Guided tour of the Lipica Stud Farm and Skocjan Caves from Trieste
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Guided tour of the Lipica Stud Farm and Skocjan Caves from Trieste

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Admire the Lipizzan white horses
  • Explore the UNESCO Škocjan Caves
  • Visit one of the oldest stud farms in the world
  • Marvel at one of the world's largest underground canyons
What to expect

Discover the Lipizzan white horses and the colourful UNESCO Škocjan Caves with one of the largest underground canyons in the world on this half-day Slovenian guided tour.

Starting from your journey to the Lipica Stud Farm, you'll venture in the middle of meadows, oak and chestnut trees plus learn and see the Lipizzan white horses. Then, you'll walk on the Stud Farm estate, the old manor house, the stables and learn the history of when horse carriages were the most prominent way of transport.

Next, continue your travels of the Karst landscape to the Škocjan Caves and explore how, together with the underground stream of the river Reka, represents the most important natural phenomenon of the Karst region and one of the largest underground canyons in the world. Plus, why it was entered on UNESCO’s list of natural and cultural world heritage sites in 1986. You'll journey through its colourful underground world with giant stalactites, water rapids, lakes and the world’s largest underground canyon. Walk across the bridge which is situated 40 meters above the underground river with a view at the exit of the cave that will leave you speechless. At the end, you'll visit the Škocjan Caves Regional Park, an open-air like museum, with ethnological, karstological, geological and archaeological monuments.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Pickup and drop-off
    • Driver and guide
    • Transport
    • Lipica stud farm and Škocjan caves entrance fee
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Infants (age 0-2): free admission. Please reserve your free ticket at checkout
    Where
    Meeting point:

    You will confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator.

    What to remember
    • Please contact the local operator after booking to confirm your pickup details. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking
    • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and there is a lot of walking
    • Due to uneven and steep surfaces, the activity is unsuitable for anyone with walking difficulties or wheelchair users
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      When
      • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

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      Provider
      Vital.Care, zavod za vitalno življenje
      Booking fee
      Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
      Cancellation policy
      Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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