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. 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 second among the seven wine and cycling routes, called ZELEN.
The route connects all wine cellars in the Municipality of Vipava, in which you can taste a native variety of the Vipava Valley – ZELEN.
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 - Podraga - Podnanos - Podbreg - Orehovica - Podnanos - Lozice
The wine cellars along the route where you will be served Zelen wine:
Vrhpolje: Krapež Wines, Tomažič Farm
Vipava: Vipava 1894 d.o.o.
Gradišče pri Vipavi: Avin Winery, Florjanov Hram, Poljšak Wines
Slap: Petrič Wines, Rouna Estate, Marc Wines, Žorž Wine Cellar, Pregeljc Wines
Erzelj: Miška Wine Cellar
Goče: Povh Wines
Lože: Wipach Wine Cellar, Benčina Wines, Rehar Farm,
Manče: Jamšek 1887 Wines, Peter Škerjanec
Podraga: Cultus Estate, Tomasvin
Podnanos: Darko Rosa, Pasji Rep
Podbreg: Vidus Wines
Orehovica: Burja Estate, Pri Nežnih - Potočnik Wines
Lozice: Anima Wine
A short description of the route:
The route, approximately 35 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. You will arrive in the village along the gently-sloping road, cycle past the parish church, the Pri Kobalu Pizza Restaurant and Vrhpolje Camp to the Krapež Winery. You then go down to the Tomažič Farm. Continue your expedition towards the village of Duplje, where you will find the Monvi Winery. Then head back along the macadam road towards Vipava and make a stop at the Vipava 1894 Wine Cellar. and climb to Gradišče pri Vipavi, where you will be served in the Avin Winery, Florjanov Hram and the Poljšak Estate. From there, continue your journey towards the village of Slap, where you will be offered the native Zelen at as many as five wineries. Make a climb to Planina, to the Guerila Estate and then to Erzelj and the Miška Winery. 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 Povh Wines. Continue your cycling trip towards the valley and first have a stop in the village of Manče and then in the village of Lože. From there, the macadam road will take you to Podraga and then to Podnanos along the tarmac road. Podbreg is in the immediate vicinity, where you can visit Vidus Wines. Continue to Orehovica to the Burja Estate and Potočnik 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.