Lipizzaner Horses Ranch

One of Our Most Popular Half Day Tours!

Visit the Lipizzaner Horses Ranch in Lipica

Lipica is a village in the Municipality of Sezana in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It is known for the outstanding Lipica Stud Farm, one of the oldest cultural horse breeds. Represents the field of cultural and natural heritage and is a main tourist center of Slovenia’s Karst region.


Tour highlights…

Lipica is the origin of the Lipizzan horse and represents an important cradle of Lipizzaner horses on a Europe- wide level. The original stud farm has been in Lipica in the Karst region since 1580. 

Most Lipizzans are gray and are born dark- usually bay or black- and become lighter each year as the graying process takes place, with the process being complete at between 6- 10 years of age.

In the 1960s, Lipica was opened to tourists and became a public institution. Lipizzan horse was presented on 22 October 2008 by Queen Elizabeth II, who visited Lipica and its stud farm that year.

Lipica was declared a cultural monument for the Republic of Slovenia, great for individuals, group or families with children because covers 770 acres of farm land and is surrounded by beautiful green scenary.


What you experience…

The Stud farm includes a hotel Maestoso and leisure complex with a golf course where you can enjoy playing on 9-holes. Offer includes Lipikum Museum dedicated to various aspects of the stud and the Lipizzan breed where you will found out everything about Lipica and the Lipizzaner in this interactive museum. Visit of Lipica Stud farm offers connection with nature and experience of the countryside vibe.

You may enjoy watching classical riding training and marvelous elegant Lipizzaner shows or.. During the tour you can visit and see the Lipizzans horses which are not actually true white horses, this is a common misconception.

Furthermore, visit Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, interactive museum, where visitors can explore information. Explore on your own and get connected with the history and all the features of the Lipizzaner Horses ranch through a modern approach.

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