Ajdovscina is the economic, cultural and industrial center of the Vipava Valley. It is located at the confluence of the Hubelj and Lokavscek streams and lies at the steep edge of the Trnovo forest. Ajdovscina has a rich and rich historical past. From Roman times the walls with fourteen Castro towers have been preserved. On the ground floor of the new market building and on the small square we can see the old Roman spas. The center of the old town is Lavric Square. Nearby is the Church of Saint John the Baptist, where one of the most famous and oldest depictions of the Way of the Cross in Slovenia, which is the work of the local Anton Cebe, is located. Anton Cebej was a popular Baroque painter who also left a mark on the church with altar paintings and ceiling murals. Behind the church are the Police Sports Center and the school district. The cultural heritage of Ajdovscina is also enriched by the artistic legacy of Veno Pilon, which can be viewed in the Pilon Gallery. The museum at the old mill houses approximately 1,200 fossils of Slovenia from the Stanislav Bacar collection. The museum presents the settlement of the city from prehistory to the early Middle Ages and a chronological survey of the fortifications. Near the center of Ajdovscina is the Aeroclub Josip Krizaj Ajdovscina Sports Airport, which offers a flight school, sports and business flights and more.
Footpath around Castra
East gate into Castra
Tourist Information Centre Ajdovscina
Dvorana prve slovenske vlade (Hall of the fir...
Ajdovščina - Lavricev trg (Lavric Square)
Ajdovščina - Gregorciceva ulica (Gregorcic St...
Passage into Sibeniska ulica from Gregorcicev...
North part of Castra
West Walls of Castra in Ajdovscina
Park in Ajdovscina with monument for the Nati...
24th September Street in Ajdovscina
Turning for museum from Preseren Street
Lavric Library Ajdovscina
Small puppet show - On 22th December 1910 was...
Cankar Square in Sturje
Monument in Sturje dedicated to Filip Tercelj
Municipality: AJDOVŠČINA (19130 population)
Settlements in the municipality:
Ajdovščina (6678 population), Lokavec (1136), Budanje (832), Cesta (551), Col (488),
Planina (480), Selo (477), Dobravlje (464), Vrtovin (461), Podkraj (419), Črniče (407), Brje (393), Dolga Poljana (370), Ustje (369), Batuje (365), Predmeja (365), Velike Žablje (330), Male Žablje (323), Žapuže (320), Skrilje (313), Stomaž (293), Otlica (286), Potoče (237), Plače (236), Gojače (195), Kamnje (192), Šmarje (192), Višnje (186), Gaberje (178), Vipavski Križ (172), Ravne (142), Žagolič (138), Kovk (129), Gozd (127), Malovše (124), Vrtovče (113), Kožmani (105), Tevče (99), Dolenje (98), Zavino (87), Grivče (80), Malo Polje (73), Vodice (62), Bela (37), Križna Gora (8)