CYCLING 2016-17 p100-101

exodus Cycling2016

Cycling in Slovenia NEW 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 Set amongst extraordinary alpine settings, the romantic town of Bled and its iconic island make one of the most picture-perfect settings in Europe, if not the whole world. You will spend a week in a lovely hotel close to the shore of the beautiful glacial lake, allowing you to unpack and properly appreciate the natural surroundings. The itinerary offers six days of different cycling routes that you can discover at your leisure. Spend a day cycling to Ljubljana and enjoy the cosmopolitan café scene in the pretty capital city. Take some time to appreciate the magnificent surroundings and indulge in the local delicacies, such as coffee and Kremsnita (cream cake); the symbol of Bled's cuisine. Dates & Price Guide Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Any start date available on request from 26 March to 15 October 2016 • 2017 dates and prices available online • All dates £729 • Prices are land only and do not include travel from London • Upgrade to 4-star hotel £130 • Compulsory single supplement £130 • Low cost direct flights available to Ljubljana with Easyjet and Adria Airways • Land only start Ljubljana day 1, end day 8 • Insurance: Please see 106 Bike details: • Helia classic trekking bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 • Supplement for electric E-bike £75 Julian Alps Pokljuka Gorge Triglav Bled Radovljica Triglav N.P. P Premium F departure S Polo FdeparturPe F Family departure Call SELF-GUIDED • SLOVENIA 101 8 days land only from £729 Lake Bled, Slovenia Slovenia Activity Level LEISURELY/MODERATE Trip Code LSZ At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Start Bled. If you have time in the afternoon take the easy path up to the castle. 2 Enjoy stunning views of nearby Triglav National Park on the cycle up to the Jelovica High Plateau; cycle to the old town of Radovljica. 3 Morning cycle to Begunje, in the afternoon pass Brezje Basilica, an important pilgrimage destination. 4 Cycle to the spectacular Vintgar Gorge, then on to the lesser visited Pokljuka Gorge. Leave your bike and enjoy a stroll through the ancient forest. 5 Car transfer to the top of Pokljuka high plateau and descend into the beautiful Bohinj Valley through picturesque alpine villages. 6 Morning cycle to Ljubljana; spend the afternoon enjoying the delights of the capital before taking a transfer back to Bled in the afternoon. 7 Cycle through the Radovna Valley; two great plateaux on the foot of Mount Triglav. 8 End Bled. Centre-based cycling l Great for first timers and families l Beautiful lakeside scenery • 6 days centre-based cycling (all rides optional) • 90% paved, 10% unpaved paths • Mainly flat with a few short climbs • Self-guided holiday. Min age 8 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts included AUSTRIA SLOVENIA Ljubljana Lake Bled Lake Bohinj Kranj Begunje Vogel Sava ACCOMMODATION The week is based in the lovely 3-star Hotel Savica in the town of Bled. The hotel is situated less than 5 minutes walk from the lake, and offers free access to a nearby pool. For those who wish to indulge in some pampering, we also offer an upgrade to the hotel Triglav, a beautifully located 4-star hotel with its own wellness centre and gourmet restaurant. Daily Distance (km) 2 34 3 41 4 17 5 47 6 59 7 37 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10


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