Slovenia’s exceptionally diverse landscape, with its countless sites of natural beauty, both strikingly evident and more subtly concealed, make it an ideal choice for biking holidays. Every biker can find a route that suits. You can never be bored on a bike in Slovenia. The influence of the Mediterranean climate means that biking can be enjoyed almost throughout the entire year. The exception is the Alps, which are a wonderful attraction in the summer, when overheating bikers can cool off.
On roads, off roads
Biking destinations and information points
Slovenia has developed its own standards for defining specific areas as biking destinations. This makes it easy to find the very best biking trails, wherever you are in the country. For useful help there are 35 bikers’ information points where you can get maps, and detailed information about trails and transport options between individual biking destinations.
Dedicated accommodation for bikers is available in Slovenia. Biker-friendly hotels, hostels and tourist farms are given one of five ratings. There are also campsites that offer services for bikers.
Taking bikes on the train
Although distances in Slovenia are relatively small for bikers, you can opt to take another means of transport for certain sections of your route. Travelling by a train on which you can take your bike is particularly practical.
With a guide
When biking around Slovenia you can hire a guide to show you the best routes.
Because biking is a very popular pastime in Slovenia, there are a number of recreational biking events, while major international competitions are also hosted in the country.