Slovenia mountain biking holidays

Mountain biking in Slovenia

The mountainous & hilly regions of Slovenia are perfect for mountain biking holidays. All through Slovenia's low altitude mountain areas you will find ideal cycle tracks & roads on which you will see the beauty of Slovenia’s nature first hand. Although Mountain bikers are not permitted on forest paths and mountain hiking trails, some forests have narrow trails designed especially for cyclists. Below is our guide to some of the very best places to cycle.

Biking holidays in Lake Bled & surrounding....

Lake Bled
, one of the main attractions of Slovenia, is nearby Triglav National Park, which makes it the perfect location to start your mountain biking adventures. The cycling routes cover the cultural highlights and natural heritage of the town of Bled and its surrounding area. Bled and its wider area have the perfect conditions for all levels of mountain bikers regardless of age or experience. The different road and track conditions leading to the villages around Bled are perfect for short mountain biking trips, and the intricate network of dirt roads on Jelovica, Pokljuka and Mežaklja will please & challenge even the most experienced of mountain bikers. There are numerous mountain bike hire companies in Bled where you can find a suitable bike or guide to take you where you desire.

Amongst the Julian Alps is the glacial valley of Bohinj known for Lake Bohinj, the well-preserved Alpine landscape and unique cultural tradition. The valley is also one of the highlights of the spectacular Triglav National Park.

The landscape of the park doesn’t allow enough space to be explored by car so you can explore easily on a mountain bike without having to dodge any form of motorised traffic. Bohinj is a great location for a family mountain biking trip as well as advanced mountain bikers. Another tranquil location worth considering for mountain biking is Bovec. The contrast of straightforward and vigorous routes, which go through thick green forests, along rivers and streams, to World War I monuments and open-air museum’s, make it a great location for most levels of mountain biker’s. Experienced mountain bikers, on the other hand, will adore the breathtaking vistas that can be seen from the higher altitude routes and the down hill excitement to be had at the Kanin MTB Park. You can benefit from hiring a tour guide to ensure that your mountain bike trip is safe so you are can enjoy your time without stressing leaving sweet memories to remember. The Bovec area holds many of the countries most popular mountain bike tours, ranging from shorter trails to one’s that total almost 100 kilometres.

Cycling in the Soca Valley

Families and more relaxed riders can take one of
the numerous easier routes along the River Soča, such as the one leading to the village of Čezsoča or Koritnica. Seasoned Mountain bikers will enjoy the abundant mountain trails over the slopes and peaks of the Julian Alps; these trails are best experienced on a guided tour. We have designed an all round short break mountain biking holiday for adults and offer biking opportunities in all our family active week programs.

For expert bikers we can create tailor made programs, with uphill climbs to Stol, Lepena and Vrsnik are a few of the more challenging rides you can tackle. Attractions such as the source of the Soča and Bavšica can be explored on
shorter tours with very little in the way of testing uphill gradients. For riders with extra stamina, there is the MTB Park, which has a 4.5km trail with an elevation gain of 600 m. With incredible scenery, an amazing local heritage to experience, numerous cycle trails to suit all abilities & fitness levels – mountain biking adventures in Slovenia are definitely you want to experience in the very near future.

Slovenia mountain biking holidays

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