Mountain biking

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LET'S START THE ADVENTURE!

Welcome to Poljanska valley, the heart of beautiful Slovenia, where the Mediterranean meets the Alps. We will have some great adventures together!

Positioned in Hotavlje, homestead Tešnak offers a great starting point to do lots of different activities in the natural environment spreading all around. In collaboration with professional biking guides you will explore natural wonders in Slovenia.

In the week you will spend with us you will discover the local area, some of the best biking trails with electric bikes in Slovenia’s most beautiful forests and mountains. The local environment of Poljanska valley is not yet crowded with tourists, so you will find peace and quiet there, while enjoying untouched nature and extraordinary views on endless hills and forests. Together, we will explore the nature, historic sites, traditional culinary and have a great time.

We believe in an authentic and personal experience, all of the tours are private guided. We tailor the whole experience exclusively to you, your wishes and skills. All our tours are interchangeable and can be fully adjusted according to the weather and other conditions, and to our respectable guests. Bellow, you will find an example of a bike week holidays.

Day 1 - Warm welcome

We pick you at the airport and take you to Homestead Tešnak – your home for the next week. You will receive warm welcome from the local team and get to know us. We will go through the program and will make a plan for the week regarding weather forecast, overall conditions on terrain and your wishes.

Day 2 - A get to know each other tour

Today we will explore the local area and do our first biking tour. After breakfast we will take our e-bikes and do a local mountain bike tour. We will reach the highest hill of Škofjeloško hribovje, learn something about the history of the area, see WW1 bunkers and enjoy the views on Poljanska valley. On the way home we will stop on traditional cheese farm and have a short guided tour with degustation. 

Based on this tour, we will plan the rest of the week. You will get the idea of how the bikes are, what trails are you comfortable on and how much activities per day you like to do. We will get to know you better and be able to adjust the perfect tours for the week exclusively for you.

Day 3 - Bike tour in the karawanke

Today, we will go a bit higher, above the forest line. We will spend the day biking in the high alpine meadows in the north of the country, the Karawanke. Our trail will lead us among the cows and sheep, passing  the traditional sheperd's houses, where they still produce diary products the old way. The štruklji  on top are an absolute must!

Day 4 - Sightseeing Škofja Loka or Ljubljana

After two days of activities we will take a day off. We will use it to explore nearby towns of Škofja Loka or Ljubljana, accompanied by a tour guide. We will see some historic sights, explore the busy city center, try traditional Slovenian food, and get to know the culture. A rest day can be changed due to the weather, since there are plenty activities to do in case of a rainy day.

Day 5 - Bike day in the south & enjoying the coastline

We will take our bikes and go south, enjoying the Mediterranean climate. Bike trails through the vineyards, great wine and prosciutto and swimming in the sea will make it a day to remember!

Day 6 - BIKE day & visiting Bled

Today we will visit the heart of Julian Alps, Bohinj. The beautiful glacier lake is warm enough for a swim on the hot days, but is an eye candy all year round. We will do a biking trip on the mountains around it, enjoying the views. On the way back we will stop in Bled, another beautiful lake with the most picturesque little island on it. Bled is also famous for its cake, that we think you should try!

Day 7  - Goodbye & farewell

After breakfast we will say goodbye and we will take you to the airport for your next adventure.

Included:

  • Accommodation (6 nights)

  • Transfer from Ljubljana airport

  • Breakfast, dinner and lunch bag (daily)

  • Bike equipment – high performance electric mountain bike + helmet

We guarantee:

  • Experienced & enthusiastic professional young team with support 24/7

  • Small exclusive groups (2-5 people)

  • Large diversity of places we visit & activities we do

  • Activities adjusted to experience, wishes & fitness level of the group

Not included

  • Travel insurance

  • Sports clothes and shoes

Price:

 990 €/person

kontakt

HourAway

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Tel: +386 40 89 30 30

Tel: +386 31 79 61 33

info@hour-away.com

HourAway, Podlubnik 341, 4220 Škofja Loka, Slovenia

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