Lipica Travel Guide

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Lipica Highlights

  • Pro
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     FINE PLACE, PURE ENJOYMENT.... 

  • Con
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     Lots of tourists 

  • In a nutshell
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     Home of the lipizzaners. 

Lipica Things to Do

  • Horse Tour And Performance

    You've seen them in movies and television, but now is your chance to see them perform, and what a performance it is.....You will leave realizing how difficult it is to train these horses to prance, jump, and perform their maneuvers in groups of two, four and more. There are also some carts pulled by the "Lipizzaner" horses.The performance takes...

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  • Take the guided tour

    Lipica was founded in 1580 and has a long tradition in horse breeding. The buildings you see around the property have been rebuild and restored in the 19th century, they are kept very well, clean and they give a feeling of organization. The real star are the horses, almost all of them with royal blood in their veins. The most precious stallions are...

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  • Attend the Classical Riding School...

    This was the main reason of my visit, I was going to be in Trieste, Italy and I found out that very day the performance was going to take place.It is a wonderful demonstration of how smart, handsome, elegant and powerful Lipizzaner horses are. For a rider it is a great experience, second only to actually ride one of those fantastic creatures.They...

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  • Lipizzaners' museum

    The guided tour include a visit to the museum that has been inaugurated in 2011.It is mostly addressed to children but it is still very interesting. It show the evolution of horses from their appearance on hearth with some very well preserved and rebuild skeletons. Than it goes on illustrating horse mood and habit. A very interesting installation...

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  • Visit the horse stables.

    t Lipica they have a very nice tour of the horse stables where you are shown around by a local multi lingual guide that tells you about the story of the horses, takes you through the stables and at the end you see a dressage show with the horses.I am a tour guide and do many tours for a living around the world and i can tell you that this is really...

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  • The horses

    When the horse is born it gets 2 signs :- letter L on the the head indicates Lipica- 3 digit number on the back; (when number 999 is reached,001 is used again)

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  • The breed

    Lipizzaner originates from Slovene Karst horse which was later refined with other breeds.In the year 1580 3 Spanish stallions were brougth to Lipica,they had Berber, Pyrenees and Arab origin.Lipizzaner breed has built its exceptional reputation due to its characteristics which include: elegance, docility, endurance and a moderate nature. Today, the...

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  • Village Lipica

    Lipica is a small village in a picturesque Karst regionThe name Lipica comes from the tree lime (lipa in Slovene language). It only has about 100 habitants and is known by Stud farm Lipica.

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  • Stud farm

    Lipica is a cradle of Lipizzaner horses from all over the world , founded in 1580.From then on Lipica stud farm is breeding purebred Lippizaner horses,from last century they also have their own classical riding school.Guided tours are as shown below: January 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00February 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00March10.00(*),...

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  • "run white horses, snowy white...

    Tours of the stud farm can be taken in a variety of languages and there are oppertunities to see the horses dance. Our timing was completely out so I couldn't comment on whether it is worth watching the "shows".The Lipizana horses are beautiful. Starting life brown and then turning white as they mature. This is no longer the only Lipizana breeding...

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  • The Chapel of St. Anthony of Padua

    The Chapel of St. Anthony of Padua is a pretty little chapel that is located on the grounds of the Lipica horse farm and is visited as part of the horse farm tour. The chapel was built in the 1600s and then remodeled in the 1800s. It features a beautiful frescoed ceiling.

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  • Tour of the stables

    Every hour, there is a tour offered of the stables where the Lippizaner horses are bred and raised. In addition to the two primary sets of stables, the tour also includes the farm's chapel. The tour is offered in several different languages, with separate tour groups for each language.

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  • The Stables

    If you are a horse fan, you should visit Lipica. I admit that for me it wasn't that exciting... Anyway, the white horses are beautiful. You get a guided tour in which you hear everything you want know (and them some more...) about horses in general and the history of the Lipica horses. The horses were raised and trained here and then sent to...

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  • ABOUT THE CAMARGUE IN THE SOUTH OF...

    This is just to let you know that today (8th July) I discovered, reading some travel articles, that the wonderful horses you can see in THE CAMARQUE (SEE MY FRANCE PAGE) are descendants of pre-historic horses.I tell you this because these white horses are born dark and become white during their 4th and 6th year of age......like the Lipica horses,...

