Cycling the Slovenian Coast

Enjoy Mediterranean beauty captured in one of the best cycling tours Slovenia has to offer and one of the top things to do in Piran.

DURATION
4 - 5 h
TRAIL LENGTH
35 km
ELEVATION
800 m
DIFFICULTY
Easy
PRICE
140 € / Person
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  • Spectacular sea views from rustic cliff villages 
  • Epic scenery of Sečovlje Saltworks
  • Town of Portorož
  • Town of Piran
  • Ride on an abandoned railways track
  • Take a refreshing dip in the Adriatic Sea

Included in price

Rent of high performance electric bike
Helmet
Professional guide

Extras

Transfer from Bled
Transfer from Ljubljana
Transfer from Koper

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You may have heard of the Cliffs of Dover, but the cliffs of the Slovenian coast are a best kept secret you’ll definitely want to discover. This cycling adventure presents you with diverse trails which combine the flat coastal part with a hillier inland. E-bikes make the tour suitable for everyone and the views you’ll witness along the way are spellbindingly beautiful.

We begin our tour in the cute seaside town of Lucia. The trail takes us through the nearby camp and along the coast, past the famous Sečovlje salt pans. This is where we hit a steep incline that doesn’t stand a chance against our e-bikes. During the ascent, views of the salt pans open up, revealing their fascinating beauty.
Reaching the top, a scenic trail across the agrarian landscape of the coastal hills awaits us. We ride through the idyllic village of Korte and continue down a wooded area, shielding us from the sun’s rays. Following this a diverse up-and-down section, the Adriatic Sea reappears in all its glory, as we start descending towards the lovely town of Strunjan.

Then the coastal part of the tour begins. Cycling along the Slovenian coastline is a relaxing and enjoyable experience that fills our lungs with fresh salty air and gives our muscles a chance to recuperate. There will also be ample opportunity to take a refreshing dip in the sea!

Our next stop is the beautiful town of Piran, Slovenia’s most picturesque seaside jewel. With its tiny winding streets and Venetian architecture, Piran will be a blast to explore. Slowly returning to our starting point, we’ll pass through Bernardin and the vibrant, hip seaside resort of Portorož or the “Port of Roses”, a stark contrast to Piran and the hilly terrain we leave behind.

Terrain: tarmac, gravel and some dirt

This is a diverse trail that combines the flat coastal part with a hillier inland. E-bikes make this option also suitable for everyone.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am a single traveller, how can I book?

Don’t worry, just drop us a line in our inbox. We will do our best to try and find you some company, so if you are flexible in your travel dates, let us know as well. Do you want a private trip? No problem, we got you covered too.

What should I wear on Cycling the Slovenian Coast ?

It is important that your clothes are comfortable. It is recommended that you also have something warmer with you in case of a temperature drop or cold wind. You can always leave excess clothes in the van after consulting with our guide.

What happens in the event of bad weather?

Even though Slovenia is small, it has quite a diverse climate, so it is not unusual for the weather to be better in another part of the country. In that case, we will suggest a different tour where the weather will be nice. If it doesn’t suit you or the weather is too bad for cycling, you will get a full refund.

How many people will be in a group?

We believe that your experience will be better if the group is smaller, so there will be max. 8 guests per guide.

Am I fit enough for Cycling the Slovenian Coast ?

The tour is adjustable to your skills and level of fitness. We use e-bikes, so hills will not be a problem. However, you should be comfortable with a few hours of activity.

Who will be our guide on Cycling the Slovenian Coast ?

All our tours are guided by professional local guides who will make sure you have a great time.

Is the bike tour kid friendly?

Children are also welcome as long as they can cycle independently. Please let us know in advance so we can prepare a smaller bike and adjust the tour if necessary.

What should I bring with me on a cycling tour?

Bring a bottle of water (you can always refill it) and sunscreen. We will provide bikes, helmets and a first aid kit.
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