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Mountain biking in Slovenia

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LocationRogla, Zreče, Savinjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 5 h
Distance: 8 km
Start point elevation: 1490 m
Highest point: 1490 m
Total vertical climb: 150 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Bike Park Rogla

Bike Park Rogla stretches across meadows and forests under the cable car Planja right on top of Rogla, some 1500m above sea level. 7 trails of various levels of difficulty and a polygon for the little ones offer great fun to a wide range of mountain bikers: from children on balance bikes to demanding and fearless 'fools' on two wheels. :) You can rent top quality bike...

LocationPrevalje, Koroška
Difficulty:
Duration: 5 h
Distance: 12 km
Start point elevation: 760 m
Highest point: 970 m
Total vertical climb: 420 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Single trail park Jamnica

Jamnica is something really remarkable. Slovenian mountain-bike lovers Dixi and his son Anej have created a private single-trail park near their Eco farm in northern Slovenia. Trails of various difficulties wind up among meadows and forests near the farm and provide great fun to a wide range of mountain bikers. Of course Jamnica is just a small part of what northern S...

LocationBohinj, Gorenjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 1.5 h
Distance: 18 km
Start point elevation: 530 m
Highest point: 615 m
Total vertical climb: 140 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Bohinj cycling path

A relatively new addition to the Bohinj 'touristic offer' is an amazing cycling path that connects the Lower and the Upper Bohinj valley. This asphalt-covered and nicely marked path leads past several natural and cultural sights. Visiting the sights or taking a rest by the lake it will keep you busy practically for an entire day. The cycling path runs from Bohinjska B...

LocationGoriška Brda, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 2 h
Distance: 19 km
Start point elevation: 130 m
Highest point: 321 m
Total vertical climb: 380 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Goriška Brda

Goriška Brda hills are truly fantastic! Low traffic roads wind among gorgeus vineyards and fruit plantations and take us through tranquil panoramic villages. There is a number of options for cycling around here. This time we will "treat ourselves" to a short trip and leave enough time for a typicall local lunch in one of the excellent restaurants on our way, a glass ...

LocationBohinj, Gorenjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 2 h
Distance: 25 km
Start point elevation: 530 m
Highest point: 1150 m
Total vertical climb: 760 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Blato and Vogar alpine meadows

Blato and Vogar alpine meadows are hidden away on a plateau above the steep north shore of Lake Bohinj. Blato is a popular starting point for hiking trips above Bohinj and Vogar is well known amongst paragliders who glide towards the lake from its edge. Both meadows will impress you with beautiful herdsmen cottages. The astonishing view and top-rank homemade food in t...

LocationBohinj, Gorenjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 3.5 h
Distance: 28 km
Start point elevation: 560 m
Highest point: 1300 m
Total vertical climb: 850 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Uskovnica and Zajamniki alpine meadows

This is a beautiful circular route around the south-western part of Pokljuka plateau. It starts in Bohinj, visits a few idyllic alpine meadows and descends back to Lake Bohinj. The meadows, forests and views of the Julian Alps and Bohinj mountains will surely captivate you. The route is particularly interesting during summer, when cattle are on the meadows and you can...

LocationStari trg ob Kolpi, Dolenjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 3 h
Distance: 28 km
Start point elevation: 200 m
Highest point: 425 m
Total vertical climb: 420 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Along Kolpa river – the southernmost point of Slovenia

Countless great cycling trips can be found around Kolpa (the beautiful river on the Slovenian-Croatian border), but the tour described below is definitely something special. Namely, a part of it runs on the southernmost footpath in Slovenia that runs directly along the Kolpa river bank. The path is rather narrow and those who enjoy mountain biking will certainly have ...

LocationJeruzalem (Ljutomer), Pomurje
Difficulty:
Duration: 2.5 h
Distance: 29 km
Start point elevation: 180 m
Highest point: 342 m
Total vertical climb: 600 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Ljutomer and Jeruzalem - Through the endless vineyards

Idyllic hills between Ljutomer and Ormož are the setting of marvelous views and fantastic wine growing countryside. The endless vineyards are crisscrossed with many low traffic roads that offer one of the prettiest and more enjoyable cycling trips in Slovenia. Good company and nice weather will make the day just perfect! P.S. Countless options for wine tasting and cu...

LocationČrni Kal (Koper), Coast and Karst
Difficulty:
Duration: 4 h
Distance: 30 km
Start point elevation: 389 m
Highest point: 890 m
Total vertical climb: 830 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Kojnik and Golič

A very interesting MTB tour around Karst edge. Start cycling through a pleasant Mediterranean forest and then ascend to a barren and very panoramic ridge right next to Croatian border. The tour generally runs on more or less overgrown cart roads and tractor roads. Returning towards the starting point the tour passes cute traditional Istrian villages of Zazid and Podpe...

