Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia

Trans Slovenia MTB Tour

Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia

Biking
8 days
Medium
Transfer, Accomodation, Equipment, Local Partner, Private Guide, Meals
Couple, Individuals, Friends, Small Group, For groups
2020

Sun, Mar 01

Sun, Mar 08

€1,150

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Overview

  • The well-developed and diverse Trans Slovenia biking trail invites you to Slovenia. Book your seat today, and take a ride on it!
  • Visit its beautiful view - bike from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea. 
  • Explore the unique landscapes on unique trails.
  • Enjoy the fantastic views, the hidden gems we pass by.
  • Climb the highlands of the Julian Alps and Karavanke, visit the romantic valley of the beautiful turquoise Soča River.

Difficulty

  • Medium & Hard
  • Fitness level: 4/5
  • Technical level: 3/5
  • The difficulty of the tour can be adjusted at some parts of the route!

About The Tour

  • Explore the wine-growing region of Goriška Brda.
  • Enjoy the descend to Karst region on our way to the sunny Adriatic coast and the old town of Piran.
  • Varied paths and countless solitary trails lead along old military roads of the First World War.
  • The Trans Slovenia Tour, during which we also briefly pop to Austria and Italy, is a phased adventure of the so-called Trans-Alpine moderate complexity in seven stages.
  • It is suitable for all who enjoy a day on a bike on various terrains and find time for photography, observation, and discovery of the unknown.
  • The tour starts every day between 9 am - 10 am, and ends between 3 pm - 5 pm. 

Related Photos

Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f

Price Includes

Accommodation
  • Half-board accommodation with breakfast and dinner in a double room (category ***).
  • Single room fee is €150.
Meals
  • Half-board accommodation with breakfast and dinner.
Licensed Local Guide
Organizing Fee
Transport
  • Daily transportation of luggage from the starting point to the finish stage.
Transfer
  • Transfer of participants from Piran back to Kranjska Gora
Tourist Tax
Lunch
  • Since we are on the trail in time for lunch for most days, lunch cannot be organised.
  • Participants are given energy bars prior to departure.
Travel Insurance
Bike & Helmet
  • We recommend a minimum front suspension MTB bike with disc brakes.
  • The use of helmets is mandatory.

Group Size

  • This tour starts with a min group size of 4 people.
  • You can book your preferred date even if your group size is less than 4. 
  • In this case, you can join other people. After your booking, the provider will contact you and help you with the details. 
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Route

