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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
Gojače - Malovše
villages nearby

Elderly people and the chronicle say that the first inhabitants of the village were gipsies, who used to tend a flock of sheep on a nearby meadow called the Gojače Meadow. Later on, the meadow was granted to the village of Gojače by the Austrian Empress Marie-Thérèse and the small shepherd huts grew slowly into a community. The village was supposedly named after the sheep shepherds, who are in Slovene...

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Ajdovščina’s Technical Heritage
wandering

The tour starts at the Jochmann Mill on the River Hubelj in Ajdovščina. This very mill was once considered as the mightiest cylinder mill in the entire Empire. The tour leads past the remnants of the Roman fortress Castra and the Old Paper Mill and continues on along the Vilhar Street (Vilharjeva ulica) to the Pale Sports Park. There you have the opportunity to visit the Ajdovščina Youth Hostel and...

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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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