Bike throughout Slovenia

Biking is one of the greenest ways to discover new landscapes. We are fully aware of this in Slovenia and so are constantly setting up new cycling connections. Long distance biking trails that are perfect for experienced cyclists and families have a special charm. They run across the picturesque countryside, past natural and cultural attractions. Some of them are part of international biking trails. And when you get tired, you can relax at rest stops along the way and find specialised cycling accommodation where you and your bikes will be well taken care of.

Top 6 long distance biking trails in Slovenia

Discover the most popular long distance biking connections where you can discover the world along the Drava and Mura rivers, ride below alpine mountain peaks or along the seacoast and discover the green destinations situated between the Julian Alps and the Adriatic.

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The Drava Biking Trail

The Drava Biking Trail is a part of an international trail that begins at the source of the River Drava in Italy. In Slovenia, the River Drava will be by your side as you enjoy biking pleasures and challenges through the Libeliče or Vič border crossings to Maribor or even further, to Ptuj and Ormož – the total length is 129 km. The difficulty level of the trail is medium, and it mostly runs on local asphalt roads. It is suitable for recreational cycling with trekking bikes.

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Porečanka (Parenzana) long distance biking trail

The famous Porečanka (Parenzana) biking trail takes you along a short but diverse stretch of the Slovenian coast. It runs along the former railway line between Trieste (Italy) and Poreč (Croatia) for a total length of 130 kilometres and is perfect for biking and walking. On the Slovenian section between Koper and Sečovlje Saltpans, you can discover the Slovenian coastal towns and part of the Istrian hinterland. It’s perfect for a family tour or an active holiday.

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Jure Robič Biking Trail (D2)

One of the most beautiful biking trails takes you from Rateče through Kranjska Gora, past Gozd Martuljek, Mojstrana to Jesenice. Around 28 kilometres long, this biking trail in the foothills of the Julian Alps partially runs along an abandoned railway line, over numerous bridges and is almost entirely separated from traffic and surrounded by magnificent alpine scenery. Without major ascents, but with inns and well-appointed rest places, it is also suitable for children.

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Bike Slovenia Green

Cycling itself is one of the most environmentally friendly outdoor activities. Now you can enjoy a green-themed cycling tour from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic Sea. Bike Slovenia Green is the world’s first sustainable bike tour that guides you to destinations with a certificate of sustainability.

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Amazon of Europe Bike Trail

The 1,250-kilometre Amazon of Europe Bike Trail connects five Central European countries and three major European rivers - the Mura, the Drava and the Danube. Along the way, you can discover the unspoilt riverscapes of the first UNESCO Natural Heritage Site of the Mura-Drava-Danube Biosphere Reserve, a transnational biosphere reserve. The Slovenian part of the 20-kilometre route takes you along the Mura River, past Murska Sobota and Lendava, through the plains of Prekmurje and hospitable villages that are home to an exquisite and varied cuisine.

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Cycling route: The Slovenia Green Capitals Route

The long-distance cycling route connects three green destinations in Slovenia – urban Ljubljana, the green Kočevje region and the cultural Bela Krajina. Along the way, you can feel the vibrant pulse of Slovenia's capital Ljubljana, find your green shelter in the vast Kočevje Forest and experience the interaction of different cultural worlds in Bela Krajina. This sustainable cycling route has also caught the attention of the world-famous Lonely Planet guide.

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Tackle great distances by e-bike

You can also handle long distance and other biking trails on an e-bike. Even climbs will not be any problem and the kilometres will just keep accumulating. If you do not own an e-bike, you can rent one at various rental facilities in Slovenia.

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Cycling in Slovenia - cycling accommodations and destinations

Cycling in Slovenia - cycling accommodations and destinations

The publication describes tours for various biking types; here, you can find information on accommodation for bikers, trail difficulty, natural and cultural attractions along the way, and suggestions for biking holidays.



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