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Kranjska Gora

Tromeja

+6 more

Kranjska Gora

Itinerary

Day 1: Kranjska Gora – Tromeja (3-borders point)
  • The first trail takes us to the Karavanke mountain chain, to Tromeja, where the borders of Slovenia, Italy and Austria meet.
  • After enjoying the great view of Austria and Slovenia we descend down the Italian trail back to Kranjska Gora for dinner and briefing for the next day’s trail.
  • Length: 30 km, ascent: 900 m
Day 2: Kranjska Gora – Bovec
  • With a great panorama of the Prisojnik’s massif we start our ascent on the Vršič Pass (1611 m asl.).
  • We ride pass the Russian chapel and continue towards the old military road pass. Before descending to the Soča valley we will admire rough walls of Julijan Alps.
  • We will stop for a short hike to the source of the Soča River and then continue our trip to the end of stage 2 in Bovec on a trail, crossing many hanging bridges over the Soča River.
  • Recommended extra activities: canyoning.
  • Length: 50 km
  • Ascent: 1100 m
Day 3: Bovec – Kobarid
  • We start in Bovec and leave shortly the green Soča River.
  • We follow the road to Italy but just shortly before the Italian border we turn up and start climbing onto the Kobariški Stol Mountain.
  • First through the woods but then we reach green meadows with wonderful views of the other side.
  • The trail down to Kobarid is technical, and will make even the best riders walk from time to time but we can all safely reach the wonderful yet small village of Kobarid.
  • ​Recommended extra activities: kayaking, visit the WWI Museum.
  • Length: 40 km
  • Ascent: 1200 m
Day 4: Kobarid – Tolmin
  • The 4th stage has an innocent start; a short piece of flat riding along the Soča River.
  • But soon all our fitness and skill is required as we start one of the many climbs of the day.
  • Mostly through the woods we reach the village of Drežnica and continue climbing onto the Planina Kuhinja Mountain.
  • Great views, lonely hard to find trails and some WWI monuments will mark the day.
  • This is one of the tougher stages on First World War ‘front lines’.
  • Recommended extra activities: visit to the picturesque Tolmin Gorge.
  • Length: 40 km
  • Ascent: 1400 m
Day 5: Tolmin – Solkan
  • The typical mountain trails along the Soča River Valley will end at Solkan, a suburb of Nova Gorica.
  • Now we start to understand the natural variety the tour offers. From the Julian Alps we now reach Goriška Brda, best described as Slovenian Tuscany.
  • This is the wine-growing region of Slovenia. Many green hills, a lot of vineyards, and first glances of the Adriatic Sea.
  • Recommended extra activities: visit of Gorizia and Nova Gorica, a town divided by a country border.
  • Length: 60 km
  • Ascent: 1400 m
Day 6: Solkan – Sežana
  • The 6th stage is where the landscape totally changes.
  • We have now left high mountains and are deep in the karst region, hilly, a lot of karst caves, Mediterranean climate and hidden and lonely MTB trails.
  • We ride above the Italian harbour of Trieste and finish our stage at Sežana.
  • Recommended extra activities: visit to the Škocjanske jame (beautiful karst caves under UNESCO protection).
  • Length: 70 km
  • Ascent: 1400 m
Day 7: Sežana – Piran
  • Last stage from Sežana to the picturesque seaside town of Piran will take us by Lipica, a famous Lipizzaner stable.
  • We recommend stopping for a guided tour (not included in the price) in Lipica.
  • Then we continue on the gravel roads, direction seaside.
  • Before reaching it we pass many landmarks such us Sabotin castle and then along the coast we reach our final destination, the city of Piran. Bring your swimming gear.
  • The ‘dinner’ is waiting for you. You are done.
  • Recommended extra activities: sightseeing of Piran.
  • Length: 70 km
  • Ascent: 1600 m
Day 8: Piran – Kranjska Gora
  • Last day is for transfer back to Kranjska Gora.
  • We can organise the transfer back early in the morning to give you a full day for your return trip or we can make the transfer in the afternoon, so you can enjoy the day in Piran sightseeing, swimming or shopping.
  • No biking this day.

Top Attractions - Optional

  • Canyoning (Day 2)
  • Kayaking, visit the WWI Museum (Day 3)
  • Visit to the picturesque Tolmin Gorge (Day 4)
  • Visit of Gorizia and Nova Gorica, a town divided by a country border (Day 5)
  • Sightseeing of Piran (Day 6)


Please note, that the additional fees of these activities are not included in the price!

Packing

Bike & Helmet:

  • We recommend a minimum front suspension MTB bike with disc brakes.
  • The use of helmets is mandatory.


Packing:

  • Have a smaller backpack during biking.
  • Use a bigger bag/luggage, which we will transfer for you. We ask you to use small luggage as the place in the transfer vehicle is limited. 


Water:

  • It is necessary to have sufficient water supply with you as there is no possibility of a refill at certain stages. 
  • There are stages where you can't refill for ~ 2-3 hours. 
  • We advise you to use a hydration pack.

Food

  • Breakfast and dinner are included.
  • Since we are on the trail in time for lunch for most days, lunch cannot be organised.
  • Participants are given energy bars prior to departure. 

Weather

  • The tour is carried out in all weather.
  • If the weather is terrible, we can organize a transfer for you - additional cost, not included in the price.

Related Photos: Piran

Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #5b2d12b7-efae-4c1a-849c-454b277440bf
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #5b2d12b7-efae-4c1a-849c-454b277440bf
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #5b2d12b7-efae-4c1a-849c-454b277440bf

Safe Booking

Do I have to book in advance?

  • Yes, we encourage you to book this trek in advance.
  • For day activities, we recommend you to book 48 hours before the tour.
  • For multi-day packages, the earlier you book, the more significant is the chance that you can participate in the journey.


When do I have to pay?

  • We have a "book now, pay later" policy. Due to this process, we don't ask for any bank card details.
  • We created our booking system to be convenient and secure for you.
  • The provider will contact you and discuss the payment with you later.


What other fees do I have to pay?

  • There are no hidden fees on Trekhunt (like booking fee, cancellation fee, etc.).
  • We don't charge you any additional fees.
  • We offer this tour precisely with the same price and conditions as the provider.


Is booking secure?

  • We created our booking system to be convenient and safe for you.
  • We don't ask any of your bank card details!
  • We only ask you to provide us your name, email and mobile number.
  • We forward this information to the provider, who can send you the tour details.


