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Shrines in Slovenia

28-Nov-2009
Detail of shrine at Luče

Detail of shrine at Luče

When driving around or, better still, walking or hiking in Slovenia you cannot fail to notice the many wayside shrines. They come in all shapes and sizes but most are beautifully decorated, although some are quite simple. Nearly all are well cared-for.

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33. Virštanj vineyards

20-Nov-2009

Walk 33 – a walk through the vineyards of Virštanj, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Sv Filip and Jakob, Virštanj

Sv Filip and Jakob, Virštanj

A rural ramble on quiet country roads through the vineyards of Virštanj. Lovely at any time of year but during the grape harvest in autumn must be best.

Start/Finish – at the Gostišče Banovina in Virštanj

Roadside shine near Virstanj

Roadside shine

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