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SG SLOVENIA EPIC GRAVEL

SELF GUIDED SLOVENIA

EPIC GRAVEL

1.176,00 /p

Season

May 15th to November 15th

Departure

9 am / or as arranged

Meeting

10 minutes before departure

Pick up & Drop off

LIFE Adventures' Bled Office

Duration

8 days / 7 nights

Group size

No limit

Private groups

Yes. The tour is self guided.

Restrictions

Not suitable for children and pregnant women.

Difficulty Level: Moderate-Challenging
Moderate-Challenging

Route info

Length: 658 km / Elevation: 12.698 m / (82.2 km daily)

Bike Skill level: Intermediate (advanced+ is max.) / Bike Fitness level: Level 4-5 (level 7 is max.)

Highlights

Stunning mountain scenery  /  Unique gravel bike roads around Triglav National Park and Julian Alps  /  Explore amazing lakes Bled and Bohinj  /  Enjoy Ljubljana, the  green capital of Slovenia  /  Epic gravel biking roads around Cerknica Lake, Snežnik mountain  /  Beautiful Karst region with its famous Postojna Cave and UNESCO Škocjan Caves  /  Coastal town of Piran – The Pearl of Adriatic Sea  /  Ride on famous Parenzana Trail..  /  The valleys of Notranjska region  /  Taste the richness of the Slovenian culinary

Slovenia is a great choice for every gravel cyclist

Slovenia is a outdoor adventure mecca and has become a classic gravel riding destination. We put together an amazing gravel grinding experience to highlight all of the best off-road riding the area has to offer. Slovenia Epic Gravel riding will leave your legs burning and your heart longing for more.

For gravel grinders, Slovenia offers a variety of cycling options in a truly preserved nature, full of surpluses and fascinating locations. In such a small country, with its outer boundaries in the shape of a hen, the cyclist can experience a really diverse landscape. It is almost impossible for a gravel enthusiast to stay cool, on the contrary, with a wide choice of great gravel trails, experiences and places along the way, it will warm the heart of every cyclist, or even “burn” them with a real adventure.

Included
  • Full organisation of the tour.
  • Introductory briefing on day 1.
  • Booklet with detailed itinerary, route instructions and all details with vouchers.
  • Maps with marked route – stages.
  • Navigation pack – GPS track.
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • 7 nights in 3-4* accommodation with breakfast.
  • 7-day rental of Trek Gravel bike Checkpoint ALR 5, Trek Checkpoint ALR 4 or Trek Checkpoint AL 3 with helmet, simple rain cover jacket, lock, pump, spare tube, Squirt chain lube and repair kit.
  • 3 main luggage transfers between accommodations from day 1 to day 8.
  • Ortlieb waterproof frame pack, seat pack, handlebar pack, gravel bags for luggage.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.
Not Included
  • Travel to/from Slovenia (to the start/end point of the tour).
  • Food and drinks, except breakfast.
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.
Supplements
  • Single supplement: 280 €
  • Single room Supplement: 240 €/person
  • High season surcharge: 140 €/person (June 15th to Sept. 15th)
  • Garmin GPS device rental: 65 €/tour
Guided option
  • We can organise a private guided group for 4 hikers or more with our experienced and licensed guides. Please, contact us for details.
Itinerary
  • Arrive to Slovenia.
  • Transfer to Bled – Hotel check-in.
  • Introductory briefing.
  • Short »warm-up« afternoon Bike tour around Sava River, Radovljica town and lower slopes of Karavanke mountains.
  • Overnight in Hotel, Bled ***/****
  • 35km / C -380m, D -420m / 1,5-2h
  • Gravel roads 75%, Single trails 10%, Tarmac 15%
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Gravel Biking from Lake Bled to Lake Bohinj via Jelovica mountain and back to Bled via Pokljuka Plateau in Triglav National Park.
  • Original Gravel Epic Stage Biking.
  • Overnight Hotel Bled***/****
  • 105km / C -2.350m, D -1.975m / 7-8h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%, Tarmac 15%.
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Gravel Biking from Lake Bled to Ljubljana via Gorenjska region, Škofja Loka town and Polhograjski Dolomiti Mountain.
  • Overnight Hotel Ljubljana***/****
  • 78km / C -1.750m, D -1.690m / 5-6h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 0%, Tarmac 20%.
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Gravel Biking around Ljubljana via Litija, Šentvid pri Stični, Turjak, Rakitna and back to Ljubljana / 5-6 hours, loop.
  • Overnight Hotel Ljubljana***
  • 85km / C -1.680m, D -1.520m / 5-6h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%, Tarmac 15%.
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Gravel Biking from Ljubljana to Postojna via Ljubljansko Barje, Cerknica Lake, Loška Valley, Rakov Škocjan Nature Park, … / 5-6 hours.
  • Overnight Hotel Postojna***
  • 95km / C -1.890m, D -1.720m / 6-7h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%, Tarmac 15%.
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Morning option: Visit of the famous Postojna Cave.
  • Human Fish Gravel Biking: Postojna–Snežnik Mountain–Gorski Kotar Mountains, Ilirska Bistrica–Pivka–Postojna / 5-6 hours, loop.
  • Overnight Hotel Postojna***
  • 87km / C -1.980m, D -1.940m / 6-7h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%, Tarmac 15%.
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Gravel Biking from Postojna via Predjama, Nanos Mountain,Vipava Valley, Red karst, Lipica, Osp, Koper, … / 5-6 hours.
  • Overnight Hotel Piran****
  • 112km / C -2.180m, D -2.050m / 6-7h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%, Tarmac 15%.
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Gravel Biking from Postojna via Predjama, Nanos Mountain,Vipava Valley, Red karst, Lipica, Osp, Koper, … / 5-6 hours.
  • Overnight Hotel Piran****
  • 112km / C -2.180m, D -2.050m / 6-7h
  • Gravel roads 80%, Single trails 5%, Tarmac 15%.
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