Pictures: 1) Jeruzalem wine hills, 2) Vipava Valley wine road , 3) Wine tasting in Brda, 4) Goriska Brda, 5) Vipava Valley.
Slovenia Wine, Food, & Backroads – 7 nights
Slovenia Wine, Food, & Backroads tour.
Our custom-made Slovenia wine, food, and backroads tour is authentically crafted, taking you on a truly memorable journey through the eyes of a local. Featuring the best vineyards and restaurants in Slovenia, including Hiša Franko and Ana Roš – “the best female chef in the world”.
Slovenia wine, food, and backroads tour – our first choice restaurants with rooms.
Featuring chef Ana Roš, widely acclaimed to be “the best female chef in the world”. We are delighted to offer Hiša Franko in our Slovenia wine and culinary tours. This is the only restaurant in Slovenia to hold two Michelin stars, dedicated to seasonal and locally produced ingredients. Professionalism, attention to detail, and passion are evident in the cuisine here. As demonstrated on the tasting menu of up to a dozen small dishes, all of which are different in taste and concept. Prepare yourself for an exciting culinary adventure and an extraordinary dining experience!
Chef Uroš Štefelin is another one of Slovenia’s top chefs. He is inspired by his own childhood when the family kitchen was full of the aromas of traditional Slovene dishes. Using modern techniques and creativity to transform traditional dishes into culinary delights of Slovene Nouvelle Cuisine. Uroš is currently awarded one Michelin star. Always cooked perfectly and astutely seasoned, many of the dishes here are made from zero-mile ingredients.
Awarded the Michelin Plate, the decidedly modern cuisine shows both Italian and Slovenian influences, with equally good fish and meat dishes. The chateau boasts stunning views of the Brda hills in a glorious setting. It has an impressive wine cellar stocked with many of the best Slovenian wines. As well as bottles from neighbouring Italy, literally only a stone’s throw away.
Highlights and hidden gems.
We will visit the most popular places and take you off the beaten path to discover lots of hidden treasures.
Freestyle and flexibility.
Enjoy plenty of free time to do your own thing. And you can take advantage of our flexibility to make last-minute adjustments to the running order of your tour.
Competitive, transparent, and trustworthy.
Our tour prices are competitive and transparent. And our tourist agency license and insurances comply fully with local regulations and industry standards. You can be sure that you will receive great value for money and see exactly what you are paying for. Book your private tour with Four Seasons Travel with confidence and peace of mind.
Interests & Activities.
Wine, food, photography, painting, history, culture, hiking, or adventure activities. So whatever your passions in life? We can feature these on your private tour.
Our driver/tour leader will take care of your every need and our guiding style informative, yet light and entertaining. Our aim is that you will feel totally comfortable and relaxed. You will enjoy your private tour in a style that is professional, friendly, and informal.
Slovenia wine, food, & backroads tour – 7 nights
|Day 1||Arrival / Hotel & restaurant Villa Podvin (near Lake Bled): flight arrival at Venice, Ljubljana, or Zagreb airport. Private transfer and local orientation. A welcome get-together with wine tasting, introducing our Slovenia wine and culinary tours. Evening gourmet dinner with wine pairings.|
|Day 2||Villa Podvin: a full-day private tour featuring Lake Bled, with morning coffee and a cream slice kremna rezina. The Upper Bohinj Valley, Lake Bohinj, and Schnapps tasting at an authentic traditional farmhouse. Evening gourmet dinner with wine pairings.|
|Day 3||Hiša Franko (Soca Valley): a full-day private tour featuring the Julian Alps and the Soca Valley with an optional guided walk to the Kozjak waterfall. Meet your host Ana Roš (subject to her availability). Followed by an evening gourmet dinner with wine pairings.|
|Day 4||Chateau Gredić (Goriska Brda): a full-day private tour featuring Kobarid (optional museum visit), the Soca Valley, and Goriska Brda. Two winery visits with tastings are included. Evening gourmet dinner with wine pairings.|
Slovenia wine, food, & backroads tour – 7 nights
|Day 5||Chateau Gredić: a full-day private tour featuring the Karst region (including Stanjel), Piran, and the Slovenian Adriatic. Wine tasting in the Vipava Valley. Evening gourmet dinner with wine pairings.|
|Day 6||Ljubljana: a half-day private transfer to Ljubljana. Local orientation and the afternoon at leisure, including a guided walk around Ljubljana’s old town. Nearby restaurant recommendations provided. Optional visit to the Postojna Caves and/or Predjama Castle, en route, with a mid-afternoon arrival in Ljubljana.|
|Day 7||Ljubljana: a full-day private tour featuring Ptuj (the oldest town in Slovenia) and one winery visit with tastings in the Jeruzalem wine hills. Optional restaurant lunch (not included).|
|Day 8||Departure: a private transfer to Venice, Ljubljana, or Zagreb airport. With direct flights or onward flight connections to your final destination.|
Many other tour combinations are available. To reserve your private tour, or to request a consultation or a quotation without obligation, please contact us.