Wandering the vineyards my way

At the start of autumn, the sun-drenched vineyards are heavy with sweet grapes. This is the most beautiful time to visit wine regions, as the vineyards are filled with the songs of grape pickers and the joy and anticipation ahead of the new harvest are at a pinnacle. Follow the hiking trails leading you over the wine-growing hills and take in some of this festive atmosphere among the winegrowers. They might invite you to join in the harvest and taste some local delicacies. If you like walking in the company of others, you can join hikers on organised autumn walks in the wine-growing regions of Slovenia.

Discover sunny paths with the scent of the Mediterranean

Set out to explore the trails in the grape region of Primorska, which is caressed by the warm breezes of the Mediterranean late into autumn.

In the land of Refošk and Malvazija

In the land of Refošk and Malvazija

Walk the paths on the outskirts of Slovenian Istria through lovely Istrian villages, vineyards, olive groves and orchards. Spend some time with Šavrinkas or egg women, catch a glimpse of the blue sea and taste the traditional delicacies of the Istrian soil.

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Strolling around the kingdom of Teran

Strolling around the kingdom of Teran

Experience the magic of Karst, which explodes in the colours of the smoke bush in autumn as winegrowers look forward to the new harvest of Teran. Discover the king among Karst wines on the Teran Circular Trail, leading you through the vineyards and villages of the Karst.

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On the trails of the Vipava Valley

On the trails of the Vipava Valley

Walk the trails of the picturesque Vipava Valley, bathed in the thousands of colours of autumn. Explore the region with the broadest range of native grape varieties in Slovenia. Follow the trails of the mentor of Vipava Valley winegrowing, Matija Vertovec, by yourself or as a group.

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Amidst the vintage treasures of Goriška Brda

Amidst the vintage treasures of Goriška Brda

Marvel at the idyllic landscape of Goriška Brda with its vineyards, orchards and olive groves. Discover the beauties of the region on its numerous vineyard trails, including the Drugmbernca Trail. Take part in the St Martin’s Hike in November to dive into the world of Goriška Brda’s gastronomy and tradition.

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Hiking to the rhythm of wind rattles

Explore the trails of the wine-growing region of Podravje where the pace will be set by the traditional wind rattles. Let yourself be charmed by the idyllic surroundings of the landscape dotted with vineyards.

Go where your heart tells you to

Go where your heart tells you to

Grab a pair of Nordic walking poles and take a walk through the vineyards and wine-growing farms of Svečinske Gorice. Every month, you can join one of the organised thematic hikes.  And do not forget to take a photograph against the backdrop of the unique heart-shaped road amidst the vineyards.

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Discover the charms of Slovenske Gorice

Discover the charms of Slovenske Gorice

From the centre of Ptuj, take a walk through the vineyards and orchards of the most extensive Slovenian hill range. The Ptuj Hiking Trail will lead you across the undulating wine-growing landscape, and you can stop on the way to taste the local white wines and cuisine.

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The image of paradise in the vineyards

The image of paradise in the vineyards

Take a walk in the picturesque wine-growing hills of Haloze. Dive into the world of a thousand hills by taking the Haloze Hiking Trail, which runs through woods, meadows and vineyards to panoramic hills, where you can take in all the beauty of the landscape.

Explore the hills of Prlekija

Explore the hills of Prlekija

Discover the world between Slovenske Gorice and the Mura River. Stroll the sloping grape hills on the Jeruzalem Wine Route and enjoy the views of the picturesque landscape. Regain your strength with the friendly locals, who will be happy to share their wine and delicacies with you.

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Wander around Lendavske Gorice

Wander around Lendavske Gorice

Explore the paths over Lendavske Gorice taking you to the Vinarium observation tower, where the most beautiful view of the vineyards and the landscape of four countries opens up before you. Your step will be lighter if you walk in a group – join other hikers on the October hiking trail Miškova Pot.

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Big guy`s wine highlights with the World`s Oldest Vine

Learn about the wine-makers of Štajerska and the unique wine stories from the Štajerska Slovenia wine-growing district. Go on a journey from the famous heart-shaped road among vineyards to one of the largest and oldest wine cellars in Europe and to the oldest grapevine in the world.

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Take a walk amidst the vineyard cottages and repnica caves

Visit the wine-growing region of Posavje and discover the paths along castles and vineyards, vineyard cottages and repnica caves, silos for storing turnips and other crops, along the rivers of Kolpa, Krka, Sava and Sotla.

Castle and vineyard trails

Castle and vineyard trails

Come to Posavje and find trails running past numerous castles, through the extensive vineyards of Bizeljsko to the unique repnicas, special caves that have now been turned into small wine cellars. In October and November, do not miss the Posavje Autumn Festival of Hiking and Food.

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Follow the Kolpa River

Follow the Kolpa River

Discover the mystical world of Bela Krajina nestled between the Kolpa River, white birches and wine-growing hills. Explore all the charms of Slovenia’s most south-eastern corner on its many paths. In autumn, you can also go on the Hike along the Drašiči Vineyard Cottage Trail to explore Bela Krajina’s culinary delicacies.

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In the land of vineyard cottages

In the land of vineyard cottages

Take a stroll along the diverse paths of Dolenjska. Climb Trška Gora, one of Slovenia’s best known Slovenian wine-growing hills. Visit the traditional cottages overlooking the vineyards. For refreshment, the locals along the way will offer you a dram of cviček, a special type of local wine like rosé.

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Active amidst the grapevines

Discover the wine-growing regions of Slovenia by bike. Learn about some of the most beautiful wine-related experiences and holidays, the reason why the harvest time and the birth of young wine is so special and which wine varieties are native to Slovenia.

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