Self-Guided Cycling Tour

 

  • Cycling around the Bled lake, 8 days

– Collection of easy tours suitable for all cyclists.
One main starting point allows daily decision as to which tour to take.
– Between 15 et 44 km per day
– Several daily tours to choose from
- Departure: any day between 16th March and 12th October

Program details:

Day 1: arrival in LAKE Bled
Your hotel is situated in the town centre. Bled is known for its beautiful setting, lake, castle on the rock above the lake and a pilgrimage church on the island.

TOUR A: Bled – sightseeing (15 km)
Introductory cycling tour is flat and goes around Lake Bled
Island with a Virgin Mary church (visit it by a boat “pletna”, rowed by local strong men or hire your own boat) and castle set on a 100 m rock above the town.

TOUR B: Bled – Bodešce – Kropa – Radovljica – Bled (34 km).
Tour alongside the Jelovica high-plateau and the Sava River, it is easy, with a few hills.
Old smithies’ village of Kropa with a museum, bee-keeping museum in Radovljica. Take your lunch in an old styled restaurant next to the castle in Radovljica.

TOUR C: Bled – Begunje – Bled (41 km).
You will enjoy Begunje, the hometown of a famous Slovene musician Slavko Avsenik, WW2 museum and the ruins of Kamen castle.

TOUR D: Bled-Gorje (19 km).
Cycling with one gradual climb of 150 m.
Visits: Pokljuka canyon – walk through a very old forest, Vintgar gorge – 1,6 km long canyon of the Radovna river.

TOUR E: Bled-Bohinj (47 km).
Car transfer to the top of Pokljuka high plateau, then cycle 20 km downhill and alongside Sava Bohinjka river. You will enjoy the great scenery of alpine villages, hay racks and tasty food in local village inns.
Visits: Lake Bohinj, the Savica waterfall, cable car ride up to Mount Vogel, TriglavNationalpark and quiet Alpine villages.

TOUR F: BLED -KRMA VALLEY (37 km).
Cycling first through the Radovna valley to the foot of Mount Triglav, lightly climbing, then on to the  Triglav National Park.
The valley is a peaceful area covered by thick woods, touching monuments from WW2 and old farmhouses one of which has been transformed into a museum.

Day 8: departure from Lake Bled.

Price:
accommodation at 3* hotel: 560 € per person,
accommodation at 4* hotel: 620 € per person.
High season suplement 45 € per person from 17/8 till 20/9.

Price includes: Hotel accommodation in 3* or 4*, double room, WC and shower, based on bed & breakfast, information package in English including text road book and maps (one per booking, additional set 20 €), GPS data, free entrance to swimming pools in the hotel Savica or Golf, backup service (hotline) during the trip, personal welcome meeting and bike handover upon arrival.

Supplements: Half board 125 or 150 EUR, single room 120 or 150 EUR, bike rental 80 EUR per week, helmet rental 12 EUR per week, electric bike 200 €, entrance fees.
Extra nights and transfers on request.