WINE TRAILS NE OF MARIBOR
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.
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.
Thermal Pannonian Slovenia is an area of healing waters and the most beautiful paths to well-being. Numerous Slovenian natural health resorts are strung among sunny hills with vineyards. Authentic and hearty local cuisine is provided by welcoming farms. Imagination is stirred by experiences in castles and stories of one of the most powerful noble families in Europe.
Experience the beneficial effects of the natural healing waters and treat yourself to thermal adventures in Slovenian spas. Listen to the ancient stories of the castles and discover the traces of history from the Romans to the present. You will be fascinated by the rainbow of tastes – from Prekmurje gibanica (layer cake) to Bela Krajina pogača flat bread, from the special wine variety Cviček wine to the local beer flowing from the beer fountain.
Alpine Slovenia is a world of friendly and accessible mountains and hills. Hiking and biking trails take you across the Julian Alps, the Kamnik-Savinja Alps and the Pohorje Hills (shown on the map) to the highest peaks, rivers, lakes and waterfalls. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy ski resorts.