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Friuli and Slovenia

​Wheels and wines in a little-seen European corner

Download a Detailed Itinerary

Our comprehensive itineraries are a one-stop-shop for all the delightful details of our carefully crafted tours, including:

  • A thorough daily itinerary
  • Details for exact accommodations
  • What to expect
  • Travel planning tips

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Biker eating grapes on Friuli and Slovenia tour
Building lit up at night on Friuli and Slovenia tour
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Once you have a trip confirmed, we will feed you a steady diet of additional pre-departure information that includes: How to train, prepare, pack and all the wonderful, inspirational and practical things you want and need to know before you go! Our Travel Advisors will be available to help plan your pre- and post-tour travel.

  • Van support
  • Expert, bilingual guides
  • Guided visits of Gorizia and Ljubljana
  • Guided visit of a XVIII century homestead 
  • World War I museum visit in Kobarid
  • Open air activities in Bovec (rafting and/or hiking or cycling)
  • 1 wine tasting
  • Group shuttle at the end of the tour

What’s Included

  • Use of our exclusive carbon road bike, La Classica Ribelle (or Equivalent Carbon Road Bike)
  • Garmin Edge Explore GPS loaded with the GPX tracks of your rides
  • Two water bottles
  • Saddle bag with repair kit
  • Optional: Map holder on handlebar 

Pedal Options

  • Flat pedals
  • Half-toe pedals (without straps)
  • Helmet
  • Optional: clipless/SPD pedals with shoes
  • Optional: your own saddle
  • All accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 5 dinners

With the Livenza River to the west and the Timaro River to the east, Friuli experiences warm summers and mild winters, a cyclist’s paradise. You’ll bike through the lands that inspired Joyce, Hemingway, Freud, and Rilke, then through lush vineyards of Friuli’s burgeoning wine country (and sample the local vintages, of course), and discover the towns of Gorizia and Cividale. We’ll cross the border to Italy’s northern neighbor to the east, Slovenia, ending in the romantic and charming Ljubljana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and capital of Slovenia.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to experience an amazing mixture of Venetian Italian and Austrian/Slavic cultures. It will be a trip of a lifetime!

Dates

2024

Jun 8-15
Call for availability!
Jul 27-Aug 3
Available
Sep 15-22
Call for availability!

2025

Jun 17-24
Available
Jun 26-Jul 3
Available
Aug 24-31
Available
Sep 7-14
Available
Sep 21-28
Available
From $5,895 PP 8 days / 7 nights
From $5,945 PP 8 days / 7 nights
$1,400 Optional Single Supplement
Any of our tours can be made private. Contact us to learn more.
Guaranteed

Confirmed tours are dates that have been selected by us that have a very high probability of reaching the minimum group size for us to run the tour and for you to receive the best Ciclismo Classico experience. These tours are confirmed as much as a year in advance, compared to our regularly scheduled tours which are confirmed around 90 days prior to departure.  When you place your deposit for a confirmed tour, you have the green light to make your pre and post travel plans and even book your flight with our personal guarantee that your tour will run!

Optional Single Supplement

If you are traveling alone, this optional single supplement will guarantee you a room to yourself at each hotel. The cost of a single room is often more than half the price of a shared room, so this additional supplement reflects that increased cost for each night over the course of the trip.

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