Tadej Pogačar, Primož Roglič, Urska Žigart, ever wondered why there is so many world class cyclists from Slovenia? Because it’s a stunning place to ride a bike!

This week, Igor Keržan takes us on an adventure around their native homeland of Slovenia, showing off the varied and stunning rides around the country.

There’s some rolling hills, stunning blue skies and beautiful clear blue skies to keep away the winters blues when the mercury drops.

Make sure you check out the Muggia Ankaran route, which starts in Italy and ends in Croatia, make it one of our first international rides.

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Ascent To The Pavlicevo Sedlo Pass

For the first 5.9 km the road climbs slightly with an average slope of 3% and max. 8.7%. Then, we reach the entrance to Logarska dolina where a beautiful view of the valley awaits us. After a couple of meters we go up the slope, which is 6.4 km long with an average slope of 8.2% and max. 12.4%. We end at an altitude of 1321 m where we reach the border crossing with Austria.

  12.24KM
  DISTANCE
57:47
DURATION
674M
ELEVATION

Ascent To The Vršič Pass

We continue past the Kranjska Gora ski center where we turn in the direction of the Vršič pass. The first four km is a road with a slight average slope of 1% and max. 4.7%. The top is followed by a 9.1 km ascent with an average slope of 8.7% and a max 14%. After 784 m. altitude differences await us with a beautiful view of the Julian Alps.

  13.60KM
  DISTANCE
1:10:49
DURATION
798M
ELEVATION

Ski Center Rogla

The tour starts in the town of Zreče. There are three kilometers of flat road followed by a 13.6 km ascent. 5.4 Km of the initial ascent is at an average slope of 8.6%. The road then flattens out a bit…but not much. To the top, the road slope averages 7.3%. The tour is 16.3 km long with 7.4% of the average slope.

  16.4KM
  DISTANCE
1:28:20
DURATION
1056M
ELEVATION

Circular Tour Of Slovenian Istria

Part of the tour takes place along the coast of the Slovenian Sea, which is not much, but the coast is beautiful and interesting. We start in the town of Piran past Portorož to Sečovlje, where the Sečovlje salt pans are very famous. At the Dragonja border crossing with Croatia, we turn in the direction of Koper, where we reach the coast and continue driving alon.g the sea all the way to our destination in Piran

 45.24KM
 DISTANCE
1:51:59
DURATION
461M
ELEVATION

Muggia Ankaran

The tour starts in the city of Koper and continues along the bike path called Parenzana. This is a cycling route that starts in Trieste and ends in Croatia in the city of Poreč. When we cross the border between Slovenia and Italy, we continue our way towards Muggija, and after a few kilometers we come to Slovenia again, where the path leads us past Ankaran all the way to the port and the city of Koper, where we end.

    34.56KM
   DISTANCE
1:18:57
DURATION
196M
ELEVATION

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