Monday, 12 August 2013

The Lipica Stud Farm

Every piece has its own story. Every path leads to the past. A wealth of history lies in the thousands of memories preserving the attractions of the estate.

The Lipica Stud Farm is one of the most beautiful cultural-historical monuments in Slovenia. A tradition of over 400 years can be found in the rich offer of various unforgettable experiences. 

Lipica Stud Farm; www.lipica.org
GUIDED TOURS
Take a walk around the estate of the stud farm in the company of a friendly guide, who will lead you to the world of Lipizzaners (3€ discount for HI members). 

TRAININGS AND PERFORMANCES
The Classical Riding School of Lipica is pride and success of Lipica Stud farm. Selected stallions will delight you with their elegant walk, turns and other surprising elements.

Lipica Stud Farm; www.lipica.org
CARRIAGE RIDE
Take a tour of the estate of the Lipica Stud Farm with a carriage and enjoy beautiful moments. 

LIPIKUM – MUSEUM OF THE LIPIZZANER HORSE
You will discover everything you ever wanted to know about Lipizzaner horses and Lipica in the museum.

Lipikum - Museum; www.lipica.org
EXCELLENT MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE
The restaurant Maestoso will entice you with the tempting scent of homemade Karst culinary delights which go well with superior wine.

GOLF COURSE
Experience an excellent golf game in the shadow of hundred-year-old linden and oak trees under the open Mediterranean sky. 

Lipica - Golf; www.lipica.org
RICH ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
Explore the surroundings of the Lipica Stud Farm which offers numerous sports activities such a trim track, mini golf or use the nearby well-groomed cycling paths. 

CHAPEL OF OUR LADY IN LOURDES IN THE DOLINA VALLEY
In the middle of the 19th century the seriously ill general K. Grünne promised to erect a shrine in honor of the Holy Mary if he recovered. He kept his promise and the chapel was carved in the rock. Since it was known for its miraculous power, masses of people made a pilgrimage to this valley in Lipica until the Second World War. 

SLEEP IN HOSTEL PLISKOVICA
Lipica is also a perfect starting point to explore attractions on the Karst: caves (Škocjan, Vilenica or Divača cave), medieval village Štanjel or Pliskovica village where you are welcome also in Pliskovica Youth Hostel. It operates in on the site of a protected cultural monument that is over 400 years old. Although renovated to a comfortable standard the hostel boasts authentic Karst architecture, a genuine rural aesthetic and a beautiful closed yard planted with herbs, fruit trees and lavender. 

Youth Hostel Pliskovica

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