Day 1: AIRPORT – GORIŠKA BRDA
Arrival at the airport. Transfer to Goriška Brda where we will check-in to one of the holiday farms and enjoy our first tasting of typical wines of the region (ribolla, chardonnay, pinot blanco, pinot gris, merlot, cabernet sauvignon …). Accommodation in Goriška Brda.
Day 2: GORIŠKA BRDA – VIPAVSKA DOLINA – POSTOJNA
Breakfast. Visit of Goriška Brda. In this wonderful region you can enjoy the fresh air, the green and wonderful hills, climb the tower that honours the memory of the victims of the Second World War and offers incredible view in all directions. The locals also sell the delicious seasonal fruit (especially sweet cherries in June).
Continue towards Solkan and the famous Solkan bridge which represents the largest stone arch in the world. We will continue to Vipavska dolina and the village. Enjoy being part of the cultural heritage and surrounded by vineyards, narrow streets and stone houses. Tasting of the typical wines of the region (malvasía, ribolla, homemade wines, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, homemade liqueurs …). The visit of the village Štanjel, which is located in Carst region, where we can admire the Ferrari garden, a place for romantic souls. Transfer to Postojna where we will spend the night.
Day 3: POSTOJNA – MARIBOR
Breakfast. After visiting the famous Postojna cave, the largest cave in Europe open to the public. A part of the visit of the cave is done by electric train to reach the most spectacular parts hidden deeper in the cave. Later we will pay a visit to the magical Castle of Predjama, located about 9 kilometers from Postojna. The medieval castle is famous for its incredible location under a rock, with caves and hiding places.
We will continue to the city Maribor. The second largest city of Slovenia is located to the northwest, between vineyards and green valleys and is known for its white wines, communal urban gardens, pedestrian streets, squares full of charming terraces and natural environments such as Drava river and Pohorje plateau. Walk around the city and visit the Old Vine House. Tasting of typical wines (white riesling, sparkling wine …). Accommodation in Maribor.
Day 4: MARIBOR – BRESTANICA – NOVO MESTO – LIUBLIANA
After breakfast transfer to Brestanica, the village surrounded by green hills where we will have tasting in one of the wooden or stone country houses (“zidanice” in Slovenian) near vineyards that are typical of this region. The specific wine for this part of Slovenia is cviček, the combined wine (70% red and 30% white), which is a great pride for the entire Lower Carniola region. We will continue to Novo mesto, the city built on the bend of the Krka river and between green hills. We will walk through the city and enjoy the narrow streets with many monuments.
Transfer to Ljubljana and spend all afternoon in the capital. In this wonderful city you can visit its most strategic point: the Ljubljana castle, which can be climbed on a funicular. From there you can not enjoy majestic views of the capital and its historic center. Then take a walk along the banks of the Liublianica River, which crosses the old town, with old bridges, including the Dragon Bridge, the symbol of the city. You will also visit the one of a kind national library, the cathedral and the main square of Ljubljana – “Prešernov trg”, which is next to the three bridges, presided over by the Franciscan church of Baroque style. Accommodation in Ljubljana.
Day 5: LIUBLIANA – END OF TRIP
After breakfast transfer to the airport. End of tripSend inquiry