Jestival food and art festival

Jestival is one day food and art festival in Soca valley that takes place in Kobarid. Kobarid is a gastronomic Mecca of Slovenia and Soca valley in particular, set along Soca river – turquoise colored alpine river, one of the main tourist attraction on the western part of Slovenia. At the festival art goes hand …

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Repnice wine cellars

Repnice Wine Cellars are definitely Slovenia’s most awe-inspiring wine attractions which can be found in Bizeljsko region, south eastern part of Slovenia. Under radar Bizeljsko region, area of hills, vineyards and one of the kindest climates in the country, was once lying on the coast of the ancient Pannonian Sea. When the waters withdrew 2 …

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Kolovrat Open Air Museum

A mountaintop Open Air Museum Kolovrat, located on the border between Italy and Slovenia, lies on a steep slope of the Kolovrat ridge overlooking Soca valley, Julian Alps, and offers panoramic views to Veneto region, Friuli Venezia Giulia lowland and all the way down to the Adriatic sea. During the First World War the Italian …

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Slapnik, abandoned village in Brda region

Slapnik, a picturesque tiny village on Slovenia’s western edge underneath of Korada hill, has been abandoned and ruined for decades. It is the only entirely abandoned village in Brda region which is a hot spot for orange wine. A settlement with 17 houses once had 80 residents but it lost its population due to larger …

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Slovenia Orange Wine

Orange wine is a big thing in Slovenia. Orange wine is not made out of oranges but it is the world’s oldest wine style, rarely heard of and usually misunderstood. Orange wine has become the fourth color on wine lists all around the globe besides whites, reds and rosés. Over the past decade, however, orange …

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