You may not be able to name any Slovenian dishes before this 4-hour walking tour, but by the end, you’ll be well informed and full. This isn’t, however, just a food tour. Sample up to nine traditional dishes, washed down with up to four Slovenian wines, while your guide regales your group with Slovenian history and points out masterful architectural creations along the way. Numbers limited to 15 people on this small-group tour, ensuring personalised attention from your knowledgeable guide.
Slovenian cuisine may be off the radar for most people, but that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious. Hearty and good, the cuisine of this diminutive European country consists of cured meat, hearty sausage and burek (a phyllo dough-wrapped meat-stuffed pastry), among other edible delights.Meet your guide in front of the tourist information center in central Ljubljana and make sure you have an empty stomach. As the guide leads your group from tavern to restaurant, cafe to street food stand, learn about the history and culture of the place. Gawk at the many structures designed by famed Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik, as well as beautiful Baroque and art deco buildings.By the end of your tour, you’ll have sampled up to nine traditional Slovenian dishes and have drunk up to four wines from the up-and-coming wine regions in the country. Best of all, though, you’ll have learned a lot more about Ljubljana and Slovenia than just food and drink.