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      traditional country feast
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      traditional dishes

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Turist Information Centre Ajdovščina
Cesta IV. Prekomorske 61 A
5270 Ajdovščina

tel.: +386 5 36 59 140
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Schedule:
Oct-Apr:
mon - fri: 8.00 - 16.00
sat: 8.00 - 12.00

May-Sept:
mon - fri: 10.00 - 18.00
sat: 8.00 - 12.00





iskalnik
Žapuže
villages nearby

Žapuže is a small village located on the eastern skirt of Ajdovščina and lies at the foot of the Žepovski Hrib hill. It has 480 inhabitants, 120 houses and is divided into six hamlets: Bizjaki, Gornja Vas, Dolnja Vas, Breclji, Andlovec and Kožmani. Bizjaki already belongs to the Local Community of Ajdovščina. However, Žapuže belongs to the parish as well as to the cadastral municipality of Šturje. The age structure of the population is younger because the village is quite new and is...

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Museum at the Old Mill
sightseeing

The Museum Ajdovščina has two interesting collections to take a look at.
In the ground floor of the museum is an exhibition of more than 1,200 fossils from Stane Bačar's private collection, which also includes some very rare specimens. Some of them have been found in this area for the first time ever and have thus been named after the villages and places in the Vipava Valley.



Matija Vertovec – Priest, Popular-Science Writer, Fellow Countryman and Teacher of the Vipava Valley Winegrowers
important personalities

Matija Vertovec (also Vrtovicz, Vertovc, Vrtovec, Vertouz)
Priest, Winemaker, Chemist and Historian of the Village of Šentvid (the present-day Podnanos)

Matija Vertovec is considered one of the most significant Slovenian scientific writers of the 19th century. He was born on 28 January 1784 in the hamlet of Jakulini near the village of Šmarje in the Vipava Valley. He was ordained...

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