Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
When: every day from 1st June to 30th October 2020
What will impress you:
1. Yoga to start, aperitif to continue, ....
2. Electric trekking bikes (Scott Sub Cross) for the beautiful and spacious Vipava Valley.
3. Wine and secrets on a hike through the rolling Goriška Brda.
1. Own arrival in the Vipava Valley.
2. Accommodation in one of the tourist farms with a beautiful view. Yoga at 6 p.m.
3. Departure for cycling in the Vipava Valley: 8.30 in front of the old locomotive at the railway station in Nova Gorica.
80% paved road, 20% gravel.
4. Departure for a hike in Goriška Brda: 8.30 in front of Dobrovo Castle.
5. Price: 2 - 3 persons 245 EUR / person 4 - 6 persons: 179 EUR / person 7 - 10 persons: 148 EUR / person
Day 1: own arrival in the Vipava Valley, accommodation in one of the tourist farms with a beautiful view. Yoga to begin,
an aperitif to continue. After yoga, you can have a dinner with typical delicacies from the rich cuisine of the Vipava Valley.
Day 2: breakfast. We meet at railway station in Nova Gorica at 8.30. We set up our bikes and take the regular train to
Štanjel na Krasu at 8.54. The 35 minute train ride will be very panoramic. After visiting the karst pearl, Ferrari's garden
and Kobdilj, we cycle along the Vipava river to the medieval Vipavski Križ village, along numerous remote and hidden
paths, among vineyards and orchards. We have chosen the most beautiful trails that offer truly inspiring and dramatic
views of the slopes of the karst and the Trnovo plateau. It won’t be difficult with electric bikes. We continue cycling to
Nova Gorica. We will also take time for a typical lunch with local delicacies and wine. Along the way, we will see many
sights and hear many local stories.
Day 3: After breakfast, we meet at Dobrovo Castle at 8.30. We walk along the paths through the Brda vineyards, orchards
and forests, with views of the Alps and the sea. We will walk through the old villages, where you can see the typical Brda
architecture: Biljana-Kozana-medieval Šmartno-lookout tower Gonjače. We will get to know Brda wines, the method of
production, work in the cellar and vineyard. There are many local stories waiting for you, among them about smuggling,
about the border, about dishes ... We end at the Dobrovo wine cellar (possibility of visiting and tasting).
Price: 2 - 3 persons 245 EUR / person 4 - 6 persons: 179 EUR / person 7 - 10 persons: 148 EUR / person
The price includes: 2 x bed and breakfast on a tourist farm (or 3 * hotel / guesthouse) near Nova Gorica, guided yoga
practice, welcome drink, guided cycling trip through the Vipava Valley and ren-a-trekking bike, train ride from Nova
Gorica to Štanjel, guided hiking trip around Brda.
For an extra charge on the spot: tourist tax.
Optional extra charge: electric bike 19 EUR, child seat 9 EUR, single room supplement for 2 nights 38 EUR, wine tasting in
Goriška Brda from 12 EUR, lunch from 15 EUR, drinks at lunch.
Duration and difficulty:
- yoga 1h30 leisurely.
- cycling 6h - 7h active / with E bikes leisurely. Cc. 42 km, 430 m ascent.
- Hike 4h - 5h leisurely, a little active.