Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia

Cycling Around Cerknica Lake

Cerknica Lake, Slovenia

Biking
5 hours
September - October
Easy
Every day, Transfer, Equipment, Local Partner
Family-friendly, Friends, For groups, Couple, Small Group

Overview

  • Cycling through the nature reserve on the edges of the intermittent lake.
  • Visiting the karstic phenomena of the natural bridges of Rakov Škocjan.
  • Visiting the homestead where real local food is served.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Price Includes

Professional guide
Bike equipment

Electric mountain bike and bike helmet

Support

Full support from our team. In case any technical issues occur, we’ll make sure everything is fixed.


Photo memories

Photo memories

Upgrade to full suspension mountain bike
Private guide
Lunch at the local restaurant (optional)

More Information

  • English and German speaking guide.
  • Explore beautiful nature and local food.
  • Trip duration: 5 h total
  • Season: May – October

Related Photos

  • We created this selection to show you how beautiful is Lake Cerknica.
  • This selection may contains different biking techniques, routes, people and weather conditions from this tour.
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Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
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Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06

Difficulty

  • Distance: 40 km
  • Elevation: 700 m
  • Highest point: 630 m
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Itinerary

10.00 amPick up location

The tour will start at your accommodation, and will continue to Cerknica, which will be the starting point for the beginning of the cycling part of the way.

11.00 amStart of the route
  • We will leave a hustle and bustle of the city roads, as the path will lead us through the village along the edge of Cerknica Lake, and then into the safe shelter of nearby forests.
  • The first stop on the way will be in the regional park Rakov Škocjan, where we will see the amazing act of nature that left behind the magnificent Big and Small Natural Bridge (Veliki in Mali naravni most).
  • In the shade of inland forests, the path will continue along the edge of lake Cerknica where we will catch some beautiful views of the lake.
  • In doing so, we will continue through the village of Otok, which is caught on a small island. The journey will be concluded throughout the search of Kras phenomena, which is surrounding the lake in large numbers.
4.00 pmFinish line

The cycle tour will be completed at the place where we started, and the day will finish with a visit to the farm, where you can expect a warm welcome and local culinary delights.


7.00 pmDrop off

Day trip will be completed with a drive back to your accommodation

The Mystery of Cerknica Lake

  • How mysterious and beautiful the world is in the vicinity of Cerknica Lake, tells the legend of its creation.
  • The incredible power of nature and the power of love are supposed to create one of the unique Kras phenomena in Slovenia.
  • The intermittent lake exudes its lively life during high water, as at that time it is possible to discover the fairy-tale of the Kras world by rowing on the lake, swimming in it, ice skating on it or cycling around it.
  • Colourful is not only the Cerknica Lake world, but also the people whose everyday stories embellished witches, who are, by the telling, glancing at them from a nearby hill.

Map

FAQ

How many people will be in the group?

Since we believe smaller groups mean better experiences, we usually travel in groups of five to ten people. The minimal number of people for an individual group tour is four.


Who will be guiding us?

The tours are led by experienced cycling guides who know the tour locations like the back of their hands. They will be there for you with their experience and skills any time you’ll need them. They’ll try to make every tour more exciting with the right stories.


What about food?

All of our tours are planed with stops, where we can find local culinary specialties.


I’m not a PRO cyclist. Can I join?

Our cycling tours are suitable both for those who cycle regularly and those who take a cycling trip occasionally. We use electric bikes on our tours to turn even the most difficult trips into an enjoyable journey for those with less stamina or technical skills. Plus, we adjust every tour to your skills and abilities.


What should I bring on a tour?

Most importantly, you should wear comfortable sports clothes. Please bring bottle of water and sun protection in summer months.

We provide all the cycling gear (bikes, helmets, service first aid, …). Any additional gear or clothes can be stored in a van.


Can we bring kids with us?

Kids are also welcome, as long as they can cycle independently and can ride for at least 20 kilometers. Please notify us about any children joining when you book a tour. That way we can adjust the difficulty of the tour to them.


What about the bad weather?

Unfortunately, the weather is not up to us, so even the good plans might be ruined due to bad weather. We’ll make sure the tours happen even in less ideal weather, but we need to put your safety first. In case your tour gets cancelled due to bad weather, we’ll fully reimburse you.


What should I wear?

Wear comfortable sports clothes. You should also know some of the tours take place in the mountains where temperatures can change rapidly even during the summer. We suggest you bring warm clothes. You should also consider a waterproof jacket in case of bad weather.


How can I book this trek?

Use our secure booking form on top of the page to add your date, group size and email address (your phone number can also be handy).

We suggest you book the activity for 24 hours in advance.

After the booking, the provider will contact you via email and send you the exact meeting point and meeting time.


Do I have to pay in advance?

No, you don’t.

We created our booking system to be fast, secure and comfortable for you.

