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Štanjel & Lipica (Land of Mysterious Beauty - The Karst)

This excursion will take you to Kras, a unique karst region of unusual beauty renowned for its mysterious underground rivers and caves, specific climate, good wines and culinary delights.

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      Your first stop-off will be Štanjel, a picturesque village of traditional stone-built Kras houses and narrow streets, renowned for its castle. At the village, you will have an opportunity to taste regional specialities.

      The Lipica Stud Farm, founded in 1580 by the Austrian archduke Charles of Hapsburg, was the world's first stud farm to breed Lipizzaner horses. At the farm you will learn about the breeding, raising and training of Lipizzaner horses and see an equestrian show.


      1 April - 31 October 2014: Fridays at 8:30


      7.5 hours (full-day excursion)

      Number of participants

      The excursion is run for a minimum of six people.

      Departure point

      The departure point is to be arranged on booking.

      Language options

      Slovenian, English

      Several other languages are available by arrangement with the excursion operator (Kompas Holidays).



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