Sights and trips

Štanjel is a charming village.

Famous people associated with Štanjel:

  • Max Fabiani, the architect of the Austro Hungarian monarchy.  His works in Štanjel are Ferrari's garden, Villa Ferrari
  • Bishop  Anton Mahnič, a candidate for the blessed
  • Josip Abram, a priest and translator of the works of Ukrainian poet Taras Ševčenko
  • Wanda Newby, the author of the book Peace and War and the wife of travel writer Eric Newby
  • Renato Ferrari, the author of the book The Fabiani's Mulberry Tree (Il Gelso dei Fabiani)

Štanjel can be the starting point for numerous walking and cycling paths and experiencing karst architecture, landscape, gastronomy, vegetation . . .

The walking Fabiani’s path between Štanjel and Kobdilj is marked.

The nearest beach is at Sistiana (in Italy) and takes 25 minutes to reach by car.

Towns Gorizia, Postojna, Ljubljana, Piran, Trieste, Venice, Udine are easily accessible.

Trips to the Soča valley, Vipava valley, Cerknica lake, Postojna and Škocian caves, Lipica can be a part of your holiday.