Trans Alpe Adria – from Kočevje over Gorski kotar to the Island of Krk
It’s difficult to sum up in just a few sentences several weeks of work and research that was put into developing the Trans Alpe Adria tour – one of the best MTB trails in Europe, but let us try. We started high up north along beautiful trails in Austria, descended comfortably to Villach and then climbed up to the Karavanke ridge, after a nice descent to the Slovenian side of the Julian Alps experienced several peaks and trails on both sides of the Soča Valley, continued over softer but not at all easy slopes of Cerkljansko and Škofja Loka hills, took a breath through the capital city and flatness of the Ljubljana Marshes for a moment but soon continued with climbing in search of even more beautiful descents towards Kočevsko region. And that’s not over yet – up and down to the bordering river Kolpa, again high up and down to the heart of Gorski kotar, and from there a picturesque jump over a last step above the shores of the Gulf of Rijeka, with the sweet smell of pine trees and the Mediterranean and the views of Velebit and Kvarner islands in the palm of your hand, continuing down to the endless trails of the second largest island in the Adriatic … To put it shortly: one hell of an epic mountain bike adventure and one of the best MTB trails in Europe!
Early morning in the vast forests of Kočevje region
Through the Kočevje forests
Down to the valley of Kolpa river and its tributaries
Slowly changing landscape
High marshes bellow Gorski kotar plateau
Changing the climate – time for some Mediterranean vegetation and smells
Secret passages on the descent towards the sea…
Not to mention secret trails
Finally, a curve with a view to the final destination!
Enjoyable descent with a view towards the Velebit range and Adriatic Sea beneath
One last road connection towards the Island of Krk
Endless trails across the Krk island end on a spot like this
Trans Alpe Adria
Trans Alpe Adria MTB tour is one of the best MTB trails in Europe. It starts in the Austrian Alps, crosses Slovenia and ends on the sunny Croatian coast. All this in 14-days.
Trans Slovenia 01
Out bestselling MTB tour offers supreme biking across the prettiest parts of Slovenia. You will pedal from Alps to the picturesque Slovenian coast in 7 days.
Trans Slovenia 02
This 8-days long MTB tour joins visiting top Slovenian attractions with amazing MTB trails that are on the way from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic coast.