What to expect on a biking trip from Bled to Kranjska Gora?
✔️ Set out on a biking tour in unspoiled alpine nature across the picturesque Radovna Valley in the heart of the Triglav National Park
✔️ Test your skills on an 85-kilometer long trail running on an asphalt path along a riverbed, across meadows and forests, through traditional alpine villages and on bicycle lanes
✔️ Spend an active cycling day on diverse terrain with alternate uphill’s and downhills
✔️ Stop at many natural and cultural sights and discover the rich cultural heritage of the alpine countryside
✔️ Follow your guide to sights like Psnak sawmill, Gogal linden tree, World War II Radovna monument and much more
✔️ Experience stunning views of Martuljek mountain chain, the Julian Alps and Karavanke mountains
✔️ Cycle through Martuljek Forest, home of many waterfalls, through the alpine village of Mojstrana and the famous ski resort Kranjska Gora
The Itinerary of a biking trip from Bled to Kranjska Gora?
Starting the tour in Bled and entering the Triglav National Park
The meeting point is at or Bled office where you will get a bike and the equipment. The guide will lead you towards Lake Bled, where you will start cycling along the lakeshore. You will turn towards the villages of Spodnje and Zgornje Gorje below Bled Castle. Then you will ascend to Krnica village, from where the trail runs steeply downhill and over the Radovna River bridge. Here you will enter the Triglav National Park and start riding along the Radovna river-bed.
Cycling across the Radovna Valley with stops at cultural and natural sights
You will ride on an empty asphalt road across Radovna Valley, squeezed between the Pokljuka and Mežakla plateaus. You will be surrounded by idyllic meadows, mixed forests, and views of the Julian Alps. You will cycle past the Spodnja and Zgornja Radovna villages at the end of the valley, where Radovna Valley divides into three valleys (Krma, Kot, Vrata Valley) below Mt. Triglav. These valleys are starting points for hiking tours in the Julian Alps.
When you would like to visit the natural and cultural sights, you will turn off the trail. Along the way, you will stop at a monument with a unique story that will take you back to World War II and at aquamarine Lake Kreda, which is a bathing site in summer and a natural ice rink in winter. On a biking trip from Bled to Kranjska Gora you will also stop at the old Psnak sawmill and an 800-year-old Gogal linden tree.
Biking through Martuljek Forest and Kranjska Gora with a break at Lake Jasna
When you will reach Mojstrana village you will turn onto a gently sloping bicycle lane that will lead you past the Martuljek Forest, home to many waterfalls and the famous via ferrata behind the Hvadnik Waterfall. Along the way, you will have stunning views of the Martuljek mountain range with Mt. Špik, the Julian Alps on one side and Karavanke mountains on the other side. You will also notice the Lucifer Waterfall, which attracts ice climbers in winter.
MTB trail from Martuljek Forest will lead you to the center of Kranjska Gora. The tourist town is a paradise for all sports enthusiasts, as in the summer, it is an excellent starting point for discovering natural sights and hiking tours. In winter, it transforms into a famous ski resort, hosting Vitranc and Zlata Lisica Ski Cup. From Kranjska Gora, you will cycle towards Lake Jasna, surrounded by the Julian Alps. At Lake Jasna, you will take a break and have some snacks.
A ride back to Bled past Jesenice, Slovenski Javornik and Kočna
After a break, you will continue the second part of the biking trip from Bled to Kranjska Gora on a gently sloping bicycle lane right by the road to Jesenice, the Slovenian iron town. Here you will turn towards the village of Slovenski Javornik and ascend to Kočna. You will cycle uphill from Jesenice to Kočna, where you will descend to Spodnje Gorje village and cycle back to Bled.
When can you join a hot air balloon flight over Bled?
Hot air balloon flight over Bled is available all year round, starting early in the morning before the sunrise around 6:00 am. Ballooning is available in winter too, as temperatures in a wicker basket are not much lower than temperatures on the ground. It can be even hotter up in the air, as you stand beneath the burner. Hot air ballooning is weather-conditioned. The pilot monitors the weather and wind speed for the next morning. In case of rain, strong winds, lack of visibility and storms, we can cancel and reschedule the tour to another day.
Panoramic ride in a balloon high above the ground is suitable for anyone who would like to experience something new and enjoy the beautiful views of the alpine town with a lake and countryside. You can join the trip alone, in a pair or a group. The smaller wicker basket accepts 4 to 5 passengers, while the bigger basket accepts 11 to 12 passengers. The trip is also suitable for children accompanied by parents as it is completely safe, while hot air balloon flight over Bled offers an unforgettable and fun experience.
What should I bring on a mountain biking tour?
Put on comfortable sportswear and sports shoes. Also bring with you your sunglasses, beverages, and snacks.
How dangerous is this mountain biking?
An MTB tour is not dangerous if the participants follow the traffic rules and safety instructions of the guide.
Which shoes are best for mountain biking?
We recommend that you put on closed sports shoes.
What should I carry for cycling?
In your backpack pack some snacks and drinks, as well as personal items you might need. We recommend that you do not load a heavy backpack.
What is included in the price for a biking trip from Bled to Kranjska Gora?
The price for a biking trip from Bled to Kranjska Gora includes a mountain bike, helmet, and a guide.