• Ljubljana Castle View
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    Slovenia Part 4 – Ljubljana

    Ljubljana is a mesmerising modern and medieval mix, where vibrant, contemporary neighbourhoods have sprung up to encapsulate the city’s historic heart. With roots dating back past the Roman era, this city has preserved its heritage through the ages and proudly displays its treasures for all to see. After days of cycling through mountain paths and quiet villages, it was a pleasant change as the winding road give rise to tall city blocks and hotel skyscrapers and it was with mouths agape that we arrived at the end of our tour in Slovenia’s capital city. Ljubljana says welcome without uttering a word, and as we rode to the centre we found…

  • Skofja loka at night
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    Slovenia Part 3 – Škofja Loka

    In the third part of a four part series, a lucky competition winner and her travel buddy make their way through the sunny village countryside as they continue on from Bohinj to Škofja Loka. The trip – A lakes and cities cycling tour of Slovenia from Bled through the Triglav National Park to Ljubljana including overnight accommodation in each location, cycling equipment and a map. Wish us luck! We arrived in Škofja Loka in plenty of time to see the town, being only a short distance from Bohinj, and at the first opportunity we headed down to the Old Town to take a look round. Škofja Loka is known as a medieval…

  • Slovenian Village
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    Slovenia Part 2 – Bohinj

    In this second part of a four part series, a lucky competition winner and her travel buddy endure the bitter Slovenian winter weather as they journey from Bled to Bohinj. The trip – A lakes and cities cycling tour of Slovenia from Bled through the Triglav National Park to Ljubljana including overnight accommodation in each location, cycling equipment and a map. Wish us luck! Lake Bohinj – Arriving at Lake Bohinj in a taxi after a difficult day, we entered the log cabin family-run lodge without looking around outside. Warm and revived I later ventured out to the balcony and discovered a quiet alpine village resort perfect for skis and…

  • Lake Bled
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    Slovenia Part 1 – Bled

    A lucky competition winner and her travel buddy take a tour in the Slovenian mountains. In the first part of this four part series we journey to Bled for the start of a trip. So join us while we tackle snow, sweets and cycling in Slovenia. The trip – A lakes and cities cycling tour of Slovenia from Bled through the Triglav National Park to Ljubljana including overnight accommodation in each location, cycling equipment and a map. Wish us luck! Bled was first on our Slovenia trip list. This alpine hideaway is a real visual treat with the town sloping down the valley to the iconic lake and island. Bled…