SLOVENIAN SPA & GOURMET ROAD CYCLING TOURAttractive cycling trip with excelent SPA and cousine experience.
The Spa & Gourmet cycling tour is an attractive cycling trip around Slovenia, where you will get to know the diversity of top Slovenian natural health resorts in 5 stages with personal cycling guides-hosts, and learn about Slovenian cuisine. A total of: 385 km and 3410 vertical meter ascents.
- Thermal experiences in 5 natural health resorts in Slovenia
- A unique culinary experience of traditional food
- Assistance to guides and daily luggage transport
TOUR DATE: On request
BEST TIME TO RIDE: From May to September
BICYCLE TYPE: Road
DAY 1 – RADENCI SPA RESORT
Individual cyclists arrive at the Slovenian health resort in Radenci, which lies near the banks of the Mura River, near the border with Austria. Accommodation. meeting with the organizer, short briefing and introduction to the tour, dinner. Overnight stay.
DAY 2: STAGE 3 HEARTS: Radenci – Sakušak – Ptuj – Ptujska Gora – Rogaška Slatina – Podčetrtek
The path leads us through the central wine-growing Slovenske gorice, towards the oldest town in Slovenia – Ptuj. From Ptuj we continue towards the south and the hilly world of Haloze. Drive through the famous Terme Rogaška Slatina and continue towards the destination in Terme Podčetrtek. Accommodation in Podčetrtek, free time to relax, dinner. Overnight.
TOUR DATA: 83 km, 550 vertical meter in ascent.
DAY 3: STAGE OLIMIA – Podcetrtek – Stara vas Bizeljsko – Brezice – Kostanjevica na Krki – Otocec – šmarjeŠke Toplice
The stage takes us further to the southern part of Slovenia, towards Dolenjska, in a hilly world known for its vineyards, along the river Krka to a very unusual landmark – the town of Kostanjevica on the river Krka, surrounded by a horseshoe-shaped river. From there we drive towards the famous castle Otočec (Island on the river Krka) and reach the destination – the thermal baths Šmarješke Toplice. Accommodation and some free time to relax, swim in thermal pools, dinner. Overnight stay.
TOUR DATA: 85 km, 930 vertical meter in ascent.
DAY 4: STAGE BEER AND FLOWERS – Šmarješke Toplice – Mokronog – Krmelj – Šentjanž – Radeče – Gračnica – Marija Gradec – Laško
The stage takes us through Dolenjska, past the village of Mokronog, turn north and head over the hills into the valley of the Savinja River, which originates from the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. We will follow the course of the river and reach our destination – the town of Laško, which is famous for its beer, the annual festival of beer and flowers and, of course, the excellent health resort of Terme Laško. Accommodation in a modern building, time to relax and enjoy the spa and swimming pools, dinner. Overnight stay.
TOUR DATA: 60 km, 760 vertical meter and ascent.
DAY 5: STAGE KURENT – Lasko – Celje – Soldier – Vitanje – Zreče – Sl.Konjice – Cigonca – Ptuj
The stage takes us north, across the land of Styria, past the princely city of Celje, and later into the hilly world of subalpine hills, past the Zreče thermal baths, located below the hill Pohorje, known as the ski resort and green lungs of northeastern Slovenia. The rear part will be level, very pleasant to ride. Our goal this time is the oldest city in Slovenia – Ptuj, which was built by the Roman emperor in the first century AD. A very picturesque old medieval town with a beautiful castle overlooking the roofs is known for its excellent health resort and Terme Ptuj. Hotel accommodation and free time to relax. Dinner. Over the night staying.
TOUR DATA: 88 km, 650 vertical meter in ascent.
DAY 6: STAGE FAREWELL STAGE AT WINE HILLS “Ptuj – Vurberg (Drava Cycling Trail) – Maribor – Pernica – Lenart – Sveta Trojica – Janžev vrh – Radenci”
The stage takes us along the Drava River to the city of Maribor, which is the second largest in Slovenia, known for its oldest vine plant in the world. After a short stop at Vinska trta, we set off into the world of romantic Slovenian wine hills, some undulating terrain that led us to our destination Terme Radenci. End of tour. Free time, farewell dinner. Overnight stay.
TOUR DATA: 75 km, 710 vertical meter and ascent.
DAY 7: DEPARTING DAY
After breakfast at the Radenci Health Resort, check-out at the hotel and individual departures.
PRICE AND SERVICES
- Five-stage cycling program with local road bike guides
- Accompanying vehicle and organizer’s assistance
- Organized transport of your personal luggage from hotel to hotel
- Accommodation in Slovenian natural health resorts on the basis of 6 half-boards in double rooms *** / ****
- Parking in Terme Radenci
- Gourmet snacks at rest (1x in each stage)
- Swimming in the pools and use of the sauna in natural spas according to the program
- Memorial T-shirt »Spa & Gourmet cycling”
- Tourist tax
- Organization costs
Drinks, personal expenses, single room supplement.
- upon 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 🙂