Idrija food walk

Taste the heritage trough authentic experience!

Join us on a culinary journey through the centuries old traditions of miners and lace makers in a charming little town of Idrija. Heritage of mercury mine is inscribed on UNESCO list and unique foods and drinks represent an important yet more intangible part of it.
We will educate you about authentic local food of the past, present and future. The tour is the right mix of every day foods and festive dishes. The walk will lead us around the old part of the town from the castle to the traditional miners’ house.
Idrija food walk info:
  • 50 € per person
  • Group size 2-10 people
  • Tour begins at 10 am
  • 3,5 Hours Long
  • All together 3km of walk (some hill and steps)
  • Every day
  • booking one day in advance
Idrija food walk highlights:
  • Handmade žlikrofi with bakalca sauce
  • Traditional cabbage soup smukavc
  • Slovenian wine
  • Typical Idrija’s gardens
  • Idrija’s UNESCO heritage story

Where is Idrija and how to get there?

From Ljubljana:
by car, drive takes about 1h 10min, distance is 65km
by bus, it departs from main bus station almost hourly on weekdays and it costs 6,3€ (timetable)