Alps to Adriatic – Slovenia Trail Running Holiday

SLOVENIA | TRAIL RUNNING | ALPS TO ADRIATIC

ALPS TO ADRIATIC - SLOVENIA TRAIL RUNNING HOLIDAY

Trail Running Holiday from the heart of the Julian Alps, Slovenia to the Mediterranean town of Piran by the Adriatic Sea. An amazing experience with running on enjoyable trails with local gourmet and untouched nature surpluses. It is a unique Slovenia Trail Running Adventures – From Alps to Adriatic.

This beautiful destination – Slovenia – simply calls out for an exploration of the unknown and for a true running experience. In addition to beautiful and first-class running opportunities, Slovenia offers a truly “healthy” natural environment. Clean rivers, crystal clear alpine lakes and vast forested areas offer natural diversity, good quality air and drinking water at almost every corner. The runner is also offered delicious locally produced food and a varied culinary offer. The things that are nowadays more and more hard to find. At least basic infrastructure is provided almost at every step, which offers safe running movement even in remote areas.

Slovenia with the wider area of the Julian Alps, Karst region and Adriatic Sea offers all what trail runner looking for. Welcome to trail running paradise.

This tour is designed by expert runners for runners.

FACTS

  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Activity: Trail Running
  • Length: 80–100 km / Elevation: +3.500 m 
  • Grade: Easy to Moderate.
  • Accommodation: Small Hotels ***/**** 
  • Date: From April 15th to October 15th 
  • Booking: Any day of the week.
  • Start of the tour: Bled, Slovenia
  • End of the tour: Piran, Slovenia
  • Price: 1.380,00 €/person (self guided tour, min. 2 people in group).
PRICE OF TOUR / PERSON

1.380,00 €

Duration

8 days / 7 nights

Activity

Self guided trail running

Difficulty

Easy–Moderate

Season

April 15th–October 15th

Length

80–100 km

Elevation

+3.500 m 

Accommodation

Small Hotels ***/**** 

Booking

Start of the tour on any day of the week.

Start of the tour 

Bled, Slovenia

End of the tour

Piran, Slovenia

Note

This trail running holiday involves running through remote and rugged terrains. 

At Life Hike we specialise in designing epic trail running holidays. We are committed to seeking out the very best in everything for our guests that only the knowledge and experience of our local team can provide. This Slovenia Trail Running Holiday was designed by our great team members and passionate trail runners in 2019. This running adventure holiday is open to ages 18 and above. One must be able to complete 15–20 kilometres/day of running (hiking the longer uphill climbs on trails and running the flat trails or gravel roads and downhills).

Inclusions

Items that are included in the cost of the tour price:

Exclusions

Items that are not included in the cost of the tour price:

Optional Extras

Optional extra services, that are not included in the standard tour price:

Private Guided Tour

Itinerary

  • Arrival to Ljubljana airport and transfer to Bled.
  • Introductory meeting.
  • Afternoon option: Sava Bohinjka river Run.
  • Distance: 10 km | + climbing: 250 m
  • Surface: trail (50%), gravel roads (40%), tarmac (10%).
  • Overnight in Hotel, Bled ***/****
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Private transfer to area of Karavanke mountains.
  • Karavanke trail running day.
  • Distance: 16–20 km | + climbing: 750 m | – climbing: 800 m
  • Surface: trail (80%), gravel roads (20% on start).
  • Overnight in Hotel, Bled ***/****
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Transfer to Goreljek.
  • Pokljuka pastures Trail Running – Triglav National Park day.
  • Distance: 15–20 km | + climbing: 750 m | – climbing: 950 m
  • Surface: trail (70%), gravel roads (30%).
  • Overnight in Hotel, Bohinj ***/****
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Tansfer to Blato pastures.
  • Julian Alps Trail Running day.
  • Distance: 18–20 km | + climbing: 650 m | – climbing: 1.200 m
  • Surface: trail (90%), gravel roads (10%).
  • Overnight in Hotel, Bohinj ***/****
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Transfer to Bohinjska Bistrica and a famous train ride to Most na Soči.
  • Above Soča Valley trail running.
  • Distance: 12–15 km | + climbing: 550 m | – climbing: 700 m
  • Surface: trail (70%), gravel roads (30%).
  • Overnight in Hotel, Tolmin or Kobarid ***/****
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Transfer to Vipava Valley.
  • Trail Run: Above Vipava Valley trail day.
  • Distance: 15–20 km | + climbing: 550 m | – climbing: 900 m
  • Surface: trail (80%9, gravel roads (20%).
  •  Overnight Hotel, Ajdovščina ***
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Trail running on Slovenian red Karst region.
  • Distance: 15–20 km | + climbing: 500 m | – climbing: 600 m
  • Surface: trail (80%), gravel roads (20%).
  •  Overnight Hotel , Piran***/****
  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Transfer to Ljubljana or Trieste.
  • End of tour.

Accommodations

Accommodations are mostly small 3* hotels (comfortable with en-suite).

  • Day 1+2: Hotel***/****, Bled / double or twin room with breakfast.
  • Day 3+4: Hotel***/****, Bohinj / double or twin room with breakfast.
  • Day 5: Hotel***/****, Tolmin or Kobarid / double or twin room with breakfast.
  • Day 6: Hotel***/****, Ajdovščina / double or twin room with breakfast.
  • Day 7: Hotel***/****, Piran / double or twin room with breakfast.

Trail Running Expert

Špela is an enthusiastic trail runner, a nature lover, and a fan of cycling and ski touring. By profession, she is a Kinesiologist – Master of Science, primarily interested in exercise physiology and endurance sports. She applies her expertise to trail running, assisting runners with preparation and providing advice on nutrition, recovery, injuries…

Špela is also a trainee for the UIMLA mountain leader. At LIFE Hike, she prepares and manages trail running programs and holidays. She is also involved in creating the Triglav Trail Run race, which is considered one of the most beautiful trail running experiences in the region. Špela will provide you with advice on running, information about the destination, and help you prepare for your trail running holidays. She will be there for tips on difficulty, the specifics of the trail, equipment advice, and any other information to make your trail running vacation a wonderful experience.

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Slovenia Trail Running Holiday

Run on trails from the heart of the Julian Alps to the Mediterranean town of Piran by the Adriatic Sea.

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