Try good local cuisine, experience local tradition, visit Lipica Stud Farm and discover the Karst treasures.
What to expect
Come with us and visit the Lipizzaner farm known for its world-famous Lipizzaner horses. Enjoy the performance of the Spanish riding school, visit Lipica stud farm and try one of the best local Slovenian food "prsut" ham and delicious teran wine. Karst region is famous for its caves, the bora wind, the red soil, and most importantly, its cuisine. There is no prosciutto in the world as tender and delicious as the Karst prsut, dried in the cellars of the old Karst villages with the help of the strong, cold bora winds. Discover charming traditional karst village Štanjel where most of the buildings originate from 16th and 17th centuries and explore the castle and Ferrari’s beautiful garden.
Your first stop will be a charming village Štanjel. Karst Plateau is a region of Slovenia that extends from the Vipava valley to the Gulf of Trieste. The limestone allowed the water to enter the underground and thus created typical karst features - caves, chasms, karst springs, intermittent lakes, and karst fields. Discover the village Štanjel and admire its beautiful castle and Ferrari's amazing garden, the best-known attraction of the village. Karst is also famous for its cuisine, so the next part of the visit is reserve for local cuisine tasting in a small traditional village. The most famous local food of Karst region is delicious "prsut" ham. There is no prosciutto in the world as tender and delicious as the Karst prsut, dried in the cellars of the old Karst villages with the help of the strong, cold bora winds. It is best tasted with its rightful companion, teran wine, a local specialty unique to the region. The wine comes from refosco grapes grown in the fertile red soils of the Karst.
Continue the visit towards Lipica Stud Farm, home of the world-renowned Lipizzaner horses, made famous by the Spanish Riding School of Vienna. You will have the chance to see these elegant horses in training for the performances. The Lipica Stud Farm is nowadays one of the most beautiful cultural and historical monuments in Slovenia, its rich history reaching back to the year 1580.