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Friuli and Slovenia

​Wheels and wines in a little-seen European corner

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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

Please provide your contact information so that we can say “benvenuto”. After submitting the form, you will be able to download the itinerary immediately.

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 Cividale
  • 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

  • Bike rental equipped with odometer, map case, and seat bags
  • Ciclismo cycling kit
  • Ciclismo Classico water bottle
  • Two water bottle holders
  • Map holder on handlebars and a Garmin Edge GPS
  • Handlebar bag
  • Tire pump
  • Combination bike lock
  • Gel-padded saddle
  • Choice of pedals
  • Card with your tour leaders’ mobile phone numbers

Pedal Options

  • Flat pedals
  • Half-toe pedals (without straps)
  • Toe cage pedals

What’s Not Included

  • Helmet
  • Optional: clipless pedals with shoes
  • Optional: your own saddle
  • All accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 5 dinners
  • Wine kitty

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

2019

Aug 3-10

2020

Jun 27-Jul 4
Available
Aug 1-8
Available
From $4,995 PP through August 31, 2019
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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