LocationHrastovlje (Koper), Coast and Karst
Difficulty:
Duration: 3 h
Distance: 30 km
Start point elevation: 170 m
Highest point: 535 m
Total vertical climb: 670 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Below the Karst edge

This time we will cycle through the valleys at the foot of the Karst edge: a stretched line of limestone walls, where the Karst plateau descends to the Slovene part of Istria. The route runs through Mediterranean forests, past fragrant meadows, through vineyards and remote Istrian villages. Fall and spring show this countryside in beautiful colors whereas summer days ...

LocationLjubljana, Central Slovenija
Difficulty:
Duration: 4 h
Distance: 31 km
Start point elevation: 340 m
Highest point: 906 m
Total vertical climb: 1050 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Around Medvode

This is a nice and very diverse MTB tour across the hills between Medvode and Škofja Loka. The ascents are quite difficult whereas the descents are fabulous. The tour has 2 summits: the panoramic St. Jakob hill and the wooded Gontarska Planina. Almost the whole time you will ride in a shady forest with occasional views on Ljubljana basin and surrounding hills....

LocationLjubljana (Podpeč), Central Slovenija
Difficulty:
Duration: 3.5 h
Distance: 31 km
Start point elevation: 290 m
Highest point: 1107 m
Total vertical climb: 1000 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Krim (from Podpeč Lake)

This time we will ascend on Mt. Krim directly from Podpeč lake. Just behind the lake we will 'get lost' in the vast forests, try to avoid the bears and ascend towards the summit along nice 'traffic-less' forest roads. A major part of the descent takes place on interesting tractor roads and hiking paths. Just before returning to the lake you can visit the Ice cave or ...

LocationBovec, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 3 h
Distance: 31 km
Start point elevation: 450 m
Highest point: 600 m
Total vertical climb: 600 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Mountain biking around Bovec

Bovec is the "outdoor capital" of the famous Soča valley in north-western Slovenia. Different water sports are the major attraction here but there are also many great mountain biking tours in the region. This biking tour visits all major cultural and natural sights around Bovec. Take your time, find a peaceful spot by the water and dip your feet in Soča or Koritnica...

LocationGornja Radgona, Pomurje
Difficulty:
Duration: 3 h
Distance: 36 km
Start point elevation: 260 m
Highest point: 335 m
Total vertical climb: 450 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Radgonske Gorice

An interesting trip across the meadows and forests above Ščavnica valley and among the vineyards of Radgonske Gorice. The tour is not too exhausting, as is appropriate for a vineyard area. Thus, there will be plenty of time to taste the local wine and culinary specialties. Start the trip at Firbas farm, then visit the very intriguing Pachamama center, stop for a cof...

LocationLjubljana (Ig), Central Slovenija
Difficulty:
Duration: 3 h
Distance: 37 km
Start point elevation: 325 m
Highest point: 1107 m
Total vertical climb: 840 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Krim (from Iška Vas village)

Mt. Krim is the southern guard of Ljubljana basin. The easiest ascent to its summit is from Iška vas village, which lies on its eastern side. A nice, wide and not too busy road is ascending very gently through extensive lush forest that will fill your lungs and clear your head. Who would have thought that such vast forests can be found so close to Ljubljana?...

LocationLjubljana (Podpeč), Central Slovenija
Difficulty:
Duration: 4.5 h
Distance: 41 km
Start point elevation: 290 m
Highest point: 1107 m
Total vertical climb: 1100 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Krim and Rakitna

On the southern edge of Ljubljana marsh extensive and lush forests spread. We will cycle through them and peek out of the forest only on Rakitna plateau where we'll pass a nice lake - a perfect spot for a rest and a snack. Then we will return into the forests where quite a few bears live! A wide dirt road leads from Rakitna to Krim summit, but we will ascend to Krim i...

LocationKobarid, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 3.5 h
Distance: 44 km
Start point elevation: 240 m
Highest point: 670 m
Total vertical climb: 715 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Along the Nadiža river

An excellent tour that will take you along the beautiful Nadiža river to the charming Robidišče village and along the foothill of grassy Kobariški Stol back to Kobarid. If you go cycling in summertime, do not forget your bathing suits as Nadiža is the warmest river in that area. You may even forget all about continuing your cycling tour once you dive into its ama...

LocationKobarid, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 5 h
Distance: 44 km
Start point elevation: 240 m
Highest point: 1230 m
Total vertical climb: 1350 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Alpine meadows beneath Mt. Krn

We will take a closer look at Mt. Krn and the alpine meadows on its southern slopes. Expect a steep ascent, picturesque trail and fantastic descent. It is a true MTB tour, suitable for really fit bikers only. The remarkable cottage at Kuhinja alpine meadow with its food and a five star view is a great addition to the trip. A breathtaking MTB descend takes us directly ...

LocationKobarid, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 5 h
Distance: 45 km
Start point elevation: 240 m
Highest point: 1400 m
Total vertical climb: 1200 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Stol (Kobariški)

The mountain ridge of Stol stretches out from Kobarid towards the Italian border and is very interesting for mountainbikers. Although the cycling path does not lead to the summit itself, you will surely enjoy on a wonderful path which crosses the whole panoramic ridge. You can ascend on it from the sunny south side (which can be hot as hell in summer) or go up along t...

