EASY CYCLING AND HOLIDAY AT THE KINGDOME OF GOLDHORN

Active holiday and full in the heart of the Julian Alps.

TOUR INFO

    Active holidays and guided cycling tours in the heart of the Julian Alps. The area of the Triglav National Park and Gorenjska County is famous for its natural beauty and for its many top tourist attractions. Whether it’s the famous Lake Bled or the alpine Lake Bohinj, you’ll enjoy a bike ride through fascinating panoramas. Enjoy a ride through the greenery of Alpine pastures and forests. Romantic villages, Alpine peaks rising above typical Alpine valleys.

    BICYCLE TYPE: Easy touring

    DIFFICULTY: Medium

    TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

    • Visit to the famous ski jumping hill in Planica, visit to the emerald lakes of Belopeci (Laghi di Fusine – Italy)
    • Trip to Triglav National Park and Lake Bled
    • Cycling in Pokljuka – a Slovenian forest treasure and the fascinating Lake Bohinj
    • Visit to the Vintgar Gorge – sculptures created by water…
    • One-day trip “Rural villages in Gorenjska”
    • A relaxing cycling holiday in the Julian Alps, 5 guided tours suitable for everyone – with the help of the Slovenia Guide team. Discover the kingdom of the “Goldhorn”

    DAY 1 – ARRIVAL TO DOVJE – ALPINE VILLAGE ON THE NORTHERN SIDE OF TRIGLAV NATIONAL PARK

    Arrival in Slovenia and accommodation in the old Alpine village of Dovje, close to the entrance to the Triglav National Park. Meeting with the guide and other things to do. Accommodation in a private house in an apartment. Dinner in a local restaurant.

    Village Dovje Slovenia Easy Cycling Julian Alps Kingdom of Goldhorn
    Easy Cycling Lake Bled Slovenia

    DAY 2 – CYCLING TRIP – NORTHERN WALLS OF JULIAN ALPS AND LAKE BLED

    Breakfast. Morning departure for a great cycling adventure. We’ll cycle along the Sava River, which is actually along a well-deserved old railway line, ride to the steel town of Jesenice, some long steep climbing over the hills and to the old village of Dovje, descend to the shores of Lake Bled, ride around the lake and stop in Slovenia’s most attractive town. Free time for relay race, walks, shopping. Afternoon transfer back to your holiday home. Dinner in the restaurant. Overnight.

    TOUR DATA:

    • 32 km, 320 vertical meter in ascent
    • combined with minivan transfer

    DAY 3 – CYCLING TRIP – FORESTS OF POKLJUKA PLATEAU AND THE BEAUTY OF LAKE BOHINJ

    Breakfast. Morning transfer to the starting point, which is a beautiful high mountain plateau, part of the Triglav National Park – the so-called Pokljuka. A landscape of deep forests, bordered by 2,000-metre peaks to the north and wide open to the south. We’ll make a fantastic drive to the Winter Nordic Centre, visit the old shepherd village of Zajamniki with its spectacular views of the mountains and the Bohinj valley. Then it’s a long descent to the shores of Lake Bohinj, Slovenia’s alpine pearl. Some stop at a cheese factory, others ride along the shores of Lake Bohinj…. In the afternoon, drive back to the village of Dovje. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight.

    TOUR DATA:

    • 50 KM, 570 vertical meter in ascent
    • combined with minivan transfer
    Easy Cycling Pokljuka Slovenia
    Easy Cycling Julian Alps Planica Slovenia

    DAY 4 – CYCLING TO PLANICA SKI JUMP AND BELOPEŠKA JEZERA

    Breakfast. Today we head west, following the cycle path to the winter ski resort and the village of Kranjska Gora. A short stop for sightseeing and a coffee break. From there it’s a short drive to the Alpine valley of Planica. World famous ski jumping centre. A short visit with a local guide, including a chairlift ride up to the starting platform of the giant ski jump structure. Later, we continued cycling along the cycle path, entered Italy, made some longer climbs to the Belopeci lakes or as they are called in Italian – I Laghi di Fusine. These are two alpine lakes set beneath the northern faces of the Julian peaks. A unique place with a magnificent view of the northern faces of the great mountain peaks such as Ponce and Mangart. Return downhill and drive back to Kranjska Gora and our holiday home in Dovje. Dinner and overnight.

    TOUR DATA: 55 KM, 560 vertical meter in ascent.

    DAY 5 – TRIP OVER JESENICE TO THE VINTGAR GORGE

    After breakfast, we will head straight into the national park, climb to the top of the hill and arrive at the area of the three waves of the Julian Alps. We will follow the Radovna river to the village of Gorje. A short stop for refreshments. This Alpine river has carved a huge canyon between the walls of the Hum and Borst hills, and we will have a nice walk through this natural phenomenon, called the Vintgar Gorge. Return to Dovje by road to Jesenice, later by the old railway line to Dovje, free afternoon for relaxation. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight.

    TOUR DATA: 47 KM, 690 vertical meter in ascent.

    Vintgar Bled Gorge Slovenia Cycling
    Radovljica Easy Touring Slovenia Cycling

    DAY 6 – TOUR OF THE  GORENJSKA COUNTRYSIDE

    Breakfast. Morning transfer to Lake Bled, some time for a cappuccino, then we start with a nice tour of the Gorenjska villages. There are a few climbs ahead, but most of the route is relatively flat. We head towards Ribno, descend to the Sava Bohinjka river and take a short ride along an unpaved path, continuing to the old town of Radovljica. Later, we head south to Kropa, cross the Sava River and return to the village of Brezje with its famous pilgrimage church. A short stop for a visit. Our route leads to Begunje, the birthplace of the famous Elan skis and the birthplace of the world-famous Avsenik band. We continue our drive back to Bled. Some free time to explore Bled before heading to Dovje. Dinner. Overnight.

    TOUR DATA:

    • 55 KM, 660 vertical meter in ascent
    • combined with minivan transfer

    DAY 7 – END OF TOUR

    Breakfast, time to say goodbye. Individual departure or organised transfers (on request).

    Triglav Lakes Slovenia Cycling

    PRICE AND SERVICES

     

    TOUR INCLUDES

    • accommodation in a private house – well-equipped tourist apartments*** in the village of Dovje on the basis of 6 half-board (breakfast and dinner served in a nearby typical restaurant)
    • tourist tax
    • 5 guided tours with our guide
    • assistance of an assistance vehicle during the cycling tours (for transport)
    • organisation costs
    • a small gift for each participant
    • secure bicycle storage in both accommodation facilities
    • basic accident insurance
    • VAT

     

    NOT INCLUDED

    • drinks
    • lunch
    • personal expenses
    • entrance fees
    • additional transfers
    • bike service

     

    PRICE

    • on request

     

    NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

    • min. 6
    • max.: 12

    WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?

    Send us your wishes, desired date of travel, number of participants, difficulty, preferences … and we will prepare a tour tailored to your wishes and needs.

    You will spend some exceptional days with us, expirience beautiful parts of our country.

    We  will make your vacation unforgettable 🙂

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