Don't miss out. We recommend you to book this tour today.

Map

Difficulty

  • Medium & Hard
  • Fitness level: 4/5
  • Technical level: 3/5
  • The difficulty of the tour can be adjusted at some parts of the route!

About The Tour

  • Explore the wine-growing region of Goriška Brda.
  • Enjoy the descend to Karst region on our way to the sunny Adriatic coast and the old town of Piran.
  • Varied paths and countless solitary trails lead along old military roads of the First World War.
  • The Trans Slovenia Tour, during which we also briefly pop to Austria and Italy, is a phased adventure of the so-called Trans-Alpine moderate complexity in seven stages.
  • It is suitable for all who enjoy a day on a bike on various terrains and find time for photography, observation, and discovery of the unknown.
  • The tour starts every day between 9 am - 10 am, and ends between 3 pm - 5 pm. 

Related Photos

Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #00046e35-2803-4340-833b-91118950962f

Price Includes

Accommodation
  • Half-board accommodation with breakfast and dinner in a double room (category ***).
  • Single room fee is €150.
Meals
  • Half-board accommodation with breakfast and dinner.
Licensed Local Guide
Organizing Fee
Transport
  • Daily transportation of luggage from the starting point to the finish stage.
Transfer
  • Transfer of participants from Piran back to Kranjska Gora
Tourist Tax
Lunch
  • Since we are on the trail in time for lunch for most days, lunch cannot be organised.
  • Participants are given energy bars prior to departure.
Travel Insurance
Bike & Helmet
  • We recommend a minimum front suspension MTB bike with disc brakes.
  • The use of helmets is mandatory.

Group Size

  • This tour starts with a min group size of 4 people.
  • You can book your preferred date even if your group size is less than 4. 
  • In this case, you can join other people. After your booking, the provider will contact you and help you with the details. 

Route

Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #mapImageWidget

Kranjska Gora

Tromeja

+6 more

Kranjska Gora

Itinerary

Day 1: Kranjska Gora – Tromeja (3-borders point)
  • The first trail takes us to the Karavanke mountain chain, to Tromeja, where the borders of Slovenia, Italy and Austria meet.
  • After enjoying the great view of Austria and Slovenia we descend down the Italian trail back to Kranjska Gora for dinner and briefing for the next day’s trail.
  • Length: 30 km, ascent: 900 m
Day 2: Kranjska Gora – Bovec
  • With a great panorama of the Prisojnik’s massif we start our ascent on the Vršič Pass (1611 m asl.).
  • We ride pass the Russian chapel and continue towards the old military road pass. Before descending to the Soča valley we will admire rough walls of Julijan Alps.
  • We will stop for a short hike to the source of the Soča River and then continue our trip to the end of stage 2 in Bovec on a trail, crossing many hanging bridges over the Soča River.
  • Recommended extra activities: canyoning.
  • Length: 50 km
  • Ascent: 1100 m
Day 3: Bovec – Kobarid
  • We start in Bovec and leave shortly the green Soča River.
  • We follow the road to Italy but just shortly before the Italian border we turn up and start climbing onto the Kobariški Stol Mountain.
  • First through the woods but then we reach green meadows with wonderful views of the other side.
  • The trail down to Kobarid is technical, and will make even the best riders walk from time to time but we can all safely reach the wonderful yet small village of Kobarid.
  • ​Recommended extra activities: kayaking, visit the WWI Museum.
  • Length: 40 km
  • Ascent: 1200 m
Day 4: Kobarid – Tolmin
  • The 4th stage has an innocent start; a short piece of flat riding along the Soča River.
  • But soon all our fitness and skill is required as we start one of the many climbs of the day.
  • Mostly through the woods we reach the village of Drežnica and continue climbing onto the Planina Kuhinja Mountain.
  • Great views, lonely hard to find trails and some WWI monuments will mark the day.
  • This is one of the tougher stages on First World War ‘front lines’.
  • Recommended extra activities: visit to the picturesque Tolmin Gorge.
  • Length: 40 km
  • Ascent: 1400 m
Day 5: Tolmin – Solkan
  • The typical mountain trails along the Soča River Valley will end at Solkan, a suburb of Nova Gorica.
  • Now we start to understand the natural variety the tour offers. From the Julian Alps we now reach Goriška Brda, best described as Slovenian Tuscany.
  • This is the wine-growing region of Slovenia. Many green hills, a lot of vineyards, and first glances of the Adriatic Sea.
  • Recommended extra activities: visit of Gorizia and Nova Gorica, a town divided by a country border.
  • Length: 60 km
  • Ascent: 1400 m
Day 6: Solkan – Sežana
  • The 6th stage is where the landscape totally changes.
  • We have now left high mountains and are deep in the karst region, hilly, a lot of karst caves, Mediterranean climate and hidden and lonely MTB trails.
  • We ride above the Italian harbour of Trieste and finish our stage at Sežana.
  • Recommended extra activities: visit to the Škocjanske jame (beautiful karst caves under UNESCO protection).
  • Length: 70 km
  • Ascent: 1400 m
Day 7: Sežana – Piran
  • Last stage from Sežana to the picturesque seaside town of Piran will take us by Lipica, a famous Lipizzaner stable.
  • We recommend stopping for a guided tour (not included in the price) in Lipica.
  • Then we continue on the gravel roads, direction seaside.
  • Before reaching it we pass many landmarks such us Sabotin castle and then along the coast we reach our final destination, the city of Piran. Bring your swimming gear.
  • The ‘dinner’ is waiting for you. You are done.
  • Recommended extra activities: sightseeing of Piran.
  • Length: 70 km
  • Ascent: 1600 m
Day 8: Piran – Kranjska Gora
  • Last day is for transfer back to Kranjska Gora.
  • We can organise the transfer back early in the morning to give you a full day for your return trip or we can make the transfer in the afternoon, so you can enjoy the day in Piran sightseeing, swimming or shopping.
  • No biking this day.

