Štanjel Castle, Štanjel

#7 of 47 in Historic Sites in Slovenian Littoral Region
Must see · Castle · Tourist Spot
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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  • 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
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