Slovenia | Julian Alps Itinerary
(Host City: Ljubljana, Slovenia (LJU))
Day 1: Bled
Day 2: Bled
Day 3: Kransjka Gora
Day 4: Kobarid
Day 5: Gorizia
Day 6: departure
Quotes from the Field:
"The guides were outstanding. The restaurants were fabulous. The bikes were great. The scenery was like a beautiful fairytale. In one word - fabulous."
David Miller - La Porte, IN
Slovenia Bike Tours
Europe's tiny, unspoiled secret
One of Europe's least traveled destinations, Slovenia's fjord-like lakes, thundering waterfalls, rolling wine country and spectacular Julian Alps are begging to be explored.
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- Explore the 1,000 year old Skofja Loka, considered one of Slovenia's most beautifully preserved medieval towns
- Paddle around the 15th century church perched on an island in the midst of Bend Lake and sip aperitifs on the terrace of the fairytle Bled Castle
- Bike to the town of Kransjka Gora (home to the Alpine Skiing World Cup) pausing to snap photographs of the surrounding Karavanke Mountains
- Retrace the footsteps of the soldiers who fought in the Battle of Coporetto on a visit to the WWI Musuem in Kobarid
- Raise a glass of the local ruby-red wine as you kick back in the comfort of your hotel overlooking the unspoiled mountain enclave of the Julian Alps
6 days/5 nightsNights 1 to 2: Hotel Villa Bled
A short, lakeside walk from the center of town, the Villa Bled (once a Presidential home) offers four-star luxury along with warm hospitality and timeless elegance.Night 3: Grand Hotel Prisank
A contemporary, refined hotel in the heart of Kransjka Gora, rooms at the Prisank boast spectacular views of the surrounding Alps.Night 4: Hotel Hvala
The owners of the Hvala are renowned for their hospitality. Choose from a fine selection of local wines and seafood at the Hvala’s restaurant.Night 5: Grand Hotel Entourage
During the first half of the 19th century, the Strassoldo Palace housed the last of France’s royal dignitaries. Today the Palace has been renovated to the Grand Hotel Entourage, and is known for its sophistication and timeless style.
A few more reasons why you've gotta go:
1. We love countries that appreciate food and Slovenia has lots of fun quirky food festivals including the Salt Makers’ Festival, Cabbage Festival, Chestnut Sunday, and Bean Day to name a few.
2. More of a wine fan? Slovenia is home to the oldest vine in the world. Cleverly named, the Old Vine is over 400 years old and annually still bears between 35 and 55 kilos of red grapes for producing wine.
3. Couples can still get married in the church on Bled Island but the groom better be in good shape. Tradition says that he must carry his bride up the 99 steps to ensure a long and happy marriage.