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Lipica Stud Farm and Skocjan Caves Day Trip from Koper
"Your guide will meet you at the passenger terminal to escort you to the Lipica Stud Farm one of the oldest stud farms in the world. In a unique natural environment in the middle of fairy meadows and the shade of oak and chestnut trees you will find beautiful white horses that will certainly enchant you. Taking a walk on the Stud Farm estate is like traveling through history. The old manor house and the gracefulness of the Lipizzan horse will take you back in time to when horse carriag the tradition of breeding these white horses has been preserved in the center of the unique Karst landscape which today represents one of the most beautiful natural and cultural monuments in Slovenia. On your trip you will experience the world of the Lipizzan horse
From EUR107.00
 
Bled and Postojna Day Tour
"Just 45 minutes from Ljubljana lies the magical lake Bled. There you can ascend the old castle perched on top of a steep cliff above the glacial Lake Bled. Castle terraces offer spectacular views of the lake and its tiny island in the middle.Your cultural and natural heritage of Bled region. Take a boat ride with ‘Pletna’ – traditional boat made by locals only known at Bled and let the oarsman takes you to the only true island in Slovenia. There is 99 stairs leading to the single nave church from 15th century with a 52-meter high free-standing bell-tower where you can ring a ‘fortune bell’.Continu where wooden path leads along rushing river Radovna through the picturesque gorge which measure 1600m and ends with 26-metre waterfall Sum. Each guest can visit all the attractions: Bled castle Bled Island with boat ride and Vintgar Gorge. On the other hand each guest can visit only one or two attractions. Free time is best used to walk around the lake or tasting a famous Bled’s cream cake in one of the cafes on the bank of Bled Lake.Di most popular karst cave in the world. Hour and a half long guided tour will consist of a ride by electrical train and followed by a walk through beautiful passages and chambers with spectacular drop stones
From EUR97.00
 
Postojna Cave with Train Ride and Predjama Castle Day Trip from Ljubljana
"One cannot visit Slovenia without visiting Postonja Cave. The Pivka river has been carving the cave for 2 million years. The water level has changed over time so a beautiful ""multi-level"" cave filled with stalactites stalagmites columns curtains and other gorgeous shapes was gradually created as the water was leaving layers of limestone behind. Postojna Cave is the largest Karst cave in Slovenia with as much as 24 km of fantastic webs of tunnels passages galleries and halls. The first visitors supposedly came to the cave as early as the 13th century
From EUR79.00

More Things to Do in Stanjel

Church of Saint Daniel

Located inside the castle complex, the late gothic church of Saint Daniel was built in the middle of the 15th century and reconstructed in the 17th century, when especially outstanding church tower...
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mircaskirca
Oct 26, 2008

The Castle

The castle was built at the end of the 15th century as a defence installation against the Turkish invasions. The oldest remains of the castle reach back into the Middle Ages. In 1508 Štanjel was for a...
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Oct 26, 2008

Wall painitngs

Stanjel is often a place where differnet art colonies take place. While I was exploring the catle of Stanjel, I found one room with some wall paintings. These were the remains of such an art colony...
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Enzyme_X
May 28, 2006

Grad Rihemberk in Branik

The castle Rihemberg is a quite old castle which first was mentioned in 1230 and situated about 6 km far from Štanjel. It looks great with its gothic tower, especially if you come from Komen down the...
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himalia11
Sep 25, 2005

St. Gregors cemetery & church

St. Gregors church with its stone roof is found on the hill next to Štanjel. It’s part of the Fabiani path and you’ll find on its cemetery the graves of the Fabiani family. Interesting is the grave of...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

Fabiani path

Max Fabiani (1865-1962) was one of the most important personalities of the karst, mainly as architect and townplanner. He also was the mayor of Štanjel for 10 years. There are several footpaths...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005
 
 
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Ferrari's Garden

The name of this garden has nothing to do with the Ferrari car, but is named after Enrico Ferrari, a well-known doctor from Trieste.The garden was built in the 1920s and 1930s by Max Fabiani, next to...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

Remain of the watchtower on Gledanica

On the top of the hill you’ll find some few ruins of the former watchtower. Actually nobody knows if this really was a watchtower, it also could be part of a Roman forth. From there, you have a...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

Church St Daniel

The church of Saint Daniel was build between 1455 and 1460 and contains a mixture of gothic and baroque elements – at least that’s what I’ve read as we wasn’t able to go inside as it was always...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

The castle

There had been very early a castle at this place, however like most castles it changed during the time. It has the current form since 1661. It was badly damaged during the WWII, but was renovated...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

Karst houses

There several typical Karst houses in Štanjel, like the one on the photo. You can see the stone rainwater drains and a cistern made of stone. It’s typical for a Karst house to be made completely of...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

Tower & Gateway

The village has two gates, one in the west and one in the south-east. The western gate today is the main gate to the village - and if you stand in front of it you hardly believe that locals really...
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himalia11
Sep 23, 2005

Karst House

This well kept 600 year old house (Kraska Hisa) is part of the tour. If you're on your own get the key from the cafe inside the castle. The roof is all made of stones to protect it against harsh bura...
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travelbug102
Sep 04, 2005

Look out tower

The Tower near the Ferrari gardens has a gift shop inside and various exhibitions. When I was visiting they had some large, colorful puppets and looked like Jim Henson on acid - totally unexpected but...
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travelbug102
Sep 04, 2005

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"Štanjel - City of Stone"
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"Stanjel"
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"Medieval Karst Town"
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