Spring or autumn. Better avoiding the warmer months, especially in the Po Valley, where there is very little shade and a hot and humid climate. Winter can be suggestive.
We recommend travel bikes, hybrids, gravel or a mountain bike.
The itinerary takes mainly place on minor roads with little traffic. When possible, protected cycle routes have been chosen and if there is no alternative, the itinerary goes on short stretches of roads with vehicular traffic. In some legs, it is planned to cross rivers and lagoons on boats. It is necessary to check the service is available.
Families with children can choose the easiest, most protected legs and avoid the legs with traffic. The most suitable travel proposal is Venice – Ravenna. We advise you to study the interactive map or contact the local tourist offices to check the characteristics of the various stretches.
Inexperienced or untrained people can choose the long flat stretches of the route, such as Venice – Trieste – Koper. Trained people will find the Kranjska Gora – Trieste – Koper leg very fascinating.
The cycle route is divided into “3 travel proposals” of various lengths. Each proposal is divided into daily stages of about 50 km. Each stage ends in tourist destinations equipped with services and adequate accommodation capacity. Tourists can vary the length and number of stages according to their training and specific needs.