Slovenia has some 28,000 wineries, mostly small independent businesses, but sadly very little is exported to the UK. That’s a shame as Slovenian wine is of exceptional quality and if you’re a wine buff or someone who just likes the odd tipple, you’ll enjoy this new 3 or 4 night tour. As well as discovering the wines, you’ll have a chance to see more of this beautiful country and learn about its history and people.
You will be picked up from Lake Bled or Lake Bohinj hotel by your tour guide/driver who’ll accompany you to the Goriska Brda.Enjoy the journey crossing the Julian Alps along the Soca river and stopping at Kobarid for Lunch.In the afternoon we reach Goriska Brda wine region for our first wine tasting. Overnight at your accomodation and dinner at local restuarant (pay locally)
After breakfast, we drive through the wine region admiring vineyards blended with fruit trees and numerous villages with its churches resting on top of the thousand hills. We visit the walled village of Smartno and the look out tower for wonderful views of the Alps and the Adriatic Sea.We shall vist mount Sabotin and explore first world war trenches and learn about soldiers life.Drive back to Brda to try and understand diffrent types of olive oils.Aftre local lunch we will drive to teh Italina side of Brda, called Collio where we will taste some more excellent wines. Dinner at local restaurant (pay Locally) Overnight
Breakfast followed by Drive to Vipava valley, another sub region wine growing area also known for peach plantation and superb wines, visiting the Lanthieri Mansions visting the new winemaking musuem aftre tasting more wines from the Vipava Valley.Continue our journey to the beautiful villages of Goce and Stanjel.After lunch a sightseeing trip of the Kartisc village and stroll along Fabiani,s path. drive back to Brda. Dinner (pay locally) and overnight.
Breakfast followed by drive back to Ljubljana airport to fly home or back to your resort for onward travels to other resorts or Salzburg airport.
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