Wine tasting tour in Bizeljsko region

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Brežice

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Discover the wine region Bizeljsko, mainly famous for its sparkling wines and beautiful landscape surrounded by vineyards, wine cellar caves and beautiful nature.  Begin with the visit of Brežice, a small town with rich historical heritage and its magnificent Renaissance castle. Drive to the Bizeljsko wine growing region and admire the green hills with plenty of vineyards scattered between small villages and forests. Visit a winemaker with superb wines that have been placed on international gourmet maps being served at restaurants rewarded with Michelin stars. Discover repnice cellars, a peculiarity of Bizeljsko region, once used to store turnips and now more commonly for wine storage.Experience one of the best Slovenian wine tour, taste excellent wines and enjoy exquisite Slovenian food.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStart your small-group tour with a pickup from your central Ljubljana hotel, and depart for Brežice, a small town where your visit starts.Brežice is a nice town with rich historical heritage and besides a beautiful town centre it is marked by a large castle with its beginnings from the 12th century, home of the regional museum and the beautifully painted Knight's hall.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Grad Brezice, Brezice, Lower Carniola RegionAfter Brežice we continue the tour to explore the wine region of Bizeljsko and to discover repnice cellars, a peculiarity of Bizeljsko region, once used to store turnips and now more commonly for wine storage.  We stop in the cellars to taste some of the best and most famous Slovenian wines and after the wine tasting we continue towards Olimje, renowned for its peacefulness and one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe, today still a part of a functioning monastery housed in a Renaisannce castle.After wine tasting, return to your minivan and end your tour in Ljubljana, with a drop-off at your hotel.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Olimje Castle, Podcetrtek, Styria Region

What’s included

  • Wine tasting
  • Professional local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ljubljana
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Admission fee at Brežice castle
  • Entry/Admission - Grad Brezice
  • Entry/Admission - Olimje Castle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks