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Mountain Biking · Lake Bled
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A short cycling tour that overcomes quite a few metres in altitude. You will admire the beauties of Lake Bled, picturesque villages and the magnificent views of the Karavanke mountain range.
Distance 15.8 km
2:14 h
453 m
453 m
653 m
421 m
The tour enables you to explore the beauties of Bled and its surroundings, the tour itself is quite beautiful and demanding. While cycling, you can admire the alpine landscape and breathe fresh air. The tour is suitable for mountain bikers and cyclists who have no problems with short but steep ascents. You will be awarded by visiting unspoiled nature and by the beautiful views of Lake Bled and the Karavanke mountain range, which is the natural border between Slovenia and Austria. And you will also be overwhelmed by the Sava Bohinjka River, meticulously managed fields and unspoiled nature.

Author’s recommendation

We recommend you to end the tour by stopping in one of the local inns or bars for a cup of coffee or other refreshment.
S3 difficult
Highest point
653 m
Lowest point
421 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled
Vila Prešeren

Safety information

  • The tour is suitable for mountain bikes.
  • Consider traffic signalisation.
  • Be careful while descending, especially to Bohinjska Bela and from Kupljenik to Selo.

Tips and hints

TIC INFOCENTER Triglavska roža Bled

Ljubljanska cesta 27, SI – 4260 Bled


Tel: +386 (0)4 5780 205

Web address: http://www.bled.sihttp://www.tnp.s i    


TIC - Turistično Društvo Bled

Cesta svobode 10, SI – 4260 Bled


Tel: +386 (0)4 5741 122

Web address: 


Turistično društvo Bohinjska Bela

Bohinjska Bela 37, SI - 4263 Bohinjska Bela


Web address:  


Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled. (502 m)
46.368863, 14.118559
46°22'07.9"N 14°07'06.8"E
33T 432203 5135409


Infocenter Triglavska roža Bled.

Turn-by-turn directions


The tour starts in front of the Triglavska roža Bled Info Centre and continues along the Ljubljanska cesta road, turn right. Take the first exit in the crossroad, then continue left to Črtomirova ulica and to Prešernova cesta. Cross the road and descend to the lake, turn right and cycle along lake shore to Velika Zaka (you will see the finish area of the paddling track and stands for spectators).


Cross Kolodvorska cesta and continue to unpaved road. You will see a car park on the left and cycle past Bled Campsite. The route starts ascending. Ride under the railway track and turn left uphill. Continue along the road until you reach the top. Descend towards Bohinjska Bela (keel left). When you reach the village, turn left to asphalt road and descend until you reach the cultural hall.


Cross the main road and continue descending on asphalt road to the Sava Bohinjka River and cross it. The road starts ascending, continue to the regional road to Bohinj. Cross the road and continue towards Kupljenik. You will start a long and steep ascent towards the village. When you come to Kupljenik, remain on the main road and follow the direction signs for Selo. The road starts descending past St Stephen's Church (on the right). Follow the signs for Selo and you will soon come to unpaved road. Be careful while descending (especially from the wayside shrine on your right).


When you stop descending, you will reach a bridge that crosses the Sava Bohinjka and takes you to Selo. Turn left and ascend to the centre of the village, turn right before the bus stop and start ascending. When you stop ascending, you can see the brinks of Bled, follow the road to Cankarjeva cesta, turn left and descend past Kompas hotel to Prešernova cesta. Turn right and continue in the semaphore crossroad to the roundabout and take the second exit. After a few hundred metres, you can see the starting point, i.e. Triglavska roža Bled Info Centre.


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Public transport


You can take the bus, or travel by train to the nearby railway stations of Bled Jezero or Lesce-Bled. For more info visit our website: 

Getting there

You can get to the starting point in Bled by car from Lesce (Ljubljana-Karavanke motorway exit) or from other regional roads from Bohinj or Jesenice.


There are several public pay carparks in Bled: .


46.368863, 14.118559
46°22'07.9"N 14°07'06.8"E
33T 432203 5135409
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Bled – cycling trails


Full suspension or hardtrail mountain bikes, helmet.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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S3 difficult
15.8 km
2:14 h
453 m
453 m
Highest point
653 m
Lowest point
421 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available


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