The Vipava valley boasts with numerous natural and cultural sights, with an emphasis on top-class cuisine and unique local wines. The valley is a proud winner of the 2017 Green Destination Award.
Start your wine&culinary experience in the Vipava winery, take a ride with a bicycle to the nearby Vipava wine-growing hills and have a taste of our culinary delicacies. Every year, more and more farm estates open their doors to visitors throughout the year, especially over the summer. Guests are able to learn about the local wine culture by meeting wine producers in person. Those visiting the Vipava valley can also take a rest here by staying in camps or farm estates and enjoy genuine home made local produce in any season.
10.00-12.00 guided tour of the Vipava River springs, the Lanthieri mansion & park, the ancient Egyptian sarcophagus in the Vipava graveyard, and of the remains of the Old castle in Vipava
12.00-13.00 wine tasting (zelen, pinela and klarnica) at the Vipava winery
13.15-16.00 culinary delight at the Cejkotova domačija homestead
16.15-17.15 bicycle ride from Vipava to Vrhpolje via village Duplje past the Church of Virgin Mary in Log and back to Vipava
17.30 – accommodation and dinner at the restaurant Majerija
breakfast, guided tour of the Podnanos village, the birth place of Slovenian anthem
11.00-13.00 wine tasting at the Vidus wine cellar
13.00-16.00 culinary delight at the restaurant Pri Lojzetu in the beautiful baroque Zemono mansion
16.00 wine adventure with ‘Winestronauts’
Zavod za turizem TRG Vipava
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September 2018 Forces restored, bellies full, we were ready for what was probably the best and most authentic part of our trip: "bandima", the grape harvest. We joined Jure, of the Žorž vineyard, and his joyful troupe of around 10 people in gathering Pinela grapes...