Food & Wine Tasting Holiday in Slovenia

8 Days

Start and end in Ljubljana! With the Food & Culinary tour Food & Wine Tasting Holiday in Slovenia, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Ljubljana, Slovenia and 9 other destinations in Slovenia. Food & Wine Tasting Holiday in Slovenia includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

8 Days 7 night Food and Wine tasting holiday in Slovenia

Stay in a beautiful family-run tourist farm in Goriška Brda, (Slovenian Tuscany), for a unique food and wine holiday in Slovenia. Taste authentic Slovenian food and wine, feel the diverse nature and see the best in different regions with focus on the Mediterranean, (Goriška Brda, Karst, Vipava Valley, Coast), and the Julian Alps, (Kobarid).When you are not cooking with the local women you will be touring the wonderful countryside, the orchards and vineyards, exploring regional delicacies, enjoying daily tours of local sites and medieval villages, visiting the region’s best wineries, eating in a world class restaurant and enjoying breathtaking fairytale landscapes.It’s all about the experience, a combination that allows you to sample both the region’s most refined cuisine and its most rustic traditions.Indulge your passion for food, wine and nature on this fantastic food and wine holiday in Slovenia, an experience that you will treasure long after your trip is over. 


Single Supplement : If you request single accommodations, you will be asked to pay the full single supplement fee. There are a limited number of single rooms available to request. 

Group size : 2 – 8 guests 

Trip Facts

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  • Ljubljana
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  • Visit Ljubljana’s city centre
  • Enjoy several cooking classes
  • Experience breakfast in a vineyard
  • Explore Slovenia’s natural surroundings


Plugs & Adapters

As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

Type C Slovenia

Type E Slovenia

Type F Slovenia


  • Accommodation
  • 7 nights accommodation in twin/ double room in a family run tourist farm
  • Guide
  • Full time experienced English speaking guide
  • Meals
  • All meals and tastings as noted in the daily itinerary
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners including one gourmet dinner
  • Spirit and liquor tasting
  • 3 cooking classes of approximately 2 hours each
  • Additional Services
  • Tourist tax
  • Recipes and an apron
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport
  • Transportation throughout the trip
  • Transfer to the Ljubljana airport / train station or at downtown hotel


  • Additional Services
  • Internationl airfare and airport taxes
  • Extra drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional gratuities to your guides
  • Personal expenses

If you come to Ljubljana a few days earlier, we will pick you up at your hotel at 10 am otherwise we will pick you up at 11 am at the Ljubljana airport. After short transfer our first stop is the Škocjan Caves Regional Park, one of Slovenia’s most beautiful natural sights, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Their picturesque underground world is famous for its giant dripstone formations, underground rapids and lakes, where you will explore the largest underground river canyon in the world.

After the culinary delicacies of the Karst we will continue to Goriška Brda, Slovenia’s most beautiful winegrowing region. Check into your room and take your time to explore the tourist farm, walk around the vineyards, swim in the pool or just relax in the garden with a glass of wine.

In the evening, you will enjoy a welcome dinner with traditional and local dishes. This is a fun and easy way to get to know everyone.

After dinner, we will tour the family’s wine cellar. The owners will learn you how they follow and nurture a centuries-old tradition of wine making methods in addition to offering diverse, excellent certified organic wines.

Meals included: Lunch, dinner

Start point
Ljubljana , Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia


After breakfast we will drive you to the small culturally protected village of Goce, where you will learn about the history of the Vipava valley. The trail will lead us to a 650 year old farmhouse, hidden in the narrow streets, where we will eat lunch and later also taste wine in one of 75 preserved stone- arched wine cellars with the owner. You will never forget the experience; it is a real gourmet’s dream!After lunch we will take a short drive to the neighbouring Karst wine growing region. We will take you on a short walking tour to the medieval village of Stanjel, pearl of the Karst stone villages, where you will feel the history and culture of this region.Before traditional dinner of regional specialties in the 400-year-old farmhouse in one of Karst’s most beautiful villages, Tomaj, you will taste homemade prosciutto and local Teran wine-ruby red color wine with shades of carmine purple, created from Refosk vine and is geographically protected.Meals included : breakfast,lunch and dinner


We will start the day with a visit to one of the 2015 Top100 Wineries in the World selected by Wine and Spirits Magazine. It is one of the 12 wine creators of the world. We will enjoy wine tasting and a light lunch at the same time as a great view overlooking the Medina vineyards.After everyone has put their aprons on we will begin our first cookery class at 17:00. Each cooking lesson will last around 2 hours and will focus on cooking typical Slovenian and Goriska Brda dishes. After the cooking class we will sit out on the terrace and enjoy the meal that you have just prepared.Meals included : breakfast,lunch and dinner