Top Attractions - Optional

  • Canyoning (Day 2)
  • Kayaking, visit the WWI Museum (Day 3)
  • Visit to the picturesque Tolmin Gorge (Day 4)
  • Visit of Gorizia and Nova Gorica, a town divided by a country border (Day 5)
  • Sightseeing of Piran (Day 6)


Please note, that the additional fees of these activities are not included in the price!

Packing

Bike & Helmet:

  • We recommend a minimum front suspension MTB bike with disc brakes.
  • The use of helmets is mandatory.


Packing:

  • Have a smaller backpack during biking.
  • Use a bigger bag/luggage, which we will transfer for you. We ask you to use small luggage as the place in the transfer vehicle is limited. 


Water:

  • It is necessary to have sufficient water supply with you as there is no possibility of a refill at certain stages. 
  • There are stages where you can't refill for ~ 2-3 hours. 
  • We advise you to use a hydration pack.

Food

  • Breakfast and dinner are included.
  • Since we are on the trail in time for lunch for most days, lunch cannot be organised.
  • Participants are given energy bars prior to departure. 

Weather

  • The tour is carried out in all weather.
  • If the weather is terrible, we can organize a transfer for you - additional cost, not included in the price.

Related Photos: Piran

Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #5b2d12b7-efae-4c1a-849c-454b277440bf
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #5b2d12b7-efae-4c1a-849c-454b277440bf
Trans Slovenia MTB Tour Kranjska Gora to Piran, Slovenia #5b2d12b7-efae-4c1a-849c-454b277440bf

Safe Booking

Do I have to book in advance?

  • Yes, we encourage you to book this trek in advance.
  • For day activities, we recommend you to book 48 hours before the tour.
  • For multi-day packages, the earlier you book, the more significant is the chance that you can participate in the journey.


When do I have to pay?

  • We have a "book now, pay later" policy. Due to this process, we don't ask for any bank card details.
  • We created our booking system to be convenient and secure for you.
  • The provider will contact you and discuss the payment with you later.


What other fees do I have to pay?

  • There are no hidden fees on Trekhunt (like booking fee, cancellation fee, etc.).
  • We don't charge you any additional fees.
  • We offer this tour precisely with the same price and conditions as the provider.


Is booking secure?

  • We created our booking system to be convenient and safe for you.
  • We don't ask any of your bank card details!
  • We only ask you to provide us your name, email and mobile number.
  • We forward this information to the provider, who can send you the tour details.


Don't miss out. We recommend you to book this tour today.

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Price

€1,150

Duration

8 days
2020

Sun, Mar 01

Sun, Mar 08

€1,150

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Overview
Difficulty
About The Tour
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Price Includes
Group Size
Itinerary
Top Attractions - Optional
Packing
Food
Weather
Related Photos: Piran
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