Tourist Information Center:TIC Brda
Grajska cesta 10
05 395 95 95
Height above sea level
in the countryside
Visiting Medana, a picturesque wine-growing village with a rich tradition of cultural events, is a must. Here you can visit the birth house of Alojz Gradnik
, a great poet who masterfully depicted the nature of Brda and its people in numerous collections of poems. Another poet, Ludvik Zorzut, was born in the same house. His poems about the life in Brda were less sophisticated, often in dialect and included many ethno motifs. Renowned Medana wine growers keep collections of art works created during MMMart painting colonies. From the village where an international poetry festival named Days of Poetry and Wine is held every year in August, there is a beautiful view of the Vipolže plain – it is said that Mussolini planned to dam the plain, create an artificial lake and afterwards build hotels on its shores.