33. Virštanj vineyards

by David Robertson ~ 20-Nov-2009 ~ updated 27-Jul-2019

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 Virštanj vineyards. 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 near Virstanj

Distance – 7km/4.4miles

Height gain – approx 250m

Time – 1h48min

Grade – easy; on country roads.

Recommended map – is the 1:50 000 Celjska Kotlina map, published by GZS

Equipment – Walking shoes. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.

Refreshments on route – the Gostišče Banovina at the start/finish of the walk.

Updates to the 2019, 5th EditionThere are no updates.

Public transport – There is only a very limited bus service to Virštanj, which is not suitable for walkers.

Nearest Towns/Villages – Rogaška Slatina has plenty of hotels, apartments and rooms but no nearby camping site. See this website for Rogaška Slatina tourist information.

Virštanj vineyards

Virštanj vineyards

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