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5 Days E-Bike Cycling Holiday Experience in Slovenia

Apartments Breza&Tisa, Ribnisko Pohorje, 2364 Ribnica na Pohorju, Slovenia

Ultimate E-bike Cycling Holiday in Slovenia

Let the e-energy of the e-bike put a smile on your face when exploring the natural beauties of Pohorje. Experience immersive nature experience with your professional guides on one of the most beautiful parts of Slovenia - Ribniško Pohorje.

Key information

  • Trip type: Guided
  • Lodging: Center-based
  • Terrain: Mountainous
  • Difficulty level: Moderate(Cyclist needs to have a good level of fitness, terrain is mostly hilly or unpaved but they will ride on flat terrain sometime,31-45 miles per day)
  • Total Distance: 73 Miles / 118 Kilometers
  • Type of bike: Mountain e-bike
  • 4 to 8 participants

Highlights

  • 3 days of guided cycling
  • Tour through the old town of Maribor
  • Support shuttle during the biking days
  • Explore secret partisan hospitals from World War Two
  • Stay in a four-star bike-friendly apartment
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


3 cycling days in English
The organizer also speaks: Croatian, German
Group size: Maximum of 8 participants
Airport transfer available:
Franjo Tuđman Airport (US$275 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (US$283 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Graz Airport (US$175 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Vienna International Airport (US$425 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Klagenfurt Airport (US$222 per person)
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
16:00
Check-out Time:
10:00

Facilities

  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball court
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • ATM / banking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Conference room
  • Convenience / grocery store
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Parking lot
  • Wireless internet

Breza&Tisa Apartments are located in the center of idyllic mountain village Ribnica na Pohorju. Thirty-three four-star, fully equipped apartments offer comfort and complete relaxation in a feel at the home-like environment for all families and recreationists who value peace and active leisure.

Guests can choose between different kinds of apartments from small apartments to luxurious deluxe apartments. In front of the apartments is a free parking line in a safe and easy to reach area.

Near the apartments are playgrounds for sand volleyball, basketball, and football, they are all lighted and in a completely safe environment, suitable for children and carefree rest for parents.

Black Peak E-bike provides guests with all the local information they will need, rental of bike equipment, bike servicing, safe bike storage, washing and drying of sports equipment, organization and preparation of meals and others.

One bedroom apartment

This apartment has a bedroom with a king size bed, one additional bed, a bedding and extra blankets. The bathroom has a shower cabin, towels, a hairdryer and enough space for guest's cosmetics. The toilet is separate.

Spacious and cosy living room has a couch, a fireplace, LCD TV and a balcony with a nice view of the surrounding area. There are also a dining space and a fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, water heater, refrigerator, freezer, toaster, cutlery and kitchenware, coffee/tea kettle, and microwave oven).

Two bedroom apartment

This apartment has two bedrooms (one with a king size bed and additional bed and one with two separate beds and two additional beds) with bedding and extra blankets. It has two bathrooms (one with a shower cabin and one with a bathtub), toilet, hair dryer, towels and enough space for guest's cosmetics.

Spacious and cosy living room has a big couch, fireplace, LCD TV and balcony with the nice view on the surrounding area. There is also a dining space and fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, water heater, refrigerator, freezer, toaster, cutlery and kitchenware, coffee / tea kettle, and microwave oven).

Deluxe apartment

Apartment Deluxe offers outside view of surrounding mountain peaks and perfect coziness for four people. Enjoy your romantic getaway near the fireplace and in a special intimacy shower with see-through glass wall which gives you an open view on the bedroom.

This apartment has two bedrooms (one with a king size bed, and one with two separate beds) with bedding and extra blankets. It has two bathrooms (one with a shower cabin and one with a bathtub), toilet, hair dryer, towels and enough space for guest’s cosmetics.

Spacious and cosy living room has a big couch, fireplace, LCD TV and balcony with the nice view on the surrounding area. There is also a dining space and fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, water heater, refrigerator, freezer, toaster, cutlery and kitchenware, coffee / tea kettle, and microwave oven).

Program

Day 1

Your arrival at the reception of the apartments Breza&Tisa. You will get to know each other, make a brief overview of the bike program, and test all the biking equipment that you have. If you do not have your equipment, Black Peak E-bike will prepare one so that you can rent from them.

Day 2

Between 7:30 and 8 a.m., fresh breakfast will be delivered to your apartment. At around 8:45 a.m., you will gather at the reception of the apartments where your experienced guide will take a close look at the bike equipment. After that, start with your first bike tour.

You will ride along the forest paths and wide Pohorje’s meadows to get to the first stop - secret partisan hospitals from the Second World War. A complex of six secret houses where 300 wounded partisans were treated, it was never discovered by a German occupier.

Nearby at the Partisan Mountain hut, you will have time for a snack / lunch, recharge your e-bike battery, and continue to the little forestry house, a shelter where foresters lived and hidden when they were working at the forest.

If you will have a fish for more adrenaline, you can take a ride along the trails of Bike park Kope and / or continue towards Mountain hut Ribniška and Mountain hut Pesnik, where we can refresh ourselves or just enjoy the breath-taking views. From here, you will descend to the apartments.

  • 44 kilometers, 1625 meters elevation gain, 7 hours with stops

Day 3

Between 7:30 and 8 a.m., fresh breakfast will be delivered to your apartment. At around 8:45 a.m., you will gather at the reception of the apartments and start with your second biking day. Along the way, in a small wooden log cabin, admire the open-air forestry museum - Lepšnik.

