5 Fun Things to do in Vipava Valley
Welcome to Vipava Valley, one of Slovenia’s top touristic attractions that offer a myriad of fun things to do in the breathtaking scenery. We have come up with a list of the best activities you can try in the area while you are on vacation. Whether you are staying in an Ajdovščina apartment or in a Vipava accommodation you can easily reach any of these hot spots by car, and even on foot.
Go on a wine tour
Undoubtedly, one of the best things you can do in Vipava Valley is to go on a wine tour. Nature has blessed this location with perfect weather conditions for grapevines to thrive and produce delicious wines. As a result, the hills surrounding the valley and the valley itself are covered with more than 3,000 acres of vineyards.
The area around Vipava and Ajdovščina abounds in vineyards and celeries most of which are family businesses. You can opt for the services of a local guide to visit them and go on a tasting frenzy that will delight your senses.
Visit the Predjama Castle
History buffs will enjoy visiting the Predjama Castle located just 30km East of Vipava. This impressive construction dates back to the 13th century and it is one of the oldest castles in the region. It boasts an imposing architectural style with gothic details that display the German gothic influences of its time.
The Predjama Castle has a rich history dredged by legends and mysteries that surround its hidden passageway built in a natural shaft that traverses the entire mountain vertically. If you are looking for a full day trip away from your Vipava apartment, then this location should be at the top of your list of fun things to do in Vipava Valley.
Relax in the Ferrari Garden
Just 20km Southwest of Vipava you will find the Ferrari Garden, located just below the village of Stanjel. This beautiful natural park is the ideal setting for spending a few hours of complete relaxation and unwinding. The area is covered in lush vegetation and has a small pool with an island that you can reach via a wooden bridge. The entire scenery is the work of early 20th-century landscape artist Max Fabiani, who was commissioned for this order by renowned physician Enrico Ferrari in the 1920s.
Regardless of which of the Vipava Valley apartments offered by Borea Rooms that you choose to rent, a visit to the Ferrari Garden should not miss from your trip to Slovenia.
Challenge the Vipava Valley hills
Just because you are on vacation it does not mean you should take a break from an active lifestyle. Vipava Valley is perfect for maintaining your silhouette through healthy exercising. You can easily rent mountain bikes from our Ajdovščina apartment and go on one of the many scenic routes on the hills surrounding the Vipava Valley.
Visit the Quelle der Vipava
If you don’t want to stray off too far from your Vipava apartment, you can just take a walk to the Quelle der Vipava. This location is a gorgeous and peaceful natural sanctuary located near the city center and it is the place where two of the main Karst springs of river Vipava meet. It is the perfect setting for spending a few relaxing hours watching birds and taking in the beautiful surrounding landscape.