BRESSANONE - LJUBLJANA

FROM THE BISHOP'S TOWN TO THE GREEN CAPITAL CITY

Cycling to Ljubljana Original Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: medium
Distance: 310-335 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 649,- €

Map Bike Bressanone Ljubljana

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Starting from the Bishop`s town, the first part of the tour leads through the Valle Pusteria, also called the green valley of South Tyrol. The cycle path follows the course of the rivers Rienz and Drau through Eastern Tyrol and further to the lake district Carinthia. En route different crystal-clear swimming lakes invite you to jump in the refreshing wet. Soon you leave Austria
behind and pass the border to Slovenia. It is the first country in the world to be declared a green destination based on the Green Destinations Criteria. The variety of landscapes surprises. At the magical lake Bled you can enjoy the panorama over the Julian Alps. The aim of the trip is Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. Its social and environmental awareness has a long tradition which you will feel with every step.

  
Characteristics of the route:

The tour goes along bike paths or very quiet side roads, through small villages and picturesque landscape. Most of the time the paths are asphalted otherwise you cycle on gravelled roads. The last part from Bled to Ljubljana is slight hilly. The tour is suitable for children from the age of 16.

A day by day account of the route:

Bressanone Brixen

Day 1: Arrival in Brixen/Bressanone

Diocese town with cathedral and Hofburg with crib collection;

Bruneck Brunico

Day 2: to Bruneck/Brunico (approx. 30-45 km)

Fortress Franzensfeste and Mühlbacher Klause;

Hochpustertal Alta Pusteria cycling path

Day 3: to Hochpustertal (approx. 25-30 km)

Folklore museum in Dietenheim, lake Toblach;

Oberdrauburg cycling track

Day 4: to Oberdrauburg/Kötschach Mauthen (approx. 70-75 km)

Visit the outdoor museum "Aguntum";

Lake Pressegg

Day 5: to Feistritz a. d.  Gail (Transfer to the Gailbergpass + approx. 65 km)

Lake Pressegg invite all epicures to a relaxing break;

Bled lake cycling trip

Day 6: to Bled (approx. 55-65 km)

You reach the italian border and travel on to Slovenia;

Ljubljana

Day 7: to Ljubljana (approx. 60 km)

The river Sava leads you to the capital city Ljubljana;

Ljubljana bike trip

Day 8: Departure

Visit one of the many museums;

Prices 2020

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast - arrival day 21/05/2020 and 17/09/2020 649,00 €
Package price per person in a double room icln. breakfast 749,00 €
Single room surcharge 169,00 €
High season* surcharge, per person 65,00 €
Additional services
Rental bike 89,00 €
E-Bike 189,00 €
EXTRA nights in BRIXEN/BRESSANONE
Per person and night, double room icln. breakfast 69,00 €
Single room surcharge per night 15,00 €
EXTRA nights in LJUBLJANA 
Per person and night in a double room icln. breakfast 79,00 €
Single room surcharge per night 15,00 €

*High season: from 20/06/2020 to 12/09/2020 (incl.).


We suggest a travel insurance.
Changes in the offer as well as errors, printing errors and arithmetic errors reserved!


Starting dates 2020, self-guided tour:

  • ARRIVAL: every Thursday 21/05/2020 (first available date) to 17/09/2020 (last available date).

  • NON SCHEDULE ARRIVAL DATES: minimum of 5 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    8 days / 7 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 310 - 335 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Brixen/Bressanone
     
  • Arrival information:
    • By car:
      On the Brenner/Brennero motorway (A22) to Brixen/Bressanone or over the Felbertauernstraße to Lienz in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) and then on further through the valley Pustertal/Valle Pusteria on the SS49 to Brixen/Bressanone.
    • By Train:
      Take a train from Innsbruck to Brixen/Bressanone. Arriving from east over Lienz to Brixen/Bressanone.
      Timetable available on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.

    • By flight:
      Nearest airports are Innsbruck airport (approx. 83 km), Verona Villafranca airport (approx. 191 km), Treviso airport (approx. 228 km), Venice Marco Polo airport (approx. 313 km).

  • Accommodation:
    Accomodation in inns and hotels - 3***and/or 4**** category
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.

  • Car parking:
    Parking facilities at Brixen/Bressanone at the hotel of your arrival:
    Hotel garage: approx. € 55.00/week; € 10.50/day, Parking place Residence Gasser: approx. € 35.00/week; Reservation not possible; to be paid directly in the hotel.

  • Transfer:
    Return transfer by shuttle-bus every Thursday from Ljubljana to Brixen/Bressanone at the cost of € 139.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking). Minimum 4 persons.

  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gear lwomen`s and men`s bicycle
    E-Bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery,range up to 100 km)

  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian
 

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