You are invited for a cycling trip among the hills of the Vipava region, for an experience that will captivate you with the wonderful views and attractions that you encounter along the way. You are invited to make a stop at local winemakers along the way, who will offer you the best wines from their cellars.
Choose one of the seven cycling routes that take you through Vipava and the surrounding villages. At the same time, enjoy the natural wonders and the cultural heritage that our region offers.
We present to you the fifth among the seven wine and cycling routes, called BARBERA.
The route connects all wine cellars in the Municipality of Vipava, in which you can taste wine from this grape variety – BARBERA.
Start of the route: The Vipava Tourist Information Centre. There you can get a map of the wine and cycling routes and open wine cellars. We will present you the route, advise you on what other sights you can visit along the route and, of course, adapt it to your wishes so that you can fully relax and experience our Vipava.
Vipava – Vrhpolje – Duplje – Vipava – Slap – Planina – Erzelj – Goče – Manče – Lože –Podbreg – Lozice
The wine cellars along the route where you will be served Barbera wine:
Vrhpolje: Krapež Wines, Tomažič Farm
Duplje: Lavrenčič Estate, Monvi
Vipava: Vipava 1894 d.o.o.
Slap: Petrič Wines
Erzelj: Miška Wine Cellar, Dora Wine Cellar
Goče: Ferjančič Wine Cellar
Manče: Jamšek 1887, Peter Škerjanec
Lože: Benčina Wines,
Podbreg: Vidus Wines
Lozice: Anima Wine
A short description of the route:
The route, approximately 33 km long, includes both tarmac paths and macadam side paths.
From the Vipava Tourist Center, cycle across the Central Square onto the main road that leads to the village of Vrhpolje. You will arrive in the village where you will be served with Barbera at Krapež Wines and at Tomažič Farm along a gently-sloping path. Continue your expedition towards the village of Duplje, where you will find the Monvi and Lavrenčič Estate wineries. Then head back along the macadam road towards Vipava and stop at the Vipava Wine Cellar. From there, continue your journey towards the village of Slap, where you will be offered Barbera in the Petrič Wine Cellar. Make a climb to Planina, to the Guerila Estate and then to Erzelj and the Miška Winery and the Dora Wine Cellar. Continue over the small hill, where you can see the Church of Saint Mary Major along the way and then descend to the village of Goče to winemaker Andraž Ferjančič.
Continue your cycling trip towards the valley and first have a stop in the village of Manče at winemaker Petar Škerjanec and Jamšek Wines. From there, the route will take you to Lož and Benčina Winery. Then head on - you can follow the main road in the direction of Podnanos and have a stop in Podbreg at Vidus Wines, and then go towards Lozice to the last stop on the route, Anima Wine.
Please take care of your safety and the safety of others while on your cycling trip and enjoy it.
We invite you to take the paths full of new experiences and discoveries offered by the hills of the Vipava region.