A showpiece of Karst architecture and culture

Visit Štanjel


Štanjel Castle, together with the Visitor Center, the Lojze Spacal Gallery, the Štanjel Castle Museum and the Bistro Grad Štanjel will be CLOSED from Monday, January 8, 2024, until the end of February 2024, due to ongoing renovation work at the castle. 

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It first enchants visitors with its unique panorama. But as soon as you come closer to the mighty castle, take a walk along narrow stone alleys and enter the Ferrari Garden, it wins your heart forever. Štanjel is unique.

Special stories

Štanjel is a place of countless unique stories that enrich the experience of this one-of-a-kind medieval settlement. Get to know the architect Maks Fabiani and his works better, discover why flower wreaths hang on the front door of every house in the old village and much more.

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