We will start our tour at Dobrovo castle, a 2-storey Renaissance structure from the 17th century. We will pass through the poetic village of Medana, before we climb to the lookout tower at Gonjace, that will offer us magnificent views of the entire region and even the Adriatic coast. We will wrap up our tour by visiting Smartno, one of the best preserved medieval villages in Slovenia. A traditional lunch will be served in the walled town of Smartno. In the heart of Goriška Brda you will discover one of the oldest cellars in Slovenia located in Chateau that was built in the 13th century. It is now home to a family run winery, primarily known for their award-winning sparkling wines, which are made according to traditional methods. You will tour the wine cellar and enjoy delicious home cooked dinner with selection of sparkling wines. Meals included : breakfast,lunch and dinner


A day trip to the stunning Soca River Valley, one of the most beautiful river valleys in the world. The day will be a blend of nature, history and delicious food. First we will have a scenic and pleasant walk to the lovely, hidden Kozjak waterfalls before visiting the historic town of Kobarid where Ernest Hemingway was inspired to pen his novel – A Farewell to Arms. You can visit the Museum of the WW1 or just relax in a pub tasting local craft beer. After lunch in one of the local restaurants we will visit the Cheese Museum and learn about the cheese making tradition in the area. On the evening it will be time for a gastronomic experience, dinner prepared by one of southeastern Europe’s most innovative chefs, Ana Ros, in the family run restaurant Hisa Franko (Star of Netflix’s Chef’s Table– Season 2) and World’s Best Female Chef for 2017 by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants organisation. She developed an eclectic cooking style rooted in the surrounding Alpine landscape but also influenced by modern, international trends. You will enjoy a 5 course, slow food dinner where each dish will be enhanced by a selection of Slovenian wines. Meals included : breakfast,lunch and dinner


We will spend a day on the Slovenian coast region and discover the scenic, historical and gourmet delights. You will explore charmimg and romantic Piran, one of the cutes towns in Slovenia, walk along the beautifull narrow streets and admire rich history which is mirrored in the Venetian architecture.

You will be charmed by the stunning views from the old Piran Town Wall from where you can admire the city from a different perspective and see the Coastline of the Adriatic Sea.

Enjoy sea food lunch in a restaurant along the sea with selection of great local wine before you will have free time for shopping or swimming or just have a coffee on a Tartini Square.

After coming back to Goriška Brda, dinner will be served on a tourist farm where you will raise a toast to a great day.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


After breakfast you can go on a short walk through the beautiful vineyards and orchards. You will have free time to relax.

A farewell dinner will be served in the Brda countryside where each dish will be enhanced by a selection of our host’s wine. This will be a fine introduction to amber wines, or better known as orange wines. Winery continually ranks on the list of 100 best wineries in the world by Wine and Spirits Magazine.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


After breakfast our guests have time to check-out of their rooms. You will be taking delicious flavours, good memories, local products and a collection of fantastic Slovenian recipes home with you. We will transfer to the vibrant capital town of Ljubljana to catch afternon flights or train departures. Or, extend your stay to explore the old part of the city and colourful matketplace.

Meals included: Breakfast

End point
Ljubljana , Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia




These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A – Recommended for Slovenia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B – Recommended for Slovenia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis – Recommended for Slovenia. Ideally 6 months before travel.


Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you’re planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
US Citizens
probably don’t require a visa
UK Citizens
probably don’t require a visa
Australian Citizens
probably don’t require a visa
New Zealand Citizens
probably don’t require a visa
South Africa Citizens and Others
Please check with your embassy for entry restrictions: Slovenia.

Payment information

For any tour departing before March 5th, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 5th, 2023, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Nature Trips. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Your options if plans change

We understand these are uncertain times and want to make sure you feel confident about your options if your plans change.


If there’s no other option than to cancel, we’d like to make sure you’re aware of the potential fees involved. The overview below shows this tour’s cancellation fees depending on how far ahead of the departure date you cancel.

Up to 20 days before departure: You forfeit 30% of the tour cost
19 days before departure: You forfeit 50% of the tour cost
13 days before departure: You forfeit 60% of the tour cost
6 days before departure: You forfeit 80% of the tour cost
2 days before departure: You forfeit 100% of the tour cost

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Food & Wine Tasting Holiday in Slovenia
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