Karst - Cross-country cycling journey

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Karst - Cross-country cycling journey

Departure Date

Every Monday

Duration

3 nights / 4 days

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Tour description

Located between the Gulf of Trieste, the Vipava Valley and Brkini, lies our magical Karst – a landscape of endless possibilities for cross-country cycling.  The Karst is a unique world, it is where water and rocks make contact. As such it offers a variety of mtb biking tracks, pebble roads and forest trails in which you can explore this fascinating and mysterious landscape.

In this package we have carefully designed three beautiful and interesting cross-country cycling tours around Karst and Brkini, all moderate difficulty.

You can choose between two cycle-friendly accomodations (staying in apartment house or in a hotel).

*This is a self guided cycling itinerary. Meaning that you can cycle in your own pace, following the given cycle itinerary. But should you prefer to cycle in the company of experienced cyclists who knows the terrain very well, we would be happy to assist you with that as well. Some find it easier to explore this charming landscape in its vast natural roughness in the company of a cycle guide.
For more info please contact us: info@sloactive.si
** Should you find this program too easy or too difficult, we can of course create different itineraries, suitable to your level of fitness. For more info please contact us: info@sloactive.si

Highlights:
Unique Karst with it’s wild landscape and phenomenons
Mt. Vremščica with its vast mountain pastures
The Karst Living Museum, hidden jewel of nature with treasure of Karst phenomena
– Famous Lipica Stud Farm
– Brkini,
forgotten green & beautiful hilly region

Tour Course

Tour A

Padež (Approx. 30,5 km and 730 elevation metres)

The side valley of Padež is a world of its own, and at one time along the stream, which was lined with mills, sawmills and blacksmiths’ shops, it buzzed with life. Today this is a place of tranquillity, unspoilt nature and clean water.
Tour B

Kokoš (Approx. 52 km and 860 elevation metres)

Through typical Karst villages all the way up to Kokoš, a small hill with lovely views across to the Italian border south of Lokavsko Polje. You will descent to the western side and cross the Italian border entering in a town of Bazovica. On your way back to Slovenia you will cycle through amazing Karst Living Museum and world famous Lipica stud Farm.
Tour C

Vremščica (Approx. 33,5 km and 847 elevation metres)

Vremščica is a mountain ridge (1.027 m) and it enables beautiful mtb cycling. With it's well preserved and vast pastures is a genuine treasure of karst biotic diversity. Vremščica is also known for Sheep Farm, well it is actually an infrastructure center, owned by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Ljubljana, which provides research, education and ecological production. Their ecologically-produced cheese has become a true concept for many cheese lovers and experts in terms of quality and taste. You can buy some and taste it yourself as they are selling it just below Vremščica peak. Once on top, you get to enjoy amazing views on surrounding mountains Nanos and Snežnik, the neighbouring Brkini and all the way to the Adriatic sea.

Price:

Package price (accomodation in Apartments Jankovi, Vremski Britof):
Apartment Jankovi for two persons; 210 €.
Apartment Jankovi for four persons: 295 €.
Apartment Jankovi for six persons: 360 €.

*Price is per apartment (not per person) for three nights.

Package price in Apartments Jankovi includes:
– three overnights in chosen apartment
– gps files for cycling day tours
– preparation of tracks and VAT

Optional supplements:
– helmet 6 €
– gps advice 24 €

Package price does not include: tourist tax (2 € per person per night), food, drink, entrance fee’s and all other personal expenses that are not mentioned in what’s included description.

Package price (accomodation in Malovec Hotel 3*, Divača):
For two persons, sharing a double room 315 €.

Package price in Hotel Malovec includes:
– three overnights with breakfast in a double room with en suite facilities
– gps files for cycling day tours
– preparation of tracks and VAT

Optional supplements:
– helmet 6 €
– gps advice 24 €

Package price does not include: tourist tax (2 € per person per night), lunch’s, dinners, drinks, entrance fee’s and all other personal expenses that are not mentioned in what’s included description.

Date: daily, all year round

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