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.
Because a new leaflet is now available - OPEN CELLARSI - in Vipava and the surroundings, you are invited to visit the Tourist Information centre, where you can pick it up and see which cellars are open during your expedition.
We present to you the first among the seven wine and cycling routes, called REBULA.
The route connects all wine cellars in the Municipality of Vipava, in which you can taste wine from this grape variety – REBULA.
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 – Gradišče pri Vipavi – Slap – Planina – Erzelj – Goče – Manče – Lože – Orehovica – Lozice
The wine cellars along the route where you will be served Rebula wine:
Vrhpolje: Krapež Wines, Žvokelj Farm
Duplje: Monvi, Deple, Lavrenčič Estate
Vipava: Vipava 1894 d.o.o.
Gradišče pri Vipavi: Avin Winery, Poljšak Wines, Florjanov Hram
Slap: Petrič Wines, Rondič House of Wines
Erzelj: Miška Wine Cellar, Dora Wine Cellar
Goče: Cejko Homestead, Kodre, Andraž Ferjančič
Manče: Peter Škerjanec, Jamšek
Lože: Wipach Wine Cellar, Rehar Farm
Orehovica: Burja Estate, Pasji Rep
Lozice: Anima Wine
A short description of the route:
The route, approximately 37 km long, includes both tarmac paths and macadam side paths.
From the Vipava Tourist Centre, cycle across the Central Square onto the main road that leads to the village of Vrhpolje. The gently-sloping road will take you will arrive in the village where you will be served Rebula at Wines Krapež and at Kmetija Žvokeljlj. Continue your expedition towards the village of Duplje, where you can visit three winemakers (Monvi, Deple and Lavrenčič Estate). Then head back along the macadam road towards Vipava, have a stop at the Vipava Wine Cellar and climb to Gradišče pri Vipavi, where you can try Rebula at the Avin Winery, Poljšak Wines and Florijanov Hram.
From there, continue your journey towards the village of Slap to the Rondič House of Wines and 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 hill to the village of Goče to the Cejko Homestead, Kodre Wines or Andraž Ferjančič Wines.
Continue your cycling trip towards the valley and first have a stop in the village of Manče at winemaker Petar Škerjanec and Jamšek Wines. Continue to the village of Lože, make a stop at the Wipach Wine Cellar and the Rehar Farm. Continue along the tarmac road a little further towards Podnanos and from there to Orehovica, to the Burja Estate and Pasji Rep Wines. Then you return to Podnanos and cycle in the direction of 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.