A boutique, hilly wine growing region, Goriška Brda combines vineyards and excellent cuisine. It is located only about two hours away from Ljubljana. In this region you will find peace, wonderful nature and friendly locals. Some things worth doing during your visit are:
Head to the medieval village of Šmartno, visitors will surely be delighted by its romantic narrow lanes, its Baroque church, the wall and the viewing tower, from which the Adriatic Sea and vineyards can be seen.
Next, visit the village of Dobrovo, where you can check out the Dobrovo Castle, which offers the Hall of Knights, the Hunter’s Room, a gallery, a restaurant and a wine store.
This region can boast with the quality of Slovenian wine makers (who have received many awards). If you are in Goriska Brda, you must visit the vineyards and try some good Slovenian wine and local food as the region is also known for its production of cherries, olive oil, apricots and more delights.