However we ask you to book this trek in advance, you don’t have to pay during the booking process.

You have to pay at the provider’s office before the tour.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Price Includes

Professional guide
Bike equipment

Electric mountain bike and bike helmet

Support

Full support from our team. In case any technical issues occur, we’ll make sure everything is fixed.


Photo memories

Photo memories

Upgrade to full suspension mountain bike
Private guide
Lunch at the local restaurant (optional)

More Information

  • English and German speaking guide.
  • Explore beautiful nature and local food.
  • Trip duration: 5 h total
  • Season: May – October

Related Photos

  • We created this selection to show you how beautiful is Lake Cerknica.
  • This selection may contains different biking techniques, routes, people and weather conditions from this tour.
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06
Cycling Around Cerknica Lake Cerknica Lake, Slovenia #e7dc2e2f-d62d-4d70-b2b7-0673a40dba06

Difficulty

  • Distance: 40 km
  • Elevation: 700 m
  • Highest point: 630 m

Itinerary

10.00 amPick up location

The tour will start at your accommodation, and will continue to Cerknica, which will be the starting point for the beginning of the cycling part of the way.

11.00 amStart of the route
  • We will leave a hustle and bustle of the city roads, as the path will lead us through the village along the edge of Cerknica Lake, and then into the safe shelter of nearby forests.
  • The first stop on the way will be in the regional park Rakov Škocjan, where we will see the amazing act of nature that left behind the magnificent Big and Small Natural Bridge (Veliki in Mali naravni most).
  • In the shade of inland forests, the path will continue along the edge of lake Cerknica where we will catch some beautiful views of the lake.
  • In doing so, we will continue through the village of Otok, which is caught on a small island. The journey will be concluded throughout the search of Kras phenomena, which is surrounding the lake in large numbers.
4.00 pmFinish line

The cycle tour will be completed at the place where we started, and the day will finish with a visit to the farm, where you can expect a warm welcome and local culinary delights.


7.00 pmDrop off

Day trip will be completed with a drive back to your accommodation

The Mystery of Cerknica Lake

  • How mysterious and beautiful the world is in the vicinity of Cerknica Lake, tells the legend of its creation.
  • The incredible power of nature and the power of love are supposed to create one of the unique Kras phenomena in Slovenia.
  • The intermittent lake exudes its lively life during high water, as at that time it is possible to discover the fairy-tale of the Kras world by rowing on the lake, swimming in it, ice skating on it or cycling around it.
  • Colourful is not only the Cerknica Lake world, but also the people whose everyday stories embellished witches, who are, by the telling, glancing at them from a nearby hill.

Map

FAQ

How many people will be in the group?

Since we believe smaller groups mean better experiences, we usually travel in groups of five to ten people. The minimal number of people for an individual group tour is four.


Who will be guiding us?

The tours are led by experienced cycling guides who know the tour locations like the back of their hands. They will be there for you with their experience and skills any time you’ll need them. They’ll try to make every tour more exciting with the right stories.


What about food?

All of our tours are planed with stops, where we can find local culinary specialties.


I’m not a PRO cyclist. Can I join?

Our cycling tours are suitable both for those who cycle regularly and those who take a cycling trip occasionally. We use electric bikes on our tours to turn even the most difficult trips into an enjoyable journey for those with less stamina or technical skills. Plus, we adjust every tour to your skills and abilities.


What should I bring on a tour?

Most importantly, you should wear comfortable sports clothes. Please bring bottle of water and sun protection in summer months.

We provide all the cycling gear (bikes, helmets, service first aid, …). Any additional gear or clothes can be stored in a van.


Can we bring kids with us?

Kids are also welcome, as long as they can cycle independently and can ride for at least 20 kilometers. Please notify us about any children joining when you book a tour. That way we can adjust the difficulty of the tour to them.


What about the bad weather?

Unfortunately, the weather is not up to us, so even the good plans might be ruined due to bad weather. We’ll make sure the tours happen even in less ideal weather, but we need to put your safety first. In case your tour gets cancelled due to bad weather, we’ll fully reimburse you.


What should I wear?

Wear comfortable sports clothes. You should also know some of the tours take place in the mountains where temperatures can change rapidly even during the summer. We suggest you bring warm clothes. You should also consider a waterproof jacket in case of bad weather.


How can I book this trek?

Use our secure booking form on top of the page to add your date, group size and email address (your phone number can also be handy).

We suggest you book the activity for 24 hours in advance.

After the booking, the provider will contact you via email and send you the exact meeting point and meeting time.


Do I have to pay in advance?

No, you don’t.

We created our booking system to be fast, secure and comfortable for you.

However we ask you to book this trek in advance, you don’t have to pay during the booking process.

You have to pay at the provider’s office before the tour.

Prices from

€95

Duration

5 hours
Do you have a question?
Your question should be between 5 and 2000 chars.
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