB Marlin: 20€/day
  • *Bike rental: E-MTb Trek Powerfly 5: 40€/day
  • Single room (at all accommodations) / 290€/person

* bike rental includes: bike rental with helmet, simple rain cover jackets, lock, pump, spare tube, Squirt chain lube and repair kit.

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