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Wine Tasting Tour - Weekend Break to Slovenian Styria

Wine tasting tour to Slovenian Styria is a short weekend break in the largest Slovene wine region. Slovenian Styria will impress you with the beauties of the landscape sprinkled with vineyards and aromatic wines of the world rank. You will primarily learn about aromatic white wines, which represent as much as 70% of the production. Wine tasting also includes red wines as well as sweet, botrytis wines. Daily you will enjoy in excellent local cuisine.

The wine growing in Styria dates back in the 4th century BC, before the arrival of the Romans in the 1st century. Here predominate white wine varieties Welschriesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay and the Furmint. You can also enjoy Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Traminer, Muscat, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, and others. Styria is a wine region for passionate wine lovers.

The tour can be guided or self-drive. Send request and enjoy your active gastronomy holidays in Slovenia.

Itinerary of Wine Tasting Tour - 3 days

The itinerary can be adjusted according to your wishes. Contact us and tell us about your wishes and needs regarding your Wine Tasting Tour.

DAY 1: Welcome to Slovenia

Overnight: Maribor, Slovenia

Transfer from Brnik or any other airport to the Styrian capital, Maribor. Maribor has an exceptional wine-making tradition and a rich culinary. In the old and extremely lively city center, Lent you will witness the oldest vine in the world, more than 400 years old.
Visit of Maribor and Lent.

In the evening, you will enjoy dinner with top quality wines in the vicinity of Maribor with more than 800 years of wine-making tradition.

DAY 2: Jeruzalem - Ormož

Overnight: Maribor, Slovenia

After breakfast, we will go to Jeruzalem, the wine-growing region of excellent wines. On our way, we will stop at Ptuj, which is the oldest documented settlement in Slovenia. Wine cellar Ptuj is the first wine cellar built by monks in 1239 and preserves the greatest story of all Slovenian cellars. The archives of the Ptuj wine cellar also contain the oldest wine in Slovenia – vintage of 1917.

After the tasting of excellent wines, we will continue towards Ormož, where there are quite a few excellent winemakers. We will cross Jerusalem-Ormož straits and taste the excellent wines of two top-quality wine cellars with local delicacies.
In the evening, arrival to Maribor.

DAY 3 – Prekmurje, Slovenia

Overnight: Prekmurje, Slovenia

After breakfast departure to Prekmurje, wine region, known for its hospitality, ecological farming and numerous thermal spas.
This day is dedicated to three tastings of fine wines and spoiling your taste buds with local culinary delights. In addition, we will also see the Prekmurje plains from the lookout tower.

Dinner at a local restaurant.

DAY 4 – Departure

Breakfast, free time and transport to the airport. If time permits, we will enjoy another wine tasting on the way to the airport.

Highlights

  • Maribor and Lent old town
  • The oldest vine in the world
  • Excellent boutique wine cellars
  • Ptuj, the oldest documented settlement in Slovenia
  • The archive of Ptuj wine cellar
  • Slovenian Styria wine region
  • Prekmurje wine region
  • Lookout tower
  • Local cousine

Tour Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Ljubljana airport (other airports transfer available for extra fee)
  • English-speaking driver / private guide throughout the journey (not included in case of self-drive tour)
  • Local tour guides
  • Each day new experience
  • 3 nights accommodation at small family run hotels
  • Daily breakfast, 3 dinners, 3 lunches
  • 7 + visits to wine cellars with wine tasting
  • Activities as stated
  • Taxes and service charges

Not Included:

  • Full time English speaking driver/private guide throughout the whole trip (in case of self-drive tour)
  • Car rental
  • Fuel

Price of the self-drive tour

Price for staying in small, private, boutique hotels:

4 days from 860 euro per person.
Single room suplement 200 euro

Price of the private, guided all- inclusive tour

Price for staying in small, private, boutique hotels:

2 – 3 pax: 4 days from 1400 euro per person.
4 – 5 pax: 4 days from 1090 euro per person.
6 – 8 pax: 4 days from 970 euro per person.
Single room suplement 200 euro

PRICE OF THE TOUR:

Prices are all inclusive per person. The prices are subjected to change according to accommodation availability. The final price will be set when we agree on the size of the group, activities, meals and accommodation.

Terms and Conditions

The itinerary can be adjusted according to your ideas, wishes or needs.

For a reservation of the trip, a down payment of 10 % of estimated final fee is required. The amount is deducted from the final amount of payment. Only after the down payment is received, the reservations of restaurants, accommodations, tours etc. will be done. Upon final confirmation of the programe and reservations of all the activities, hotel stays and restaurants the final price of the tour will be set.

After final confirmation of the itinerary, the rest of the payment will be due. The reservation will be considered valid as soon as Amber tours s.p. receives full payment for the program.
You will receive a voucher / invoice by email after receiving of the payment. Payments may be done by credit card through Paypal payment portal, or by bank transfer.
Please refer to our terms and conditions.
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