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Local experience Slovenia

Duration

7 days

Number of people

2 – 8

Tour Type

Local living

Difficulty

Easy

Lenght and Elevation

up to your wishes

Price

From 1.050 €

Overview

 

Slovenia is the World’s Most Sustainable Country recognised by The National Geographic.

Now imagine living there as the locals do — with full access to local wine, a farm villa to reside in, and day trips to Ljubljana, Alps, and the Adriatic Sea among other legendary locations. All this and more is waiting for you on this week-long sojourn to rural Slovenia, where you’ll walk, bike, and travel all over Slovenia before retiring to your rustic villa home for the evening. Seize the opportunity to live like a local in the Slovenian way and make memories that will last a lifetime.

It’s time for green, it is time for the local taste!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • True local experience
  • Accommodation in tourist farms
  • Local made food
  • Local living experience: cooking class/mowing class
  • Postojna Cave, Lake Bled, Ljubljana – top attractions
Jasna KG

ITINEARY

Day 1 – Welcome in Vipava Valley

Welcome moment

Accomodation

Itinerary of the week

Meeting - Instruction

It’s your arrival day and time to start your adventure. Take your time, it is totally free time for you to accommodate and get to know the host. It is also recommended to rest up for excitement ahead. Be ready before dinner to know the itinerary of the upcoming week as well as fellow travelers.

Day 2 – Vipava Valley

Wine tour

Wine & Food tasting

Local living adventures: Wine production class

Wine tour in Vipava Valley

Travel the wine route of Vipava Valley, and learn all about wine,its production with some time for samples as well. 

Your yamie adventures: wine and local food tasting in wine cellars.

Day 3 – Angel`s mountain

Outdoor adventure: hiking, biking

Food adventure

Local living Adventure: Cooking class

Angles mountain ridge and cooking class

Free morning for hiking, biking the nearby angel’s ridge with breathtaking views from the Alps to the sea. Or just enjoying spectacular views at tourist farms and sunbathing as much as you can. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class with the hosts using fresh ingredients from the neighbors and the farm. 

You will attend a local cooking class where grandma Mici will lead a cooking class along with her daughter who will translate.

Today’s dinner will be totally local and made by you. Excited?

Day 4 – Angel`s mountain

Outdoor adventure: hiking, biking, climbing

Food adventure

Local living Adventure: Mowing, Hay harvesting

Traditional mowing and hay harvesting

Spend the morning in your routine, you can choose between active relaxing, such as:

Hiking, biking, climbing or even try paragliding in tandem of course.

Or just relaxing, reading the book in front of a tourist farm, and breathing fresh summer air. Maybe it is wise to relax a bit, before the true local adventure in the afternoon.

 

After an early lunch, we will move to a neighborhood where we will participate in mowing – a very traditional work of this period. After mowing, we have to hay harvest it all in one big pile. Due to hard work, we will have a well-deserved lunch from a basket. You will try only locally made food and wine, all prepared in an old traditional way. As it was the old folk custom, we will also take an easy nap under the trees to rest for a bit.

Day 5 – Postojna Cave, Ljubljana

GEKO moments:

Postojna Cave,

Ljubljana trip

Top Slovenian attractions

After a well-spent 3 local living days, it is a time to move to the best Slovenian tourist attraction you definitely want to see.

Our first GEKO moment will be in the darkness of Postojna Cave, the world’s top attraction.

In the afternoon we will visit Ljubljana and you will have free time to visit the top 5 attractions of Ljubljana. Ljubljana Castle, Dragon bridge, Prešeren Square, Ljubljana bank with numerous bars and Cathedral.

 

You can taste the warm feeling of evening life in Ljubljana.

Day 6 – Lipica&Piran

Lipica stud farm & Piran, sea pearl

GEKO moment: Fish picking from Piran to Koper

Wine tasting in Vipava

Slovenian Karst and Piran

It is your final day, so we will move south and visit a famous white horse stud farm in Lipica. Horses from Lipica were trained to serve on Vienna Habsburg castle as Kaiser’s horses. Moving to Koper, where we will take a fish boat and while traveling to Piran, another top attraction of Slovenia having a fish picking on the board awaits us. The evening will be reserved for tase elite organic/biodynamic wines from Vipava Valley, a superb conclusion of the local taste adventures.

Day 7 – Farewell

Farewell breakfast

Departure day

Depart at any time; departure transfer to the airport is included.

Not ready to leave? We can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

PRICE / PERSON

Guided

Price per person:  1.050 €

 

Included:

  • Guiding
  • Accommodation
  • Luggage transport
  • 24 support
  • Safe trip

Not included:

  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Airport transfer (optional)

Self - Guided

Price per pax (2 person): 150 €

 

Included:

  • A detailed itinerary with scheduled activities
  • All info about the tour (what to see, where to sleep, where to eat)
  • Recommendations for the best experience

Tailor Made

  • Depending on your wishes, we prepare a custom made tour (elavation, distance, things to do, things to see)
Hiking
Extras (per person)

CONTACT

Where we meet?

Štrancarjeva ulica 8

5270 Ajdovščina

Slovenia