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Slovenia - Highlights of Lake Bled - Self-Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

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Holiday Highlights

  • Experiencing the restorative powers of Lake Bled
  • Discovering the medieval Bled Castle
  • Taking a traditional Pletna boat to make a wish on the Island
  • Marvelling at the Triglav National Park
  • Exploring the Vintgar and Pokljuka Gorges
  • Riding a cable car up the awe-inspiring Mount Vogel, offering breath-taking views

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival in Lake Bled    
2 Lake Bled - Castle and Church 9 Miles / 15 Kms Approx. B  
3 Kropa and Radovljica Town 21 Miles / 34 Kms Approx. B  
4 Begunje Village 26 Miles / 42 Kms Approx. B  
5 The Gorges Loop 10 Miles / 17 Kms Approx. B  
6 Lake Bohinj and Vogel Mountain 29 Miles / 47 Kms Approx. B  
7 Radovna Valley and Mount Triglav 23 Miles / 37 Kms Approx. B  
8 Departure from Lake Bled   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Holiday Information

The Slovenian paradise of Lake Bled is famed for its ability to restore well-being, making it the perfect location for our centre based cycling holiday in Slovenia. Pedallin’ along charming lakeside cycle paths, through the valleys of the astonishing Julian Alps and around characterful towns, this trip strikes the perfect balance between adventure, culture and relaxation, offering something to suit everyone.
Your base is the gorgeous town of Bled, a destination bursting with fun-filled activities, providing plenty of gentle routes that will enable you to take in all that the area has to offer. The centre based trip gives you the flexibility to take in Bled’s amazing natural and cultural highlights.
This laid-back holiday is all about discovering the Bled area, so you’ll be rewarded on your daily rides with awe-inspiring sights. You can visit the iconic Bled Castle, perched on a cliff overlooking the lake, as well as taking a traditional Pletna boat over to Bled Island, where you can make a wish by ringing the church bell. Sample tasty sweet treats in nearby old towns, while passionate locals demonstrate their trades. Continuing through serene forests and valleys, you’ll visit gorges and waterfalls, taking a cable car up the awe-inspiring Mount Vogel.
As well as daily cycling, you can take advantage of Lake Bled’s numerous other activities, like rowing and swimming in thermal spring pools. Your 4* hotel is chosen for its location, hospitality and friendly-welcome, making it the perfect spot to kick back and enjoy the restorative powers of Bled.
With flexible start dates and all the classic Skedaddle ingredients, there’s no better way to explore Slovenia than by bike.

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Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050

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Holiday Details

Season 1: 16/03 – 16/08 – £700 pp

Season 2: 17/08 – 20/09 – £745 pp

Season 1: 21/09 – 12/10 – £700 pp

Centre based

7 nights hotel

6 days riding

Breakfast included


Route notes and maps provided

Minimum 2 people

Daily departures

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Last Updated: 23/10/2017