View of the Julian Alps from a bike

The Kingdom of the Goldenhorn, as we like to call the world of the Julian Alps, is full of stunning beauty that is well worth exploring. Now you can get to know it all by bike by touring the highest Slovenian mountain range. The Juliana Bike Mountain Bike Loop takes you around and across the Julian Alps and is part of the Slovenian touring cycling trail. It connects villages, towns, valleys, passes and plateaus. It runs along roads, bike paths, forest and agricultural paths and cart tracks.

Juliana Bike by numbers

Before you decide to cycle along this picturesque circular touring cycling trail, let us introduce to you some "personal" data about the trail.

Number of stages
7 (+ 3 accession stages)
Total length
290 km
Average stage length
40 km
Total height difference in ascent
8,500 m
Average stage height difference in ascent
1,375 m

Ready to go?

Your journey around and across the Julian Alps begins in Bohinj, more precisely in Bohinjska Bistrica, and first takes you across Goreljko to the green Pokljuka, overgrown with vast spruce forests. From there, you descend to Gorje and along the picturesque valley of the river Radovna to Mojstrana. There you can join a long-distance cycling trail that takes you to the famous mountain centre, Kranjska Gora. Across the Vršič mountain pass, which by the way represents a real challenge for cyclists, you cycle to the other side, to the Soča Valley. First to Bovec and then to Tolmin. Through Zakojca you cycle to the Cerklje side. From there, the trail leads you to Podbrdo and across Soriška planina back to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Destinations along the way

On the 280-kilometer trail, you will pedal through five destinations connected in many ways, although each has its own unique character.

Bohinj

An oasis of peace and pristine nature in the Julian Alps and in the Triglav National Park.

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Bled

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Kranjska Gora

A world-class ski centre nestled in the Julian Alps at the triple border point of Slovenia, Italy and Austria

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Soča Valley

Escape on an active break in the picturesque world of the Julian Alps, the Triglav National Park and the emerald River Soča.

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Cerkno

A region with priceless cultural heritage, where the Alpine world meets the Mediterranean.

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A stop with added value

Take your time and stop at the natural and cultural attractions that await you along the trail.

 

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