Soca valley is a land of cheeses. Welcome to join mouth-watering Bovec sheep cheese and Tolmin cow’s cheese experience. In Bovec, Slovenia’s best outdoor sport paradise, known worldwide mainly due to the white water rafting, meet a local cheese-maker who produces a delicious sheep cheese, slightly spicy with full taste. Observe a master cheesemaker at work and walk into the cheese maker’s heaven (his cheese cellar). Discover the variety of healthy dairy products, from cheese, whey, cottage cheese and yogurt. Enjoy cheese tasting while learning about the process of cheese making, about cheesemaker’s daily routine and what are the secrets of keeping the Bovec sheep breed happy and healthy. Make a stop at cheese museum in Kobarid and get acquainted with cheese production on high mountain pastures. Indulge in dairy delicacies, feel the serenity of the place and get delighted with stunning views on Kanin mountains and The Julian Alps. Close to the lowest-lying point of the Triglav National Park taste authentic local dishes, frika, made out of Tolmin cheese. This unique type of cheese is a product with a designated origin. Enjoy cheese tasting! Soca valley with its emerald green Soca river, surrounded by the Julian Alps, and Slovenia’s best 2 cheeses, awaits you. Take a journey into the Say cheese! world.
- 2 cheese stops in the area of Bovec, Kobarid, Tolmin,
- tasting Tolmin and Bovec cheese and other dairy products,
- observing the whole procedure of cheese production (between May and August only!),
- stunning countryside and Alpine landscape,
- scenic Soca valley with many opportunities for taking photos,
- going local with welcoming hosts,
- endless local tips from a local growing up in Soca valley,
- led by a local English speaking guide.
Perfect for … people who want to dive into Soca valley countryside through cheeses.
Time: May-September by prior appointment.
Duration: 6-7 hours.
Starting/ending point: Herbal Rooms Homestay.
Min./Max. participants: 1-4.
Local guide: Vesna.
Price: 115 EUR/person (min. 2 people).
The price includes local guiding, 2 gourmet stops. Gratuities and tips are highly appreciated. For now, cash only. Prices are slightly higher if there is only 1 person on the tour.
“It is possible to combine a local experience and visit 1 beekeeper and 1 cheesemaker for the price of 115 EUR/person (min. 2 people).”