Architectural beauty and karst delicacies

A blend of Štanjel’s architectural features and a typical Karst snack, commonly known as marenda.

Discover the architectural beauty of Štanjel with a local guide and taste typical Karst delicacies at the end of the tour!

Stroll through the narrow stone alleys and admire the main attractions of this pearl of the Karst: the Church of St Daniel, one of the key monuments of Gothic architecture in the Karst, with its distinctive lemon-shaped bell tower, the Roman Karst House with its ethnological collection and the famous Ferrari Garden, which was put on the European map of architectural excellence by the architect and urban planner Dr Maks Fabiani in the 1920s and 1930s as part of the renovation of Villa Ferrari. At the end of the guided tour, experience the Karst with a glass of Teran and homemade prosciutto at the Grajžarjeva marenda snack bar.

Opening hours Every day of the year by prior arrangement
Duration 90–120 min
Starting point Štanjel Castle Visitor Centre
Languages Slovenian, Italian, English
Number of persons 6-45
Price list EUR 27/person
Additional terms

Reservation: 48h before the date of the experience
Cancellation: 24h before the date of the experience.
In case of bad weather (rain), the organiser reserves the right to cancel the experience.

What’s included?

  • A visit to the medieval village Štanjel and its castle, which was given its Baroque/Renaissance image that is seen today by the Counts of Cobenzl.
  • A visit to the ethnological collection in the Karst House, one of the oldest houses in the village.
  • A visit to the Ferrari Garden, the work of architect Maks Fabiani, which is considered to be the most beautiful park arrangement in Slovenia from the period between the two wars.
  • Wine and Karst prosciutto tasting at the Grajžarjeva marenda snack bar.

Plan your day in Štanjel

Contact us for information, offers and reservations. We will be happy to help you.

Štanjel Castle Visitor Centre
Štanjel 1a, 6222 Štanjel (Show on map)
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