From here, continue to lake Jelenovka where a small glacier in the last ice age was located. You will continue to the beautiful lake Jezerc, which was the first glacial form found and described on Pohorje. Nearby, at the Mountain hut Pesek, we will take some time to rest and refresh with traditional snack / lunch.

After that, continue to peak Klopni vrh and Mountain hut Klopni vrh, which was burned by the partisans in 1941 so that occupiers wouldn’t arrange the outpost there. In the same year, one of the first open battles near the hut took place where partisans defeated Germans for the first time.

Continue through the primeval forest Šumik and visit the waterfall (only in good and dry weather). At the Mountain hut Šumik, you will refreshwith some traditional snacks and continue towards Areh and the viewing tower, which offers a beautiful view of the city of Maribor and surrounding hills.

From here, you will descend to the city of Maribor (depends on your wishes - for more adrenaline we can go to Bike park Maribor, or along the forest road). After a brief tour through the old town of Maribor, you will go on a delicious dinner to the Fudo restaurant. From here, you will have an organized shuttle that will take you to Breza & Tisa Apartments.

  • 64 kilometers, 1604 meters elevation gain, 10 hours with stops

Day 4

Between 7:30 and 8 a.m., fresh breakfast will be delivered to your apartment. At around 8:45 a.m., you will gather at the reception of the apartments and start with your last day of bike adventures. An organized shuttle will take you to Mežica.

You will start with an unforgettable underground biking path that will take you through abandoned and mysterious mine tunnels. With an organized shuttle, continue to the restaurant Koroška hiša Lipa where you will enjoy traditional lunch and nice ambiance. You will return full of impressions and take some time to relax in the feel like home environment of the apartments.

  • 10 kilometers, 6 hours with stops

Day 5

Conclusion of your bike adventure and time to say goodbye.

Itinerary in a glance

  • Hospital from the II. World War
  • Mountain hut Partisan
  • Bike park Kope
  • Mountain hut Ribniška
  • Mountain hut Pesnik
  • Forestry museum Lepšnik
  • Lake Jelenovka
  • Lake Jezerc
  • Mountain hut Pesek - charging batteries
  • Peak Klopni vrh and mountain hut Klopni vrh
  • Primeval forest and waterfalls Šumik
  • Mountain hut Šumik
  • Areh and viewing tower
  • Bike park Maribor (optional)
  • Old town of Maribor
  • Bike adventure through the Peca's underground
  • Restaurant Lipa

Location

This cycling holiday will take place in the beautiful picturesque village Ribnica na Pohorje surrounded by pristine forests of Ribniško Pohorje with over 500 kilometers of biking trails. Black Peak E-bike offers a fully immersive nature experience where guests will be able to explore, discover, and relax.

Ther mountains are full of rich cultural and natural heritage and can be explored either alone or with a professional guides by choosing from a variety of different adventure plans already prepared. Pohorje’s grassland doesn’t know the dead season. It’s a great place for cycle discoveries on cycling routes, as well as for winter hikes and summer walks on the thematic hiking trails. Here are some of the most famous local attractions:

  • Hidden paths used during the Second World War (partisan hospitals and more)
  • Underground biking path that will take thorough abandoned and mysterious mine tunnels,
  • A beautiful medieval town of Maribor known by their welcoming people, delicious food, and their amazing wines (home of the oldest vine in the world)
  • The 200-year-old blacksmith Kovačija pri Kovaču home, keeping this old tradition alive and connecting it to the present. Here you can enjoy typical drinks, snacks, and more.
  • The truly breath-taking natural sights of Pohorje including but are not limited to NATURA 2000 - Nature Reserve, the Ribniško lake with its stunning surroundings, it’s also the highest pond (peat bog) in Central Europe, the old-growth forest Šumik and its famous waterfalls and lake Jezerc, the first glacier that was found and documented on Pohorje.

Food

During this cycling holiday, your daily breakfast are included in the price. Different types of restaurants are just a few meters from the apartments. They serve delicious food from the local, traditional cuisine to the international fast food dishes. Delicious delicacies from the surrounding farms of Ribnisko Pohorje are well prepared and served also on mountain huts.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 3 guided biking tours full of adventures
  • Services of an English and German-speaking guide
  • Shuttle during the biking days
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Room cleaning fee
  • 4 breakfasts delivered to the apartment
  • Storage room for bicycles
  • Battery charging
  • Bike cleaning

What's not included

  • Tourist tax
  • Guest registration
  • Ticket to mine bicycle tour
  • Lunch, snacks, and drinks
  • Shuttle from the airport
  • Cleaning cycling equipment
  • Fast washing and drying of cycling clothes
  • Rent of helmet and protectors for elbows and knees
  • E-bike rental (Specialized Turbo Levo)
  • GPS (Garmin) device rental

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Graz Airport (GRZ), Klagenfurt Airport (KLU), Franjo Tuđman Airport (ZAG), Vienna International Airport (VIE), or Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU).

Airport: Franjo Tuđman Airport Airport transfer available: Franjo Tuđman Airport (US$275 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport Airport transfer available: Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (US$283 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Graz Airport Airport transfer available: Graz Airport (US$175 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Vienna International Airport Airport transfer available: Vienna International Airport (US$425 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Klagenfurt Airport Airport transfer available: Klagenfurt Airport (US$222 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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This cycling holiday is available from May 1 to October 31, 2020.

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