Cross Alps 2 Sea      

Duration

10 days

Best Season

Summer

Tour Type

Guided / Self guided

Fitness Level

Hard

Lenth / Elevation

180km / 8200 m

Price

From  €

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Top Alpine panoramas

  • Accommodation in mountain huts and hotels

  • Local made food

  • Baggage transfer

  • Experienced trail running guides

ITINEARY 

We start at the train station in Arnoldstein Austria. Beautiful trails will lead us from Austria to Slovenia, trail running through amazing scenery of Julian alps, over stunning passes, and visiting beautiful waterfalls. We will run and see charming Lake Bohinj and world known Lake Bled its gorge and Castle. 

We like to go green, so the train will take us south to mountains above Tolmin and to wine growing marvel Vipava valley. Crossing the litoral mountain of Nanos will take us back to the medieval Predjama castle and world famous Postojna cave. 

Another short train transfer to cross a Karst mountain of Vremščica to the charming Reka gorge and Škocjan cave and a last day we will find perfect trails which lead us to the mighty city of Trieste at the seaside in Italy.

Day 1

Arnoldstein

Arrival and meeting in Arnoldstein.

Day 2

Distance: 27 km

Elevation: 1300 m

Three border summit

Arnoldstein - Tromeja - Planica - Kranjska gora

From Arnoldstein we will run to Tromeja (1508 m) and we will be on the border of Austria, Slovenia and Italy. Descent to  Planica sky flying center with one of the biggest ski flying areas in the world ( a holy grail of Slovenian national pride).. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel in Kranjska gora.

Day 3

Distance: 22 km

Elevation: 1000 m

Soča Spring

Kranjska gora - Trenta - Soča Valley

Out of Kranjska gora we will run to astonishing lake Jasna and hike to Vršič pass (1700m). After lunch in a mountain hut we will descend to the emerald Soča Spring. Afternoon run to Trenta, dinner and overnight stay in the apartment.

Day 4

Distance: 26 km

Elevation: 1900 m

Triglav Lakes

 

Trenta - Prehodavci - Triglav 7 lakes

A beautiful traverse over the high karst plato will take us to Komna for a lunch and in the afternoon we will descend to the Savica Waterfall and Lake Bohinj. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 5

Distance: 5 km

Elevation: 100 m

Day off – Lake Bled by boat

Lake Bled with Vintgar gorge and Castle

A train will take us to Blejska dobrava where we will run / hike through Vintgar gorge, an amazing art of nature. Run will end with an easy uphill to Bled Castle with the astonishing view over the Lake. In the afternoon the boat will take us to Lake Bled island. Dinner and overnight stay in a Hotel.

Day 6

Distance: 10 km

Elevation: 1000 m

Soča rafting

Train transfer to Tolmin - Soča Valley

A train will take us from Bled to Most na soči where we will start a 1 h run to the Široko tourist farm with heartbreaking views (lunch)

 

Afternoon will be reserved for rafting on Soča. An evening run around Tolmin, visiting Tolmin Gorge, Tolmin castle

Accommodation.

Day 7

Distance: 25 km

Elevation: 500 m

Solkan bridge, Wine tasting

Above and under Vipava valley

After breakfast we take a train, following the beautiful Soča valley to Solkan at the end of Vipava valley. A short run (10 km) under the biggest stone arch railway bridge in the world to the Europa square on the border between Slovenia and Italy in Nova Gorica/Gorizia.

Transfer to Ajdovščina.

15 km run over Planina plateau.  

Wine tasting in luxury biodynamic wine cellar and overnight stay in Ajdovščina in the heart of Vipava Valley.

Day 8

Distance: 15 km

Elevation: 1300 m

Angel`s ridge, Nanos

Over Angel`s mountain to Nanos plateau

From Ajdovscina we will hike to Hubelj source and to Otlica natural window. Following the ridge path to Sinji vrh for excellent lunch.Continuing the ridge to Col. From there transfer to Eko Hut Nanos. Accommodation.

Day 9

Distance: 15 km

Elevation: 500 m

Postojna cave, Predjama castle

Over Nanos to Postojna cave

Start morning run at Ecohut Nanos, following a beautiful ridge of Mount Nanos to the top. Descend to medieval Predjama Castle and afternoon visit to world famous Postojna cave. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel in Postojna.

Day 10

Distance: 10 km

Elevation: 500 m

Škocjan cave

Over Vremščica and Reka river to Škocjan caves

A train will take us to Gornje Ležeče, where we will start a morning run to Vremščica. The path will descend to Famlje and follow river Reka to Škocjan caves. A visit to them will be a highlight. Dinner in Rodik and overnight stay in a pension.

Day 11

Distance: 15 km

Elevation: 100 m

Trieste Farewell

From Karst to Trieste, Italy

The last day will have the shortest hike from Kozina through the beautiful Val Rosandra valley which will take us to the adriatic sea and the city of Trieste with its rich history.

PRICE / PERSON

Guided

Price per person /  €

INCLUDED:

  • 10-night accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotels/guesthouses
  • 10 breakfasts and 10 dinners; Meals include typical local food
  • Fully qualified and experienced trail run guide for the entire trip
  • Baggage transfer between tour stages
  • Navigation pack: GPS track, maps, tour booklet
  • Ferry tickets for both direction 
  • 24/7 hotline number (support)

  • Rates per person are based on double occupancy.
    Optional:
  • Single room supplement: €210

  • Price excludes:
  • Travel and activity insurance
  • Personal safety and running equipment
  • Lunches
  • Any beverages consumed with meals that are included in the package
  • Any other items not mentioned as include

Self - Guided

  • Price per pax (2) /  €
  • Price per pax (4) /  €
  • Price per pax (6) /  €
  • Price per pax (8) /  €

INCLUDED:

  •  10-night accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotels/guesthouses
  • 10 breakfasts
  • Navigation pack: GPS track, maps, tour booklet, Skype call
  • Baggage transfer between tour stages
  • 24/7 hotline number (support)

Optional:

  • Single room supplement: €210

Price excludes:

  • Travel and activity insurance
  • Personal safety and running equipment
  • Lunches
  • Any beverages consumed with meals that are included in the package
  • Any other items not mentioned as included

Tailor Made

  • Depending on your wishes, we prepare a custom made tour (elavation, distance, things to do, things to see)

Please feel free to contact us at info@trailrunning-adventures.com

CONTACT

Booking

Where we meet?

Rimska cesta 2b,

1000 Ljubljana

Slovenia