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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
 
Private Group Tour of Jewish Heritage and History in Trieste
"Your itinerary to discover the history and traditions of the Jewish community in Trieste begins from Piazza Unità d’Italia and then passes into the former Jewish ghetto rich in antique dealers and knickknack shops. Then you will head onto the “Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum of the Jewish Community in which many objects of Jewish ritual art are on display along with documents and books which testify to the life of you proceed on foot down San Nicolò where you can still find the Antique Bookshop which used to be run by Umberto Saba and still has many rare and precious volumes on display. Walk by the historical Pasticceria “La Bomboniera” founded by a Hunarian Jewish family. Next will be the Synagogue of Trieste a magnificent building which dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and still has importance in Europe today. (Neither the synagogue nor the Jewish museum are open for visits on a Friday or Saturday or during days when there is a religious celeb the only Nazi extermination camp in Italy.At the end the group will be taken back to your accommodation."""
From EUR540.00

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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mircaskirca
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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"Hidden Jem in the Karst"
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"Stanjel"
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"Medieval Karst Town"
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