Štanjel Castle, Štanjel

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For a bit of nostalgia, go to Štanjel Castle, overlooking the Vipava Valley. Fortified against Ottoman attacks in the 17th century, this town suffered great damage during World War II. Slowly renovated during the subsequent years, the town remains an important reminder of history, with its medieval castle, parish church, and garden, which overlooks the karst landscape below it. Plan to visit Štanjel Castle during your Štanjel vacation using our convenient Štanjel day trip planning app.
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  • Amazing food and wine. Vaiters are very friendly. Prices are also very good. We were very happy to find this place at very good location. See you soon🙌  more »
  • Štanjel Castle is one of the largest castle buildings in the Karst and a dominant part of the old settlement. Originally a much smaller medieval building owned by the Counts of Gorizia, it was...  more »
  • The walled old town and citadel of Stanjel is interesting, scenic, and very quiet. It seems to be slowly being renovated with many buildings currently undergoing renovation, others still...  more »
  • Great castle with a beautiful Ferrari garden and a terrific q-komel restaurant.
  • Amazing view, friendly people
  • Beautiful complex. Super nice to walk around and see little ruins of abandoned houses. Little houses offering souvenirs, honey, wine and more. In the court yard is a tourist information centre for the region and a restaurant, which was unfortunately closed when we were there. I heard you can also do tours through the castle. Entry to the complex is free! The Ferrari Garden is stunning and also provides a incredible view over the whole area! Definitely a must visit if you are around!
  • Such a gorgeous and beautiful place..
  • Great views in an amazing scenery. The whole setup of buildings and garden is fantastic, because it is still living and not as clean and sterile as in a museum

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