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

tel.: +386 5 36 59 140

mon - fri: 8.00 - 16.00
sat: 8.00 - 12.00

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

more about ajdovščina

The Municipality of Ajdovščina is the economic and cultural centre of the Vipava Valley, which lies in the west of Slovenia, near the Slovene-Italian national border.
The municipality is divided into 26 local communities and comprises 45 villages.

Total Surface Area: 245 square kilometres
Number of Inhabitants: 18.006
Highest Point: the Mt. Mali Golak – lying at 1495 metres above sea level
Lowest Point: the branch of the Vipava River under the village of Batuje – lying at 60 metres above sea level

The centre of the municipality is the town of Ajdovščina with 7.000 inhabitants. The town has an extremely rich and agitated history and with its perfect combination of first Roman buildings and the medieval architectural developments, the town today offers its visitors numerous sightseeing sites. Especially interesting is the eastern part of the town with its restored part of the city wall, its tower and Renaissance castle arcades, which also form a part of the city wall.

Social life in Ajdovščina is rich in all its aspects due to its highly respected cultural institutions: Pilon Gallery, Library of Lavrič, collection in the Museum Ajdovščina, Union of Cultural Societies of Slovenia, which unites all societies and individuals who take interests in cultural activities in Ajdovščina.
Moreover, there are many excellent choruses and well organized sports activities: Sports Centre Ajdovščina and Ajdovščina Summer Swimming Pool, Pale Sports Park with tennis courts and basketball grounds, bowling alley and children’s playground, the Josip Križaj Aeroclub, which runs the Ajdovščina Airport, Ajdovščina Sports Association, which unites many local sports societies and also Ajdovščina Alpine Association, which maintains mountain footpaths and organizes trips.

The Valley

The Gora plateau