The European Cycling Festival in Ljubljana

From 14 April to 30 June, in addition to the high-quality “green” reforms, Slovenia will receive one more bragging right. Ljubljana will host the European Cycling Festival.

Ljubljana is a city that never leaves indifferent the majority of its guests. This city is unique being small in size, but demonstrating great hospitality and high quality of life. In order to increase the mileage and popularity of cycling, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, as the EU presiding member, has encouraged holding the European Cycling Festival, which will take place in all capitals of the EU member states from 14 April to 30 June, including Slovenia.

The Royal Netherlands Embassy in Slovenia and various partners have jointly prepared a very rich program for the opening day of the Cycling Festival in Ljubljana. During the first day of the event, numerous presentations and information campaigns of various projects interested in the development of cycling will be held.

Dates: 14 April – 30 June 2016

Location: Ljubljana

Organizer: The Royal Netherlands Embassy in Slovenia

The main events on 14 April:

9:00 AM — Opening

9:15 – 9:40 AM — The award ceremony of the “Safety Bicycle” project

Location: Prežihov Voranc elementary school

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM — The “RIDING A BIKE – THAT’S WHAT I LIKE!” Festival

Zoran Jankovic, the mayor of Ljubljana, will hold the official opening of the festival.

Location: Ljubljana, Infopoint, Mestni trg

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM — the Ljubljana Cycling Tour (4 thematic routes)

Route: Prešernova — ZOO – Koseški pond — Šišenska Church — Žale – center

Location: Prešernov trg, Ljubljana Trnovski most, Ljubljana

The detailed information about the event and the program are available Online.