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Exploring Nature Reserve of Ormož Basins

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Exploring Nature Reserve of Ormož Basins

Source: Radio Prvi

Enjoy an active weekend in nature, in the Slovenian countryside, far away from the city bustle, in the heart of the Ljutomer-Ormož vineyards.

Embark on the active exploration of the Ormož Basins Nature Reserve and discover the diversity of numerous rare and endangered birds species in the protected area along on of the most beautiful Slovenian rivers - the River Drava.

Enjoy nature activities, from bird watching and bird hooping to cycling with an ornithologist and visiting educational paths.

Take a canoe trip on the river Drava with a naturalist who will bring you closer to the life of the river Drava.

Enjoy delicious culinary specialties from Prlekija and let yourself be seduced by exquisite wines that have been made in Prlekija for centuries.

According to your wishes, we can arrange one- or multiple days adventure, based on your preferences and abilities.

This experience is for families, sports enthusiasts and nature lovers.

1st day:

Reception at the tourist farm, a glass of sparkling wine and piece of Prlekija cake.

Guided tour of the town of Ormož and visit to the market of local producers and suppliers. Possibility to buy local products.

Dinner and overnight stay at the tourist farm.

2nd day:

Active exploration of the Nature Reserve of Ormož Basins with an experienced biologist and bird expert. We will get acquainted with bird ringing, bird watching and attend a workshop with domestic animals. For the youngest members, there will be reading workshop about animals.

Local snack and wine tasting in the park.

After the activities in the Ormož Basins, we will enjoy the panoramic ride across the wine-growing hills, and hear many tales, that have shaped the fate of the wine region. Short stop in Jeruzalem - pearl of Prlekija and most famous sight in the region. Free time available to drink coffee and visit pilgrimage church.

Traditional lunch at tourist farm and pampering with house delicacies. Wine tasting in the "vaulted" wine cellar, where we will be presented with the secret of the award-winning wines of the wine-growing family.

After a relaxing break on the tourist farm, we will return to the river Drava, where a qualified canoe guide will await us. Together we will embark on an unforgettable ride on the beautiful river and hear many stories about the river its life.

Conclusion at the cozy tourist farm, where excellent house specialties and fine wine will await us on massive wooden tables.

3rd day:

Last day we will discover the Ormož Basins by bicycle. We will again meet our ornithologist who will reveal the floodplain of the river Drava and the educational trails, and finally take us to the Oil Mill in Središče ob Dravi, which is famous for its high quality, 100% natural, pumpkin oil.

Traditional lunch at Ozmec Tourist Farm, known for its many mouth-watering dishes and fine wine.

Full of unforgettable impressions and traditional delicacies from Prlekija, we will head back home.