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  • TO BE CONTINUED.....

    How about this..Seeing how they are trained makes you wonder how this is possible.But in Lipica each horse has its own rider and they will form a team and stay together! PLEASE, SEE MY VIENNA PAGES...I SAW THE LIPIZZANER HORSES IN VIENNA IN A SHOW......

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  • AERIAL VIEW OF THE STUD FARM OF...

    A View of the complete complex..... PLEASE, VISIT MY VIENNA PAGE WHERE I HAVE SEEN THESE HORSES PERFORM....

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  • QUIET HOURS UNDER THE TREES.....

    After all kinds of "duties" and a complete "overhaul" time has come to be together quietly under some trees, in the lush grass of LIPICA, SLOVENIA.

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  • FROLICKING IN FREEDOM........

    Sometimes, sometimes I feel like one of these horses, sometimes......hmmmm...is definitely nog enough......help!!

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Lipica Restaurants

  • More Than A Snack Bar

    This outdoor/Indoor restaurant provides some Slovenia Cuisine and some Italian. You can find dinner plates, pizza, and sandwiches. A good place to visit after the performance or the tour of the farm. The casino is located next door.Ample parkingThe tour and performaces start about 150 meters from here. The pizzas should be avoided at all costs....

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  • Good restaurant

    We did not succed to find a Gostlina opened on the way to Lipica so we made up our mind to eat at their restaurant, expecting the worst..We were pleasantly surprise to find out they had two menu, a more sophisticated and upscale one that was wery expensive and a simpler one, much cheaper with a limited food selection of light lunches. There were...

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  • Don't miss the mushroom soup

    While waiting for the train we decided to have a lunch at nearby inn Risnik. We ordered fresh mushroom soup and njoki with game goulash. Njami , both dishes were very tasteful.

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Lipica Nightlife

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    by KiNyA Written Sep 26, 2005

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    It is a modern casino where you can play American roulette or a number of card games as well as try your luck on a rich variety of 373 slot machines.

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Lipica Transportation

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    by novsco61 Updated Sep 24, 2007

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    If you don't have a car the best way to come to Lipica is to take the train or bus to Divaca and then free bus to Lipica.

    Train departs from Ljubljana at 9.30 a.m. , arriving to Divaca at 11 a.m. The bus continues to Lipica at 11.24 a.m.
    If you're coming from Koper, take the train at 10.00,arriving in Divaca at 10.49

    On the way back the bus departs from Lipica at 16.20 .
    The train for Ljubljana departs at 17.53.
    The train for Koper departs at 17.23.

    Connection by bus is valid only from 23. 4. to 8. 12.2007. , from Tuesday to Sunday.

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Lipica Off The Beaten Path

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    Horse - drawn carriage rides

    Every day, except Monday (except Easter Monday and 25th June) from April to October at 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-18.00.

    Price (maximally 4 persons per carriage):
    60-minute carriage ride costs € 40.00/carriage
    30-minute carriage ride costs € 20.00/carriage

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Lipica Sports & Outdoors

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    by novsco61 Written Sep 24, 2007

    For those who don't play golf and want to try it in smaller ground there's an opportunity to play mini golf. You can get playing stick and ball at Golf Caffe for just 3 Euro .

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Lipica Favorites

  • Information about the visit

    Lipica stud farm offer a number of possible activity to its visitor. Their site is very accurate and has timetable for each one of them.Guided tour are offered every day in a variety of language, as English, Germa, Italian, French and Slovenian. Ticket are 11 Euros.Classical Riding School Performance from April to the end of October every Tuesday,...

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  • Tehre is a church at Lipica.

    At the Lipica horse stables you also have a church.there is no priest at the place, but if you want to get married at Lipica then they will happily supply a priest from a neighbouring village aswell as a horse carriage.The church is dedicated to St.Anthony and is quite small but cute and if you go totally astray in life and suddenly want to get...

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  • There is a casino at Lipica.

    At Lipica they have also opened a casino these days.This way you can go gambling if you happen to be there with people who are in to horses to the point where they want to spend days there.This is of course if you are not interested in horses yourself.I would personally go for the horses, but that is just me of course.The casino is located just...

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