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Bovec & Soča Valley | Biking

Ready for a biking adventure? Ready for something unique? Come and explore the best biking trips in the Soča Valley and Bovec.

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Why Bovec & Soca Valley?

  • Why to go biking around Bovec?

    • The region's diverse terrain offers endless possibilities for mountain biking, whether you are an experienced rider searching for challenging single-trails or an easy-going cyclist who would like to explore the rolling hills of the Slovenian vineyards.
    • All the way from the Adriatic Sea through the Alps to the Pannonian plains you can find a wide variety of lonely roads and trails for unforgettable biking holidays.

  • What equipment is needed for biking?

    • You will need a very reliable and comfortable mountain bike. This is essential, otherwise your whole biking experience might easily turn to a nightmare.
    • Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in Slovenia to rent mountain bikes. You can also try electric bikes, which give you a chance to explore more of Slovenia's beautiful natural environment.
    • Other than the bikes, you will also need sunglasses, sun cream and a sun hat, adequate clothing and a big-big bottle of water.

  • Best season to visit Bovec and Soca Valley?

    • The best outdoor activity season runs from June till October when all of the mountain huts and resting places (almost 200) are open for hikers.
    • The rest of the year might bring significant snowfall and the highest mountains in Slovenia are waiting for the experienced mountaineers.
    • Slovenia offers plenty of nice and less demanding hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking, canyoning and rock climbing options throughout the whole year.

  • What attractions shall I visit in Bovec and Soca Valley?

    TOP 5 must see:

    • Tolmin Gorge: a beautiful gorge system where the gorges of two rivers (Tolminka & Zadlaščice) meet. There are easy walking tours following the course of the gorge, across various bridges, you can also see the extraordinary natural rock features including the Devil's Bridge, Dante's Cave and the Bear's Head
    • Krn Lake: Slovenia's highest lake high in the Triglav National Park
    • Log pod Mangartom: a charming village, from where you can drive up to the Predel border pass past the mighty Mangart Mountain and the precipitous cliff edge village of Strmec
    • The views from the Kanin Gondola: of the entire Soča Valley, the Slovenian Julian Alps and sometimes you can even see the Adriatic Sea
    • Most na Soči: a town including a small lake on the Soča River with beautiful views of the Julian Alps and also the starting point for a restored locomotive which runs a number of tourist routes during Summer months.

  • Where to stay in Bovec and Soca Valley region?

    • The best outdoor activity season runs from June till October when all of the mountain huts and resting places are open for active visitors.
    • The rest of the year might bring significant snowfall and the highest mountains are waiting for the experienced mountaineers.
    • The region offers plenty of nice and less demanding hiking, biking and other sport options throughout the whole year.

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Why Slovenia?

  • Why Slovenia and not other places?

    • Slovenia's undistributed natural environment, high mountains with breathtaking panorama, lonely hiking trails, impressive alpine lakes and crystal clear rivers provide wide variety of multi adventure activities to active adrenaline hunters.
    • Search, find and book day or multi-day tours, combine adventure activities, such as mountain biking, rafting, river kayaking, canyoning, hiking and rock climbing.
    • You will be safe in the hand of professional operators gained considerable experiences directly from the field.

  • What are the best outdoor adventure activities in Slovenia?

    TOP 3 adventure activities include:

    • Rafting down the crystal-clear Soca River (Soča River)
    • Hiking the Julian Alps in Triglav National Park
    • Bike downhill from the mountains around Kranjska Gora with amazing panorama and trails of all difficulties

  • What is the best season to visit Slovenia

    • The best outdoor activity season runs from June till October when all of the mountain huts and resting places (almost 200) are open for hikers.
    • The rest of the year might bring significant snowfall and the highest mountains in Slovenia are waiting for the experienced mountaineers.
    • Slovenia offers plenty of nice and less demanding hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking, canyoning and rock climbing options throughout the whole year.

  • Interesting Facts

    1. The Solkal Bridge is the World's longest stone-arch brigde railway, 220 meters long and features 4533 stone blocks
    2. There are more than 500 brown bears living in the forests
    3. There are more than 10000 caves in Slovenia
    4. You can spend a night in a former millitary prison cell at Hostel Celica
    5. More than 61% of the total land area is covered by forests
    6. Slovenia has almost 27000 kilometers of rivers and streams
    7. You can visit the World's largest Ski Jump
    8. The highest mountain is Triglav (2 864 meters)
    9. Land area is 20,273 km2 (7,827 square miles)
    10. Largest Lake in Slovania is Lake Cerknica
    11. Hayracks are a unique cultural symbol of Slovenia
    12. 4000 years ago the Ljubljannsko Barje Nature Park was a lake that was home to pile-dwellers

  • What are the Visa requirements to Slovenia?

    • Slovenia is party to the Schengen Agreement.
    • This means that EU and EEA (European Economic Area) citizens have the right to enjoy free movement within the Union.
    • A visa-exemption is also given to people who travel from the countries that are in the visa waiver program (for example US citizens).
    • This category of travellers can stay within the Schengen Area for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. Your passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the period of stay.