LocationŠtanjel, Coast and Karst
Difficulty:
Duration: 3.5 h
Distance: 46 km
Start point elevation: 540 m
Highest point: 600 m
Total vertical climb: 850 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Vipavska Brda hills and the river Raša valley

This trip takes place across the hills and valleys between Karst and Vipava Valley. Although the tour itself is without a clear 'highest point', the ascents and descents constantly interchange and quite some altitude meters gather up all together. The first part runs along a panoramic road by the edge of Vipavska Brda, the second one through the lonesome valley of riv...

LocationKobarid, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 5.5 h
Distance: 46 km
Start point elevation: 680 m
Highest point: 1641 m
Total vertical climb: 1530 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Matajur - a tour for MTB gurus

The summit of Matajur lies on the Italian - Slovenian border high above Kobarid and the valleys of Soča and Nadiža river. Its round, grassy slope and wonderful trails which descend on all sides are a true magnet for mountain bikers. It's a demanding tour with quite a long ascent and a really fun descent - even for bikers with hardtail mountain bikes. There are numer...

LocationBovec, North Primorska
Difficulty:
Duration: 5.5 h
Distance: 47 km
Start point elevation: 460 m
Highest point: 1305 m
Total vertical climb: 1300 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Around Polovnik – Zaprikraj and Golobar alpine meadows

The wild and steep Polovnik ridge runs between Bovec and Kobarid. Crossing it is a special treat for all fans of solitary hiking adventures. Of course, it is inaccessible by bicycle, but you can circle it and do a ‘royal’ tour that includes each and every element of mountainbiking. You can choose either Bovec or Kobarid as your starting point, ascend to the Zaprik...

LocationRogla, Zreče, Savinjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 4 h
Distance: 47 km
Start point elevation: 1490 m
Highest point: 1500 m
Total vertical climb: 750 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Rogla - Šumik waterfall - Black lake

This time we explored Pohorje! We set off on a marked circular cycling trail which connects Rogla, the beautiful Šumik Waterfall, the mystical Lake Black (Črno jezero), the gloomy site of the last battle of the Pohorje Battalion and quite a few cosy alpine huts, where you can grab a bite and have some rest. The cycling 'only' takes 4 hours but do book a whole day to...

LocationKoper, Coast and Karst
Difficulty:
Duration: 5 h
Distance: 50 km
Start point elevation: 15 m
Highest point: 360 m
Total vertical climb: 950 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Through traditional Istrian villages

Koper's hinterland hides numerous hillocks, dotted with picturesque Istrian villages. This circular tour will take you over Mediterranean hills towards Dragonja valley on Croatian border and back again to the center of lively Koper itself. We make our way from the "urban grasp" of Koper very quickly and find ourselves among orchards, vineyards and olive trees. We cycl...

LocationZgornja Kungota (Maribor), Podravje
Difficulty:
Duration: 4 h
Distance: 52 km
Start point elevation: 260 m
Highest point: 583 m
Total vertical climb: 1100 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Kungota cycling path

We will be discovering hidden corners of a beautiful wine region close to Maribor. The center of the region is Zgornja Kungota village and the described tour mostly follows the marked Kungota cycling path. The most beautiful part of the tour takes place north of Zgornja Kungota where we cycle among infinite vineyards, ascend onto the panoramic tower on Plački Vrh hil...

LocationŽiri, Gorenjska
Difficulty:
Duration: 5.5 h
Distance: 53 km
Start point elevation: 480 m
Highest point: 987 m
Total vertical climb: 1570 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Tour of Žiri

Žiri is a town of 5000 inhabitants and lies in a 'basin' surrounded by 1000 meters high hills. Local tourist club has marked an excellent cycling trail, which runs across all nearby summits with great views of surrounding hills, dotted with churches and lonesome farms. 'Tour of Žiri' is geographically divided to the east and the west 'loop' and if the entire tour is...

LocationŠtanjel, Coast and Karst
Difficulty:
Duration: 3.5 h
Distance: 54 km
Start point elevation: 300 m
Highest point: 400 m
Total vertical climb: 720 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Around Karst

A beautiful cycling trip in a more "trekking" than "mountain-biking" spirit. It takes place on low-traffic asphalt roads and on stony dirt roads. The trip wanders among traditional Teran vineyards, lonely meadows and through typical Karst villages. The only serious ascent is from Brestovica to Sela na Krasu village where the road get really steep. The trip is the most...

LocationKoper, Coast and Karst
Difficulty:
Duration: 5.5 h
Distance: 65 km
Start point elevation: 15 m
Highest point: 279 m
Total vertical climb: 520 m
Type of trail:
asphalt, dirt road, trail

Across panoramic hills and along the coast

An awsome tour along the coast! At first we will be looking the Adriatic sea from cute panoramic hills and cycle through vineyards and olive tree plantations. Then we descend to Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and start returning towards Koper directly by the coast through Portorož, Piran, Strunjan and Izola. The tour is rather long and if you truly want to visit all si...


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