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Giro in the embrace of the Soča river

That is the weekend that one of the all-time famous cycling race Giro d´Italia is coming to the most emerald alpine valley. Part of the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia 2022 will be a challenging ascent to the mountain ridge of Kolovrat, which is considered to be one of the most difficult trials of this year's Giro and a special challenge for cyclists.

Friday, 27 May 2022

The start of the 19th stage is in Marano Lagunare. Cyclists will enter Slovenia at the Uccea border crossing, descend to the village of Žaga, and then continue to the villages of Srpenica and Trnovo, all the way down to the town of Kobarid.


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Strava challenge

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Slovenia: A natural playground for amazing active outdoor adventures

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24. 5. 2022

FAQ for Soča & Giro

We have noticed that there are a lot of questions among fans about the bike race Giro d'Italia.

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Eight-seater tandem bicycle

A bicycle that can be ridden by eight people at the same time was built in 1980 in the village of Pečine on the Šentviška plateau.

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15. 4. 2022

Press conference Soča & Giro in Kobarid

A press conference was organized in Kobarid on Friday, April 15th.

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Guided tour of Kobarid Museum

19. 5. 2022 - 29. 5. 2022 / Kobarid / Kobarid Museum

The famous museum about the findings during the First World War

Event in ŽAGA - 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia

27. 5. 2022 / Žaga / asphalt playground

The Giro d'Italia cyclists will first be greeted in Slovenia at the venue in the village of Žaga.


27. 5. 2022 / 12:50 / Kobarid

On the day of the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia, we will welcome the competitors of the GIRO-E race a few hours earlier.

Event in KOBARID - 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia & 16. stage Giro-E

27. 5. 2022 / Kobarid

Varied events in Kobarid as part of the Giro d'Italia race

Venue in LIVEK - 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia

27. 5. 2022 / Livek / grass playground

Varied events in Livek as part of the Giro d'Italia race

Guided tour of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat

27. 5. 2022 - 29. 5. 2022 / Kolovrat

A story of war and peace in the embrace of nature

Guided tour of Outdoor Museum Mengore

28. 5. 2022 / 16:00 / Most na Soči / Outdoor Museum Mengore

A guard of the Tolmin Bridgehead

Guided tour of Outdoor Museum Ravelnik

29. 5. 2022 / 11:00 / Bovec / Outdoor Museum Ravelnik

In the embrace of the mountains

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