Postojna cave and wine-tasting experience in Vipava Valley

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Duration

1 day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

About this tour

This tour is special for the visit to one of the world’s longest underground caves, Postojna Cave. Postojna cave is the world’s most captivating cave with magnificent cave formations and diverse fauna, you will explore by underground train.
Continue the day visiting a stone village with approximately 75 wine cellars where you will enjoy lunch made of fresh and locally produced ingredients. The last stop of the day will be in the family-owned boutique wine cellar producing biodynamic wines. Enjoy Slovenian wines in the accompany of a wine producer who will take you through his/her philosophy of winemaking.

Highlights

  • Postojna cave
  • Visit of the wine cellar and wine tasting of fine Slovenian wine
  • Slovenian countryside
  • Pleasant time with the locals

Included/Excluded

  • Transportation in air-conditioned mini-van or car if up to 3 people 
  • Visit of Postojna cave
  • Visits of wine cellar and wine tasting of min 6 wines with the winemaker or a member of their family
  • Exclusive lunch
  • English-speaking driver/guide throughout the day
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Organisation
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Additional meals, snacks, and drinks if not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal costs and expenses

Itinerary

Hotel pick up

Morning departure from Ljubljana and head towards Postojna cave. During the drive, you will get to know more about the region you are about to visit, its history, culture, and wines.

Stop 1 – Postojna cave

The day starts with a visit to Postojna cave, the second largest cave in the world where you can take a train and encounter some indigenous Proteus (human fish).

Stop - Lunch in a stone village

During your wine tour, you will discover this charming medieval valley in a company of grape varieties indigenous to the area: Pinela, Zelen, and Klarnica. In addition, there will be a private guided visit to the pictures stone village of Goče. The charming owner of a well-preserved farm will prepare a menu of local food with wine degustation with a splendid view over the valley.

Stop 3 – Wine tasting

The last stop of the day is a family-run wine cellar in Vipava Valley. With the host, you will enjoy the visit of the cellar and the introduction to the local and international wine varieties.

Language

English

Frequently asked questions

A minimum requirement for a tour is 2 guests.

If you wish to adjust the itinerary of a one-day wine tour for your private group, we can adjust the itinerary according to your wishes. The same goes for the itineraries of the 3-day getaway and the tour packages. We can make the tour shorter or extend it upon your request. All customized tours are at a prorated price.

Yes, an alternative eatery on the tour can be provided. Please notify us of your dietary restrictions (i.e. celiac disease, vegetarianism, food allergies, etc.) when booking your tour. When advising us in advance we will do our best to accommodate your needs. However, there are limited local eateries that meet strict vegan diets. Therefore, consider if these tours are for you.

Enjoy Slovenia offers wine tours for wine lovers of all kinds. We want you to enjoy your time during the tours and learn about Slovenia, its gastronomy, and wine. Our staff and winemakers will be happy to share their knowledge with you. During the wine tour, there will be enough time to learn the basics of the wine tasting. Learning the basics provides you with the knowledge to recognize the basic wine characteristics: nose, sweetness, acidity, tannin, fruit, body, and length that make a wine exceptional. So, don’t worry. Just come and enjoy your time with us.

The number of wine cellars we visit depends on the tour. Some wine tours include two, other three wineries. All wine tours include exceptional wine cellars. In each winery we visit, you will taste between 5 and 7 wines of premium quality. The list of tasted wines can be adjusted according to your interests.

Yes, each winemaker will be happy if you like his wine so much that you want to take some bottles with you. If you have limited place in your luggage, you can always buy or re-buy wine directly with us or on our online wine shop www.fineslovenianwine.com. In the case you don’t find your desired wine in a wine shop please send us a request. We are here to assist you so you can enjoy fine Slovenian wine also back at home. However, please check the policy of sending wine to your country before you order wine from us

If you book your tour well in advance, we have time to organize a private tour of your desired wine cellars on your preferred day – also on weekends or public holidays.

Yes, all our guests pay the full price.

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Owner

Enjoy Slovenia

Member Since 2024

Information Contact

Email

info@enjoy-slovenia.com

Website

https://enjoy-slovenia.com/contact-us/

Phone

WhatsApp: +386 40 479 603

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