One of Slovenia’s most beautiful villages is a must-see in spring, when the mighty magnolia blooms behind the walls. In the Karst, we say that local secrets are like water – you can’t just dig them up. Behind its ancient walls, Štanjel Castle has been given a fresh makeover and it also features a wine shop and an interactive exhibition. Along the alleys and on lookout posts, our excellent guides unveil the legends and history of Štanjel.
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.