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Habsburg Heritage Tour of Trieste
"The tour begins in Piazza della Libertà where you can see the statue of princess Elisabeth of Austria. Here you will have a walking tour of the center before heading to the Miramare Castle.After your transfer to Miramare Castle will be by minivan or car. The Castle is a wonderful example of the Austro-Hungarian 19th-century romanticism almost touching the sea. The rooms of the castle are preserved by their period furnishings. Take a short walk a transfer to the heart of Habsburg heritage in town: Triest Piazza Unità d'Italy Piazza della Borsa dominated by the statue of Leopold I Piazza Sant’Antonia and the Theresian district that had a large impact on economic development under the Habsburg Empire."""
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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
 
Skocjan Caves and Piran Private Day Trip from Ljubljana
"Morning pick up at your hotel and drive towards world famous Skocjan caves a unique natural phenomenon and the creation of Reka river. The Skocjan caves are on UNESCO's list of natural and cultural world heritage sites and are definitely worth of visit. Visiting the Caves includes some moderate walking. It is approx 2 hrs guide with a local cave guide. Then you continue towards Slovenian seaside where you will stroll through Piran the old seaport with narrow streets and compact houses. On this tour you will also make a short stop in Portorož. Return to Ljubljana in the afternoon."""Visit Unesco heritage site Skocjan caves and drink cappuccino by the Adriatic sea.
From EUR99.00

More Things to Do in Stanjel

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hotels Near Stanjel

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Strada Costiera, 22, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 34014, Italy
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Viale Miramare 325/1 e 327/1, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 34136, Italy
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Via Banne, 25, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 34016, Italy
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Via Miramare, 331, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
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Sisitana 42 A, Duino, 34011, Italy
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Viale Miramare, 133, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 34136, Italy
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