7 days/6 nights with 5 of days cycling

Any start date between May 1 and October 15

Moderate+ with challenging options

Slovenia is moderately hilly and there is the opportunity to challenge yourself on two mountain passes. Friuli, Italy is less so. See elevation gains in itinerary.

Classic Accommodation:  US$2050
Single Supplement: US$550

Casual/B&B Accommodation: US$1650
Single Supplement: US$450

Luxe Accommodation:
Single Supplement: US$650

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  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers
  • Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
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Your tour begins from Ljubljana, Slovenia. Your trip finishes in Cividale de Friuli and you can reach Venice by train via Udine.

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Randonnée Tours

Slovenia & Italy

Cycling 7 Days

Slovenia and Italy are the perfect pairing of countries to combine into one exhilarating bike tour. What’s to like? Slovenia is bordered by Italy, Hungary, Austria and Croatia and has been influenced in its cuisine, art and culture. The country is small with dramatic scenery, quiet roads to bike and some wonderful hotels. Starting in Ljubljana, a stunningly beautiful and vibrant city, with its Old World Plazas, baroque churches and dramatic castles. Then Bled, with its wondrous turquoise lake, and island monastery, and divine cycling, some along new dedicated bike paths that wind majestically through bucolic countryside and past aqua-marine lakes. If you need assistance over the Vrsic pass, we’re there for you with assistance. But don’t miss the unending descent down the Soca valley, following the serpentine Soca river towards Italy. In Friuli, Italy, you will ride through vineyards and orchards, and in Unesco World Heritage town of Cividale, you will, as we did, find heaven on earth. Did we mention the food is some of the best in Europe? We’ve got a treasure trove of ‘off-the-beaten path’ restaurants, wine tasting opportunities and other discoveries to share. This will surely become one of our most popular trips –go soon, before the secret is out.



Hotel Lesar Angel, Ljubljana

This boutique hotel has a prime location in the Old town, not far from Ljubljana Castle. The rooms are spacious and there are comfortable lounge rooms. There is a charming garden to relax in. Free wifi

Hotel Astoria, Bled

This hotel, with its contemporary design and upscale furnishings is in a class of its own. The wellness centre is superb with Jacuzzi, sauna and massage services available. Air-con, wifi and LCD.

Hotel Mangart, Bovec

Alpine style hotel with all amenities including air-con and wifi. There are beautiful views from the hotel.


Locanda Al Pomo D'Oro, Cividale *Casual Inn

This modest 3-star hotel is the best in Cividale historic center and has been managed by the family Picotti since 1938. Guest rooms are small, but the welcome is warm and the location, steps from the central plaza is ideal.


*Note: Should you wish to stay at Orsone (Joe & Lidia Bastianich’s famous vineyard restaurant, and 5-room inn located 3 km outside of town, or at Il Roncal, a winery and inn with a pool set in vineyards (but no restaurant), these are also options (no sur-charge).



Antiq Palace Hotel & Spa, Ljubljana

This boutique hotel with just 18 guest rooms is a former aristocratic residence. Located on a quiet street in the historical center (walking distance to the castle), it has been renovated with an inviting décor and lovely salons. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.


Grand Hotel Toplice, Bled

This 5-star hotel, is the best in Bled, located directly on the lake walking distance to the restaurants and sites of the city. Air-con, Wifi and LCD. Alternate: Vila Bled. Should you prefer Tito's former villa, this 4-star hotel is also on the lake, but is outside town.


Dobra Vila, Bovec

This 4-star hotel is by far the most luxurious in Bovec; everything about the hotel is superb, including the restaurant, and the warm welcome.

Al Castello Wellness Resort, Cividale

This  4-star castle hotel is located 1.5 km outside of Cividale, with tremendous views over the countryside. There is a wellness center and good restaurant on site. This is our first choice because of the proximity to Cividale and all its attributes.


* Note: should you wish to stay at Castello di Spessa or la Subida, in Cormons, these are options (no sur-charge).



Hotel Adora, Ljubljana

The hotel, with just 10 guestrooms, is located in the old square, just beneath the Ljubljana Castle and only a few steps from the city promenade along the banks of the Ljubljanica river.


Penzion Berc, Bled

This traditional guest house is a renovated rustic farmhouse from 1848 with a homely atmosphere and lovely garden, yet only minutes from the lake.

Martinov Hram, Bovec

This pension is centrally located and with friendly owners. The rooms are spacious and the restaurant is the most popular in town.

Locanda Al Pomo D'Oro, Cividale

This modest 3-star hotel is the best in Cividale historic center and has been managed by the family Picotti since 1938. Guest rooms are small, but the welcome is warm and the location, steps from the central plaza is ideal.


"We had the best holiday ever- loved every minute,"

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