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Cultural heritage

Precious Legacy

In the past millennia, due to its vital geographical position, the Vipava Valley was a transportation hub between several major cities and regions. Different peoples migrated through these lands with their merchant and soldiers. Some decided to stay in the valley, leaving behind distinctive marks.

The life of the ancient Romans is still portrayed by the remnants of their fortifications and the rich collections of relics kept by the local museums. Especially abundant is the legacy of the Middle Ages and following periods, when many castles, settlements and religious buildings were built across the land. Large landowners have had an important impact on the life of the locals throughout the ages, in addition to the quaint mark left by early industrialization.

Visionaries, builders, artists ... many had stayed here, leaving behind amazing creations.