Cycle Slovenia's Soca Valley |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i> Cycling the Strunjan tunnel near Portoroz on the Parenzana Cycle Trail |  <i>Jaka Jeraša</i> Cycling in the Soca Valley |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i> Slovenia's alpine valleys are best explored on bike |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i> Cycling the Parenzana Rail Trail Slovenia offers beautiful cycling opportunities |  <i>Tomo Jesenicnik</i> Cycling the Parenzana Rail Trail Hotel used on Parenzana Cycle Trail from Italy to Slovenia and Croatia
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Self-Guided Cycling Holidays in Slovenia

Discover Slovenia's beautiful cycling trails on a self-guided bike tour

With its fairytale castles, medieval villages and beautiful, cultured cities, Slovenia is a country rich with culture, art and history. Add in its truly spectacular landscapes, from the dramatic peaks, lakes and forests of the Julian Alps to the beaches, canyons and caves of the Adriatic coast, and it’s clear that this is a remarkable European destination that should be on your radar for your next self guided cycling holiday.

Explore Ljubljana, Slovenia’s gorgeous capital, with its cobblestoned streets, Baroque architecture and leafy, car-free city centre set on the banks of the Ljubljanica River. Raft whitewater rapids on the Soca River; tackle a climb of Mount Triglav, Slovenia’s highest peak; or cycle the famous Parenzana Bike Trail, a disused narrow gauge railway leading through tunnels, villages and stunning scenery across the border into Croatia.

Our unique self guided cycling holidays are tailored to get you deep into the heart of this magic country, taking in its key highlights as well as experiencing the beauty of its lesser-visited trails. Join us as we explore beautiful Slovenia!


Self-Guided Cycling Specialists in Slovenia

We have have been operating active self guided holidays for over 45 years. We handle all the necessary logistics so that you can relax and explore Slovenia at your own pace. Many of our tours depart daily, giving you even greater flexibility.

Great Value & Quality Trips in Slovenia

Our well priced cycling trips offer great value for money. Included in your package are comprehensive route notes, maps & guidebooks along with bag transfers and locally run accommodation. We take the stress out of organising your holiday.

Personal Experiences

We've been walking and cycling the planet for over four decades and are passionate about delivering exceptional service. Combined, we’ve travelled to virtually every corner of Europe, and are eager to share the many benefits of travelling by bike.

Walkers' Britain is committed to responsible travel and true sustainability. We take travellers to many countries which are home to challenging wilderness, rich biodiversity, and fragile environments. It is the travel choices we make while visiting these environments that reduce the negative impact. This is the essence of responsible and sustainable travel - something we take very seriously. View our award winning Responsible Travel Guidebook here.


Hotels

Often family run, these charming hotels range from 2 to 4 stars and provide access to local living thanks to your hosts. The hospitality is generous and their local knowledge is invaluable. Where possible, we choose locations that add to your experience.

Bed & breakfasts (B&Bs)

Simple yet rich in local character, the B&Bs chosen are clean, comfortable and run by hosts that help add to your experience.



Currency

Euro

International Dialing Code

+386

Electricity
Type C plug

Electricity in Slovenia is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The pin type is C. (2 round prong).

Visas

Visas not required for citizens of Australia, Canada, USA and New Zealand for up to 90 days in a period of 180 days for all Schengen countries (see https://tinyurl.com/lkho3qg for countries part of the Schengen). Please ensure your passport is stamped on arrival in the Schengen area. For all other nationalities and for longer stays in countries covered by the Schengen Agreement (Australian New Zealand, Canadian and US passport holders), please contact the relevant embassy. Stays of longer than 90 days in the Schengen area require a long stay visa for the country you are spending most time in. However long stay visas are unlikely to be issued unless there is a valid reason (eg. studying in country). Unfortunately we cannot assist in obtaining visas for long stays due to individual country visa requirements.

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.